Learn more with our Life & Health Sciences short courses

Life and Health Sciences offer a number of short-courses for post-graduate study and CPD.


The Faculty of Life and Health Sciences offers a range of short courses to support your continuing professional development and help you enhance your knowledge.

View course page for Attitudes, Health and Well-being

This short course will explore the biopsychosocial model of health, advocated by health psychologists.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2019/20

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View course page for Community Practitioner Nurse Prescribing V150

Part-time Undergraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

View course page for Customising GIS Applications

This course gives participants the opportunity to develop their programming skills by specialising in ESRI ModelBuilder and Python programming.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2019/20

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View course page for Environmental Toxicology

This course provides knowledge and skills necessary to understand the impact of chemicals in the environment.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2019/20

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View course page for GIS in Business and Society

This course introduces GIS relevant management and decision making concepts in business and society.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2019/20

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View course page for Health Psychology Interventions and Behaviour change

This short course explores how psychological theories and models of behaviour change are applied to intervention strategies to maintain well-being.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2019/20

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View course page for Management of Coastal Water Resources

This course aims to provide knowledge and practical understanding of the scientific basis for management of coastal water resources.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2019/20

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View course page for Principles of Research Design

The aim of this course is to facilitate participants to become informed consumers and producers of research.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2019/20

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View course page for Psychology of Health Promotion

This short course will explore how psychological theory contributes to our understanding of health and illness.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2019/20

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View course page for Survey Methodology

This course will enhance participants’ knowledge of all aspects of survey methodology.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2019/20

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View course page for Web-based GIS

This course provides an introduction to web-based GIS using a range of languages such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2019/20

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