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Universities and colleges set their own admission requirements for higher education courses, so they vary broadly. Depending on the course, graduate student may be able to get into higher education with a range of qualifications. If you're applying to do a Foundation Degree course, you may find that work experience is taken into consideration alongside any qualifications you have. Some higher education institutes and colleges offer Foundation Years as preparation for a certain degree courses. They usually don't result in separate criteria as they simply qualify you to enter the degree program itself. Foundation Years aren't within reach for all degree courses, however.

In regards to the study of biological & life sciences, students may focus on one aspect of natural science or study how they work together, such as the environment and human health or biology and geology.

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Combination Programme

SCAFA, Dubai’s School of Culinary And Finishing Arts
Campus Full time 6 months August 2017 United Arab Emirates Dubai

As the name suggests, this programme is a combination of the Professional Kitchen and the Professional Finishing Programme. While students completing the Professional Kitchen Programme are accepted into industry as Commis-level chefs, when combined with the Professional Finishing Programme, students are armed with 360° advanced skills for kitchen operations of a fine dining standard. [+]

Best Course Studies in Life Sciences 2017. Combination Programme As the name suggests, this programme is a combination of the Professional Kitchen and the Professional Finishing Programme. While students completing the Professional Kitchen Programme are accepted into industry as Commis-level chefs, when combined with the Professional Finishing Programme, students are armed with 360° advanced skills for kitchen operations of a fine dining standard. Students also have the option of completing both these programmes together over a period of 6 months. On successful completion of the programme students will receive multiple Diplomas, Level II, III from City and Guilds, London and an attested certification from KHDA (Govt. of Dubai) • Programme fees cover: - All course and study material - Ingredients, tools & equipment - Uniforms - Exam Fee Programme fee: AED 59,400 Contact the school for more information on fee payment options. Students can also opt to take Professional Kitchen + Professional Pastry Combination instead of Pro-Finishing option. [-]

Professional Kitchen Programme

SCAFA, Dubai’s School of Culinary And Finishing Arts
Campus Full time 3 months October 2017 United Arab Emirates Dubai

The Professional Kitchen Programme is for a duration of 3 months and is designed for beginners looking for an international standard, professional cooking programme. Earn a Level II Diploma from City and Guilds, London on successful completion of the programme as well as an attested certification from KHDA (Govt. of Dubai) [+]

Professional Kitchen Programme The Professional Kitchen Programme is for a duration of 3 months and is designed for beginners looking for an international standard, professional cooking programme. On successful completion of the programme students will receive a Level II Diploma from City and Guilds, London and an attested certification from KHDA (Govt. of Dubai) The Professional Kitchen Programme focuses on teaching all the fundamental techniques for cooking and food handling, and prepares students to become professional chefs suitable for entry-level positions (commis) in any restaurant kitchen globally. Key features of the programme are: • Students will spend approximately 70% of their time learning culinary techniques (French classical) with the remainder of the programme devoted to the application of these acquired skills to world cuisines. • All subjects are developed and taught in a practical environment (90% hands-on) where students will be able to learn, understand, create and develop their skills in cooking. • The class size is restricted to 12 students only. SCAFA ensures a Teacher Pupil Ratio of 1:6, whenever there are more than 6 students in the class, the school will ensure the presence of a second teacher so that each student gets the individual attention necessary for a professional culinary programme. • Programme fees cover: - All course and study material - Ingredients, tools & equipment - Uniforms - Exam Fee Programme fee: AED 33,000 Contact the school for more information on fee payment options. The programme will cover the following areas: [-]

Extended International Foundation Year in Life Sciences*

University of Surrey
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom Guildford

The Life Sciences Extended International Foundation Year leads to a wide range of degrees in biology and chemistry-related subjects at the University of Surrey. [+]

Best Course Studies in Life Sciences 2017. The Life Sciences Extended International Foundation Year leads to a wide range of degrees in biology and chemistry-related subjects at the University of Surrey. *Subject to approval Core unit Academic English Skills Academic English Skills aims to provide you with thorough training in the language and related academic skills which will enable you to best achieve your academic potential at University. These skills include the processes of academic writing, effective and extensive reading strategies, effective participation in seminars and delivery of presentations, and listening to and recording information effectively from lectures. You will also develop the accuracy and range of written and spoken language required to use language effectively and appropriately, with clarity and confidence in an academic context. Subject-specific units To complete your Extended International Foundation Year programme you will also study the following units: Biology 1 & 2 These units will encourage students to develop their interest in biology through study of the molecules of life, cellular processes, energy systems, genetics and systems of life in plants and animals. Chemistry 1 & 2 You will study formulae, equations and moles, atomic structure, chemical bonding, redox reactions and thermodynamics. These units will also cover chemical equilibria, acid-base equilibria, reaction kinetics and topics in organic chemistry. Core Maths & Statistics† In these units you will learn to recall arithmetic concepts, develop your knowledge of algebra and calculus and deepen your understanding of the role of mathematics in the world. You will study the... [-]

Life Sciences International Foundation Year

University of Surrey
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom Guildford

The Life Sciences International Foundation Year leads to a wide range of degrees in biology and chemistry-related subjects at the University of Surrey. [+]

The Life Sciences International Foundation Year leads to a wide range of degrees in biology and chemistry-related subjects at the University of Surrey. What will I study? During the International Foundation Year you will study a core unit and elective units which are carefully designed to focus on the academic areas most relevant to your chosen degree. International Foundation Year essentials Core unit Academic English Skills Academic English Skills aims to provide you with thorough training in the language and related academic skills which will enable you to best achieve your academic potential at University. These skills include the processes of academic writing, effective and extensive reading strategies, effective participation in seminars and delivery of presentations, and listening to and recording information effectively from lectures. You will also develop the accuracy and range of written and spoken language required to use language effectively and appropriately, with clarity and confidence in an academic context. Units To complete your Foundation Year programme you will also study the following units: Chemistry 1 & 2 These units introduce you to formulae, equations and moles, atomic structure, introduction to redox systems, thermodynamics and bonding. You will also cover equilibria, acid-based equilibria, kinetics and organic chemistry. Biology 1 & 2 You will cover an introduction to cell biology, gene theory, plants, the human body and reproduction. Core Maths & Statistics* These units will familiarise you with the concepts of core and statistical mathematics, including probability, hypothesis testing, sampling and estimation. *Subject to final confirmation Progression Routes... [-]

Aquaculture Program

College of Southern Idaho
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Twin Falls

The Aquaculture Program, formally the Fisheries Program, was established primarily to train persons to fill the manpower needs in the commercial fish industry. Students enrolled in this program will be expected to work at the college hatchery and for commercial hatcheries in this area. By working at a variety of facilities, students will build a broad background of experience for future employment. [+]

Best Course Studies in Life Sciences 2017. The Aquaculture Program, formally the Fisheries Program, was established primarily to train persons to fill the manpower needs in the commercial fish industry. Students enrolled in this program will be expected to work at the college hatchery and for commercial hatcheries in this area. By working at a variety of facilities, students will build a broad background of experience for future employment. [-]

Biology-Health Care Program

College of Southern Idaho
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Twin Falls

Biology is the study of life. The Biology-Health Care major is appropriate for students with interests in the following fields: Chiropractic Medicine, Dental Hygiene, Dentistry, Dietetics, Medical Laboratory Science, Medicine, Occupational Therapy, Optometry, Pharmacy, Physical Therapist Assistant, Physician Assistant, Podiatry, Respiratory Therapy, Speech Pathology/Audiology, Veterinary Medicine. [+]

Biology is the study of life. The Biology-Health Care major is appropriate for students with interests in the following fields: Chiropractic Medicine, Dental Hygiene, Dentistry, Dietetics, Medical Laboratory Science, Medicine, Occupational Therapy, Optometry, Pharmacy, Physical Therapist Assistant, Physician Assistant, Podiatry, Respiratory Therapy, Speech Pathology/Audiology, Veterinary Medicine. This program of study allows students to develop a strong foundation in biological science and is an entry point for a wide variety of careers. Completion of the program will prepare students to transfer to four year universities and professional programs. Students are encouraged to contact their advisor and future transfer institution for additional information. Sample Career Opportunities: Natural Sciences Managers; Biological Scientists; Life Scientists; Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers. [-]

Course in Cellbiology, Animal and Plant Physiology

Umeå University, Faculty of Science and Technology
Campus Full time 19 weeks January 2018 Sweden Umeå Skellefteå + 1 more

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 Full time 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. [-]

Course - Winterline Global Skills Program 12 weeks

Winterline Global Skills
Campus Full time 12 weeks September 2017 USA Cambridge Costa Rica San José Thailand Bangkok Cambodia Phnom Penh + 6 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 Course Studies in 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 [-]

Biology, A Level

Richard Huish College
Campus Full time August 2017 United Kingdom Taunton

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. [+]

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: Organs and cells in animals Transport in plants and animals Biological molecules Biodiversity Conservation Health and immunisation Biotechnology Nervous systems and much more I really enjoy biology and my teacher gives up so much of their time to help me if I want to be helped. Biology A Level 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 Full time 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. [+]

Best Course Studies in Life Sciences 2017. 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... [-]

Forestry Technician

Fleming College
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2017 Canada Lindsay Peterborough Haliburton Cobourg + 3 more

The Forestry Technician career path will appeal to you if you are passionate about the outdoors, and concerned for the responsible management of forest resources. [+]

The Forestry Technician career path will appeal to you if you are passionate about the outdoors, and concerned for the responsible management of forest resources. Program Highlights As a Forestry Technician, you can be a part of a close-knit community of men and women across the country who are making a difference in our environment. Fleming College's Forestry program is the largest in Canada. In this two-year program, you'll acquire the skills to work effectively in natural resources management - learning traditional forestry skills such as compassing and tree identification, plus how to work with ArcMap, GPS and other high tech software. In an ideal combination of theory and technical hands-on experiences, your studies in the classroom will be complemented by numerous field excursions. You'll participate in the Forestry program's unique field camp experience in Mattawa, at Samuel de Champlain Park. In addition, you can increase your credentials (and career readiness and versatility) by taking certification courses such as forest fire fighting, first aid and CPR, tree marking and cutter certification (at a modest extra cost). You will learn the fundamental skills you need in semesters one and two. In semester three, three of the courses are offered via YouTube and tutorial sessions, enabling you to learn at your own pace, on your own time. As your skills grow, you will start taking charge of your own learning. Your forestry courses will become more intensive and specialized. You will also work in teams on developing a Woodlot Conference for over... [-]

Fish and Wildlife Technician

Fleming College
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2017 Canada Lindsay Peterborough Haliburton Cobourg + 3 more

The Fish and Wildlife Technician program can lead you into a rewarding career, combining your love of the outdoors and keen interest in fish and wildlife, with a commitment to responsible resource management. [+]

Best Course Studies in Life Sciences 2017. The Fish and Wildlife Technician program can lead you into a rewarding career, combining your love of the outdoors and keen interest in fish and wildlife, with a commitment to responsible resource management. Program Highlights Besides your classroom sessions learning the theory and skills needed for hands-on work, you'll spend a significant amount of time in fish and wildlife laboratory work, and participate in numerous excursions into the field. In 3rd semester, you'll participate in a one-week fisheries field camp where you will be working in small boats, handling trap nets and live fish. During field excursions you will practice fisheries management skills and learn about the logistics involved in the design and implementation of field projects, including wading in moving water while wearing a backpack. You will also be spending considerable time in the wild learning plant, bird and mammal identification skills, remote sensing such as tracking animals over rough terrain, and conducting wildlife observations in all weather conditions, including rain, deep snow, and extreme temperatures. Why Choose Fleming Our program is the only one in Ontario accredited by the North American Wildlife Technology Association (NAWTA). Fleming is one of only two colleges in the province offering a Fish and Wildlife program, and the only one located in southern Ontario. The comprehensive, challenging training you'll receive in this program, facilitated by faculty with experience in the field, ensures that you will obtain the well-rounded, relevant skills employers are seeking. Common First Semester... [-]

Aquaculture

Fleming College
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Canada Lindsay Peterborough Haliburton Cobourg + 3 more

Aquaculture involves a range of activities, related principally to farming marine and freshwater fish and seafood. The salmon industry accounts for the majority of aquaculture operations in Canada. [+]

Aquaculture involves a range of activities, related principally to farming marine and freshwater fish and seafood. The salmon industry accounts for the majority of aquaculture operations in Canada. Program Highlights This compressed, one-year program is the only Aquaculture program offered as a Post-Graduate Certificate in Ontario. Food aquaculture operations encompass a wide variety of species and culture techniques. In addition to food production, aquaculture activities include production of fish for conservation, and production for ornamental species. The global demand for aquaculture products is growing, along with demands for stewardship, sustainability and food safety and security. This unique program combines: Significant hands-on operational experience Numerous field trips to experience aspects of the aquaculture industry such as trout farming and conservation stocking Business training so that graduates can both promote the industry and understand the diverse challenges facing aquaculture enterprises During first semester, students will address aquaculture fundamentals. Much of the program will take place in the campus hatchery facilities, which include an Atlantic salmon hatchery and a muskellunge hatchery. The focus in second semester is on operational and business practices, and internship planning. Internship Final semester is an 8-week, off-site internship, enabling students to specialize in their area of interest. Career Opportunities The industry is growing in all sectors, including food production, conservation, aquaponics and pond/garden markets. The work is physically demanding and may involve exposure to unfavourable weather conditions. Graduates should be prepared to relocate for employment, and to undertake entry level or contract work initially. With an aging workforce,... [-]

Advanced Water Systems Operations and Management

Fleming College
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Canada Lindsay Peterborough Haliburton Cobourg + 3 more

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 Course Studies in 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... [-]