Course

Search Best Courses

Students enrolled at universities around the globe often take courses.  An academic course lasts one full term, and it usually focuses on a specific subject. The course helps students gain the credits necessary for graduation and prepare for future work opportunities.

What is a course in health? This class provides students with knowledge about the field of health. There are a variety of health courses available. Some focus on public health while others are more scientific in nature. There are also health courses available for students who are interested in pursuing careers in the healthcare industry.  Many degrees require students to learn about this subject, and some universities offer distance-learning options to accommodate the needs of students who are working and attending school.

A course in health will help you gain credits towards graduation and equip you with useful knowledge for the workplace. The courses available may differ by school, and the subject matter is often useful in real life settings. Many students are able to qualify for higher paying jobs when they finish school.

The cost of a course varies with each school. There are universities around the country that offer classes on health, and they each have their own fees for tuition.  If you want more details about the specific costs, it is best to contact the university.

Once students complete this course, they usually continue their education in order to qualify for a degree. With the right degree, there are often jobs available in the healthcare field.  Some people work as nurses while others find jobs in administration. It is also common for people with a health background to work in government or research.

 

To learn more about the different courses available, it is best to look online. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

Read More

Pre-Medicine Program

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Bradford

Interested in a career in medicine? Think you might want to be a doctor? Well, you will eventually need to earn a doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathic medicine degree. But first, you’ll need a bachelor’s degree. You can do that on our campus. [+]

Course 2017. Pre-Medicine Program Program Designation: Pre-Professional Program Contact: Dr. Mary Mulcahy and Dr. David Merwine Interested in a career in medicine? Think you might want to be a doctor? Well, you will eventually need to earn a doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathic medicine degree. But first, you’ll need a bachelor’s degree. You can do that on our campus. While you’re here, you can choose any major. However, most of our students who are in medical school or who are now doctors majored in biology. Once you earn a four-year degree, you can apply to medical school. We have an agreement with the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, PA, which will allow you to enter their medical school after just three years of undergraduate coursework, enabling you to become a doctor in even less time. In each case, these agreements mean that if you meet certain requirements, you will automatically be admitted to one of their doctoral programs. What you can do with a degree in Pre-Medicine. Program Requirements: Course Requirements INTRODUCTION TO CELL AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY INTRODUCTION TO BIODIVERSITY GENERAL CHEMISTRY I GENERAL CHEMISTRY II ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I LAB ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II LAB INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICS I or FOUNDATIONS OF PHYSICS I & FOUNDATIONS OF PHYSICS I LAB INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICS II or FOUNDATIONS OF PHYSICS II & FOUNDATIONS OF PHYSICS II LAB ENGLISH COMPOSITION I ENGLISH COMPOSITION II CALCULUS I INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY STATISTICS: PSYCHOLOGY INTRODUCTION TO... [-]

Course: Economic Principles and Concepts for the Veterinary Sciences

Elevate Health
Online Part time 6 weeks September 2017 Netherlands Netherlands Online

Economic issues play an important role in the often risky decisions that need to be made about disease control. The aim of this introductory course, which is intended for participants with an interest in the field of animal health economics, is to provide you with the basic economic principles and concepts that underlie decision-making about animal health problems. [+]

Economic Principles and Concepts for the Veterinary Sciences Economic issues play an important role in the often risky decisions that need to be made about disease control. The aim of this introductory course, which is intended for participants with an interest in the field of animal health economics, is to provide you with the basic economic principles and concepts that underlie decision-making about animal health problems. Diseases have a significant influence on animal production and the animal trade. The economic consequences of diseases on an animal, herd and national level can be considerable and need to be investigated to successfully implement and evaluate animal health programs and policies. Many economic tools have been developed and are currently being applied to support decisions concerning animal health. This course will enable you to gain a basic knowledge of economic concepts and theory, thereby enabling you to better understand animal health economics and to apply economic tools more effectively. Economic Principles and Concepts for the Veterinary Sciences is one of the online medical courses of the MSc Epidemiology Postgraduate Online; the online MSc program in Epidemiology offered by Utrecht University, University Medical Center Utrecht, MSc Epidemiology and Elevate Health. Learning Objectives By the end of the course, you should be able to: √ Have a basic overview and understanding of the broad subject of economics √ Discuss the role that economics play in the field of animal production In particular, you should be able to: √ Understand the economic decisions made by consumers... [-]

Diploma of Acupuncture

Pacific Rim College
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Canada Victoria

The Diploma of Acupuncture is a 3-year (6-semester) program that deeply explores theoretical and clinical concepts of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Students learn foundational [+]

Diploma of Acupuncture

The Diploma of Acupuncture is a 3-year (6-semester) program that deeply explores theoretical and clinical concepts of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Students learn foundational philosophies, diagnostic principles and therapeutic techniques of this ancient and powerful system of medicine, and incorporate them with biomedical sciences and other healing philosophies. This 2145-hour program satisfies curriculum requirements of of the CTCMA of BC. 

 

Study Options

The School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine offers year-round educational opportunities with an academic calendar based on 3 semesters per year. New students may enrol every January, May and September and students may either choose to pursue year-round studies or to take a semester or more off at their discretion. By choosing their course load each semester, students may complete any semester on a part-time or a full-time basis.... [-]


Certificate in Human Anatomy and Physiology Online Course

Courses for Success
Online Part time 6 - 8 weeks January 2018 USA USA Online

We'll place an emphasis on the organization of the human body and the differences between nonliving matter and living organisms. We'll also cover cell anatomy and physiology because all life processes are ultimately carried out at the cellular level. [+]

Learn Principles of Genetics and Gain an Understanding of How Traits are Passed from OneGeneration to the Next We'll place an emphasis on the organization of the human body and the differences between nonliving matter and living organisms. We'll also cover cell anatomy and physiology because all life processes are ultimately carried out at the cellular level. After we've established this foundation, we'll survey the anatomy and physiology of each of our 11 organ systems. You'll learn how our nervous system allows us to receive, process, and interpret sensation and send messages to our muscles and glands. We'll cover the skeletal and muscular systems, learning how they make movement possible, and also about some of their little-known but equally essential functions. This course explains how the circulatory and respiratory systems work together to provide our bodies with the oxygen our tissues need, and how they work together with the skin and kidneys to rid our bodies of wastes. You'll learn how our bodies fight off diseases, and how our digestive system converts the food we eat into energy and the tissues of our bodies. We'll also spend time on the endocrine system, which supplies the hormones we need for our survival, and the reproductive system, that group of organs that allows life to be passed on to another generation. We'll also discuss functions of the different organ systems that you'll probably find surprising. In addition, each lesson includes information about specific disorders that sometimes happen to our bodies, and we'll... [-]

Medicine Summer Course

Summer Boarding Courses
Campus Full time 2 - 2 weeks July 2017 United Kingdom Oxford

Our Medicine course has been designed to be a comprehensive, interactive course for the doctors of tomorrow. [+]

Course 2017. Welcome to a rich and dynamic summer college. Our courses bring together cultures, ideas and study to form a stepping stone for your future academic and professional success. Oxford is home to wonderful architecture, history and to some of the greatest thinkers of the world, you are invited to become part of that wonderful heritage. Students travel from around the world to become part of our academic family, forming a remarkable community each with cultures, passions and ideas to offer and learn. This is Oxford College Summer School. Medicine Our Medicine course has been designed to be a comprehensive, interactive course for the doctors of tomorrow. During this course, students will develop their knowledge and understanding of the world of medicine, through the theoretical and practical skills involved in being a doctor. Students will focus on the study of human biology, the analysis of patient symptoms and the response of key medical issues. As well as receiving a certificate and report at the end of their stay, students will leave with a First Aid qualification. Length of Course Two or four weeks - St Hugh's Key Skills Developed Problem Solving, Communication, Management, Research, Teamwork Language Level Required Intermediate and above Suitable for further study or career Medicine, Dentistry, Sports Science Prices & Dates 2 Weeks 03/07/2017 — 17/07/2017 (Price £3,300) 17/07/2017 — 31/07/2017 (Price £3,300) 31/07/2017 — 14/08/2017 (Price £3,300) Students aged 8 to 17 Accomodation Students at the Oxford College Summer School will stay at one of... [-]

Course In Industrial Quality In The Pharmaceutical Sector

CESIF
Online Part time 6 months April 2018 Spain Spain Online

Aimed at graduates or graduates in pharmacy, chemical, biological, veterinary and other university diploma related to the pharmaceutical sector. It is aimed at recent graduates or practicing professionals in the sector that require a degree of specialization as a professional development tool. [+]

A WHO SHOULD Aimed at graduates or graduates in pharmacy, chemical, biological, veterinary and other university diploma related to the pharmaceutical sector. It is aimed at recent graduates or practicing professionals in the sector that require a degree of specialization as a professional development tool. OBJECTIVES The primary objective of CESIF is the training of professionals with a high level of expertise in various technical and managerial positions offered by companies, complementing the teaching areas with a comprehensive and personalized preparation for the search. DURATION 750 hours. 45 virtual classrooms, virtual tutorials 5 hours, 450 hours of personal work and 250 hours for the manufacture of the final project. DOCUMENTATION For the duration of the course, each student will have access through the Virtual Campus, to all relevant documentation to the areas scheduled. It all contents of study and supporting materials necessary for the proper development of the course is included. TUTORIALS Each student will carry out various practical work related to the main areas of the course to be subsequently evaluated by the Program Manager. PROGRAM OF CONTENTS The program of Industrial expert in the Pharmaceutical Quality, Is divided into 5 blocks to include all aspects necessary for the formation of the pupil. REGULATORY FRAMEWORK integrated markets, mutual recognition agreements and global supply. Quality regulations in the pharmaceutical sector. CGMP / FDA, ISPE ICH; ISO 9001. Current challenges and harmonization of regulatory frameworks. US cGMP / FDA, ISPE ICH; ISO 9001. Role of quality in a pharmaceutical company. Since... [-]

PGCert/PGDip/Masters in Obesity Care and Management

The College of Contemporary Health
Online Part time April 2018 United Kingdom London

This course has been designed to provide a structured pathway for healthcare professionals to enhance their knowledge and skills in the area of Obesity Care and Management, culminating in a work based project. The course is delivered wholly online, through the CCH-X learning environment. Building on this innovative method of delivery, the course is offered at three start points throughout the academic year... [+]

Course 2017. Online Distance Learning This course is validated by London South Bank University. This course has been designed to provide a structured pathway for healthcare professionals to enhance their knowledge and skills in the area of Obesity Care and Management, culminating in a work based project. The course is delivered wholly online, through the CCH-X learning environment. Building on this innovative method of delivery, the course is offered at three start points throughout the academic year enabling students to undertake their learning at a period in time that suits both their personal and professional commitments. Study is on a part-time basis helping to reduce the intensity of effort required. These features combine to make the MSc in Obesity Care and Management truly unique in its ability to suit the needs of even the most time-strapped professional. In order to prepare them for the rigours of postgraduate study in an online environment, all students are required to complete the especially developed Introduction to Academic Online Learning module prior to starting the course. Course Aims The Masters in Obesity Care and Management aims to: Equip graduates with the knowledge skills and attributes to enable them to deliver individualised, effective, and evidence based care and management plans to obese individuals. Develop a reflective, enquiring, critical and innovative approach to professional practice Foster a commitment to excellence in providing for those requiring obesity care and management through ensuring an analytical approach that is based on best available practice. Enhance digital literacy skills for... [-]

Course in Quality Improvement in Healthcare: The Case for Change

FutureLearn
Online Full time Part time 6 weeks May 2017 United Kingdom UK Online + 1 more

This free online course suggests that the main reason is complexity. Health and social care systems are inherently complex, with many interconnected activities and processes, and thus difficult to measure, analyse, change and improve. [+]

Why join the course? Why is quality improvement in health and social care systems so difficult? Why is it so challenging to bring in new and better ways of organising health and social care services? Many reasons have been put forward: lack of money; lack of appropriate or complete knowledge; excessive and perhaps unnecessary regulations; and entrenched professional opinions and interests. This free online course suggests that the main reason is complexity. Health and social care systems are inherently complex, with many interconnected activities and processes, and thus difficult to measure, analyse, change and improve. Understand how to overcome complexity and lead quality improvement in healthcare Over six weeks, this course will help you to understand some of this complexity, showcase some simple methods that can help you improve the quality of care services and point towards resources that can be used to further your knowledge and understanding. By the end of the course, you will: learn about what quality and process improvement entails, especially in a health and social care setting; understand how quality improvement can lead to better outcomes for staff and organisations, including customers and/or patients; gain confidence to start and lead a quality improvement project within your organisation; learn how to access additional support and get others to join in; understand how quality improvement can help you deal with the complexity in organisational systems, using health and social care systems as a case study, and how to improve in key areas while not worsening others; and... [-]

Developing Child and Family Health and Wellbeing - Advanced Professional Development [Level HE6] part-time

University of Bolton
Campus Part time 1 semester August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

You will be provided an overview of theories of child development; theoretical frameworks and evidence based interventions to help you work with families and children in a positive, strength based way to promote child and family health, wellbeing and learning. You will learn about pregnancy and parenting in the first 5 years of life in preparation for school. The module will support the development of your knowledge and skills in becoming a... [+]

Course 2017. Developing Child and Family Health and Wellbeing - Advanced Professional Development [Level HE6] part-time You will be provided an overview of theories of child development; theoretical frameworks and evidence based interventions to help you work with families and children in a positive, strength based way to promote child and family health, wellbeing and learning. You will learn about pregnancy and parenting in the first 5 years of life in preparation for school. The module will support the development of your knowledge and skills in becoming a reflective practitioner within your professional role and setting. Entry requirements Must have studied at HE6. Applicants must have an appropriate health and social care related qualification (e.g. registered nurse; assistant practitioner; allied health professional; paramedic). [-]

Short Course in Medical Bacteriology

Liverpool School Of Tropical Medicine
Campus Full time 2 weeks March 2018 United Kingdom Liverpool

This short course aims to equip participants with the skills and knowledge to identify common bacterial pathogens and phenotypically determine antibiotic resistance. It will provide you with a logical framework in which to develop your knowledge for the diagnosis and treatment of human bacterial infections. [+]

Medical Bacteriology 3 good reasons to study 1. This course combines practical laboratory experience clearly linked to informative case studies covering bacterial infections in different body systems, facilitated by specialists in the field. 2. There will be in depth coverage of mechanisms of bacterial resistance to antibiotics and methods of infection control, a topic widely recognised to be of global importance. 3. Lecturers have extensive experience of practicing in low-income countries as well as the UK, giving a global perspective to teaching. This short course aims to equip participants with the skills and knowledge to identify common bacterial pathogens and phenotypically determine antibiotic resistance. It will provide you with a logical framework in which to develop your knowledge for the diagnosis and treatment of human bacterial infections. Teaching Strategy The learning and teaching strategy uses guided reading supplemented by short lectures to introduce students to the material. Case studies are used in which students initially make diagnoses based on clinical information. These are then supplemented by practical work to confirm the diagnosis and the results are discussed in a tutorial. Additional topics will be presented by guest speakers through lectures, tutorials and group work. One of these topics will be chosen to be studied in greater depth by students who will produce a formative group presentation and individual reports. Course Outline Introduction to bacteriology Biology of bacteria Bacteriological laboratory techniques Infection control Antibiotics Pyrexia of unknown origin, sepsis and meningitis Respiratory tract infections Diarrhoeal disease Genital tract Neonatal Infections Urinary... [-]

Massage and Relaxation for Students with Learning Difficulties

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

In this class, you will learn some self massage, as well as how to give and receive short massages of the hands, feet, shoulders,upper back and head, for relaxation and fun. [+]

Course 2017. 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 In this class, you will learn some self massage, as well as how to give and receive short massages of the hands, feet, shoulders,upper back and head, for relaxation and fun. If you have done massage before, you will learn how to give longer massages using different strokes. Campus: Kensington Centre Times: Fri 10:30 - 12:00 [-]

Health Science (Medicine) - International Foundation Year

DIFC Ireland
Campus Full time 7 - 9 months September 2017 Ireland Dublin United Kingdom London + 2 more

The perfect preparation course for international students hoping to attend the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland or other to Medical Universities in the UK or mainland Europe. [+]

The perfect preparation course for international students hoping to attend the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland or other to Medical Universities in the UK or mainland Europe. The DIFC Medicine Foundation pathway offers the best preparation for international students to help them to achieve a placement in International Medicine degree programmes. DIFC has partnerships with top Medical Universities, including Royal College of Surgeons Ireland (RCSI), St George’s University London (SGUL), the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), as well as Debrecen University in Hungary, Charles University in the Czech Republic, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences and European University Cyprus. Course Content English for Academic Purposes ESAP for Science Mathematics for Science Science – two subjects: Chemistry and Biology at 4 hours/week each Additional Chemistry Pastoral care/progression counselling Successful completion of the Medicine & Health Sciences pathway can lead to progression to Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy and other Health Science related degrees one of our partner universities. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Successfully completed high school examinations. Have a minimum English level of 5.0 IELTS. [-]

Medicine

Cambridge Immerse
Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2017 United Kingdom Cambridge London + 1 more

Cambridge Immerse is a unique two week residential educational experience with a diverse and enriching curriculum, designed and taught by Cambridge University and Oxford University tutors. [+]

Course 2017. Overview of course Session 1: July 23rd 2017 – August 5th 2017 Session 2: August 6th 2017 – August 19th 2017 Residential in a central University of Cambridge college Classes designed and taught by University tutors A variety of carefully planned skills workshops Dedicated university and subject specific advice Inclusive of all excursions and extracurriculars Diverse range of international participants Participant Assessment Certificate of Participation Summary Cambridge Immerse is a unique two week residential educational experience with a diverse and enriching curriculum, designed and taught by Cambridge University and Oxford University tutors. Tutorials and seminars are taught by experts in an optimal learning environment that stimulates academic enquiry; yet the carefully planned schedule ensures that the programme not only meets the academic needs of the participants, but also provides a unique insight into the university city through an abundance of extracurricular activities. The Cambridge Immerse Medicine course is both challenging and engaging, with students learning in small groups to ensure that each student’s needs are addressed. Students are taught university-level topics in a way that is approachable and easy to understand. The Cambridge Immerse Medicine course is perfect for those considering studying Medicine at university level. As well as introducing students to topics explored at the undergraduate level, the course introduces students to more advanced topics and debates that will not only spur intellectual curiosity, but assist in preparing to study Medicine at leading universities. Academic Content & Learning Objectives Cambridge Immerse introduces students to the world of... [-]

Pre-Occupational Therapy

International University Alliance
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Boston

Preprofessional studies in the College of Applied Health Sciences are designed for students who intend to pursue their undergraduate or graduate education in professional programs of our College. Preprofessional students typically are Kinesiology majors. Advisors for students in pre-occupational therapy and pre-physical therapy are available in the College Office of Student Affairs and the department offices. Students are also encouraged to participate in the preadmission information sessions which are held monthly within the OT and PT departments. [+]

Preprofessional Studies: Pre-Occupational Therapy Preprofessional studies in the College of Applied Health Sciences are designed for students who intend to pursue their undergraduate or graduate education in professional programs of our College. Preprofessional students typically are Kinesiology majors. Advisors for students in pre-occupational therapy and pre-physical therapy are available in the College Office of Student Affairs and the department offices. Students are also encouraged to participate in the preadmission information sessions which are held monthly within the OT and PT departments. Completion of the required course work or attainment of the minimum grade point average does not guarantee admission to a professional program. Pre-OT and pre-PT students must complete all the requirements for a bachelor’s degree, including a major, in addition to the preprofessional studies. Pre-Occupational Therapy Occupational therapists provide services to maximize the function and satisfaction of persons whose daily life performance has been interrupted and jeopardized by disease, disability, life stress, and other factors. The occupational therapist provides the individual with opportunities for involvement in carefully chosen work, play, or self-care activities. The occupational therapist also uses various methods of mutual problem solving, environmental modification, adaptive devices, technology, and biomechanical and sensorimotor treatment methods to support and enhance performance. Many occupational therapists work within hospital settings, but there is growing emphasis on prevention and treatment of people with disabilities in nonclinical settings. As a result, many new areas of employment are now available. For example, occupational therapists are increasingly employed in school systems where they work with children... [-]

Expert Clinical Training In Speech Therapy

Universidad Pontificia De Salamanca
Campus Full time 7 months November 2017 Spain Salamanca

Clinical specialization course for those who have studied Speech Therapy, Teaching, Pedagogy, Psychology and Psychology and wish to expand their clinical training in all areas of speech therapy intervention. [+]

Course 2017. Program Description Clinical specialization course for those who have studied Speech Therapy, Teaching, Pedagogy, Psychology and Psychology and wish to expand their clinical training in all areas of speech therapy intervention. For ten consecutive courses it has been developing in Speech Therapy degree at the Pontifical University of Salamanca graduate course majoring in Speech Therapy Clinical Training. Teachers certification of experts Logopedia in the clinical setting have formed a stable team evaluation and treatment in the different areas of intervention in language pathology, speech, hearing and voice in order to train students of the course on these issues in practices derived from hospital patients I social area seeking treatment in the following areas: Assessment and Diagnosis of Speech and Language. Voice evaluation and diagnosis. Intervention in Literacy. Intervention Speech. Intervention in disorders of language acquisition and development. Intervention in people with cerebral palsy. Intervention in people with acquired brain injuries. TDH and TGD intervention. Intervention in Hearing Impaired. Intervention in Speech I (Dyslalias and disfemias) Intervention Speech II (Multiple Sclerosis and diglossia). Speech therapy therapy refers to a set of assessment strategies, preventive and rehabilitation treatment for language disorders, speech, voice and hearing aimed at the full, partial or preventive rehabilitation function in patients with this pathology. In such treatment can be seen involved other professionals with whom we point contacts such as: Odonto-stomatology, orthodontist, audiologist, speech therapist, psychologist, physical therapist, teacher, neurologist, hearing-aid, pediatrician, social worker ... GOALS Train students in the different pathologies in the field... [-]