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Law courses are intended to be taken by those wishing to further their personal development. Whether you take the courses in a classroom or online, there are a variety of specialized study areas. Some of these include regulatory theory, commercial law and intellectual property.

A master's in biological and life sciences will provide you with in depth knowledge about how life operates on earth. In addition, you will learn advanced research strategies that will allow you to conduct independent life research in the future

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Cambridge A-Level (Science)

Brickfields Asia College
Campus 18 months January 2017 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Petaling Jaya

Brickfields Asia College (BAC), a Cambridge International Associate Partner is proud to offer the CIE A-Level programme which would enable students to progress into degrees in Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Engineering Actuarial Sciences, Pilot, Food Sciences, Forensic Science and Biomedical Sciences amongst others. [+]

Best Part time Course Studies in Biological & Life Sciences 2017. The University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) is the world’s largest provider of international qualifications and their A-Level programme is the most widely recognised Pre-University qualification in the world. Students in over 150 countries pursue CIE examinations each year to gain entry into prestigious universities worldwide, including those in the UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand and Australia. Brickfields Asia College (BAC), a Cambridge International Associate Partner is proud to offer the CIE A-Level programme which would enable students to progress into degrees in Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Engineering Actuarial Sciences, Pilot, Food Sciences, Forensic Science and Biomedical Sciences amongst others. BAC students achieved 4 "Top Students in the World" in 2014 At BAC, students can enrol for: The traditional A-Level route allows students to pursue either 2, 3 or 4 subjects, which can be completed in the course of 18 months. Students may choose from the following subjects: Mathematics Further Mathematics Biology Chemistry Physics Economics [-]

Course - Medical Research and Biotechnology

Avans University of Applied Sciences - Undergraduate programs
Campus 2 years September 2017 Netherlands Breda

Medical aspects of biology fascinate you. Study Medical Research and Biotechnology and you will develop into an international expert in biomedicine or biotechnology in two years [+]

Course - Medical Research and Biotechnology

Medical aspects of biology fascinate you. Study Medical Research and Biotechnology and you will develop into an international expert in biomedicine or biotechnology in two years.

Insulin for diabetics used to be isolated from pigs. Not all patients respond well to this. Research is focussed on producing true human insulin using bacteria. You investigate the molecular mechanism of this disease and the responses to pig and human insulin. And you try to optimise the production of human insulin with bacteria in larger quantities using a bioreactor.

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Biology interests you. You are inventive and curious. Able to think critically. You want to know what information lies hidden in cells. You are precise and a perfectionist. You want to do work that matters.... [-]


Course - Winterline Global Skills Program 12 weeks

Winterline Global Skills
Campus 12 weeks September 2017 Thailand Bangkok Cambodia Phnom Penh USA Cambridge Costa Rica San José + 5 more

This program is like our nine-month Global Skills Gap Year program, but for those with limited time. Experiment, explore, acquire a lifetime of skills in just 12 weeks! You’ll travel the world and learn skills that are valuable (personal finance, cooking, navigation), eye-opening (milking cows, sewing clothing, Thai fishing), introspective (group dynamics, critical thinking, conflict resolution) and just plain fun (scuba diving, mixology, horseback riding). Every day will be challenging. Every day will be new. [+]

Best Part time Course Studies in Biological & Life Sciences 2017. Winterline Global Skills Program: 12 –week Costa Rica, Thailand, Cambodia, US This program is like our nine-month Global Skills Gap Year program, but for those with limited time. Experiment, explore, acquire a lifetime of skills in just 12 weeks! You’ll travel the world and learn skills that are valuable (personal finance, cooking, navigation), eye-opening (milking cows, sewing clothing, Thai fishing), introspective (group dynamics, critical thinking, conflict resolution) and just plain fun (scuba diving, mixology, horseback riding). Every day will be challenging. Every day will be new. If you want to venture into the wider world, while also exploring the farthest reaches of yourself, this is the program for you. Skills Highlights: Scuba certification Cooking Outdoor skills Photography Mixology Sewing Teamwork Critical thinking Business startup skills Coral reef restoration Partners: Outward Bound Costa Rica BaiPai Cooking School Grasshopper Adventures Startup Institute CORE Sea Rancho Mastatal (Costa Rica) DATES Spring 2017: Feb 13 - May 4 2017 Fall 2017: Aug 28 - Nov 19, 2017 Spring 2018: Feb 23 - May 6, 2018 DURATION 12 weeks COUNTRIES/LOCATIONS Costa Rica, Thailand, Cambodia, US ACCOMMODATIONS Hotels, tents, hostels, dorms, lodges DEPARTURE CITY San Jose, Costa Rica RETURN CITY Boston, MA AGES 18-22 PROGRAM FEE $28,000 [-]

Geological Field School

Institut Polytechnique LaSalle Beauvais
Campus 4 - 5 weeks September 2017 France Beauvais

The department of geology at LASALLE BEAUVAIS offers a unique opportunity to do field work in geology in FRANCE. International and French students will have the opportunity to work alongside faculty members, graduate students (peer teaching) and invited specialists. [+]

Geological Field School The department of geology at LASALLE BEAUVAIS offers a unique opportunity to do field work in geology in FRANCE. International and French students will have the opportunity to work alongside faculty members, graduate students (peer teaching) and invited specialists. They will experience hands-on geological exploration in small groups. Extend learning from the classroom to the field in sedimental mapping, sequence stratigraphy and/or transect of the Alps Field school program Week 1 - Mandatory Pre-departure orientation week Week 2 Mapping in a sedimentary area Week 3 Transect of the Alps Week 4 Sequence Stratigraphy Week 5 - Optional Data analysis, report writing and presentation [-]

Developing Leaders in Global Health - A Joint Program with UGA and U Haifa

University of Haifa, International School
Campus Part time October 2017 Israel Haifa

The program is designed to train students to become the future leaders in the global public health arena and is targeted to a broad range of students; those already studying for their Masters in Public Health (MPH), or students interested in public health, health care administration, health services research, medicine, international affairs and health policy and public administration. [+]

The goal of this program is to identify and develop a future generation of people who will lead health systems around the world.  They will come together in Israel, learn together, develop life-long relationships with colleagues from around the world and then return home to promote the best practices in health care and to work to develop the best health system for their own nation.

At the completion of the program, students will have acquired new skills in leadership and new knowledge of health care delivery.  Students will receive credits from either the University of Haifa or the University of Georgia, two internationally recognized universities, that may well be applied to their home universities.  They will also receive a certificate of completion of the program.... [-]


Course in Infection, Neurobiology, and Genetics

Umeå University, Faculty of Science and Technology
Campus 19 weeks August 2017 Sweden Umeå

The separate courses includes lectures, seminars, and practical laboratory work. Immunology covers the organization and development of the immune system, its activation upon stimulation, the various effector mechanisms involved in the innate [+]

Infection, Neurobiology, and Genetics

The separate courses includes lectures, seminars, and practical laboratory work. Immunology covers the organization and development of the immune system, its activation upon stimulation, the various effector mechanisms involved in the innate and adaptive immune responses (cellular and humoral immunity), immunological memory, tolerance mechanisms, transplantation immunology, autoimmunity, hypersensitivity, immune deficiencies, and the defense mechanisms against different pathogens. The Bacterial Physiology and Pathogenesis course will highlight the intriguing world of bacteria. It will give insight into bacterial diversity and some of their distinctive habitats. It will illustrate in molecular detail the regulatory mechanisms of microbial adaptation to these varied environments. It will discuss the role of horizontal gene transfer in bacterial evolution and the acquisition of new coding potential, such as antibiotic resistance. The course will present the current state of knowledge regarding pathogenic mechanisms and the major disease causing bacteria that use them. This will include an explanation at the molecular level of various pathogenic strategies such as motility, biofilms, quorum sensing, secretion systems, toxins, adhesion factors and immune evasion mechanisms. In the face of widespread antibiotic resistance among leading bacterial pathogens, new anti-bacterial treatment and prevention options will also be addressed. The Neurobiology course gives the student extended knowledge about how the nervous system is organized, and how it functions in order to change physiological state of neuronal circuits which underlies the generation of behavior. Thus, the nervous system is explored at molecular, cellular, systems and behavioral levels. The Genetics course aims to provide knowledge of genetic theory, methodology and analysis. Subject matter includes genetic principles and the underlying mechanisms at molecular level as well as at the cellular, organism and population levels. The course will provide students with an overall understanding of genome organization and how genetic changes at the molecular level are able to influence biological processes and how these changes affect organisms, populations and ultimately evolution.... [-]


Course in Cellbiology, Animal and Plant Physiology

Umeå University, Faculty of Science and Technology
Campus 19 weeks January 2017 Sweden Umeå

The separate courses includes lectures, seminars, and practical laboratory work. The Cellbiology course comprises comprehensive theoretical knowledge of the most central parts of modern Molecular Cell Biology. The course also covers the concept of malignant cell growth and provides examples [+]

Cellbiology, Animal and Plant Physiology

The separate courses includes lectures, seminars, and practical laboratory work. The Cellbiology course comprises comprehensive theoretical knowledge of the most central parts of modern Molecular Cell Biology. The course also covers the concept of malignant cell growth and provides examples of molecular mechanisms behind tumor progression. The Animal and Plant Physiology course focus on multicellular animals and vascular plants. Different organism levels, from molecular to physiological, are integrated. Structure and function of animal organ and organ systems are considered in the following context; circulation, respiration, nervous systems, endocrine systems, excretion, nutrition, and developmental biology. Concerning plants there is special emphasis on photosynthesis, cell walls, anatomy, growth and flowering.... [-]


Programs in Garden Design

Inchbald School of Design
Campus 1 - 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom London

The Inchbald School of Design pioneered garden design training in the UK, providing courses that focused on garden design for the domestic environment. This remains our speciality, but we have expanded and refined our garden design courses to accommodate the increased demand for professionalism. [+]

Courses in Garden Design The Inchbald School of Design pioneered garden design training in the UK, providing courses that focused on garden design for the domestic environment. This remains our speciality, but we have expanded and refined our garden design courses to accommodate the increased demand for professionalism. The garden design school maintains strong connections with the garden design profession enabling us to place students with established designers. We continue to pride ourselves on the success of our students in the marketplace. Front-runners in the world of garden design include Inchbald garden design graduates. Our Garden Design Courses The comprehensive one-year course for the Diploma in Garden Design prepares students to enter the garden design profession. Through a series of practical design projects, underpinned by an understanding of garden design principles and concepts, students develop skills in garden design, design analysis, planting design, hard landscaping and construction, drawing and presentation. The more academically focused Postgraduate Diploma and Master’s Degree courses in Garden Design are designed for students who require a greater intellectual depth in their studies. [-]

Chemistry, A Level

Richard Huish College
Campus August 2017 United Kingdom Taunton

If you enjoyed Chemistry at GCSE you will love this course. You will gain an appreciation of the nature and importance of modern chemical theories. [+]

Best Part time Course Studies in Biological & Life Sciences 2017. Chemistry A Level Full-time Examining Board: AQA If you enjoyed Chemistry at GCSE you will love this course. You will gain an appreciation of the nature and importance of modern chemical theories. Chemistry makes a major contribution to the needs of society. We will use a variety of teaching methods – lessons with interactive smart board, demonstrations, group work, presentations, workshops and research. The new AQA linear A Level Chemistry course will be taught in 2015. This means that students will sit all of their exams at the end of the second year. Here are some of the topics we cover: Atomic structure Moles, bonding and periodicity Organic Chemistry Energy, kinetics Thermodynamics and much more. Chemistry is the solid platform for careers in medicine or industry and is essential for veterinary science and medicine. I am very pleased that I have taken this course. As a fan of all sciences I can say that this is one of my favourites and that it will help me out greatly for medicine. A Level Chemistry student To do this course you need the following: Standard college entry requirements: 5 GCSEs at grade C or above, including Maths and English Language [-]

Forest Technology

Lurleen B Wallace Community College
Campus September 2017 USA Andalusia

The Forest Technology program trains students for the position of forest technician. The technician is an employee who works under the direction of a professional (BS degree) forester and will undertake the fieldwork that is necessary to manage the forest. [+]

Forest Technology The Forest Technology program trains students for the position of forest technician. The technician is an employee who works under the direction of a professional (BS degree) forester and will undertake the fieldwork that is necessary to manage the forest. A career as a forest technician involves a variety of challenging jobs including timber inventory, procurement, maintenance of forest roads, forest management, forest stand improvement, fire and pest control, soil and water conservation, wildlife management, harvest planning, logging, cartography, and surveying. Technicians work outside in all kinds of weather and have to do some office work. Like most professions, forestry is a high technology field with portable data collectors, geographic information systems (GIS), computer analysis of harvesting strategies, and decision-making models for forest management. The Forest Technology curriculum emphasizes the development of practical field skills. Students often have the opportunity to participate in forestry field operations such as control burning, stand description, running land lines, and development of forest management plans. The curriculum emphasizes forestry practices that are common and accepted in the Southeast. The training is sufficiently broad to assure the graduate of competing successfully for jobs throughout the United States. The cost of attending LBWCC is comparatively low. Financial aid is available along with a limited number of LBWCC Foundation scholarships. Forestry scholarship applications are available through the Forestry Department and must be submitted yearly by March 1. Topics Introduction to Forestry Dendrology Timber Harvesting Forestry Mathematics Cartography Microcomputer Applications Silviculture Forest Entomology/Pathology Forest Fire Control/Use Forest Mensuration Forestry Research/Management Forest Management Practices Advanced Forest Mensuration Job Opportunities Qualifies women and men for a wide range of jobs in the out-of-doors, principally at the middle-management level. A forest technician must be able to work alone, to make decisions, and to supervise small crews in the field. [-]

Food and Society

UOC Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
Campus October 2017 Spain Barcelona

The Specialisation in Food and Society proposes an interdisciplinary exploration of the role that food plays in society and the role society and culture play in shaping food choices. [+]

Best Part time Course Studies in Biological & Life Sciences 2017. The Specialisation in Food and Society proposes an interdisciplinary exploration of the role that food plays in society and the role society and culture play in shaping food choices. The way we produce and eat food has shifted rapidly over the last century, spurred on by new technologies, industrialisation, urbanization and globalisation. But some things remain the same: food is one of the first essentials of life, the world's largest industry, a frequently indulged pleasure and is often at the core of our social relationships. This course is comprised of four modules: The Food of History; Anthropology of Food Globalisation; Food and Communication; and, Food, Heritage and Tourism. Focus in this specialisation is on the role that food plays in our communities and societies, how we are influenced and impacted by food and in turn, how food is impacted by us. This Specialisation is taught by an interdisciplinary and international team of experts. With this training, students will understand the history of food, up to the way that food is currently interpreted, eaten (diets and nutrition) and marketed. This Specialisation in Food and Society can be taken as a stand-alone certificate. It also makes up a mandatory part of the Master's in Food, Culture and Territory and the Postgraduate Diploma in Food, Culture and Locality. The Specialisation in Food and Society is also an elective in the Master's in Food, Society and International Food Governance. Objectives To look at food and food systems from a historical point of view. To identify and analyze events and phenomena that can be used as case studies to add further depth to the examination of present-day issues that might constitute the student's specific interests. To acquire a set of analytical tools in terms of concepts and methodologies that students will be able to apply to their specific field of research or professional activity, which include: How to frame historical questions related to food and food systems; How to take into account the multiple ways of approaching food history; How to define what makes research on food history rigorous; How to develop a language for communicating research so that it has a larger impact. To acquire analytical tools to achieve a better understanding of how food operates as a system of communication and, at the same time, how food-related communication and media represent food. To not only examine food-focused media such as cookbooks, magazines, cooking shows, films, and the internet, but also the communication practices connected with marketing (advertising, packaging, and design), health (dieting, nutrition, food safety) and socio-political issues (sustainability, biodiversity, food security, food sovereignty). To examine how food is employed in various media for all kinds of different goals, even when their main focus is not food (cultural and identity wars, environment, climate change, social inequality etc.). Competencies This programme will prepare you to meet the demand for knowledgeable and well-trained food systems analysts and leaders, by fostering practical and critical learning with an international perspective. The courses are geared towards: Individuals working in NGOs and community organizations that address issues related to food, and agriculture. Individuals working in the agri-food sector. Public administrators. Policy analysts. Consultants. Lawyers. Journalists specializing in food politics. Professional organisations or international cooperation projects that address issues linked to food and agriculture. Students wishing further education on issues of agri-food governance. Providing students with the necessary tools for improving their employability, giving them the right to knowledge and education to be successful in the different occupations they will have during their lives, is a fundamental purpose of our postgraduate programmes. Student profile Food and Society students typically have backgrounds in a field related to the agri-food sector, or an academic background in anthropology, economics, environmental studies, development, public health, agriculture or sociology. 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 agri-food sector and are looking to broaden their knowledge and skills so as to advance their careers. Learning resources Materials will be in English and will include written course materials, relevant websites, academic articles, books and magazine articles, among others. Academic requirements Students can still apply for the programme even if they do not have a university degree. The Specialisation in Food and Society is 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. Prior knowledge The course materials and teaching language is English. A strong grasp of English is required for this programme. 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. [-]

Food Systems Analysis

UOC Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
Campus October 2017 Spain Barcelona

The Specialisation in Food Systems Analysis provides students with a strong understanding of the main issues facing food systems today, including sustainable and local food systems, seeds, nutrition, gender, ecology, social movements, economics, globalisation and localisation. [+]

The Specialisation in Food Systems Analysis provides students with a strong understanding of the main issues facing food systems today, including sustainable and local food systems, seeds, nutrition, gender, ecology, social movements, economics, globalisation and localisation. Students consider theories and critiques of trade liberalisation and food governance. Finally, students are introduced to research methods that will allow them not only to effectively undertake research on questions related to food systems, but also to undertake policy analysis. This specialisation is taught by an international group of experts. With this training, students will be better prepared to understand, analyse and address issues linked to our food systems across a variety of sectors. This Specialisation in Food Systems Analysis can be taken as a stand-alone certificate. It also makes up a mandatory part of the Master's in International Agri-Food Governance and the Postgraduate Diploma in Food Systems and Governance. Objectives To provide students with the tools and knowledge tot analyse and understand: food systems and their role in society; how food and agriculture are regulated nationally and internationally; how agencies and institutions regulate agriculture and food nationally and internationally. To provide a framework for the exchange of knowledge, experiences, programmes and viewpoints among players, including other universities, researchers, professionals, civil service, private sector and government. Comprehensive understandign of food systems in a local, regional and global context. Awareness of the role that food plays across cultures, historically and in contemporary societies. Understanding of the relationships between economics, environment, society, culture and agri-food policy. Capacity to apply theory and knowledge to policy analysis. Competence in approaching a research problem in the area of food systems. Competence in articulating a research question, data collection and articulating research results. Competence in critically evaluating research. Competencies This programme will prepare you to meet the demand for knowledgeable and well-trained food systems analysts and leaders, by fostering practical and critical learning with an international perspective. The courses are geared towards: Individuals working in NGOs and community organizations that address issues related to food, and agriculture Individuals working in the agri-food sector Public administrators Policy analysts Consultants Lawyers Journalists specializing in food politics Professional organisations or international cooperation projects that address issues linked to food and agriculture Students wishing further education on issues of agri-food governance Providing students with the necessary tools for improving their employability, giving them the right to knowledge and education to be successful in the different occupations they will have during their lives, is a fundamental purpose of our postgraduate programmes. Student profile Food Systems Analysis students typically have backgrounds in a field related to the agri-food sector, or an academic background in anthropology, economics, environmental studies, development, public health, agriculture or sociology. 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 agri-food sector and are looking to broaden their knowledge and skills so as to advance their careers. Learning resources Materials will be in English and will include written course materials, relevant websites, academic articles, books and magazine articles, among others. Academic requirements Students can still apply for the programme even if they do not have a university degree. The Specialisation in Food Systems Analysis is 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. Prior knowledge The course materials and teaching language is English. A strong grasp of English is required for this programme. 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. [-]

Advanced Water Systems Operations and Management

Fleming College
Campus 1 year September 2017 Canada Lindsay

The operation and management of water and wastewater treatment systems to safeguard against water-borne diseases, and ensure a healthy environment in an efficient and sustainable manner are paramount in both public and private sector industries. [+]

Best Part time Course Studies in Biological & Life Sciences 2017. The operation and management of water and wastewater treatment systems to safeguard against water-borne diseases, and ensure a healthy environment in an efficient and sustainable manner are paramount in both public and private sector industries. The provision of potable water and the effective treatment of the municipal and industrial wastewater streams are growing fields in the environmental sector. The Ontario government has passed into law rigorous training requirements for water and wastewater treatment operators, in response to recommendations made in the Walkerton Commission of Inquiry reports. Under the Safe Water Drinking Act, operators require training and certification to run these systems safely. This one-year Graduate Certificate program in Advanced Water Systems Operations and Management will provide you with: The opportunity to do real, hands-on manipulation of equipment and data collection, learning about water systems operation in our labs and wet-work facilities. Faculty expertise to guide you in understanding government regulations on the treatment of water and wastewater in this highly regulated and changing industry. The knowledge needed to pass the Ministry of Environment Licensing and Certification exams for Water and Wastewater Operators. Project management skills, essential to your success in this field. Critical thinking and troubleshooting skills required to respond to emergency or non-routine situations as an operator or supervisor in this challenging field. Health and Safety knowledge and awareness training to assist graduates in a safe working career and progression into management roles. The knowledge and practical expertise to assist and lead organizations and government agencies in the provision of drinking water and the treatment of wastewater. Co-op Experience You will work for up to 16 weeks in a facility or industrial setting, applying your learning under the guidance of a mentor, during this paid, co-op experience. Please note: students pay tuition and fees for two semesters of study, plus a co-op fee of approximately $521.00 (to cover administrative fees related to the co-op). Students who start the program in September participate in their co-op during the late April to mid-August timeframe. Students who begin the program in January participate in their co-op from approximately the end of April until mid-August timeframe. Career Opportunities This program has been designed to be forward-thinking, incorporating industry trends, job requirements and legislation requirements, to prepare graduates for this work. Employment opportunities include work in municipalities with water and wastewater treatment systems, in water-use industries, in inspection or environmental monitoring agencies. Employment in this sector is expected to increase due to upcoming retirements, environmental factors and changes in legislation. As a graduate, you will be considered an Operator in Training and can use this program as a pathway to the Level 1 Operator. The 16-week co-op may count towards the 12 months of experience required for a Level 1 licence. With successive experience, you can progress into higher classifications of licences and subsequently into municipal management or government inspection roles. Employment opportunities are also available in industrial sectors such as mining and minerals processing, iron and steel, petroleum, power generation, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and agriculture. Northern Ontario offers growing employment opportunities, particularly for those with experience in wastewater treatment in cold climates. International work in wastewater and water treatment, particularly in countries where water and wastewater infrastructure are being developed, are other potential career options. Trends to Note The management of urban infrastructure in Ontario will face challenges as a result of urban population increases, water quality and quantity, changes in energy supply and climate changes that may lead to extreme weather events. Aging, deteriorating infrastructure, new technologies and new infrastructure design are other factors that water/wastewater facility managers and operators need to be able to anticipate and respond to appropriately. Centre for Alternative Wastewater Treatment The Centre for Alternative Wastewater Treatment (CAWT), located on-campus, is recognized internationally for its applied research, specializing in innovative and emerging wastewater treatment using low cost, high efficiency, environmentally-sound technologies. CAWT received $10.1 million in funding for applied research as of 2013. The Centre provides student learning opportunities through tours, lectures, participation in applied research lab experiments, pilot projects, field work and student-technician employment and internships. Program Format There are two, 13-week semesters, followed by the 16-week co-operative education placement. The program concludes with a series of presentations and co-op evaluations at the Graduate Field Summit. Laboratory and field work are incorporated throughout the program as are field trips to a variety of water treatment and wastewater treatment operations. Normally, course and lab work take place on-site for four days per week while one day per week is devoted to field work, site visits, and applied project work in teams. To be responsive to industry and technological change, the program is designed in a series of 10 courses (modules). This modular format provides opportunities for those employed in the field to take some of the modules that are of interest for professional development. For example, operators may be interested in increasing their knowledge and skills in areas such as project management and industrial operations. Program Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to: Utilize a wide variety of instrumentation and standardized protocols for the collection and analysis of samples and data required in the operation of water and wastewater facilities; Collaborate with individuals and groups in testing and troubleshooting equipment at various water treatment and distribution facilities and at wastewater collection and treatment facilities; Evaluate system design and operations based on current legislation, regulations and standards affecting water and wastewater treatment plants, scope and authority of facility permits and owner/operator responsibilities; Develop risk management strategies including emergency response and disaster preparedness for water and wastewater systems; Test and monitor microbiological parameters in water and wastewater applications and propose remediation strategies to reduce/ eliminate contaminants; Assess current, innovative and emerging technologies in such areas as water conservation, alternative supply (e.g. rainwater) and zero-discharge for the provision of potable water and wastewater treatment and their possible applications within the industry; Assess the sustainability of current infrastructure in water operations, considering maintenance plans, addressing future needs, energy utilization improvements, population growth and financing of water services. Manage projects in the maintenance, renewal, and replacement of utility infrastructure using project planning and project management tools. Admission Requirements Undergraduate degree or Ontario College diploma in an environmental or related sciences or technology related field. Applicants with relevant professional experience who do not meet the admission requirements may be considered on an individual basis. [-]

Undergraduate Foundation Programme in Computing, Engineering and Sciences

ONCAMPUS
Campus 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Cambridge

The Undergraduate Foundation Programme includes four core modules, taken by all students throughout the course. These modules are: English, and a choice of three academic subject modules chosen according to the progression pathway [+]

The Undergraduate Foundation Programme includes four core modules, taken by all students throughout the course. These modules are: English, and a choice of three academic subject modules chosen according to the progression pathway, offering at particular FoundationCampus centres, or individual student choice. FoundationCampus centres offer different subject modules according to progression agreements with their host universities, but all follow a core curriculum. Please refer to your chosen centre Coursefinder for module availability. Biology Module 1: • Cell biology • DNA • Genetics • Human reproduction Module 2: • Scientific writing • Feeding and modes of nutrition • Biological molecules • Enzymes • The human digestive system • Exchange surfaces: The Ileum and the Nephron Module 3: • Breathing • Exchange surfaces: The lung • Haemoglobin & oxygen transport • The circulatory System & blood • Cellular respiration • Thermoregulation Chemistry Module 1: • Atomic structure • Formulae, equations and moles • Structure and bonding • Periodic Table • Groups 1 and 2 • Group 7 • Introduction to oxidation and reduction Modules 2 & 3: • Energetics • Kinetics • Chemical equilibria • Introductory organic chemistry • Further organic chemistry (alcohols, halogenoalkanes, aldehydes, ketones) • Industrial inorganic chemistry • Acid-base equilibria Computing Problem Solving, Programming, Data Representation and Practical Exercise • Fundamentals of Problem Solving • Fundamentals of Programming • Fundamentals of Data Representation • Systems Development Life Cycle Computer Components, The Stored Program Concept and The Internet • Fundamentals of Computer Systems • Fundamental Hardware Elements of Computers • Machine Level Architecture • Hardware Devices • The Structure of the Internet • Web page design • Consequences of Uses of Computing Problem Solving, Programming, Operating Systems, Databases and Networking • Problem Solving • Programming Concepts • Real Numbers • Operating Systems • Databases • Communication and Networking Mathematics Module 1: • Working with numbers • Fractions, powers and reciprocals • Ratio and percentages • Algebra and algebraic equations • Graphs of straight lines • Simultaneous equations • Working with shape and space Module 2: • Working with data • Simple inequalities • Probability and its applications • Similarity and Pythagoras Theorem • Trigonometry • 2-D and 3-D objects • Quadratic equations • Functions • Advance trigonometry Module 3: • Advance algebra • Graphs • Vectors • Calculus • Direct and inverse proportion Physics Module 1: • Introduce Vectors and Scalars • Equations of Motion • Motion under gravity • Forces – Introduction • Moments, Couples and Equilibrium • Work, Energy and Power Module 2: • Current and Charge in Physics • Potential Difference, EMF, Internal Resistance • Energy and Power in DC Circuits • Resistance and Resistivity • I/V characteristics of non-ohmic Devices (E5)Analysing Series and Parallel circuits • Potential Divider Module 3: • Materials • Solid, Liquid and Gas • Temperature • Thermal properties of materials • Temperature and the behaviour of gases – Ideal Gas Equation • Simple Thermodynamics & Conservation of Energy • Thermodynamics of Heat Engines • Circular Motion • Simple Harmonic Motion • Waves • Nature of Waves Sociology Module 1: • What is Sociology? • Functionalism and consensus approaches • Marxism and conflict theories • Conflict theories: feminism • Weber: bureaucracy, status and power • The power of observation • Symbolic interactionism for beginners • A critique of the major perspectives • An overview: definitions and etymology; norms, values and social roles; the role of culture in society • Theories of socialisation • The importance of self, personal and social identity and difference • Globalisation • Marxism, functionalism, interactionism, postmodernism. Concepts of power and status • Absolute vs. relative poverty • Global inequality • Historical stratification • Functionalist theory • Marxist theory • Dependency theory Module 2: • Introduction to research methods • Primary data collection, the social survey, questionnaires, structured interview schedules • Secondary data collection, comparative method • Ethno methodology • Practical research mini project Module 3: • Different theories of crime, deviance, social order and social control • Mass media and crime • Crime control, prevention and punishment • Theories of crime and deviance • Globalisation and crime in contemporary society • International/TNC crime and internet crime • The role and purpose of education, including • Vocational education and training in contemporary society. • Educational policies • The role of education [-]

FdSc Veterinary Nursing Science Degree

Sparsholt College Hampshire
Campus 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom Sparsholt

The aim of the degree course is to incorporate the study of a Veterinary Nursing Foundation Degree with the RCVS (Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons) Veterinary Nursing qualification. FdSc Veterinary Nursing Science is offered as a 3 year full-time programme incorporating the RCVS Veterinary Nursing Occupational Standards... [+]

Best Part time Course Studies in Biological & Life Sciences 2017. FdSc Veterinary Nursing Science Degree The aim of the degree course is to incorporate the study of a Veterinary Nursing Foundation Degree with the RCVS (Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons) Veterinary Nursing qualification. FdSc Veterinary Nursing Science is offered as a 3 year full-time programme incorporating the RCVS Veterinary Nursing Occupational Standards. Upon successful completion of the FdSc Veterinary Nursing Science, 60 weeks work placement and achievement of the Nursing Progress Log, graduates can register as Veterinary Nurses. Teaching and Learning The course is based on a firm science foundation and specialist nursing and related units develop skills and understanding of the sector. This will allow you to progress into the world of work in/or related to veterinary nursing or onto the final year of an appropriate BSc (Hons) programme. Throughout the course you will benefit from insights into various veterinary related industries through visits, guest speakers and work placements. The course incorporates a combination of lectures, laboratory practicals, practical work in veterinary practice, guided and independent work. You will be assessed through coursework, including laboratory investigations, assignments and presentations. All elements of the RCVS Professional Syllabus will be assessed through closed book examinations. During the programme, you will have the opportunity (subject to demand) to participate in animal training and behaviour, large animal handling and a dangerous wild animal handling certificated course. A very high number of graduates gain employment. This is due to their Qualified Veterinary Nurse status and the excellent links within the industry. Assessment Methods and Research Opportunities Over the duration of the course, students will be required to undertake 60 weeks work placement in an approved veterinary practice where they will complete a Nursing Progress Log to evidence practical competencies. Work placement blocks will be interspersed with blocks in College to underpin the Foundation Degree elements of the course. You will be responsible for your own RCVS enrolment and registration. For fee information visit www.rcvs.org.uk. What grades will I need? Five GCSEs at C or above, including maths, English and science; Two weeks work exp. in a Veterinary Surgery. three A Level passes, including two at Grade B or above – one A Level B should be in a Life Science or BTEC Extended Diploma at DDM or City & Guilds Ext. Diploma at Distinction or a Merit profile in a relevant Access course with 45 credits at Level 3. Where will it lead me? This course is a three year foundation programme, incorporating 60 weeks of work placement within veterinary practices. Work placements can only be undertaken in the UK at an approved practice. Many graduates are employed in small animal practice, equine practice and referral hospitals. In addition to work in a clinical veterinary practice, a Degree in Veterinary Nursing can lead to career opportunities in, for example, research, the pharmaceutical industry, laboratories, zoological/wildlife parks and in education. Successful students will be able to return to the College for a further BSc (Hons) top-up year in an appropriate subject such as BSc (Hons) Animal Management or BSc (Hons) Applied Animal Behaviour. [-]