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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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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
Campus
Online
 
Universidad Internacional de Andalucía UNIA
Jaén, Spain

The objective of these studies is to provide the students who study them with the necessary tools to address the stimulation of social and economic activity in rural regions, ... +

The objective of these studies is to provide the students who study them with the necessary tools to address the stimulation of social and economic activity in rural regions, having as a fundamental support the knowledge, management and sustainable use of their natural systems. -
Diploma
Part-time
5 months
Spanish
26 Apr 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 2021
Campus
 

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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 2021
Campus
 
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
Campus
 
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

Biotechnology offers a diversification of biological knowledge, predominantly of microorganisms, to equip you in the identification and characterization of bacteria contaminat ... +

Biotechnology offers a diversification of biological knowledge, predominantly of microorganisms, to equip you in the identification and characterization of bacteria contaminating industrially significant products. Your local supermarket supplies beverages and food products that can be infected with fungi and bacteria. Your girlfriends’ make-up can also be contaminated with microbes. Knowledge of the potential contaminants and techniques to screen these products are essential to maintain product quality.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Harley Oxford
London, United Kingdom

Whether you are thinking about learning the Dog Grooming course as a hobby or you have an interest in working as a Dog Groomer and want to boost your career to the next level, ... +

Whether you are thinking about learning the Dog Grooming course as a hobby or you have an interest in working as a Dog Groomer and want to boost your career to the next level, our Dog Grooming diploma can give you the insight, skills and knowledge you need to thrive in this career. -
Diploma
Full-time
Part-time
10 hours
English
Online
 
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
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
 
Drury University
Springfield, USA

The faculty and staff of the Department of Chemistry are committed to providing a rigorous and comprehensive academic program that will enrich the intellectual lives of our st ... +

The faculty and staff of the Department of Chemistry are committed to providing a rigorous and comprehensive academic program that will enrich the intellectual lives of our students. -
Diploma
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Melbourne Polytechnic
Melbourne, Australia

With Melbourne Polytechnic’s Diploma of Agriculture you will be at the forefront of specialist knowledge and skills that are in demand right across Australia. With increased c ... +

With Melbourne Polytechnic’s Diploma of Agriculture you will be at the forefront of specialist knowledge and skills that are in demand right across Australia. With increased concern about the welfare and husbandry of livestock, soil health, and sustainable farming and climate risk management, Agriculture is a dynamic industry that will provide a rewarding career. -
Diploma
Full-time
18 months
English
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
 
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
Campus
 
Canadore College
North Bay, Canada

The field of biotechnology is vast and limitless. Graduates can go on to work in a variety of settings and industries including health, agriculture and natural resources. Lear ... +

The field of biotechnology is vast and limitless. Graduates can go on to work in a variety of settings and industries including health, agriculture and natural resources. Learn hands-on techniques from current, well-published professors. -
Diploma
English
Sep 2021
 
Capel Manor College
Waltham Cross, United Kingdom

Arboriculture (tree surgery) involves the planting, care and maintenance of individual trees in woodlands, rural and urban areas. It is closely linked to forestry, which is th ... +

Arboriculture (tree surgery) involves the planting, care and maintenance of individual trees in woodlands, rural and urban areas. It is closely linked to forestry, which is the science and practice of managing forests and woodlands. -
Diploma
English
Aug 2021
Campus
 

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