This program expands the perspective on psychology to describe a new range of mind operations in humans, which connects spirituality with mind sciences. Also, it reviews the rich contributions of cultures as different as such Shamanism, Hinduism, and Buddhism and illustrates their influence on therapeutic practices.
We also offer this program as a bachelor's or Ph.D.
Transpersonal Psychology Online via distance learning
This module is applicable to Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctor) Degree Programs. This academic program is designed at the postgraduate level (Master’s or Doctoral). This module may also be adapted to complete the course requirements of Specialist, Expert Diploma, or Bachelor’s Degree. A further option is an enrollment into each of the courses listed within this specialization module. This module may be combined or completed with other modules from this faculty. For example Addictive Behavior - Clinical Psychology - Cognitive Psychology - Counseling Psychology - Educational Psychology - Forensic Psychology - General Psychology - Gestalt Therapy - NLP Neuro-Linguistic Programming - Organizational Psychology - Performance Psychology - Psychoanalysis - Psychotherapy - Sexology - Social Psychology.
Method of instruction: Distance Learning Higher Education
This distance learning education program is completed by a traditional correspondence instruction method. Once you sign up for the course, Bircham International University will send you (to your mailing address) the suggested textbooks. After reading the book, you will be asked to write a 20 to 35 pages report that reflects your understanding of the book. This report is equivalent to the exam and can be submitted by email or mail. Bircham International University will evaluate your written work. If passed, BIU will issue the corresponding diploma. For more instructions about BIU pedagogy, tutoring, and evaluation, please read our distance learning education study guide.
Students enrolling in this distance education program should be aware that:
Location: Bircham International University needs a functional geographical location to ship the book and materials for successful completion of this program of study.
Communication: Email, courier, phone are key communication instruments with Bircham University that play an important role in the progress and support of this program of study.
Capacity: Any impediment, physical or psychological, to read a book and write a report must be communicated to Bircham International University prior to enrollment into this distance learning program.
Technology: No specific technology is required to complete this distance education program.
Language: Book reading and report writing in another language other than English must be requested (and approved by BIU) prior to enrollment in any distance learning program.
Discrimination: There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, gender, beliefs, or religion.
Age: Check the admission requirements for each distance education degree program.
Duration - Transpersonal Psychology Online via distance learning
For a program of 21 credits, the estimated time for completion is 21 weeks. For 45 credits, the estimated time for completion will be 45 weeks, and so on. Calculations are approximate. The length of each distance learning degree program is calculated based on an average of 15 hours of learning per week. It also depends on the number of validated credits from previous knowledge and the level of commitment to the studies.
Master's Degree - Transpersonal Psychology Online
Tuition Fee: Min. 4.680 Euros (6.120 US$) | Max. 7.020 Euros (9.180 US$).
Master's Degree Online: 36 - 54 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Transpersonal Psychology via distance learning = 39 Academic credits + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Psychology from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example Consciousness Studies. + 13 Academic credits (Research methodology and final project or thesis).
Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):
1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credits (30 hours of study).
You may study any subject as an independent online continuing education course.
This course describes an interconnection between the mind-body-spirit that transcends the traditional body-mind concept. It suggests a new body-mind interdependent relationship. It explores how the psychosomatic interpretations of physical symptoms can relate to mental disorders and vice versa and how these interpretations play a role in our mental, emotional, and physical health.
Academic Supervisor: Frances Chelos LopezMovement & Meditation
This course analyzes the role of movement in our lives through an exploration of the relationship between the energy of motion, the body, and emotions. It describes several methods of meditation and concentration and focuses on their physiological and psychotherapeutic effects. It relates breathing, chanting, movement, and meditation to various traditions.
Academic Supervisor: Catherine Wanjiru GachuthaHealing Practices & Rituals
This course explores the major traditions of spiritual practices and rituals and their effective healing experience. It examines the relationship between these practices and their effects on the body, mind, and spirit. It studies the effects of various stress management practices on emotional status and disease improvement namely meditation, guided imagery, dance, and movement.
Academic Supervisor: Bibhuprasad BhattacharyyaHuman Development
This course introduces the theory, the empirical research, and the applied issues in developmental psychology. It discusses the social, psychological, cultural, emotional, and spiritual aspects of development and stresses on the applications of these theories to counseling. Students are encouraged to revisit their own developmental path.
Academic Supervisor: Catherine Wanjiru GachuthaIllness Awareness & Lifecycle
This course focuses on applying psychosomatic and wellness concepts to persons with chronic illness, physical disability, life-threatening illness, and developmental disorder as affected by culture. The core concept in this course is supporting wellness through various life experiences.
Academic Supervisor: Jean MutabarukaMind, Body & Spirit
This course highlights the importance of the interconnection between mind, body, and spirit. It discusses different practices of stress management, meditation, guided imagery, physical exercise, art expression, and biofeedback related to emotional states, wellness, and disease.
Academic Supervisor: Robert Burton BradleyConsciousness Studies
This course of consciousness studies builds a bridge between science and religion in order to assess that there is much more to human life than can be seen at the level of neurons. Consciousness may be defined as the perception of something of internal or external existence. This course reviews different perspectives of the nature of consciousness and why consciousness is not a simple problem to deal with.
Academic Supervisor: Radwani HoudaHuman Consciousness
This course examines the human consciousness. The brain appears to be a complicated organ that registers and channel consciousness rather than produce it. Consciousness, the subjective experience of an inner self; could be a phenomenon forever beyond the reach of neuroscience. Even a detailed knowledge of the brain's workings and the neural correlates of consciousness may fail to explain how or why human beings have self-aware minds.
Academic Supervisor: Román Gonzalvo PérezEmotional Intelligence
This course delineates the five crucial skills of emotional intelligence and shows how they determine our success in relationships, work, and even our physical well-being. What emerges is an entirely new way to talk about being smart. It explains why empathy, self-awareness, and self-discipline are essential to successful and positive human interaction. It provides an effective tool that can make our schedules, behaviors, and relationships more manageable.
Academic Supervisor: Francisco Yuste PausaSpiritual Wellness
This course distinguishes between religion, theology, and spirituality. It discusses the developmental stages of an individual spirituality and its relationship with health from the world religions perspective. It evaluates the effectiveness of the practices used in spiritual wellness and investigates how spirituality affects people's lives.
Academic Supervisor: Robert Burton BradleyStates of Consciousness
This course focuses on waking up, sleeping, and dreaming as examples of conscious states from the perspectives of neurology, physiology, psychology, and cognitive neuroscience. It reviews the major models of consciousness philosophy and provides a detailed examination of attention.
Academic Supervisor: Frances Chelos LopezTranspersonal Psychology
This course extends the classic field of psychology to describe the full range of human mind operations. It reviews the rich contributions of cultures as Shamanism, Hinduism, and Buddhism and illustrates the influence of these traditions on the therapeutic practice. Transpersonal Psychology builds a bridge between science and spirituality.
Academic Supervisor: Román Gonzalvo PérezTherapeutic Trance States
This course reviews various states of consciousness and their effects on therapeutic experience. These states include hypnosis, sleep, dreaming, lucid dreaming, meditation, and psychedelic experiences.
Academic Supervisor: Román Gonzalvo Pérez
Admission requirements - Transpersonal Psychology
For official admission status at Bircham distance education university; you need to send in a filled out, dated, and signed official Application for Admission. You may download this application form from the website or request it by email or mail. Please send this application and enclosed documents to our address. You may also submit this application and attached documents by email in a PDF Format.
Bircham International University issues an admission certificate after receiving your complete application for admission. This document will show the number of credits transferred and validated from previous education and experience, and the number of credits required to complete the distance learning degree program's major. Bircham University can not perform this evaluation without the complete application for admission.