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Best Online Courses in Life Sciences 2019/2020

Completing a course may take a few weeks to several months and can provide students with a foundational view of a specialty program. These courses equip students with knowledge and skills that can be used in a degree, which can help improve quality of life.

What is a course in life sciences? A course in life sciences can have one of many areas of focus. From horticulture and agriculture to plant protection and bio-resources, students learn how the environment, both natural and man-made, affect life on a micro and macro scale. Courses are available as single classes or as part of certifications programs worldwide. Individuals completing a life sciences program can use it as a stepping stone to advanced degrees such as marine biology, biochemistry and pharmacology.

Life sciences students learn valuable skills such as communication, organization and research. Individuals already employed in a related industry may help their organizations maintain a competitive edge. Internationally recognized programs bolster credibility, making students more competitive in the marketplace.

The cost of life sciences courses may vary based on the institution. Duration of a single class can be a month to a full semester. Many courses are online as well as on campus.  Students should research the school and program to ensure it can help them achieve their goals.

Individuals who complete a life sciences program may find their skills are in demand in a wide range of organizations, from colleges and universities to corporations. Key positions, such as teachers, laboratory researchers, and physicians can be obtained based on the certification completion and degree.

Concentration in particular areas of study may define a stable career path and provide a sound basis in many advanced fields of study and increase earning potential over time. 

Life sciences courses and certification programs are available at colleges and universities worldwide. Online classes provide the flexibility of attending lectures when it is most convenient, and many institutions offer full time and part-time options. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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9 Results in Life Sciences

Hotelfernschule Poppe+Neumann

The training for dietetic cooking CCI is another way for chefs, professionals in the field of home economics and nutrition and also for lateral entrants with professional ... [+]

Survey

The additional qualification for dietetic cooking is and will no longer be restricted to hospitals or nursing homes, but now also in the corporate catering and restaurant area in view of increasing food intolerances, allergies and sickness special fares a simple must.

perspectives

The training for dietetic cooking CCI is another way for chefs, professionals in the field of home economics and nutrition and also for lateral entrants with professional experience, to increase your attractiveness to the labor market.

Diet chefs

Kitchen manager in nursing homes, hospitals Kitchen manager in company canteens, cafeterias Head of Dietetics in hotel and restaurant businesses lifted ... [-]
Germany Germany Online
October 2019
German
Full-time
24 months
Online
Distance Learning Centre

The Garden Design - Level 3 Course can help students to learn the principles of design in horticulture, and gain an excellent knowledge and experience of using plants and ... [+]

The Garden Design - Level 3 Course can help students to learn the principles of design in horticulture, and gain an excellent knowledge and experience of using plants and garden features.

This home study course is designed in easy to follow units, with set exercises and assignments along the way to ensure you understand the areas covered.

Students will have access to an experienced personal tutor by email who holds a degree in Botany (BSc Hons).

The course covers the following units:

Unit One - Garden Design & You Unit Two - What Good Design Achieves Unit Three - Starting to Design Unit Four - The Importance of Soils & Sites Unit Five - Starting Real Design Work Unit Six - Planning Unit Seven - Designing for Interest Unit Eight - Water in the Garden Unit Nine - Children & Pets Unit Ten - Gardening for Users with Disabilities, the Elderly and Garden Safety Unit Eleven - Upkeep & Maintenance Unit Twelve - Structures in the Garden Unit Thirteen - Marketing Your Garden Design Business Unit Fourteen - Tricks of the Trade ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
120 hours
Online
UK Open College

The International GCSE in Science (Double Award) aims to impart a systematic body of scientific knowledge and facts, and an understanding of scientific concepts, principl ... [+]

The International GCSE in Science (Double Award) aims to impart a systematic body of scientific knowledge and facts, and an understanding of scientific concepts, principles, themes and patterns. Experimental skills based on correct and safe laboratory techniques are developed, as well as students’ ability to form hypotheses and design experiments to test them. This single-tier qualification is assessed via three papers – one each from chemistry, biology and physics. Students are awarded two International GCSE grades from A* to G.

Qualification: IGCSE Combined Science (Double Award) Accredited: Yes QCF Recognised: Yes Awarding Body: Edexcel Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year Duration: Flexible - Approx 300 Hours - 12 Months Max Support Course Aims Impart a systematic body of scientific knowledge and facts, and an understanding of scientific concepts, principles, themes and patterns Further students' appreciation of the practical nature of science, developing experimental skills based on correct and safe laboratory techniques Develop an appreciation of the importance of accurate experimental work to scientific method and reporting Develop students' ability to form hypotheses and design experiments to test them Sustain and develop an enjoyment of, and interest in, the scientific world Foster an appreciation of the significance of science in wider personal, social, environmental, economic and technological contexts, with a consideration of ethical issues Syllabus ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
300 hours
Online
International Career Institute

A career in horticulture is perfect for individuals who adore gardening, love working outdoors, and want to put their management, design, planning, science, and technical ... [+]

A career in horticulture is perfect for individuals who adore gardening, love working outdoors, and want to put their management, design, planning, science, and technical skills to good use. At ICI, we introduce to you a comprehensive horticulture course that endows you with skills necessary to be successful in this field.

Course Outline Plant Propagation Plant Protection Landscaping & Garden Design Crops Viticulture Cut Flower Growing Horticultural Technology Organic Plant Growing Permaculture Ornamental Horticulture Grounds Management Turf Nature Park Management Arboriculture Career Prospects

ICI’s horticulture graduates can enjoy a wide range of opportunities in many areas of the field including:... [-]

United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
International Career Institute

ICI lets your career bloom literally and figuratively with our floristry design course. To keep up with industry standards, our course is specially developed by experienc ... [+]

ICI lets your career bloom literally and figuratively with our floristry design course. To keep up with industry standards, our course is specially developed by experienced florists. We are dedicated to providing you quality floristry education to broaden your knowledge and hone your skills in the field.

Course Outline Introduction Creating Floral Arrangements Getting Hired Starting Your Own Flower Shop Getting and Keeping Customers Career Prospects

Our floristry course graduates spend every workday brightening people’s lives with their creativity in arranging flowers. Additionally, they get to earn extremely well in this exciting job. Whether it is getting employed in an established flower shop or opening your own florist business for more freedom and financial gains, ICI can help you achieve it.... [-]

United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
Institute For Advanced Management (CEU - IAM)

This Sector Management Development Program, using different methodologies and with the aid of a teaching staff with extensive professional experience, guest executives an ... [+]

Today, leaders and top executives within organizations need to have the necessary knowledge and tools to be able to manage the uncertainty arising from the global context, where changes happen quickly and unexpectedly. In addition, they must be able to create and implement in their companies the necessary strategies to be able to compete and take advantage of the opportunities that this context offers them.

This Sector Management Development Program, using different methodologies and with the aid of a teaching staff with extensive professional experience, guest executives and participants with experiences to share, creates a unique space for debate, creativity and critical thinking, leading to active and in-depth learning, based on direct contact with the circumstances and problems that any manager encounters on a daily basis in the business world. Therefore, participants develop active leadership and habits in the analysis of situations for decision-making, which will make them more effective, efficient and fair in their professional milieu, thus achieving better results for their organization.... [-]

Spain Madrid Community of Madrid
February 2020
Spanish
Full-time
210 hours
Online
International Open Academy

Keep calm and in control when animals have accidents. From cut paws to cardiac arrests, learn first-aid methods to ease the pain - and save lives! ... [+]

About this course

Keep calm and in control when animals have accidents. From cut paws to cardiac arrests, learn first-aid methods to ease the pain - and save lives!

Every pet owner or professional working with animals should know how to perform first aid. From cut pads, insect stings, and snake-bites, to chocolate poisoning, traffic accidents and choking, the unexpected can and does happen to the pets in our care. This comprehensive course equips you with the expertise to handle these situations and many others besides. In addition, you learn how to assess the patient and prioritize the most life-threatening problems.

What you'll learn

Be Prepared:... [-]

United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
60 days
Online
Fundación Universitaria Popayán - Univida

In the training process of the Manager of Agricultural Companies is promoted by the development and strengthening of skills that allow him to make approaches and give sol ... [+]

Title: Administrator of Agricultural Companies Modality: 100% Virtual Duration: 9 semesters SNIES Code: 103089 Qualified Registry: Resolution 1560 of February 7, 2014 - Valid for 7 years

In the training process of the Manager of Agricultural Companies is promoted by the development and strengthening of skills that allow him to make approaches and give solutions to complex problems, promoting teamwork, flexibility, thinking and critical attitude, as well as the development of oral and written communication skills; whereby the graduate will have the skills and abilities to:

Manage production processes, use, transformation and marketing of goods and services generated by the activities of the agricultural sector.Advance research, advisory and consulting activities in agricultural and agro-industrial companies in the region and the country. Make approaches and provide solutions to complex problems in the agricultural, rural or social field.Manage projects that promote the organization of small producers in the rural sector, with the aim of establishing grassroots associations, community businesses and solidarity economy.To develop in areas of agricultural, rural and social management and entrepreneurship.Perform the management of human talent in agricultural and livestock exploitation units.Occupational profile... [-]
Colombia Popayán
Open Enrollment
Spanish (Colombia)
Full-time
Part-time
9 semesters
Online
University of Copenhagen

The LabVet Europe programme qualifies you to work as designated laboratory animal veterinarian in accordance with the 2010 EU directive on the production of animals used ... [+]

Become a FELASA accreditated Designated Veterinarian

The LabVet Europe programme qualifies you to work as a designated Laboratory Animal Veterinarian in accordance with the 2010 EU Directive on the production of animals used for scientific purposes, previously known as FELASA category D.

The LabVet programme is a 100 % online programme designed to give Laboratory Animal Veterinarians knowledge and skills needed in your daily work as a Designated Veterinarian.

”Our goal is to offer a programme at a high level, high quality and easy access for Designated Veterinarians all over the world”

Programme Director, Professor Axel Kornerup

Course modules

The Labvet Europe programme consists of 6-course modules. Each of them is giving a unique perspective on laboratory animal science. Combined, these courses provide you with the skills to become a skilled Designated Veterinarian. All courses are taught in English.... [-]

Denmark Copenhagen
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
6 months
Online