Online courses are advanced studies that often bridge the gap between secondary school and higher education. Many individuals also participate in these units to round out an undergraduate or graduate degree, or to get extra training in a specific profession.
What is an online course in environmental science? These types of courses explore both the biological and physical sciences in order to gain a greater understanding of the earth's ecological processes. Modern environmental studies focus on finding ways to reduce pollution, promote efficiency measures and develop alternative energy sources. Topics may include coastal and marine management, environmental health, climate change and renewable resources.
Students completing an ecological course gain much practical knowledge that is especially relevant in today's world. A greater understanding of current environmental problems and solutions can help students find their career niche. It can also enhance qualifications for a specific position or advanced degree.
Online courses in environmental science are widely available. However, costs can vary between different universities. Before you set your heart on a specific institution, it is important to contact several that interest you most. Contact their admissions office to learn about registration and enrollment fees.
Government agencies, large and small businesses, and families are increasingly looking to sustainable solutions. Environmental science courses can lead to diverse employment opportunities in areas such as rural development, forest management, community planning and outreach, efficiency solutions, and eco-friendly business practices. Individuals may choose to pursue research in fields such as zoology, horticulture, microbiology, wildlife management or meteorology. Those interested in law, business or government may go on to succeed in positions as diverse as environmental attorney, efficiency consultant and policy advocate.
Online classes have made it easy for individuals from all walks of life to pursue their academic and professional goals through distance learning. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.
This course covers what you need to know about the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health(COSHH). It’s aimed at anyone who is exposed to Substances Hazardous to Health at work, as well as line managers with responsibility for such people. [+]
Apply Now - Special OfferThis course covers what you need to know about the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health(COSHH). It’s aimed at anyone who is exposed to Substances Hazardous to Health at work, as well as line managers with responsibility for such people. So what do we mean by ‘Substances Hazardous to Health’? In legal terms, these are substances that are classified as “very toxic, toxic, harmful, corrosive or Irritant” under the Classification, Labelling and Packaging Regulation (CLP). This was a new regulation that came into force in January 2009 dovetailing with a set of regulations called REACH. REACH is a European Union regulation concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals, which came into force on 1st June 2007. One of the main aims of REACH is to provide a high level of protection for human health and the environment from the use of chemicals. What you will Learn Introducing COSHH Different Types of Hazard Different Types of Exposure Regulations and Approved Labelling Assessing COSHH Risks The Risk Assessment in Practice Exposure Control Staying in Control Training and Emergency Planning [-]
Complex patterns in ecology are not always causal and predictable. Populations have their own dynamics that can be independent of external environmental conditions. [+]
Earthquake, flood, fire, famine and conflict — we seem to be hearing more about these things every day, and watching as they impact communities all over the world. Fortunately, there are many organisations made up of dedicated people who are trained and ready to assist communities affected by disasters. [+]
Soils are a vital part of our planet’s functioning, but all too often we take soils for granted. In this free online course, we introduce you to soils and explore the world beneath our feet. [+]
Human conflict has both short and long term effects on the natural world. The environment is directly impacted by pollution and explosions; and can be used as a weapon of war. In the longer term, sustainable environmental management is disrupted when conflict destabilises social systems and people are denied access to natural resources. [+]
This course and its materials are written and developed to closely match the curriculum content of syllabus and will provide you with the information and support you’ll need to take the exams with confidence. [+]
The Environmental Studies specification enables students to gain an insight into the environment, and the scientific processes that control and affect it. [+]
Be able to create a safe working environment with the guidelines set by the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) with this National General Certificate. [+]
Prepare to take the official examination to become recognised globally as a health and safety professional in international practices with this International General Certificate from the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH). [+]
Attain the NEBOSH International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety to confidently work in an industry that is known to need the best health and safety guidelines. [+]
Global experts advise in order to stir humanity towards sustainability we need to re-design everything, from our homes to our food, energy, transport and economic systems. This transformation needs to occur on a grand scale, and take into consideration people, planet, and livelihoods to arrive at a holistic balance as we humbly endeavour to redesign human presence on Earth. [+]
Einstein warned us that we cannot expect to solve the converging crises we are facing within the same mind-set and way of thinking that caused these problems in the first place. [+]
We are all designers, since our actions and inactions are responsible for shaping the world around us. If you are ready to become a conscious designer to create a better world for yourself and your community, then our unique Sky Programme is what you have been waiting for. [+]
The Online Environmental Studies course is ideal for newcomers to study of the environment and this course is open to people with various backrgounds. It is also suited to individuals working or intending to work in this growing area throughout the UK or abroad and for employees of organisations intending to devise and implement an environment strategy. [+]
The course provides a thorough training in water microbiology, including natural and artificial water environments. It introduces participants to the key concepts and skills necessary for working on the bench as well as for decision making. [+]
Water Microbiology - Distance Learning Programme
The course provides a thorough training in water microbiology, including natural and artificial water environments. It introduces participants to the key concepts and skills necessary for working on the bench as well as for decision making. It covers topics such as recreational water microbiology, drinking water microbiology, wastewater microbiology, water quality detection methods, the use of GIS technology in monitoring water quality, the principles of ISO 22000 application in water industries, risk assessment, water-borne infectious disease epidemiology, and accreditation of water laboratories. Students will be also introduced to key elements of water monitoring, the impact of climate change, conservation of aquatic ecosystems, and water reclamation and reuse. The modules of the e-class:... [-]