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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 January 2018 Australia Adelaide

High school subjects [+]

Best Course Studies in Natural Sciences 2017/2018. 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... [-]

A Levels

Cardiff and Vale College
Campus Full time 32 weeks September 2017 United Kingdom Cardiff

This is a one-year intensive course to improve A-level grades or to allow mature students with appropriate experience to gain A-level qualifications. You can complement your studies with essential GCSEs, as well as compulsory tutorial and skills for life. [+]

Full Time A3 - 1 year intensive Level 3 Cardiff Art & Design - ASLevel 3 Cardiff Biology - A2 Level 3 Cardiff Biology - AS Level 3 Cardiff Business Studies - A2 Level 3 Cardiff Business Studies - AS Level 3 Cardiff Chemistry - A2 Level 3 Cardiff Chemistry - AS Level 3 Cardiff Computer Science - A2 Level 3 Cardiff Computer Science - AS Level 3 Cardiff English Language & Literature - AS Level 3 Cardiff English Language - A2 Level 3 Cardiff English Language - AS Level 3 Cardiff English Literature - A2 Level 3 Cardiff English Literature - AS Level 3 Cardiff Film Studies - A2 Level 3 Cardiff Film Studies - AS Level 3 Cardiff French - AS LevelLevel 3 Cardiff Further Mathematics - AS Level 3 Cardiff Geography - AS Level 3 Cardiff Government & Politics - A2 Level 3 Cardiff Government & Politics - AS Level 3 Cardiff Graphic Communication - A2 Level 3 Cardiff Graphic Communication - AS Level 3 Cardiff History - A2 Level 3 Cardiff History - AS Level 3 Cardiff Information & Communication Technology - A2 Level 3 Cardiff Information & Communication Technology - AS Level 3 Cardiff Law - A2 Level 3 Cardiff Law - AS Level 3 Cardiff Mathematics - A2Level 3 Cardiff Mathematics - AS Level 3 Cardiff Media Studies - A2 Level 3 Cardiff Media Studies - AS Level 3 Cardiff Photography - A2 Level 3 Cardiff Photography - AS Level 3 Cardiff Physical Education... [-]

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.... [-]


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... [-]

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 2017/2018. 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.... [-]

Galápagos Islands Direct Enrollment - GAIAS

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 semester August 2018 Ecuador Galapagos Islands

There’s a reason why many of the world’s most famous scientists have visited the Galápagos Islands—now it’s your turn to discover one of the world’s most beautiful and biologically diverse island locations. It’s here that you will get hands-on experience studying topics such as Biology, Ecology, Environmental Studies, Marine Ecology, and Sociology. [+]

Overview There’s a reason why many of the world’s most famous scientists have visited the Galápagos Islands—now it’s your turn to discover one of the world’s most beautiful and biologically diverse island locations. It’s here that you will get hands-on experience studying topics such as Biology, Ecology, Environmental Studies, Marine Ecology, and Sociology. This direct enrollment program is organized through the Galápagos Academic Institute for the Arts and Sciences (GAIAS), a remote campus of the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) located on the island of San Cristóbal. Before you head to the Galápagos, the program will begin with a month in Quito, where you participate in an orientation, a course at USFQ Cumbayá campus, and course-related excursions. The remaining months are spent on San Cristóbal in the Galápagos Islands. Additional course-related excursions allow you to spend time in other locations, based on your course enrollment. Choose from courses in three tracks: Evolution, Ecology & Conservation Marine Ecology People, Politics & the Environment The Galápagos Islands and Quito will be your classroom. Witness the famous land iguanas and giant tortoises as you study the evolution of these unique species. Visit indigenous and traditional Andean communities to better understand the relationship between humans and their environment. Dive into the Pacific to get close to the marine life you learn about. We want you to feel at home in Quito and the Galápagos Islands, so we do everything we can to help you integrate into student life. From housing to cultural events,... [-]

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 Course Studies in Natural Sciences 2017/2018. 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... [-]

Pre College Program extended

University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien
Campus Full time Part time October 2017 Austria Vienna

The current pre-college program is designed as a preparatory course lasting four semesters for international students intending to take the admission test for the UAS Technikum Wien or embark on a course of study in Austria. The PCP ex is designed specially for students who have little or none skills in german language. [+]

The current pre-college program is designed as a preparatory course lasting four semesters for international students intending to take the admission test for the UAS Technikum Wien or embark on a course of study in Austria. The PCP ex is designed specially for students who have little or none skills in German language. Prospektive international students attend intensive courses for German English Mathematics Physics Computer science Electrical engineering Biology After successfully completing the preparatory course, graduates will have attained the minimum requirement "German B2" according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, and passed any additional exams required to be able to apply for a course at UAS Technikum Wien. This means that, after completion of the Pre College Program, it is possible to immediately begin participating in the standard application process for a Bachelor's or Master's program. Completing the PCP does not guarantee admittance to the study programs of UAS Technikum Wien. In addition to the intensive level of language and specialist education, great store is also set by the students doing leisure activities together and familiarizing themselves with Vienna as a potential place of study. By the same token, support is given during the "acclimatization phase" phase in Vienna and when completing all of the necessary formalities. The advantages at a glance The best way to prepare for the admission process and the course of study Additional qualification by acquiring an internationally recognized language certificate. Attend cultural highlights and events in Vienna "Accompanied" familiarization with Austrian... [-]

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.... [-]


Geological Field School

UniLaSalle
Campus Full time 4 - 5 weeks September 2017 France Beauvais

The department of geology at UNILASALLE 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 UNILASALLE 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 [-]

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 2017/2018. 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. [-]

Short Courses in Science

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

Short Courses in Science [+]

Short Courses in Science Title Duration Price Admission Requirements Contact Details Certificate in Cyber Security Available on request R20000 Grade 12 2 years Industry experience in Cyber Security​ science@uj.ac.za Higher Certificate in Information Technology 1 year Full-time (minimum) 2 years Part-time R32000 Grade 12​​ science@uj.ac.za Advanced Map Work Skills 6 days including assessment R6000 Degree/diploma and preferably teachers teaching Geography at FET level. Ms Thea Schoeman 011 559 3226 theas@uj.ac.za Basic Map Work Skills 6 days including assessment R5500

Ms Thea Schoeman 011 559 3226 theas@uj.ac.za Introduction to Geographic Information Systems 14 weeks R10000 ​Diploma or Degree in Science, Humanities or Education​ science@uj.ac.za Geo-Informatics 1: Geographic Information Systems 14 weeks R8500 Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification, preferably with prior knowledge of Geographic Information Systems, Spatial Analysis, Remote Sensing or Aerial Photography in undergraduate studies. science@uj.ac.za Geo-Informatics 2: Remote Sensing and Image Processing 14 weeks R8500 Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification, preferably with prior knowledge of Geographic Information System, Spatial Analysis, Remote Sensing or Aerial Photography in undergraduate studies science@uj.ac.za Semi-Thin Wax Sections for Histology 40 hours R6000 Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field​ science@uj.ac.za Functional Ecology of Rivers and Wetlands 200 hours R6000 Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate fiel​d science@uj.ac.za Introductory Geology 3 months part-time R4000 *Currently employed Mineral Identification personnel with experience science@uj.ac.za *Recognition of Prior Learning must be acknowledged to a level of Grade 12 [-]


Policy and Practice in Numeracy/Mathematics - Advanced Professional Development [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 Course Studies in Natural Sciences 2017/2018. 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... [-]

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. [-]

Graduate Certificate in Mathematics

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Part time 1 year January 2018 Australia Sydney

The Graduate Certificate in Mathematics is a four-subject course. The flexible course structure allows for study programs designed to suit different university graduates, from mathematicians looking to refresh or deepen their knowledge in a certain mathematical discipline, to holders of business, engineering or science bachelor's degrees who require a mathematical foundation for further studies. [+]

The course is recommended for those with insufficient mathematics in their bachelor's degree who wish to meet the admission requirements of the Mathematical and Statistical Modelling major in the Master of Science (C04241).

The course aims to provide university graduates with access to training and retraining in mathematics and statistics with the aim to allow students to focus on particular mathematical topics rather than on broader areas of mathematics.

Career options include web analyst, consumer analytics, data scientist, database development, marketing research, risk analytics, web conversion optimisation, programming, computational modelling, scheduling and logistics, and statistical analysis.... [-]