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The natural sciences teach students how the natural world works and how it can be used to help humans. By studying natural sciences, you can apply your knowledge to the real world applications.

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TU Delft Open & Online Education

This course gives students an overview of the multidisciplinary aspects of wind turbines without too much detailed study of the literature of all these aspects. It will e ... [+]

Wind turbines involve many technical aspects: rotor blades, gearboxes, generators, control systems, etc. These are based on many physical disciplines, such as dynamics, statics, aerodynamics, and electricity. Anyone who wants to apply their scientific or engineering skills to wind turbines should have an overview of the technology with which they interact. This course provides such an overview and helps you understand how the various components of a wind energy system act together. This course gives students an overview of the multidisciplinary aspects of wind turbines without too much detailed study of the literature of all these aspects. It will explain the relevant technologies at a similarly accessible level.... [-]

Netherlands Netherlands Online
November 2019
Part time
Online
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South Cheshire College

This is an exciting opportunity for students aged 15-19 years old to have a taster of college education at one of the most innovative colleges in the UK. International ed ... [+]

Study abroad programme at South Cheshire College and West Cheshire College.

This is an exciting opportunity for students aged 15-19 years old to have a taster of college education at one of the most innovative colleges in the UK. International education will provide you with an enriching and rewarding experience that will remain with you for the rest of your life. You will learn new skills, experience new cultures and your mind will be opened up to the wide world in which we live. At South Cheshire College and West Cheshire College, two newly merged top performing Further Education Colleges, bespoke programmes of study are offered to overseas students, tailor-made to suit each individual; from short two week stays to whole year programmes.... [-]

United Kingdom Crewe Chester
August 2019
Full time
Part time
Campus
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Elevate Health

This course is a core component of any Master´s degree in Epidemiology and is also key to being able to follow specialized online medical courses in epidemiology. I ... [+]

Study Design in Etiologic Research

This course is a core component of any Master´s degree in Epidemiology and is also key to being able to follow specialized online medical courses in epidemiology. Its aim is for you to learn about the principles and practice of cohort, case-control and cross-sectional studies. We will discuss design, data collection, and outcome measures, as well as the major advantages and disadvantages of the different study designs. The emphasis will be on the application of study design in etiologic research. This online health course focuses on the more classical approach but also addresses modern concepts and design options, such as case-cohort designs. Various other study designs will also be discussed, with an emphasis on validity issues. Study Design in Etiologic Research is part of MSc Epidemiology Postgraduate Online; the online MSc program in Epidemiology offered by Utrecht University, University Medical Center Utrecht, MSc Epidemiology and Elevate.... [-]

Netherlands Netherlands Online
March 2019
Part time
Online
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University of Almeria

Almeria, the leading European region in terms of fruits and vegetable production and exportation, is emerging as a prominent innovation hub for greenhouse technology and ... [+]

Introduction

Almeria, the leading European region in terms of fruits and vegetable production and exportation, is emerging as a prominent innovation hub for greenhouse technology and production. In the field of plant breeding, Almería concentrates a significant portion of the total horticulture seed business activity among the world. Indeed, the most notable Spanish and international companies are based in Almeria, producing novel horticultural varieties through intensive research and development programs. These novel varieties ”made in Almeria” are not only used in this Spanish region but also exported and cultivated in many different greenhouses all over the world. The area of Genetics at the University of Almería is in close collaboration with the seed companies and the productive system of Almería. More precisely, the HORTICULTURAL GENETICS research group accumulates more than 25 years of experience focusing on research and teaching activities in the field of plant biotechnology and breeding. The goal of the present course is to share our theoretical and practical knowledge regarding the biotechnology methods and tools widely used in horticultural crops breeding and production. To do so, our multidisciplinary group encompass the fields of genetics, plant physiology, plant production and food technology allowing us to perform high-throughput plant phenotyping for abiotic and biotic stress tolerance, nutrients, drought and salinity tolerance, and postharvest fruit quality. The phenomics studies are followed by molecular studies through high-throughput genotyping using next-generation sequencing (NGS) technologies and bioinformatics analysis in order to identify plant materials, molecular markers and genes useful for developing novel cultivars... [-]

Spain Almería
July 2019
Full time
Campus
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IES Abroad

Envision yourself in a bio lab or a psychology lecture. Now look around you—you’re surrounded by Dutch and international students. Your classroom isn’t in one of those ol ... [+]

Overview

Envision yourself in a bio lab or a psychology lecture. Now look around you—you’re surrounded by Dutch and international students. Your classroom isn’t in one of those old familiar buildings on your home campus; it’s in one of Europe’s most exciting and unique cities—Amsterdam—at an internationally-recognized research university, the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU).

With its strong course offerings in psychology and the sciences, you’ll find English-taught courses at the VU to apply to your major, from Experimental Cell Biology to The History and Philosophy of Psychology. You can dive deep into your major, but you also have the opportunity to expand your studies with IES Abroad course options, such as offerings in Dutch language and culture, sexuality and gender, studio art, and art history.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
January 2020
Full time
1 - 2 
Campus
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The International Institute Of Plant Engineering And Design

This is a special course for students who are working and studying at the same time. It is a self-paced course about Static Equipment. The course is suitable for engineer ... [+]

This is a special course for students who are working and studying at the same time. It is a self-paced course about Static Equipment. The course is suitable for engineering or science graduates who wish to become familiar with the engineering principles involved in the design of the static equipment.

This course is proving popular within process industry companies wishing to introduce graduates to all aspects of static equipment. The workload is lower to accommodate the work/learn situation of the student. The student is expected to work at the material one hour per day, 5 days a week. There is a Course Tutor available to facilitate online discussion and to assess the final project.... [-]

Netherlands Netherlands Online
September 2019
Part time
Online
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Fleming College

Graduates of our Earth Resources Technician program are often the employees of choice for major companies in the growing and wide-ranging earth resources and geotechnical ... [+]

Graduates of our Earth Resources Technician program are often the employees of choice for major companies in the growing and wide-ranging earth resources and geotechnical sector.

Program Highlights

As an Earth Resources Technician, you can expect to be in demand. Career opportunities are diverse, ranging from the analysis of soil and rock, to groundwater assessment, from mineral exploration, to civil engineering and environmental consulting.

The mandatory, 6 month paid co-op work term gives you the opportunity to earn while you learn, and make valuable connections within the industry. Note that students are not placed in jobs. The College supports a process with industry contacts to assist students to be successful in gaining co-op employment in applied geology.... [-]

Canada Lindsay Peterborough Minden Cobourg  + 1 More
September 2019
Campus
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The Seattle Colleges

The courses listed below generally meet requirements for the first and second years of study toward completion of a four-year engineering program, but may not constitute ... [+]

The courses listed below generally meet requirements for the first and second years of study toward completion of a four-year engineering program, but may not constitute a complete two-year program leading to junior standing. Students who anticipate transferring to a specific school should consult with a counselor for assistance in course selection. Suggested Courses Chemistry: CHEM& 161, 162, 163 (some majors require only 8 credits) Engineering: ENGR& 111; ENGR 142, 161, 170, 171; ENGR& 214, 204, 225, 215, 224 English: ENGL 106; ENGL& 230 Math: MATH& 151, 152, 153; MATH 220, 238 Physics: PHYS& 221, 222, 223 Other Requirements Credits in general education, English and liberal studies as required for an A.A. or A.S. degree. See pages 7-9, 59 for A.A. and A.S. degree requirements... [-]

USA Seattle
September 2019
Full time
Campus
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Siebel Institute of Technology

To compete against other breweries in the growing international brewing industry, companies need to create beer that exhibits the highest standards of consistency and sta ... [+]

To compete against other breweries in the growing international brewing industry, companies need to create beer that exhibits the highest standards of consistency and stability with every batch.

The Siebel Institute Brewing Microbiology course is designed to provide the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to implement an effective microbiological quality control/quality assurance program in a short 2-week course duration. Whether you are building a QC/QA course for your brewery from scratch or you are joining an established quality control & assurance program, this course will benefit you throughout your career.

Admission Requirements

All students applying for a program, module or course must be of legal drinking age.... [-]

Canada Montreal
April 2019
Full time
Campus
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University of St Andrews - International Summer Programmes

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 acad ... [+]

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.... [-]

United Kingdom Saint Andrews
June 2019
Full time
Campus
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Tyumen State Oil and Gas University

“Basics of general geology” – gives the participants an idea about the structure of the Earth, geological processes going ... [+]

Summer/Winter school “Meet: petroleum geoscience”

Format:

Theoretical and practical classes using the resources of big Tyumen oil and gas research centers.

Program:

First module

“Basics of general geology” – gives the participants an idea about the structure of the Earth, geological processes going on beneath and above its surface; about the processes leading to the formation of the mineral deposits of the various types; about the search and exploration methods.

Second module

“Basics of oil and gas field development” – gives the participants an idea and characteristics of general definition of the discipline: oil and gas reservoir, oil and gas field, characteristics of the wells categories, oil and gas resources and reserves. The module makes participant familiar with the systems of oilfields development, and with production intensification methods.... [-]

Russia Tyumen
June 2019
Full time
1 - 2 
Campus
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UniEVANGÉLICA

At the end of the module, the students should be able to: Understand the role of nature and society issues in shaping Brazilian History.
 Have acquired basic knowledge ab ... [+]

Course - Environmental Story and Nature in Brazil

OBJECTIVES:

At the end of the module, the students should be able to:


Understand the role of nature and society issues in shaping Brazilian History.
 Have acquired basic knowledge about the different Brazilian ecosystems. Understand the basic characteristics about Brazilian Savannas and Rainforest, and recognize the differences between them.
 Understand how different natural and demographic factors may shape the History of forest devastation.
 Understand the concept of sustainable development and the different ways through which it may be accomplished.
 Understand the processes that may drive development policies to cause environmental conflicts and how these conflicts may be dealt with both from preventive and restorative perspectives. Understand the interactions between Health and Environment in tropical settings. Understand the specific Health issues affecting riverside populations living near the riverside in the Amazon. ... [-]
Brazil Ipameri
March 2019
Campus
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UK Open College

The Cambridge IGCSE Geography course, along with being interesting and worthwhile in itself, is designed to allow you to develop skills and knowledge that will be transfe ... [+]

The Cambridge IGCSE Geography course, along with being interesting and worthwhile in itself, is designed to allow you to develop skills and knowledge that will be transferable beyond the confines of the course. Geography is also an important subject to study as it will increase your knowledge of the wider world.

Through this course, students will develop a sense of place by looking at the world around them on a local, regional and global scale. Learners will examine a range of natural and man-made environments, and study some of the processes that affected their development. They will also look at the ways people interact with their environment, and the opportunities and challenges their environment can present, thereby gaining a deeper insight into the different communities and cultures that exist around the world.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrolment
Part time
300 
Online
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Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University

The course introduces the basics of plasma physics and controlled fusion. ... [+]

The course introduces the basics of plasma physics and controlled fusion.

Introduction to Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion

The course is intended as the first plasma physics course however it is also suitable for senior undergraduate students and graduate students.

The primary objective of the course is to present and develop the fundamentals of plasma physics particularly highlighting high-temperature plasma physics and its applications to controlled fusion. The course begins with the historical overview of plasma physics and introduction of plasma phenomena. It includes classical physics background, single particle motion in electric and magnetic fields, Coulomb collisions and transport processes, electromagnetic theory, a fluid model of plasma, plasma confinement schemes, simple equilibrium and stability analysis, and principles of fusion machines. It also covers wave propagation in a magnetic field, kinetic description of plasmas, Vlasov model, electrostatic waves and Landau damping. The necessary mathematical apparatus (partial equations and complex analysis) will be introduced during the lectures. ... [-]

Russia Saint Petersburg
July 2019
11 
Campus
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Department of Mathematics University of York - Online Programs

The authors study the Wiener process and Itô integrals in some detail, with a focus on results needed for the Black–Scholes option pricing model. After developing the req ... [+]

The courses are based on 8 books from the "Mastering Mathematical Finance" (MMF) series published by Cambridge University Press. There are 8 individual courses - each covering the contents of one of the books.

Delivery is by means of one-to-one tutorials conducted via Skype by the authors and editors of the series, and regular coursework.

Who are the courses aimed at?

The courses are designed to meet the continuing professional development and training needs of:

Finance or IT professionals working in quantitative finance and risk management Individuals seeking a career change, managers who need to keep abreast with progress in these fields Prospective students who would like to prepare for entry to relevant postgraduate degree programmes Pre-sessional course ... [-]
United Kingdom York
August 2019
Part time
4 - 8 
Online
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