Online Course in Biological & Life Sciences

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Biological & Life Sciences

Health Scientists, Nurses, Doctors, Pharmacists and even Neuroscientists can all benefit from, and are sometimes required to do, regular professional development in a scholarly educational setting. However, not all working professionals in the Biological and Life Sciences fields, or other people interested in those fields, have the time to commute to campus for conventional classroom learning. Online courses in Biological and Life Sciences deliver all of the same critical information, research opportunities and student-teacher interaction directly to your home computer.

Programs in Health Systems Finance, Health Informatics, Nursing, Senior Living Management, Clinical Neurology, Psychiatric Therapeutics and more are just a sample of the variety of online courses in Biological and Life Sciences available at top-notch universities and institutions. Lasting from a few days to a year, some online courses in Biological and Life Sciences culminate in the presentation of a diploma or certificate to students who successfully pass the course. Using the latest e-learning technologies, such as satellite conferencing, classroom forums, social networking, file sharing, research databases and much more, universities in Australia, the USA, the UK and around the world offer an excellent educational alternative.

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Cognitive Psychology: The Neuro-Science of Willpower

Of Course Learning
Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

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 distills it all into practical lessons and tools to build your willpower... [+]

Best Online Course Studies in Biological & Life Sciences 2017. 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 distills 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. Highlights Course covers the latest scientific background to do with the cognitive psychology underpinning willpower The core of the course is to help you to apply this knowledge Learn about a wide variety of willpower hacks Trick yourself into self control through cognitive psychology techniques Understand the cognitive reasoning behind willpower and use this to take control of your life. Guest appearances from Jerry Seinfeld and Homer Simpson! Who is this course for? People who want to change towards a healthier lifestyle through dieting or exercise People looking to get rid of addiction based behaviours Those who want to stop procrastinating Students interested in cognitive psychology, and how the mind works. [-]

Assessing Impact of Development Programmes on Food Security

UOC Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
Online Full time 4 months October 2017 Spain Barcelona

This 4 month online joint UOC-FAO specialization provides a comprehensive understanding and guidance for assessing the impact of development programmes on food security. [+]

This 4 month online joint UOC-FAO specialization provides a comprehensive understanding and guidance for assessing the impact of development programmes on food security. Specifically, students review food security impact assessment in the context of development programmes; methods and approaches for assessing impact; and, interpreting and communicating impact assessment results. This specialization brings together the latest information on impact assessment from numerous guidelines and presents it within the context of development programmes that address food insecurity. The focus is on large scale programmes but the methods and approaches are equally applicable to smaller food security projects. Students will be challenged with regular assignments and activities and will be supported by teachers with extensive experience. Content: Module 1: Assessing programme impact on food security Module 2: Methods and approaches for assessing impact Module 3: Interpreting and communicating results Objectives Define food security as a broad concept used to determine people's general well-being; Identify in a practical way the main items for the assessment and evaluation of food security programmes; Understand the concept of vulnerability and how it is applied to food security; Appreciate the importance of food systems analysys to trigger appropriate action to address food security; Understand the basic measures to monitor and evaluate targeting activities; Acknowledge food security as a policy issue cutting across different sectors. Competencies This programme will prepare you to meet the demand for knowledgeable and well-trained food security professionals, by fostering practical and critical learning with an international perspective. Students in the Department of Food Systems, Culture and Society typically have backgrounds in a field related to the agri-food sector or an academic background in agriculture, anthropology, economics, environmental studies, development, public health or sociology. Student profile The programme attracts people who wish to specialise in the agri-food sector, as well as those interested working in this field. Many already have work experience in the agrifood sector and are looking to broaden their knowledge and skills so as to advance their careers. Academic requirements Courses in the Department of Food Systems, Culture and Society are open to everyone with a good grasp of English. The UOC is an open university which means that even if you do not have a high school diploma or university degree you can still take our courses. To be eligible for the master's title you must have a recognised university degree. If you do not have a recognised university degree then you will receive an equivalent certificate instead of a degree. Prior knowledge For these studies no prior knowledge is required. Degrees Once the overall assessment process has been completed successfully, the UOC will issue a Master Diploma/ Postgraduate Diploma/Specialization Certificate to those participants with an accredited university qualification that is valid in Spain. Should you not have such a qualification, a Certificate will be issued. [-]