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Every student is unique, as are the paths available for higher education. Students interested in fast-tracking their career can earn a diploma in a specific course of study. What is a diploma in life sciences? Students interested in this path of study may learn about the nature of lifeforms. The general overview of life science programs, also called biosciences, typically delves into the complex n… Read more

Every student is unique, as are the paths available for higher education. Students interested in fast-tracking their career can earn a diploma in a specific course of study.

What is a diploma in life sciences? Students interested in this path of study may learn about the nature of lifeforms. The general overview of life science programs, also called biosciences, typically delves into the complex nature of living organisms and their development, purpose and environment. Within this field are subfields that students can focus on, such as biology, chemistry, physiology, ecology, genetics, horticulture and agricultural. Students also can learn to better use the scientific method to understand life from its smallest to biggest forms.

While learning about life at a scientific levels, student may enhance their own life skills. Communication and problem-solving abilities are inherent in science and everyday living. Student also may become more familiar with analyzing charts, communications and statistics, which complements a resume.

Since diploma programs are typically around two years, students can expect to pay for at least four semesters. This cost will vary on the school selected to attend and may also be influenced by whether it is online or on campus.

Since life sciences is a broad subject that isn’t connected with a specific career, opportunities may be easier to find with an emphasis in a particular subject. Generally, students may find a role as a lab technician or research assistant. Chemistry- or biology-focused diplomas may lead to jobs like biochemist, microbiologist or clinical research associate. Resource managers or park naturalists are potential jobs for those interested in ecology. An emphasis in physiology may open the door to the field of medicine. Students may find work as a pharmaceutical researcher or health care scientist.

Life science diplomas can be obtained from a number of accredited institutions internationally. Online programs are available for specific subfield studies. 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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Ecole Ducasse - Paris Campus
Paris, France

For professionals with 2/3 years experience minimum or students with a Culinary Diploma. Acquire the highest level of expertise in every specialty in the professional kitchen. ... +

For professionals with 2/3 years experience minimum or students with a Culinary Diploma. Acquire the highest level of expertise in every specialty in the professional kitchen. Intensive modules teach advanced aspects of culinary arts with an emphasis on skills-building. Reinforce know-how in a real-world working environment through a monitored internship. Small group settings with a limited number of 10 participants provide intense and personalized training. -
Diploma
Full-time
6 months
English
Dec 2020
Campus
 
The European Wellness Aesthetic Academy (EWAA)
Lugano, Switzerland

The Diploma in Bio-Regenerative Esthetics is an Intensive E-Learning Program that Features Comprehensive Hands-On Workshops & Practical Logbook Supervision Conducted by a ... +

The Diploma in Bio-Regenerative Esthetics is an Intensive E-Learning Program that Features Comprehensive Hands-On Workshops & Practical Logbook Supervision Conducted by a Certified & Experienced Dermatologist. -
Diploma
Full-time
6 months
English
Feb 2021
Online
 
Academy Of Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences (AAPS)
Toronto, Canada

This innovative program exposes students to real-world developments in the Food, Cosmetics and Pharmaceutical industry.

This innovative program exposes students to real-world developments in the Food, Cosmetics and Pharmaceutical industry. -
Diploma
Full-time
46 weeks
English
Sep 2020
Campus
Online
 
Asturias Corporación Universitaria
Bogotá, Colombia +2 More

In order to reduce the risks of food poisoning and provide consumers with safe food, the food industry has been concerned with implementing systems and standards that guarante ... +

In order to reduce the risks of food poisoning and provide consumers with safe food, the food industry has been concerned with implementing systems and standards that guarantee the safety of food. There are a series of practical tools that lead to the establishment, implementation, maintenance and improvement of the management systems of ... -
Diploma
Part-time
120 hours
Spanish
Jan 2021
Online
 
North Iowa Area Community College
Mason City, USA

The Agriculture Technology Diploma program is designed to provide students with the skills, aptitudes, and knowledge necessary to enter fields related to general agriculture. ... +

The Agriculture Technology Diploma program is designed to provide students with the skills, aptitudes, and knowledge necessary to enter fields related to general agriculture. The program may be completed in two semesters by following the suggested curriculum, or it may be spread over three or more semesters. -
Diploma
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Centennial College
Toronto, Canada

Our Biotechnology - Advanced program prepares you with the scientific principles, techniques and skills required in industrial microbiology and chemistry. In this applied scie ... +

Our Biotechnology - Advanced program prepares you with the scientific principles, techniques and skills required in industrial microbiology and chemistry. In this applied science program, you'll also study biotechnology applications, biochemistry, microbial genetics and clinical and environmental microbiology. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
3 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Online Academies
Bournemouth, United Kingdom

In this course, you will be introduced to biochemistry, which is the study of the chemical processes which take place in living cells. People are sometimes deterred from study ... +

In this course, you will be introduced to biochemistry, which is the study of the chemical processes which take place in living cells. People are sometimes deterred from studying this subject by the thought of the chemistry and physics on which it is based. This course aims to show that it is quite possible to achieve an understanding of some of the fundamental concepts of biochemistry without building on a basis of pure science. -
Diploma
English
Online
 
Ecole Superieure Du Bois
Nantes, France

Engineers trained at ESB are able to use wood and other bio-based materials in an innovative way. They master scientific and technical knowledge, lead teams and manage project ... +

Engineers trained at ESB are able to use wood and other bio-based materials in an innovative way. They master scientific and technical knowledge, lead teams and manage projects. They use new technologies and place their approach in a logic of circular economy. -
Postgraduate Diploma
Full-time
3 years
French
Sep 2020
15 May 2020
Campus
 
Melbourne Polytechnic
Melbourne, Australia

Nurture your interest in all things green by gaining a well sought after qualification in the Diploma of Horticulture. Be the one dispensing advice on plant suitability, healt ... +

Nurture your interest in all things green by gaining a well sought after qualification in the Diploma of Horticulture. Be the one dispensing advice on plant suitability, health and design, and become the expert this ever-changing and dynamic industry needs - a rewarding career awaits. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

UJ has a unique and central place in supporting SA's position in Biotechnology and Food Technology. Our training provides knowledge and skilled people thereby making major con ... +

UJ has a unique and central place in supporting SA's position in Biotechnology and Food Technology. Our training provides knowledge and skilled people thereby making major contributions across society and economy by: Ensuring the supply of excellent scientists into South African industries and public bodies; Support the development of new technologies that improve lives and boost the economy. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
English
Jan 2021
30 Oct 2020
Campus
 
College Boreal
Sudbury, Canada +9 More

The Agricultural Technology program offers basic training in agriculture and farm business management, according to new industry trends and the different methods of governance ... +

The Agricultural Technology program offers basic training in agriculture and farm business management, according to new industry trends and the different methods of governance of a farm. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
French
Sep 2020
Campus
 
The College of Animal Welfare
Huntingdon, United Kingdom

Studied on an online, distance learning basis, this is an ideal way to gain an internationally recognized animal care qualification without attending College. This allows you ... +

Studied on an online, distance learning basis, this is an ideal way to gain an internationally recognized animal care qualification without attending College. This allows you to learn how to make a difference to the animals in your care. The course will be delivered in English and you will access your course materials via our online Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), allowing you to study at a time that suits you. -
Diploma
Part-time
English
Online
 
South African Business & Technology Institute
Johannesburg, South Africa

The purpose of this qualification is to allow Supervisors to progress towards a Junior Farm Manager position with specific reference to Animal Production. On successful comple ... +

The purpose of this qualification is to allow Supervisors to progress towards a Junior Farm Manager position with specific reference to Animal Production. On successful completion of the program, the student will receive a Certificate in Animal Production NQF 4. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 semesters
Feb 2021
Campus
 
Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain

Food security is one of the most interesting and complicated for those people who are interested in the study of food, its characteristics, ie, their appearance, their safety ... +

Food security is one of the most interesting and complicated for those people who are interested in the study of food, its characteristics, ie, their appearance, their safety and nutritional value chapters. Moreover, we need to know in order to guarantee European competitiveness of the food industry and Spanish regulatory framework. -
Postgraduate Diploma
Full-time
Spanish, Catalan
Campus
 
Perdana University
Serdang, Malaysia

Bioinformatics is essential for analysis and interpretation of complex and large biological datasets generated by functional studies and high throughput technologies, such as ... +

Bioinformatics is essential for analysis and interpretation of complex and large biological datasets generated by functional studies and high throughput technologies, such as next-generation sequencing. It is used to propose the next sets of experiments and, most importantly, to derive a better understanding of biological processes. -
Postgraduate Diploma
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 

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