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.
The Food Safety / Food Hygiene Level 2 course will give food handlers the legally required certification to work in the catering and hospitality sector. [+]
Click here to sign up - £12The Food Safety / Food Hygiene Level 2 course will give food handlers the legally required certification to work in the catering and hospitality sector. There are certain regulations from the EU that food businesses in the UK must comply with. Most notably, 852/2004 which relates to hygiene for foodstuffs states that businesses in the food services sector must ensure that staff who handle or prepare food are sufficiently instructed, trained and supervised to carry out their work. Our Food Safety/Food Hygiene Level 2 course has been developed with this in mind and is aimed at anyone within the hospitality or catering sectors, whether they are self employed or employed. The material that you will study is suitable for employees working in schools, colleges or hospitals as well as fast food outlets, restaurants, hotels, kitchens, bars, cafes or takeaways. Our training will enable all kinds of businesses in the hospitality sector to provide high quality learning and development opportunities for their employees. From small hotels to large, chain restaurants, your employees will see the benefits from training with us. What’s more, student’s who study our courses can access the training material from anywhere at any time resulting in cost and time savings in comparison with classroom based courses. Our Food Safety training covers the essential aspects of food hygiene and safety during all stages of food handling, so that you can minimise food safety hazards and ensure that the food you work... [-]
Around the world, we find ourselves facing global epidemics of obesity, Type 2 Diabetes and other predominantly diet-related diseases. To address these public health crises, we urgently need to explore innovative strategies for promoting healthful eating. [+]
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. [+]
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. [+]
ICI lets your career bloom literally and figuratively with our floristry design course. To keep up with industry standards, our course is especially developed by experienced florists. We are dedicated in providing you quality floristry education to broaden your knowledge and hone your skills in the field. [+]
Help your patients use foods and nutrition to assist in conceiving and achieving good pregnancy outcomes. [+]
On this course for healthcare professionals, you will explore the latest evidence surrounding the role of nutrition on fertility and pregnancy outcomes. You will focus on two main topics: foods and fertility, and foods and pregnancy.
Foods and fertility will focus on optimising nutrition for fertility and pre-conception, including topics like the effect of food on reproductive health and dietary recommendations to improve fertility. Foods and Pregnancy will explore topics including requirements during pregnancy, and optimising gestational weight gain.What topics will you cover? The link between food and fertility The effect of preconception food and diet Weight and fertility Dietary recommendations to improve ovulation and fertility The physiology of pregnancy and nutrient metabolism Weight management during pregnancy Nutrient requirements during pregnancy Food recommendations during pregnancy What will you achieve? ... [-]
In this course we will look at topical issues concerning ‘food fraud’ and explore ways in which analytical chemistry can help in its identification and prevention. We’ll share fascinating examples, such as the history of white bread and a surprising ingredient once found in bitter beer. [+]
This free online course aims to raise awareness amongst healthcare professionals of the role of Clinical Bioinformatics and Genomics in healthcare today. We will illustrate how the discipline of Clinical Bioinformatics provides an important bridge between the cutting edge science and the delivery of genomic medicine in clinical practice. [+]
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. [+]
This free online course explores how life on earth has been shaped by five mass extinction events in the distant past. At present, biodiversity is facing a crisis, with the prospect of a sixth extinction event today. [+]
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. [+]
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. [+]