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11 Courses in Health Sciences 2020

There is no better way to stimulate your academic appetite for a subject than taking a course in it to see how you fare. Courses are typically welcoming of students as young as high school and are an excellent way to dive into a field in which you have an interest.

What is a course in health sciences? If you’re interested in the scientific aspect of the medical field, a course on the subject of health sciences may engage you in the practice and theory of topics such as biochemistry, pharmacology, disease and pathology, epidemiology, anatomy, and physiology. Courses like this should give you enough information on these various parts of the health sciences field without overwhelming you.

The skills available in a health sciences course are invaluable, whether you choose to go into the field as a career or not. You may gain essential skills of scientific research and analysis in the lab as well as a comprehensive grasp on technical and medical jargon.

If you are seeking a health sciences course, you aren’t restricted to any one area of the world. Depending on the location and the particular school in which you choose to enroll, your tuition costs may differ. Talk to your financial aid counselor to find out more specifics.

Just one course can lead down the road to a myriad of different professional opportunities such as scientific researcher, biochemist, medical analyst, medical technician, healthcare professional, or medical assistant. The necessity of career-oriented individuals in these critical fields is always in high demand, and employment in the health sciences arena is likely to be something you can count on.

If you are interested in further exploring your options for taking a health sciences course, 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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11 Results in Health Sciences

Oplex Careers

We’re offering you an online Health and Social Care course for just £19. Whether you need to brighten up your CV or just want to learn something new, the online Health an ... [+]

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We’re offering you an online Health and Social Care course for just £19. Whether you need to brighten up your CV or just want to learn something new, the online Health and Social Care course is ideal for anyone who wants to learn about social care.

Course Highlights Price: Only £19.00 Was £299.99 Course Type: Online Course Duration: 90 hours, recommended hours Syllabus: 9-course modules Tutor Support: Full tutor support included Exams: Yes, exam fees are included. Start learning: you can start your online learning 24/7 and study towards your goals. Fine Print Qualification: Level 3 CPD Award Certificate: PDF Certificate included with course, optional Hard Copies £9.99. Access: Unlimited 24/7 access for 12 months, option to extend if needed. Compatibility: Desktop, Mac, Laptop, Tablets, Smartphone and Smart Devices ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
Online
Kensington and Chelsea College

The Access to Science course is for students wishing to progress to university, to study on science-related courses such as Biomedical Sciences, Chemistry, Physics, Biolo ... [+]

Working in the health and care professions is a rewarding experience. Your first step to a career in health and care starts at Kensington and Chelsea College.

You may have been out of education for a while in which case the Pre Access and Access course will help you to develop the skills that you need to progress into Higher Education in a health-related field.

Course Overview

The Access to Science course is for students wishing to progress to university, to study on science-related courses such as Biomedical Sciences, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Environmental Science, Paramedic Science, Pharmacy, Food Science and Microbiology and some healthcare-related degree courses. This is an intensive study programme and you will need to be completely committed and prepared to undertake self-study. It is recommended that you gain some experience in a relevant setting by the time you begin your Access to Science course.... [-]

United Kingdom London
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Full-time
34 weeks
Campus
Somerset College

Develop your skills and knowledge of social care through a blend of work-based learning and classroom teaching, on our popular foundation degree in Health and Social Care ... [+]

Course Description

Develop your skills and knowledge of social care through a blend of work-based learning and classroom teaching, on our popular foundation degree in Health and Social Care. This course will provide you with up-to-date skills, knowledge, and expertise to help you bring real value to your workplace. Studying on them will help you to develop best practice and give you the experience of working within the culture of participation & collaboration. You’ll be encouraged to reflect on your work in terms of your own values and moral framework. You’ll have an opportunity to explore key issues in the sector through teamwork activities, individual study, and work placements. The FdA in Health and Social Care Studies course covers a variety of topics. The first year covers: - Applied Human Development - Interpersonal Skills and Communication Strategies - Values, Morals, and Ethics - Professional Practice and the Workplace - Social Policy - Introduction to Sociology The second year covers: - Managing in Care Settings - Contemporary Social Issues - Project - Evidence-based Practice - Professional Practice - Psychology of Mental Health - optional unit In the course of your studies, you will complete two work placements that give you a valuable insight into how the sector works, and enhance your employability. In your second year, you will also complete a research project on a subject of your choice. ... [-]

United Kingdom Taunton
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
Charles University The Institute for Language and Preparatory Studies

Preparatory courses for the study of Medicine and Science take place in our centre in Mariánské Lázně. Students will study the Czech language intensively, before bringing ... [+]

Preparatory courses for the study of Medicine and Science take place in our centre in Mariánské Lázně. Students will study the Czech language intensively, before bringing in the specialist subject knowledge which will be required for the university entrance exams - Biology, Physics and Chemistry.

Our courses are designed for candidates interested in the following subjects:

General Medicine Dentistry Veterinary Medicine Pharmacy Specialisations in Healthcare Geology Chemistry Biology Marianske Lazne Centre

Apart from Czech language, students also learn biology, chemistry and physics and, if necessary, mathematics, Latin and an introduction to Logic, according to the requirements of individual faculties and fields of study.... [-]

Czech Republic Prague
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Full-time
1 year
Campus
IES Abroad

Designed for advanced Spanish students in health-related majors such as Pre-Med, Nursing, and Public Health, as well as students in other health-related fields, this stud ... [+]

Overview

With a population of more than 5 million people, Santiago is both the capital of Chile and its largest city. Its residents have a community-centered public health system, one that you’ll be able to observe and experience first-hand when you study health studies in Santiago, starting Fall 2017.

Designed for advanced Spanish students in health-related majors such as Pre-Med, Nursing, and Public Health, as well as students in other health-related fields, this study abroad program offers valuable insight into Santiago’s health care system. You will develop healthcare-related experience while improving your communication skills through a Spanish course for health practitioners.... [-]

Chile Santiago
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Spanish
Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
IES Abroad

You participate in a Health Studies Program Seminar while improving your communication skills through the Spanish for Health Care Practitioners course. All courses are co ... [+]

Overview

Surrounded by snow-capped mountains, Santiago is a sophisticated, modern city with a population of more than 6.6 million residents. It is also the capital of Chile, a country with one of the strongest and most diverse economies in South America.

Because Chile has a community-centered public health care system, studying in Santiago allows you to gain public health-related experience and an appreciation for culturally-based health care practices. You participate in a Health Studies Program Seminar while improving your communication skills through the Spanish for Health Care Practitioners course. All courses are conducted in Spanish and designed for students with advanced language skills. In addition, the program provides opportunities for holistic growth, including activities that will enhance your interpersonal and intercultural learning while in Chile.... [-]

Chile Santiago
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Spanish
Full-time
7 weeks
Campus
IES Abroad

Ideal for students considering careers in health-related fields, this program offers you the opportunity to learn about health care policy and delivery systems in the con ... [+]

Overview

Ideal for students considering careers in health-related fields, this program offers you the opportunity to learn about health care policy and delivery systems in the context of Chile’s community-centered public and private health care system. An important component of the program introduces you to historical, social, and cultural aspects of health care specific to Chile, including the treatment of illness and patients’ rights.

The program consists of one course, Health Studies: Clinical Observation and the Cultural Aspects of Health Care in Chile, divided into two components: Clinical Observation and Spanish for Health Care Practitioners. The primary component, Clinical Observation, allows you to observe patient care in public and private clinics. A classroom seminar provides a framework for clinical observations and analyzes themes such as efficiency, equity, and the quality of service delivery to patients. Spanish for Health Care Practitioners is designed to help you develop Spanish language skills focusing on medical terminology. Study abroad in Santiago and gain a unique insight into the field of healthcare!... [-]

Chile Santiago
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Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
IES Abroad

Designed for students interested in health-related careers, this program provides opportunities for you to research and examine health care delivery in South Africa. Fiel ... [+]

Overview

Surrounded by mountains and the sea near the southern tip of Africa, Cape Town is not only one of the world’s most beautiful cities, but also an ideal location to experience the dynamic change in a country that is both highly developed in areas, but severely underdeveloped in others.

You will learn specifics about the South African effort to deliver health care effectively to the country's poorer urban and rural residents through both class lectures and observational experiences. Designed for students interested in health-related careers, this program provides opportunities for you to research and examine health care delivery in South Africa. Field visits and placements in the townships surrounding Cape Town and a week-long rural excursion in the northern part of South Africa provide first-hand experience with the many health issues that challenge South Africa and the national effort to improve public health.... [-]

South Africa Cape Town
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Full-time
6 weeks
Campus
University of Johannesburg

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Courses in Health Sciences. Title Duration Price Admission Requirements Contact Aquatic Small Boat Handling ( Aquatic Small Boat Handling) 3 Days *Cost is subject to quotation Mduduzi Nzuza 011 559 6075 mduduzin@uj.ac.za Basic Life Support ( Basic Life Support) 4 Weeks N/A Grade 12 Mduduzi Nzuza 011 559 6075 mduduzin@uj.ac.za Fire Search and Rescue ( Fire Search and Rescue ) 6 Days *Cost is subject to quotation Grade 12 Physical fitness​ Mduduzi Nzuza 011 559 6075 mduduzin@uj.ac.za Hazardous Materials Rescue ( Hazardous Materials Rescue ) 5 Days *Cost is subject to quotation​ Grade 12 Vehicle Rescue Mduduzi Nzuza 011 559 6075 mduduzin@uj.ac.za High Angle 1 Rescue ( High Angle 1 Rescue) 5 Days *Cost is subject to quotation​ Grade 12 Physical fitness​ Mduduzi Nzuza 011 559 6075 mduduzin@uj.ac.za Aquatic Surface Rescue (Aquatic Surface Rescue ) 4 Days *Cost is subject to quotation Physical fitness Mduduzi Nzuza 011 559 6075 mduduzin@uj.ac.za Aviation Rescue (Aviation Rescue ) 3 Days N/A Grade 12​ High Angle 1 & Hi​gh Angle 2​ Mduduzi Nzuza 011 559 6075 mduduzin@uj.ac.za Capacity Development for Managers and Leaders in the Health Sector (Capacity Development for Managers and Leaders in the Health Sector ) 8 Days R9000 Diploma or Degree In Healthcare environment​ Mduduzi Nzuza 011 559 6075 mduduzin@uj.ac.za Complementary and Alternative Medical Approach to Reproductive Health (Complementary and Alternative Medical Approach to Reproductive Health ) 6 Months R9350 Master’s degree and registered with AHPCSA​ Mduduzi Nzuza 011 559 6075 mduduzin@uj.ac.za Confined Space Rescue (Confined Space Rescue) 10 Days *Cost... [-]
South Africa Johannesburg
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
Elevate Health

This online medical course will give an introduction to survival analysis and cover many of the types of survival data and analysis techniques regularly encountered in ep ... [+]

Survival Analysis

Survival data, or more generally, time-to-event data (where the “event” can be death, disease, recovery, relapse or another outcome), is frequently encountered in epidemiologic studies. Censoring is a problem characteristic of most survival data and requires special data analytic techniques. This online medical course will give an introduction to survival analysis and cover many of the types of survival data and analysis techniques regularly encountered in epidemiologic research. The necessary statistical theory will be presented, but the course will focus on practical examples, with an emphasis on matching data analysis to the research question at hand. Lab sessions will give students the opportunity to apply the theory to real datasets using the free statistical software R.... [-]

Netherlands Netherlands Online
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Part-time
3 weeks
Online
Universidad Europea

The Health Science Foundation Year is a program designed by the Universidad Europea de Madrid through which health can discover your true vocation and help you decide you ... [+]

The Health Science Foundation Year is a program designed by the Universidad Europea de Madrid through which health can discover your true vocation and help you decide your future career as a dentist, pharmaceutical, biotechnologist, nurse, physical therapist or psychologist.

The objective of this program is to introduce you to the basic knowledge of the health sciences through key subjects such as Cell Biology and Genetics, Human Anatomy, Physiopathology and Biostatistics. The basic material for various Degree qualifications in health sciences corresponding to the structure, functioning and behavior of the human body, and methodologies for information analysis and scientific production.... [-]

Spain Villaviciosa de Odón
September 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus