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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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High School (Years 10, 11 and 12)

Eynesbury
Campus Full time 3 years July 2017 Australia Adelaide

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Best Course Studies in Natural Sciences 2017. Year 10 Core subjects English or EALD Health and Physical Education History Mathematics or Essential Mathematics Personal Learning Plan Research Practices Sciences Elective subjects ASX Stock Exchange Challenge Business Studies (Financial Literacy) Creative Writing Drama (Film) Drama (Theatre) French (continuers) Nutrition Society and Culture Visual Arts External subjects Dance Languages other than English (for example Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese) Music Subjects In Year 10 students will study 7 subjects per semester Intakes: January and July Year 11 10 credits Accounting Ancient Studies Australian and International Politics Business and Enterprise Drama Essential Mathematics Legal Studies Modern History Personal Learning Plan (if not completed in Year 10) Psychology Research Project Society and Culture Visual Arts - Design 10 or 20 credits Biology Economics General Mathematics (20 credits required for progression to Year 12 General Mathematics) Visual Arts - Art 20 credits Chemistry French (beginners) French (continuers) English for EALD Mathematical Methods Physics Specialist Mathematics (must also do Mathematical Methods) External subjects Dance Languages other than English (for example Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese) Music Subjects Year 11 consists of 120 SACE credits; students normally study 6 subjects per semester. This may include the Research Project. Intakes: January Year 12 10 credits Research project (if not completed in Year 11) 20 credits Accounting Australian and International Politics Biology Business and Enterprise Chemistry Classical Studies Drama Economics English as an Additional Language English English Literacy Studies French (beginners) French (continuers) General Mathematics Legal Studies Mathematical Methods Modern History Physics Psychology... [-]

Course in Global Environmental Studies

Kulturstudier
Campus Full time 1 semester September 2017 Ghana Cape Coast

This course gives a social science introduction to the most important fields within global environmental studies in general and West Africa in particular. It digs into the causes and dynamics of environmental challenges and dynamics, and different perspectives on management of natural resources. [+]

Course in Global Environmental Studies Study location: Cape Coast, Ghana This course gives a social science introduction to the most important fields within global environmental studies in general and West Africa in particular. It digs into the causes and dynamics of environmental challenges and dynamics, and different perspectives on management of natural resources. It is a full semester course, 30 ECTS, and is offered in cooperation with Oslo and Akershus University College. Learning Outcome The course presents various ways that major environmental issues are seen as global challenges and are discussed in global fora. Furthermore, the students learn about specific cases of such issues in Ghana and other West-African countries. In these cases, the course provides insights to concerns by various actors at local and national levels. The students gain a basis for critical analysis and reflection upon the causes, dynamics and proposed solutions to environmental conflicts. The course places a significant focus on field experience, including three field trips during which the students will be able to engage directly with some of the major environmental concerns facing Ghana. At the end of the course the student has obtained the following learning outcomes: Knowledge: The student has attained knowledge about: Key concepts in environmental studies, such as ‘sustainable development’; Ways that various types of ‘power’ is applied in environmental conflicts; The role of institutions, organisations and other stakeholders in managing and regulating human impact on the environment; The manner in which social and economic dynamics of development interact with the... [-]

English & German Winter Course

University of Kassel
Campus Full time Part time 3 weeks December 2017 Germany Kassel + 1 more

The International Winter University at Kassel is the counterpart to the International Summer University being held every year during winter season. Just as the International Summer University, the winter school offers specially created modules, focusing on the main issues of the current globalization trends. [+]

Best Course Studies in Natural Sciences 2017. International Winter University Kassel Winter Courses in the Heart of Europe The International Winter University at Kassel is the counterpart to the International Summer University being held every year during winter season. Just as the International Summer University, the winter school offers specially created modules, focusing on the main issues of the current globalization trends. Environmental Engineering Key topics: Wind energy, low energy housing, photovoltaics, solar thermal technology, renewable energy from biogas and wastewater, hydro power German Culture Studies Key topics: The "age of Goethe" (Goethe-Zeit), the end of the 19th century (Nietzsche), the revolutionary art movement (Bauhaus and Expressionism) The academic program is combined with an intensive German language course offered at different levels. The class concept has been designed to teach German in the most effective way: It combines lectures of higly competent teachers with practical exercises in everyday German life – the best way to directly experience a new language. In addition the program includes several leisure time activities, such as workshops as well as excursions to Frankfurt and Berlin. Students will be accommodated at a host family throughout their stay. Due to the diverse and exciting structure of academic seminars and highly realistic cultural modules the program guarantees a broad and realistic impression of Germany and daily life in modern German society. Study Program Relating to the overall topic of “New Perspectives for a Globalized World: Environmental and Cultural Dimensions” the International Winter University Kassel 2018 offers the seminars... [-]

Course - Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy and Technology

Avans University of Applied Sciences - Undergraduate programs
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Netherlands Breda Hertogenbosch Tilburg + 2 more

Issues like global warming, pollution and cradle to cradle interest you. The Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy and Technology programme will turn you into an environmental professional [+]

Course - Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy and Technology

Issues like global warming, pollution and cradle to cradle interest you. The Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy and Technology programme will turn you into an environmental professional.

The local authority in a city wants to be CO2 neutral by 2040. You are part of a consultancy team. You find ways to reduce the energy consumption and utilise suitable sustainable energy sources. You research the availability of solar power, hydropower, geothermal power, wind power and biomass. Your solution is financially viable and accepted by both industry and the public. You take into consideration future developments, techniques and policies.... [-]


GCSE Maths

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Part time 30 weeks September 2017 United Kingdom London

This stimulating level 2 qualification is for anyone with a good grounding in maths who needs a GCSE for employment, further study, teacher training or personal development. Topics covered include graphs and geometry, statistics and algebra. [+]

Best Course Studies in Natural Sciences 2017. If you left school without the skills, confidence or qualifications you now need, or want to improve your skills towards a future in higher education and employment – we have classes that will help you. Kensington and Chelsea College offers English and maths qualifications that will give you the skills you need for work, education and everyday life. We offer qualifications to suit individual needs. The courses take place mornings, afternoons or evenings, on two sites, and at different levels. To find out more and to enrol, you need to come to one of our Advice and Guidance sessions and our staff will assess which is the right level course for you. All of our courses run for a full academic year (from September to July) and at the end of the course you will complete your studies with an assessment in order to give you a recognised qualification. Many of our students are coming back to study for the first time in years. Students will be taught in small friendly classes with a relaxed and informal atmosphere offering a mixture of group and individual work. Course Overview This stimulating level 2 qualification is for anyone with a good grounding in maths who needs a GCSE for employment, further study, teacher training or personal development. Topics covered include graphs and geometry, statistics and algebra. If you feel confident about your maths skills and want a qualification then this is the course for you.... [-]

Short Course: Spring Semester in Water and Environmental Management

UniLaSalle
Campus Full time 5 months January 2018 France Beauvais

Current water challenges require an interdisciplinary approach.Through practical field work, international perspectives and innovative educational methods, students will better understand the interactions between environmental factors and anthropogenic activities. [+]

Spring Semester in Water and Environmental Management Objectives Current water challenges require an interdisciplinary approach.Through practical field work, international perspectives and innovative educational methods, students will better understand the interactions between environmental factors and anthropogenic activities. Tuition Erasmus+ students (from an Erasmus+ partner university): tuition waived Exchange students (from a partner university/with a cooperation agreement): tuition waived Other students: € 3,500+ € 50 (non-refundable application fees) (field trip and campus fee are included to the program charges) Fees (2015-2016) Residence hall: €483/month for a single room €260 for a shared room Campus fees: €100€/year (Erasmus+ and exchange students) Room insurance: €39/year Health insurance (compulsory for non-European students): ≈ €215/year Catering: ≈ € 3,20/meal (breakfast is free) Local transportation bus: €8 (monthly pass) Equipment to bring: lab coat, laptop, plug adaptor, fieldwork equipment (plastic boots, outdoor shoes, warm clothes, raincoat) 5-day-field trip in April : €300 (exchange or non-exchange student). Admission requirements Life, Agriculture, Geosciences or Environmental sciences: juniors, seniors or Master degree students from an accredited institution. English: an advanced intermediate level is required: 785 TOEIC, 567 TOEFL paper (or 227 TOEFLcbt, 87 TOEFLibt), 6.5 IELTS [-]

Green Liver Systems - Eco Friendly Water Purification

TU Berlin Summer & Winter University
Campus Full time 4 weeks June 2017 Germany Berlin

The course is for all students interested in ecotoxicology and environmental engineering, with a focus on the topics of water and water purification, using eco-friendly methods. [+]

Best Course Studies in Natural Sciences 2017. Summer University block 1: June 12th - July 6th, 2017 Course price: 1.850 Euros 18 hours of class sessions per week, 5 ECTS credit points Topic Water pollution, eutrophication, water purification, biotransformation, aquatic macrophytes, risk assessment. Target group The course is for all students interested in ecotoxicology and environmental engineering, with a focus on the topics of water and water purification, using eco-friendly methods. Learning Goal/Output Having taken this course, students will have: Developed fundamental knowledge on water pollution, contaminants and chemical analysis Developed ideas for suitable eco-friendly systems to combat these water pollutants Gained hands-on experience on building a Green Liver System Enhanced their creative thinking and learning in a group Course Components The course will include the following components: Classroom-based lectures Group work sub-projects Excursion to the Piano Lake Practical workshop Short Description The students will gain insight into the most important environmental contaminants, including micro-pollutants and natural toxins. They will learn how to use ecosystem services provided by aquatic macrophytes to clean up polluted water for different purposes (drinking water, spray irrigation water etc.) Analytical methods such as LC-MSMS (mass-spectrometry) will be shown and used as well. The students will have a hands-on experience building a model Green Liver System and will perform some basic experiments on water purification with this self-made model. The excursion to Piano lake will show the students a urban water body and a small Green Liver-like system installed in this lake. Commercial ideas will be... [-]

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. [-]

Environmental Technician

Confederation College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Canada Thunder Bay

This multi-faceted, two-year program, is delivered in the middle of northwestern Ontario’s beautiful Boreal Forest. It will train you to effectively manage natural and man-made environments, and how to communicate and work cooperatively with those from other sectors and disciplines. [+]

Best Course Studies in Natural Sciences 2017. Environmental Technician This multi-faceted, two-year program, is delivered in the middle of northwestern Ontario’s beautiful Boreal Forest. It will train you to effectively manage natural and man-made environments, and how to communicate and work cooperatively with those from other sectors and disciplines. You will explore environmental issues, as well as learn hands-on tools for assessing, protecting and restoring ecosystems. The curriculum for this program was developed in consultation with representatives from industry and agencies, and is based on current practices, our own experience in the field, as well as anticipated needs and technological advances. The need for technically competent personnel is expected to grow considerably in the coming years. The knowledge and skills learned in this program will give you the expertise to compete for environmental career opportunities locally, provincially, nationally and globally. [-]

Graduate INTERNATIONAL SEMESTER Environmental Engineering

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University
Campus September 2017 Russia St. Petersburg

The program aims to provide the participants with the overall knowledge in the field of Environmental Engineering and give deep insight into environmental management principles in construction, eco-design as well as environmental safety in waste management, reclamation of landfill waste storage, study of biodegradation processes and biogas production. [+]

Objective of the programme The program aims to provide the participants with the overall knowledge in the field of Environmental Engineering and give deep insight into environmental management principles in construction, eco-design as well as environmental safety in waste management, reclamation of landfill waste storage, study of biodegradation processes and biogas production. During the programme the participants will develop analytical, cross-cultural and management skills and professional competences in the field of environmental safety in civil engineering and municipal facilities. Upon graduation the participants will have acquired the knowledge and skills needed for a further professional career. The reasons to take Environmental Engineering Master programme The programme is developed according to European requirements and can be recognized as a semester abroad. It provides students with the opportunity to study in the international environment and get the intercultural experience. The program comprises compulsory and elective courses delivered in English. Methods of teaching facilitate students’ active participation and involvement. Practical experience in laboratory researsh, field trips, industrial tours and subject-related discussions are an integral part of learning process in addition to lectures. Within the programme students are assigned to develop an interdisciplinary project where they will be able to manifest all the competences they acquired during the programme and to apply them to practice. University administration and tutors will help the students to settle in and will make their stay in the big city of St.Petersburg enjoyable, comfortable and safe. [-]

GED Program - General Educational Development

The American College in Spain
Campus Full time 16 weeks September 2017 Spain Marbella USA Davie + 2 more

The GED (General Educational Development) is a High School proficiency test that evaluates 5 areas of the student’s knowledge: Social Studies, Science, Writing & Reading, Grammar, and Mathematics. [+]

Best Course Studies in Natural Sciences 2017. GED Program - General Educational Development The GED (General Educational Development) is a High School proficiency test that evaluates 5 areas of the student’s knowledge: Social Studies, Science, Writing & Reading, Grammar, and Mathematics. It consists of a series of 5 tests that once passed demonstrates that the student meets the necessary requirements of a high school education in the United States of America. Once completed, the student will receive a GED diploma. The GED is an interesting and highly recommended option for those students who have not completed their secondary-level studies and want access to a U.S. university in order to obtain a university degree. The American College in Spain offers courses that are designed to prepare the students to pass the GED exam. Students wishing to apply to the GED course, should present the following documents: 1. Application Form 2. Placement Test is required prior to admission. 3. Passport photocopy. If Spanish national or resident, national identification document (DNI /NIE) 4. 150€ Administration Fee For students enrolled in Marbella United Football Club please contact our registrar's office to receive information according to our contractual agreement. [-]

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.... [-]


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

University of Bolton
Campus Part time 14 weeks August 2017 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 Course Studies in Natural Sciences 2017. 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... [-]

PGDip in Endangered Species Recovery

University of Kent, School of Anthropology & Conservation
Campus Full time 6 months March 2018 Mauritius United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

This unique programme, which will combine an academic qualification with intensive in situ fieldwork experience on Mauritius, will be administered as one of DICEs portfolio of postgraduate programmes in conservation science and management within the School of Anthropology and Conservation. [+]

A new Postgraduate Diploma programme in Endangered Species Recovery is currently being developed by DICE that will capitalise on its long-standing links with the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust (Durrell) and the Mauritius Wildlife Foundation (MWF). Students registered on this University of Kent diploma will be based entirely on the island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean where they will be immersed within a world-renowned species and habitat restoration programme, spear-headed by MWF in collaboration with Durrell. This exciting and novel approach to postgraduate training will enable students to learn cutting-edge conservation techniques and gain world-class hands-on experience in the field. Distinctive Features This unique programme, which will combine an academic qualification with intensive in situ fieldwork experience on Mauritius, will be administered as one of DICEs portfolio of postgraduate programmes in conservation science and management within the School of Anthropology and Conservation. Durrell is one of the foremost species conservation organisations in the world, having recovered many endangered species from critically low numbers through intensive, hands-on species management. Durrell therefore compliments DICE’s academic credentials with its evidence-based species recovery efforts on the ground. Both DICE and Durrell have a long-term partnership in conservation research and training with MWF, the organisation which has successfully led the recovery efforts for a large number of threatened endemic species. MWF’s work has already saved a minimum of five endemic species from extinction, as well as pioneering ecosystem recovery techniques for restoring whole-island ecosystems. Students on this new University of Kent programme will benefit from... [-]

A-Level Courses

Sussex Coast College Hastings
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Hastings

A-Levels are a prestigious qualification and one of the main routes into university in the UK. You can study up to four subjects. [+]

Best Course Studies in Natural Sciences 2017. A-Levels are a prestigious qualification and one of the main routes into university in the UK. You can study up to four subjects. What we can offer you We are committed to helping you make the most of your time with us and will support you with your university application. Our A-Level students have gone on to study at top universities in the UK, Europe and the United States. Our courses are delivered in a friendly and exciting way by our specialist tutors, with a wide range of A-Levels to choose from, including: Biology Business Chemistry Classical Civilisations Economics English Language English Literature Fine Art French Geography Government and Politics Graphic Design History Law Mathematics Further Mathematics Media Studies Physics Philosophy Photography Physical Education Psychology (Forensic) Science Sociology Textiles Entry requirements - 5 GCSEs grades A* -C (including Mathamatics) or the equivalent from your home country - IELTS 5.5 including 5.5 for writing, or equivalent [-]