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 Advanced Methods in Research and Development in Health and Social Care

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

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View course page for Advanced Novel Targeting agents in Cancer

This course focuses on the latest developments in novel cancer drug/formulation design and the issues surrounding their translation into clinical use.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

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View course page for Advanced Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology

This course focuses on the formulation, characterisation and evaluation of novel pharmaceutical delivery systems based on nanotechnology.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

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View course page for Advancing Care for People with Continence Disorders

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

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View course page for Advancing Care for People with Urological Disorders

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

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View course page for Assessment of Perinatal Mental Health and Wellbeing

This module will provide students with the skills to complete an assessment of the MH needs of pregnant women and new mothers.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

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: 2020/21

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View course page for Business Practice and Commercial Awareness in Pharmacy

This course aims to critically evaluate, develop and apply business practice and commercial awareness in the marketing of pharmaceutical services.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

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View course page for Caring for People with Continence Disorders

Part-time Undergraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

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View course page for Caring for People with Urological Disorders

Part-time Undergraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

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View course page for Cervical Screening

Part-time Undergraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

Magee campus

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 Contemporary Issues in Learning Disability

Part-time Undergraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

View course page for Drug Discovery, Development and Delivery

This course focuses on understanding of the processes involved from drug discovery and development to how the drugs are brought to the market place.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

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View course page for Environmental Impact Assessment

This course introduces environmental impact assessment, the methodology of carrying out an environmental audit and environmental management systems.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

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View course page for Essential Principles in Adult Continence Promotion

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

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View course page for Essential Principles in Urology and Continence

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

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View course page for Foundations of Adult Continence Promotion

Part-time Undergraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

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View course page for Foundations of Urology and Continence

Part-time Undergraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

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View course page for Fundamentals of Forensic Healthcare Practice

Part-time Undergraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

View course page for Fundamentals of Urological Cancer

Part-time Undergraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

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View course page for GIS Databases

This course examines the methods by which data can be stored, accessed and manipulated in order to provide high quality databases for GI Systems

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

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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: 2020/21

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View course page for Health Assessment

Part-time Undergraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

View course page for Health Assessment and Clinical Reasoning

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

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: 2020/21

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View course page for Key Principles in Urological Cancer

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

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View course page for Minor Illness Management

Part-time Undergraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

View course page for Motivational interviewing

Part-time Undergraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

View course page for Pharmacy Practice in the Republic of Ireland

This course provides understanding of the legislative and practice requirements, relating to the practice of pharmacy in the Republic of Ireland.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

Coleraine campus

View course page for Principles of Forensic Healthcare Practice

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

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: 2020/21

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View course page for Spirometry for Healthcare

This will equip you to accurately produce & critically analyse the interpretation of spirometry readings, leading to an accurate diagnosis & treatment

Part-time Undergraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

View course page for Spirometry for Healthcare Professionals

This will equip you to accurately produce & critically analyse the interpretation of spirometry readings, leading to an accurate diagnosis & treatment

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

View course page for Symptom Management in End of Life Care.

Part-time Undergraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

View course page for Telephone Consultation for Healthcare

Provides an opportunity for healthcare professionals who work in telephone consultation to build upon evidence-based knowledge & skills.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

Magee campus

View course page for Telephone Triage in Healthcare

Provides an opportunity for healthcare professionals who work in telephone consultation to build upon evidence-based knowledge & skills.

Part-time Undergraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

Magee campus

View course page for The Practice Teacher

Part-time Undergraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

View course page for Water Management

This course provides an opportunity for participants to develop their understanding of processes in the environment and in water treatment.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

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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: 2020/21

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View course page for Zoonoses and Public Health

This course focuses on a comprehensive, detailed and systematic understanding of the impact of zoonoses on public health and pharmacy practice.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

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