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Universities and colleges set their own admission requirements for higher education courses, so they vary broadly. Depending on the course, students may be able to get into higher education with a range of qualifications. If you're applying to do a course, you may find that work experience is taken into consideration alongside any qualifications you have. Some higher education institutes and colleges offer courses as preparation for a certain type of degrees. They usually don't result in separate criteria as they simply qualify you to enter the degree program itself. Courses can be taught in a broad selection of fields of study.

The study of biology allows humans to understand life itself, how it develops and what drive biological change on this earth. A master's in biology will give you the skills necessary to ask questions, conduct vast research and draw conclusions about life and how it lives.

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Siebel Institute of Technology

To compete against other breweries in the growing international brewing industry, companies need to create beer that exhibits the highest standards of consistency and sta ... [+]

To compete against other breweries in the growing international brewing industry, companies need to create beer that exhibits the highest standards of consistency and stability with every batch.

The Siebel Institute Brewing Microbiology course is designed to provide the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to implement an effective microbiological quality control/quality assurance program in a short 2-week course duration. Whether you are building a QC/QA course for your brewery from scratch or you are joining an established quality control & assurance program, this course will benefit you throughout your career.

Admission Requirements

All students applying for a program, module or course must be of legal drinking age.... [-]

Canada Montreal
April 2020
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
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University of St Andrews - International Summer Programmes

The University of St Andrews International Summer Programme offers students aged 16 to 18 the opportunity to experience lectures and tutorials taught in the Scottish acad ... [+]

Summary

The University of St Andrews International Summer Programme offers students aged 16 to 18 the opportunity to experience lectures and tutorials taught in the Scottish academic tradition. During their time in St Andrews students will become familiar with a number of the same lecturers and tutors that they could potentially encounter while pursuing an undergraduate degree in an ancient institution ranked 1st in Scotland and 3rd in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2018,Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2017).

Biological and Earth Sciences

The Biological and Earth Science course allows prospective students to experience inputs from four departments from within the faculty of Science. Classes will be delivered by full time faculty members from Biology, Marine Biology, Geography, and Earth Science. The course content will be delivered in the format of lectures underpinned by practical sessions in laboratories and on field trips.... [-]

United Kingdom Saint Andrews
June 2019
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
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Distance Learning Centre

The Science IGCSE Course combines the most interesting aspects of IGCSE Biology, Chemistry and Physics. This is an ideal introduction for students who require a grounding ... [+]

The Science IGCSE Course combines the most interesting aspects of IGCSE Biology, Chemistry and Physics. This is an ideal introduction for students who require a grounding in elementary science which has become a requirement for many important occupations, such as Teaching, Nursing & midwifery.

IGCSE Science (Double Award) is worth TWO IGCSEs. Written by experienced science teachers and subject specialists, Marion Green, Michael Jones and Philip West, the course provides excellent preparation for the IGCSE Science examinations. Each lesson of the Combined GCSE course begins with a set of clearly stated objectives and an explanation of its place in the overall programme of study.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
400 hours
Online
UK Open College

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 n ... [+]

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 materials and accompanying exercises provided will help you to develop the necessary knowledge and confidence to successfully attempt the exams. The key parts of the course which are important in every aspect are planning your studies and practice assessments.

The course will help students understand the following topics:

Acquire knowledge and understanding of biological facts, concepts and principles Develop an appreciation of the significance of biological facts, concepts and principles and the skills needed for their use in new and changing situations Appreciate the importance of accurate experimental work to scientific method and reporting Form hypotheses and design experiments to test them Sustain and develop an enjoyment of, and interest in, the study of living organisms Evaluate, in terms of their biological knowledge and understanding, the benefits and drawbacks of scientific and technological developments, including those related to social, environmental and economic issues. Qualification: IGCSE Biology 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 Syllabus ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
300 hours
Online
Of Course Learning

In this course, you will learn about the science behind strong willpower, and raise your self-control to allow you to achieve your goals. Based on the latest research and ... [+]

In this course, you will learn about the science behind strong willpower, and raise your self-control to allow you to achieve your goals. Based on the latest research and cutting-edge insights from cognitive psychology, neuroscience and medicine, this course distils it all into practical lessons and tools to build your willpower.

Self-control affects your life almost constantly. Whether it’s going for a run after work, writing another job application or resisting the temptation of watching another episode Big Bang Theory. All of these decisions depend on your self-control.

This course will teach you to learn and apply the insights psychologists and neuroscientists have had over the last decades. And it will take you on a journey towards understanding and mastering willpower. To maximize your success, health and happiness.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online USA USA Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
Online
Richard Huish College

Biology provides you with great enjoyment and a respect for all living things. It will introduce you to the new advances being made including the influence of genes on ou ... [+]

Biology A Level Full-time Examining Board: OCR

Biology provides you with great enjoyment and a respect for all living things. It will introduce you to the new advances being made including the influence of genes on our development, environmental issues and ethical and technical aspects of the subject. It is a practical subject which involves experiment, analysis and evaluation of experimental procedures.

The specifications for Biology A Level from 2015 are changing. A Level Biology will be a two year course, examined at the end of those two years.

Biology supports a wide range of careers including medicine, health care, food science, conservation and sports science.

Here are some of the topic areas we cover:... [-]

United Kingdom Taunton
August 2019
Full-time
Campus
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IES Abroad

There’s a reason why many of the world’s most famous scientists have visited the Galápagos Islands—now it’s your turn to discover one of the world’s most beautiful and bi ... [+]

Overview

There’s a reason why many of the world’s most famous scientists have visited the Galápagos Islands—now it’s your turn to discover one of the world’s most beautiful and biologically diverse island locations. It’s here that you will get hands-on experience studying topics such as Biology, Ecology, Environmental Studies, Marine Ecology, and Sociology. This direct enrollment program is organized through the Galápagos Academic Institute for the Arts and Sciences (GAIAS), a remote campus of the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) located on the island of San Cristóbal. Before you head to the Galápagos, the program will begin with a month in Quito, where you participate in an orientation, a course at USFQ Cumbayá campus, and course-related excursions. The remaining months are spent on San Cristóbal in the Galápagos Islands. Additional course-related excursions allow you to spend time in other locations, based on your course enrollment. Choose from courses in three tracks:... [-]

Ecuador Puerto Ayora
January 2020
Full-time
1 semester
Campus
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University of Almeria

The potential of applications of microalgae to improve the quality of life of people is very high in 1) energy, 2) water treatment, 3) welfare and health promotion and 4) ... [+]

Introduction

The potential of applications of microalgae to improve the quality of life of people is very high in 1) energy, 2) water treatment, 3) welfare and health promotion and 4) and food. The products are so varied that they range from active biomolecules with therapeutic capacity for the development of new medicines, food and functional ingredients, products for the dermocosmetic industry, aquaculture, animal feed, biofertilizers, biostimulants, to low value products such as chemical products. bulk, biofuels. Microalgae are also being used in the treatment of wastewater, and lip-absorption of greenhouse gases. However, the global productive capacity of microalgae barely reaches 20,000 tons / year, and its availability in the markets is very low, with relatively high biomass production prices. The above does not favor the development of new initiatives, which generally require little initial amount to do previous studies of research and economic, social and environmental sustainability. The perspectives in the mentioned markets (and especially in the production of chemical products in bulk and basic products) has triggered many institutional initiatives, from small, medium and large companies, to develop microalgae biotechnology throughout the world. All of them have in common the need to produce large amounts of biomass to reduce the current production cost and be competitive in those markets. The Marine Microalgae Biotechnology Group of UAL (BIO173) with experience in this field since 1987 offers its experience and facilities (see attached file word) to doctoral students, postdoctoral and postdoctoral researchers, as well as professionals from all over the world.... [-]

Spain Almería
July 2019
Full-time
4 weeks
Campus
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University of Almeria

Almeria, the leading European region in terms of fruits and vegetable production and exportation, is emerging as a prominent innovation hub for greenhouse technology and ... [+]

Introduction

Almeria, the leading European region in terms of fruits and vegetable production and exportation, is emerging as a prominent innovation hub for greenhouse technology and production. In the field of plant breeding, Almería concentrates a significant portion of the total horticulture seed business activity among the world. Indeed, the most notable Spanish and international companies are based in Almeria, producing novel horticultural varieties through intensive research and development programs. These novel varieties ”made in Almeria” are not only used in this Spanish region but also exported and cultivated in many different greenhouses all over the world. The area of Genetics at the University of Almería is in close collaboration with the seed companies and the productive system of Almería. More precisely, the HORTICULTURAL GENETICS research group accumulates more than 25 years of experience focusing on research and teaching activities in the field of plant biotechnology and breeding. The goal of the present course is to share our theoretical and practical knowledge regarding the biotechnology methods and tools widely used in horticultural crops breeding and production. To do so, our multidisciplinary group encompass the fields of genetics, plant physiology, plant production and food technology allowing us to perform high-throughput plant phenotyping for abiotic and biotic stress tolerance, nutrients, drought and salinity tolerance, and postharvest fruit quality. The phenomics studies are followed by molecular studies through high-throughput genotyping using next-generation sequencing (NGS) technologies and bioinformatics analysis in order to identify plant materials, molecular markers and genes useful for developing novel cultivars... [-]

Spain Almería
July 2019
Full-time
4 weeks
Campus
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VERITAS

This course is aimed to highlight the importance of Conservation Marine Biology in managing Costa Rican Elasmobranch species (sharks and rays) with the emphasis on recent ... [+]

Overview Language: English Terms: Short Term, Summer I Credit: 6

This course is aimed to highlight the importance of Conservation Marine Biology in managing Costa Rican Elasmobranch species (sharks and rays) with the emphasis on recent conservation efforts in the Easter Tropical Pacific (ETP). Marine ecosystems of the ETP provide a baseline source for sharks and rays species of high commercial interest in satisfying human demand for national and international food.

However, numerous sharks and rays species are threatened by unsustainable human activities, such as overfishing and habitat destruction. We will develop a critical understanding of conservation biology, by emphasizing the general concept of the different level of biodiversity and different approaches used in Conservation Genetics to document the biodiversity and connectivity of sharks and rays. The students will be introduced to a wide range of practical activities by visiting field stations and natural laboratories on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, lecture and practical activities in the Molecular Biology Lab (BIOMOL) at Universidad Veritas.... [-]

Costa Rica San José
June 2019
Full-time
Campus
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VERITAS

This course introduces the basic concepts of oceanography, marine geology, marine ecology, and marine biology, with emphasis on the interaction between species, between s ... [+]

Overview Language: English Terms: Winter/J-Term, Short Term,d Credit: 6

The oceans were formed between 4400 and 3500 million years ago, and they occupy about 71% of the Earth’s surface. Tropical seas hold the highest ecosystem and species diversity of the oceans.

This course introduces the basic concepts of oceanography, marine geology, marine ecology, and marine biology, with emphasis on the interaction between species, between species and their environment and between ecosystems. It also provides information on the natural and human environmental impact and the utility, management, and conservation of the ecosystems.

The course has an online component and a fieldwork component.... [-]

Costa Rica San José
January 2020
Full-time
Online & Campus Combined
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