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Natural Sciences

The Natural Sciences emphasize the scientific process and inquiry. It covers the natural world and factors affecting it and is a highly evolving branch of science appealing to those with questioning and wondering minds. Courses in Natural Sciences cover the main branches of chemistry, physics, astronomy, earth science and biology with many further subcategories in each division along with a cross over between many of the categories.

Those seeking courses in Natural Sciences often come from a variety of industries and professions such as academia, research, laboratories, consulting firms, conservation centers, non-for-profit and private companies. Whether you are looking for professional development, a certificate program, or new skills, there are courses in Natural Sciences to match the needs of many prospective students.

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Preparatory Course for GCE-O Level Examination (Intensive)

American Center for Education
Campus Full time Part time 12 months August 2018 Singapore

The American Center for Education (ACE) offers a package of courses designed to prepare students for the Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level (GCE O-Level) examinations. The O-Level academic qualification is offered to students by examination boards in Singapore and several other Commonwealth countries, including the United Kingdom.

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The American Center for Education (ACE) offers a package of courses designed to prepare students for the Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level (GCE O-Level) examinations. The O-Level academic qualification is offered to students by examination boards in Singapore and several other Commonwealth countries, including the United Kingdom. Here in Singapore, the University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB) and the Singapore Ministry of Education (MOE) jointly conduct the Singapore-Cambridge GCE O-Level examinations. Singaporean students usually sit for their O-Level examinations upon completion of Secondary 4, when they are sixteen years old. The passing of the O-Level examinations opens the way for students to choose one of two local educational options here in Singapore. One option is to apply for enrollment in one of the polytechnics or technical schools, where students may pursue their studies towards qualifications in vocational trades. Another option is to apply for enrollment in a two-year junior college, upon completion of which the students can sit for their A-Levels; after passing their A-Levels, students can apply for admission to a university here in Singapore. Finally, students may also choose to study abroad after completing their O-Levels. The American Center for Education (ACE) offers several programs for Singaporean and international students who wish to continue their studies at the college or university level in the United States of America. Your successful completion of the O-Level examinations will be the first step you take in your higher educational journey, and ACE... [-]


Amsterdam - Psychology & Sciences

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters January 2018 Netherlands Amsterdam

Envision yourself in a bio lab or a psychology lecture. Now look around you—you’re surrounded by Dutch and international students. Your classroom isn’t in one of those old familiar buildings on your home campus; it’s in one of Europe’s most exciting and unique cities—Amsterdam—at an internationally-recognized research university, the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU). [+]

Overview Envision yourself in a bio lab or a psychology lecture. Now look around you—you’re surrounded by Dutch and international students. Your classroom isn’t in one of those old familiar buildings on your home campus; it’s in one of Europe’s most exciting and unique cities—Amsterdam—at an internationally-recognized research university, the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU). With its strong course offerings in psychology and the sciences, you’ll find English-taught courses at the VU to apply to your major, from Experimental Cell Biology to The History and Philosophy of Psychology. You can dive deep into your major, but you also have the opportunity to expand your studies with IES Abroad course options, such as offerings in Dutch language and culture, sexuality and gender, studio art, and art history. Amsterdam will be your classroom. Sharpen your independent research skills by getting out and volunteering, observing, or visiting organizations for the IES Abroad Research Seminar. Or practice your new Dutch language skills as you peruse fresh produce with friends at the popular Noordermarkt. If you are adventurous and willing to explore, you will feel what it's like to live as a real Dutch student. We want you to feel at home in Amsterdam, so we do everything we can to help you integrate into life in the city. From housing to cultural events, our job is to make sure you have the best, most authentic study abroad experience possible. Quick Facts Center: IES Abroad Amsterdam City: Amsterdam Country: Netherlands Program Credits: 15-18 credits Language of... [-]

Geological Field School

UniLaSalle
Campus Full time 3 - 5 weeks October 2018 France Beauvais

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

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Geological Field School

The department of geology at UNILASALLE offers a unique opportunity to do fieldwork 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

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Summer Course in Biological and Earth Sciences

University of St Andrews - International Summer Programmes
Campus Full time 3 weeks June 2018 United Kingdom Saint Andrews

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. [+]

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. Accommodation Students are housed in one of the most charming and centrally located University halls of residence, McIntosh Hall. Originally built as a hotel, it has been an integral part of the University since 1921. McIntosh Hall stretches the full length of Abbotsford Crescent, and is centrally situated near the Students' Association and the main shopping area on Market Street. Students on the programme have a choice of sharing a room with a fellow ISP student or having their own bedroom. Boys and girls are housed on separate floors within the building and dedicated staff are on duty day and night to provide pastoral care, emergency first... [-]

Short Course in Humanitarian Operations: Environmental Health & Logistics

Liverpool School Of Tropical Medicine
Campus Full time 2 weeks April 2018 United Kingdom Liverpool

This course aims to provide students with knowledge and critical understanding of the principal technical challenges encountered in supporting emergency humanitarian operations. It aims to enable students to adopt a reasoned and evidence-based approach to anticipating and identifying the technical challenges and to develop and evaluate strategies for their management. [+]

Best Courses in Natural Sciences 2018. Humanitarian Operations: Environmental Health & Logistics 3 good reasons to study 1. The humanitarian sector needs many skills, not just medical, and this course explores the variety of skills needed 2. This course is suitable for water and sanitation technical specialists, logisticians, security specialists, project co-ordinators, contractors, etc..., the list is endless - all of whom are widely needed in this sector 3. The course provides a valuable gateway to understanding the humanitarian sector. This course aims to provide students with knowledge and critical understanding of the principal technical challenges encountered in supporting emergency humanitarian operations. It aims to enable students to adopt a reasoned and evidence-based approach to anticipating and identifying the technical challenges and to develop and evaluate strategies for their management. Course Outline Logistics, infrastructure and communication: planning and managing the logistics chain of specification, ordering and procurement, transport, storage and distribution tools for financial management and control managing human resources for logistics and technical activities contracts for staff, property and procurement field communication equipment and their importance for security logistics support of immunization programmes provision and maintenance of accommodation and utilities Environmental Health, Water and Sanitation: common environmental and public health hazards environmental health planning and management in emergencies minimum standards for the delivery of relief in the environmental health sector planning and managing effective sanitation programmes planning, sourcing, treating and supplying water in emergencies hygiene-promotion key indicators for monitoring environmental health programs environmental risk factors for vector-borne diseases in... [-]

Course in Network Marketing

European School of Economics Italy
Campus Full time 12 hours October 2018 Italy Milan

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Functional Skills Course Level 1 and 2 Maths

Alpha Gateway College
Campus Full time 12 - 16 weeks January 2018 United Kingdom London

At Alpha Gateway College we believe that Functional Skills Mathematics (FSM) courses offer an opportunity to become more confident in Mathematics and to improve your job prospects and enhance your career progression. FSM can also help prepare you for other courses, or to gain a qualification (including those in adult numeracy and literacy). These courses can help you develop the practical skills in Mathematics that you need to live, study and work. You'll learn to apply Mathematics skills in real-life situations through reading, writing, speaking and listening tasks. [+]

Why Functional Skills Mathematics

At Alpha Gateway College we believe that Functional Skills Mathematics (FSM) courses offer an opportunity to become more confident in Mathematics and to improve your job prospects and enhance your career progression.

FSM can also help prepare you for other courses, or to gain a qualification (including those in adult numeracy and literacy). These courses can help you develop the practical skills in Mathematics that you need to live, study and work. You'll learn to apply Mathematics skills in real-life situations through reading, writing, speaking and listening tasks.

What the FSM courses involve

The courses are available at different levels, so you'll be able to study at the level best suited to you. If you've applied to study a GCSE with us, depending on your assessment, we may recommend you study functional skills first.... [-]


Engineering and Physical Sciences International Foundation Year

University of Surrey International Study Centre
Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 United Kingdom Guildford

The Engineering and Physical Sciences International Foundation Year leads to a wide range of degrees in engineering, science and mathematics related subjects at the University of Surrey. [+]

The Engineering and Physical Sciences International Foundation Year leads to a wide range of degrees in engineering, science and mathematics related subjects at the University of Surrey.

Core units

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.... [-]


Policy and Practice in Numeracy/Mathematics - Advanced Professional Development Course [Level HE7] part-time

University of Bolton
Campus Part time 14 weeks August 2018 United Kingdom Bolton

The course is aimed at educationalists with an interest in gaining an up-to-date overview of issues in adult numeracy. It focuses on key theoretical issues that impact on adult numeracy provision. You are likely to be working in the area of basic skills/numeracy and wish to develop your critical thinking skills in current educational approaches to numeracy and mathematics education... [+]

Best Courses in Natural Sciences 2018. Policy and Practice in Numeracy/Mathematics - Advanced Professional Development [Level HE7] part-time The course is aimed at educationalists with an interest in gaining an up-to-date overview of issues in adult numeracy. It focuses on key theoretical issues that impact on adult numeracy provision. You are likely to be working in the area of basic skills/numeracy and wish to develop your critical thinking skills in current educational approaches to numeracy and mathematics education. This module aims to enhance your existing knowledge of the field of numeracy and mathematics education by critical analysis of government policy in this area. You will reflect on your experiences and observations as basic skills practitioners and will research, critique and analyse UK and international policy in numeracy and mathematics education. You will develop your knowledge of the historical development of numeracy provision and the impact policy decisions have on standards and achievement. Cultural origins will be debated and analysed in order to establish what impact these have on achievement and enjoyment of the subject. On successful completion of this course you will be awarded a certificate of credit for 20 credits at Level HE7. In addition, you may use these credits towards one of the Masters in Education degrees offered by the University of Bolton. The syllabus covers the following content areas: political issues in numeracy; the history of adult numeracy provision and mathematical curriculum delivery; approaches to numeracy; numeracy in an international context, examination of current government policy approaches/... [-]

Course in Office Administration - Mathematics for Business (IBS)

Damelin Part Time
Campus Part time 65 hours February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

Upon successful completion of each skills programme, IBS will issue learners with a Results Letter outlining the modules and credits achieved. Only on completion of 3 modules towards the full [+]

Course in Office Administration - Skills Programme in Introduction to Mathematics for Business (IBS)CertificationUpon successful completion of each skills programme, IBS will issue learners with a Results Letter outlining the modules and credits achieved. Only on completion of 3 modules towards the full qualification will the learner be awarded a certificate with a FASSET endorsement. Learner results will be recorded on the IBS National Learner Records Database within 6 months of completion.Entry Requirements

    Knowledge, comprehension and application of the English language at NQF 2/Grade 10 or equivalent     Knowledge, comprehension and application of Mathematical Literacy at NQF 2/Grade 10 or equivalent     Admission may be subject to an interview with an academic staff member ... [-]

Graduate Certificate in Environmental Engineering Management

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 0.5 - 1 year January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

This course deals with the broad aspects of environmental management relevant to practising professionals in engineering science, planning, architecture, law, surveying, health and building. Engineers, scientists, town planners and other professionals working in this field have a compelling duty to ensure that the adverse effects of development on the total environment are minimised. The subjects offered in this course follow an integrated approach to professional practice through a choice of compulsory subjects in professional engineering, environmental engineering management and an elective. [+]

Environmental engineering and management is high on the political agenda. It also has a high professional priority. Students develop a background and competence in environmental management. This course is ideal for practising professionals who are interested in environmental management issues but who do not have the time to commit to a master's course.

The course aims to develop an awareness and understanding of the human impact on the environment with respect to waste minimisation and water quality management, and the professional skills required to work as part of an integrated team responsible for environmental planning and management.

This course is of relevance to practising professionals in architecture, building, engineering science, health, law, planning and surveying.... [-]


Biology-Health Care Program

College of Southern Idaho
Campus Full time September 2018 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. [-]

Lean and the Work Environment Course

NIVA Education
Campus Full time 4 days Denmark Copenhagen

The course will consist of a mix of lectures and discussions on the role of lean, the work environment and sustainable production processes in practical lean implementation or the participant’s research projects. Basic lean literature will be distributed to participants before the course. [+]

Best Courses in Natural Sciences 2018. The course will consist of a mix of lectures and discussions on the role of lean, the work environment and sustainable production processes in practical lean implementation or the participant’s research projects. Basic lean literature will be distributed to participants before the course. The participants will also be asked to prepare a brief introduction of their research project or lean implementation activities. The course can be approved as a Phd-course with 3,5 ETCS at Aalborg University. This course has also been accepted as a theoretical course (10 hours) demanded in the medical specialist education in the training programs of occupational health services at the University of Helsinki in Finland. The acceptance is valid for the specialist training programs at the Faculty of Medicine of all Finnish universities. Course objectives To understand the concept of sustainable production processes To understand the lean concept and the advantages and disadvantages of lean To understand how lean can be used in the development of sustainable production processes To able to relate lean and sustainable production processes to one's own research projects Target group Researchers and PhD-students working with lean, sustainable production, organizational development, operations management, innovation, human resource management, working environment Academic practitioners working with lean and the working environment The course can be approved as a Phd-course with 3,5 ETCS. Course outline Problem based learning. Mix of lectures and students discussion of the role of lean, the work environment and sustainable production processes in their research projects... [-]

Unique Ecosystems of Central Siberia

Siberian State Aerospace University SibSAU
Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2018 Russia Krasnoyarsk

International ecological summer school “Unique Ecosystems of Central Siberia” of Siberian State Aerospace University offers a great opportunity for foreign and Russian students [+]

Unique Ecosystems of Central Siberia

International ecological summer school “Unique Ecosystems of Central Siberia” of Siberian State Aerospace University offers a great opportunity for foreign and Russian students to get acquainted with the heart of Siberia, Krasnoyarsky Kray, and to observe its beauty.Participants will get a chance to be taken on a voyage through unique natural and artificial ecosystems of Central Siberia, to witness fauna and flora behavior in natural medium and to see with their own eyes the differentiation between the 5 Climate Regions!Besides academic classes, participants will acquire knowledge in the open air. They will gain an opportunity to dive into depths, to climb some peaks, to visit the Republic of Khakassia – an extensive territory with numerous lakes and rivers, countless steppes and sainted places – and to experience the power of Yenisey, one of the largest rivers in the world.Period: 22 July - 06 August, 2012... [-]


Course - Southern Hemisphere Summer Space

International Space University
Campus Full time September 2018 Australia Adelaide France Strasbourg + 1 more

The Southern Hemisphere Summer Space Program (SHS-SP) is ISU’s newest annual program offering, provided in partnership by ISU and the University of South Australia. [+]

Southern Hemisphere Summer Space Program

The Southern Hemisphere Summer Space Program (SHS-SP) is ISU’s newest annual program offering, provided in partnership by ISU and the University of South Australia. The program is designed with a particular eye to the southern hemisphere environment and is built around the themes of space applications, space policy and space services, while giving a well rounded exposure to the principles and concepts involved in space science, space systems engineering and technology, space business and leadership and space legal and regulatory issues.

In 2014, ISU will also be offering two unique short courses in cooperation with the University of South Australia (UniSA) immediately following the SHSSP14 session. The first course addresses modern spectrum management and the second addresses strategic space law.  ... [-]