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Course studies give the adult learner a closer look at a wide range of subjects without the constraints associated with pursuing a formal degree. Ranging in duration between monthly or yearly expectations, high school graduates can find a rigorous learning experience that supports their interests. What is a course in life sciences? A course in life sciences usually covers concepts dealing with org… Read more

Course studies give the adult learner a closer look at a wide range of subjects without the constraints associated with pursuing a formal degree. Ranging in duration between monthly or yearly expectations, high school graduates can find a rigorous learning experience that supports their interests.

What is a course in life sciences? A course in life sciences usually covers concepts dealing with organisms and living ecosystems. General categories of study might include agriculture, forestry, fisheries, biochemistry, ecology, and etymology. Within these categories, students may find themselves immersed in studies of biology and chemistry dealing with nutrition, healthcare, chemical and molecular bonding, cellular processes, genetics, and systems of life. The sustainability of food and farming with natural resources may also be covered.

Students with a background in life sciences develop team skills in organization and leadership. They are often multitaskers capable of reviewing data, analyzing strengths and weaknesses, and offering sustainable solutions. They are detail-oriented and focus on streamlining processes to maximize returns. These are exceptional employment skills that translate beyond the realm of life sciences.

The nature of the study of life sciences lends itself well to online institutional programs, providing an affordable and accessible option. It is difficult to compare program costs between individual institutions and delivery mode due to the targeted focus of course design requirements. Therefore, it is best to check with your preferred institution for the current cost of attendance.

Numerous employment opportunities are available for students pursuing life science. Job possibilities include biomedical scientist, biochemist, clinical research associate, and industrial pharmacist. Clinical pathology is another option with a biology or chemistry focus, yet there is crossover with additional areas. Working as an educator, advocating for environmental change as a non-profit administrator or resource policy expert, and acting as a consultant for corporations or government entities are also areas of opportunity.

Scholars are able to grasp the concepts of life science topics with a global perspective either through distance learning or a local institution. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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International Career Institute
London, United Kingdom

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ICI lets your career bloom literally and figuratively with our floristry design course. To keep up with industry standards, our course is specially developed by experienced florists. We are dedicated to providing you quality floristry education to broaden your knowledge and hone your skills in the field. -
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EHL Hospitality Business School
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Harvard Office of the Vice Provost for Advances in Learning (VPAL) (Get Smarter Creative)
Cambridge, USA

The Harvard VPAL CRISPR: Gene-editing Applications online short course offers an overview of CRISPR gene-editing technology and its potential application across various indust ... +

The Harvard VPAL CRISPR: Gene-editing Applications online short course offers an overview of CRISPR gene-editing technology and its potential application across various industries. In this course, you will gain an understanding of how CRISPR enhances current genetic engineering practices. Learn to analyze the potential that this powerful disruptive biotechnology has to transform agriculture, renewable energy and healthcare. -
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ISAG - European Business School
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Este curso visa formar técnicos superiores especializados para dirigir, coordenar e controlar as atividades e operações dos serviços de alimentação e bebidas (Food and Beverag ... +

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University of Pisa Summer - Winter Schools & Foundation Course
Torvaianica, Italy

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VERITAS
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Fundación Universitaria Popayán - Univida
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University of St Andrews
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The Sustainable Aquaculture modular courses allow students to study individual modules from a range of part-time, e-learning, and postgraduate-level modules which aim to develop students' critical understanding of the development and principles of aquaculture. -
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Campus Training
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