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Epigenetics Diploma Course

10 Modules

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  • Online study
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  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 150 hours of study
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What Will You Learn?

The Epigenetics Diploma Course takes the complex subject and breaks it down into easy-to-understand modules, so you’ll be able to gain scientific knowledge in an accessible way and come away well-informed and in-the-know about everything to do with epigenetics.

What is epigenetics? The course begins by answering this with a brief overview of the subject and a look at the difference between neuroepigenetics and traditional epigenetics.   You’ll learn about a crucial concept in epigenetics – modifications. We’ll l...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1: The Study of Epigenetics
  • Introduction
  • Part 1: What is Epigenetics?
  • Part 2: Neuroepigenetics vs Traditional Epigenetics
  • Part 3: Epigenetic Marks
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2: Types of Modifications
  • Part 1: DNA Methylation
  • Part 2: Understanding Histones
  • Part 3: Histone Modification
  • Part 4: Nucleosome Positioning
  • Part 5: RNA-Based Regulation
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3: Chromatin
  • Part 1: Dynamic Chromatin Structure and Hierarchy I
  • Part 2: Dynamic Chromatin Structure and Hierarchy II
  • Part 3: Methods to Investigate Chromatin
  • Part 4: Chromatin and DNA Repair
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4: Mechanisms
  • Part 1: Covalent Modifications
  • Part 2: RNA Transcripts
  • Part 3: mRNAs and sRNAs
  • Part 4: Prions and Structural Inheritance
  • Part 5: Nucleosome Positioning
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5: Nutritional Epigenetics
  • Part 1: Nutritional Epigenetics Explored
  • Part 2: Nutritional Epigenetics in Health and Disease
  • Part 3: Life-Long Susceptibility to Disease
  • Part 4: Nutritional Epigenetics and Cancer
  • Part 5: The Future of Nutritional Epigenetics
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6: Cancer Epigenetics
  • Part 1: MicroRNA Gene Silencing
  • Part 2: Metabolic Recoding of Epigenetics in Cancer
  • Part 3: MicroRNA and DNA Repair
  • Part 4: DNA Repair Pathways
  • Part 5: Types of Cancer
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7: Human Epigenetics – Barr Body Formation
  • Part 1: The Role of Xist
  • Part 2: Dosage Compensation
  • Part 3: Random Early X Chromosome Inactivation
  • Part 4: Silencing of Genes
  • Part 5: X Chromosome: X Inactivation
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8: Human Epigenetics – Genomic Imprinting in Human Disease
  • Part 1: DNA and Genetic Mutations
  • Part 2: The Role of Imprinting in Human Disease
  • Part 3: Establishment and Maintenance
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9: Human Epigenetics Disorders Associated with Imprinting
  • Part 1: Male Infertility
  • Part 2: DIRAS3
  • Part 3: Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome
  • Part 4: Silver Russell Syndrome
  • Module 9 Assessment
Module 10: Human Epigenetics – Developmental Diseases caused by Epigenetic Malfunctioning
  • Part 1: Prader Willi Syndrome (PWS)
  • Part 2: Angel Man Syndrome and Rett Syndrome
  • Part 3: Fragile X Syndrome
  • Conclusion
  • Module 10 Assessment
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Who Would Benefit from This Course?

The Epigenetics Diploma Course will be of interest to anyone who wishes to explore this exciting branch of science, from all angles and disciplines, to gain an understanding of heritability, disease, and much more.

Accreditations

The Epigenetics Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

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