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150 hours
105.83 GBP excl. VAT
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Course description

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 look at various types of modifications, including DNA methylation, histone acetylation, histone modification, nucleosome positioning and RNA-based regulation.
The Epigenetics Diploma Course covers everything you need to know about chromatin – dynamic chromatin structure and hierarchy, methods to investigate chromatin, and chromatin as it relates to DNA repair.
We look at mechanisms, including covalent modifications, RNA transcripts, mRNA, sRNAs, prions, structural inheritance, and more.
You’ll discover how nutritional epigenetics works, in terms of health and disease, and take a look at cancer epigenetics. Following a brief explanation on cancer epigenetics, the Epigenetics Diploma Course takes you through MicroRNA gene silencing, metabolic recoding and more, before moving on to different types of cancer, including skin cancer, prostate cancer, cervical cancer, and sarcoma.
The Epigenetics Diploma Course covers various topics within human epigenetics. These topics include Barr body formation, genomic imprinting in human disease, disorders in humans connected with imprinting, and developmental diseases caused by epigenetic malfunctioning.

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Outcome / Qualification etc.

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

This course is registered with the CMA (Complementary Medical Association), which is internationally recognised as the elite force in professional, ethical complementary medicine by professional practitioners, doctors and, increasingly, by the general public. Upon completion of the course you can gain membership to the CMA, which in addition to supplying a professional accreditation, offers a number of benefits, all of which can be found here.

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.

Training Course Content

Module 1: The Study of Epigenetics

Module 2: Types of Modifications

Module 3: Chromatin

Module 4: Mechanisms

Module 5: Nutritional Epigenetics

Module 6: Cancer Epigenetics

Module 7: Human Epigenetics Barr Body Formation

Module 8: Human Epigenetics Genomic Imprinting in Human Disease

Module 9: Human Epigenetics Disorders Associated with Imprinting

Module 10: Human Epigenetics Developmental Diseases caused by Epigenetic Malfunctioning

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