Bircham International University is an alternative to higher education to adults from all countries and cultures who choose not to attend a traditional on-campus university. The special character of BIU is reflected in its diversity of programs, its effective pedagogical distance learning degree programs and its international presence.
In today's world, companies often require employees not only to have acquired professional experience but also a university education. BIU offers you the opportunity of boosting your professional career with our many distance learning degree programs.
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It does not matter if you are seeking online continuing education courses for self-enrichment and recreation, career advancement, or company training. In either case, Bircham International University online continuing education via distance learning offers a great variety of continuing education courses in all types of subjects ranging from management, business, communications, humanities, arts, psychology, natural health, therapies, computers, sciences, technology, engineering, among others.
Bircham International University online continuing education also applies a friendly and effective distance learning education pedagogical methodology that will allow you to study at your own pace, free of exams pressure, and earn the corresponding continuing education course credits and certificate.
Many companies and people are finding out, especially today, that the only way to gain professional efficacy and back up specialized skills is by having a competitive high education degree(s). Bircham International University online continuing education courses have proven to be ideal for company training and/or to fulfill certain requirements at work. The target population is formed by those individuals who are bound by demanding obligations and/or have little time and money to spare on continuing education.
Online continuing education via distance learning demonstrates an unquestionable level of willpower, responsibility, motivation, and capacity for self-improvement. These skills are highly appreciated at the workplace.
Bircham International University distance learning continuing education does not imply painful memorization techniques. Instead, it teaches students how to think critically, increasing thus their intellectual capacity. Online continuing education courses lead the student to a private and personal learning experience. What are assessed are the student's thinking process and not data memorization. Bircham International University innovative methodology makes home studying achievable, time-effective, and highly productive. Bircham International University online distance learning continuing education emphasizes quality and not quantity. It draws its concept from real-life experiences and content-specific material, avoiding superfluous details. Thus, students efficiently achieve full command and real-life skills in different areas as well as practical application of the acquired know-how.
The aim of an efficient continuing education online via distance learning should be to teach us HOW to think, rather than WHAT to think.
A degree earned in the past does not ensure the persistence of its knowledge in our memory. Online continuing education courses are the best way to keep our professional or vocational know-how updated and to prepare ourselves for any career or interests shifts. Learning does not come to the end the day you receive your diploma. It is a lifelong and enriching process, and online distance learning continuing education is undoubtedly the best tool to cope with it.
How do I study a Bircham University continuing education course?
The online continuing education course is offered completely by distance learning. You study from home. You do not need to attend any examination center. First, you need to select the course of your interest and then fill out and submit the application for enrollment, no charges involved. There are no admission fees for online continuing education courses via distance learning. Once you confirm your enrollment, Bircham University will provide you with the corresponding course textbook by post. The cost of the book is included in the course fee. You have to read this text and write a report according to the instructions provided. For more information about how to do the report or the Bircham University pedagogy; you should read the BIU study guide. This written report constitutes the course exam, so when you submit the written report after reading the assigned book, you will earn the online continuing education course credits and receive the corresponding course professional accredited certificate. If you do not get the minimum passing grade, you will be asked to repeat the report and you will receive the appropriate feedback to help you improve. Bircham University offers a tutoring and guidance system that is also explained in the study guide.
Online continuing education course certificate.
After successful completion of the online continuing education course via distance learning required report, you will get a Professional Certificate issued by Bircham University with 7 CEUs Continuing Education Units equivalent to 5 semester credits. You will also get an additional 9 ECTS Credits certificate issued by the Education Quality Accreditation Commission.
The European Union is taking the steps for the future recognition of non-formal and independent learning. The Education Quality Accrediting Commission is advancing this policy by providing formal recognition through ECTS Credits Certificates for non-formal independent learning and training like the one that may be acquired at Bircham International University. ECTS credits course certificates facilitate academic credit recognition.
There are over one thousand online continuing education courses via distance learning prepared at Bircham University, so if you do not find the subject you are looking for, do not hesitate to ask.
Bircham International University will grant credit for the academic work (reports, projects and thesis) approved according to the instructions provided in the study guide. BIU earned credits will show the number of credits granted per course and the corresponding grade. More info...
BIU earned credit composition is the following:
+ 40% - Reading & comprehension
+ 30% - Data organization & writing
+ 20% - Review & formatting. Examples, case studies, etc.
+ 10% - Conclusion & opinion. Critical thinking.
ECTS credits make teaching and learning more transparent and facilitate the recognition of studies (formal and non-formal). More info...
Bircham International University introduces a unique online company training via distance learning formula. We may prepare a program of study any time of the year, in any specialization, and from anywhere in the world. The company does not pay unless there is an effective learning. More info...