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Alison offers excellent free online biology courses, both as short certificate courses or longer diploma courses. We recommend the Fundamentals of Biology course that starts you off in the field of biology and the Biology - Evolution, Natural Selection and DNA course that will introduce you to the concepts of evolution and natural selection. We’d also recommend the Diploma in Biology that covers important topics, and the Diploma in Human Anatomy and Physiology that will help you gain a strong understanding of how the body works.
We recommend the Fundamentals of Biology which starts you off in the field of biology and the Biology - Evolution, Natural Selection and DNA course that will introduce you to the concepts of evolution and natural selection. We’d also suggest the Advanced Biology 1 and the Advanced Biology 2 courses to introduce you to a broad range of biology subjects. Get started on your next learning journey, today.
Our top diploma courses in biology are the Diploma in Biology and the Diploma in Human Anatomy and Physiology. The former covers important topics in biology while the latter helps you gain a strong understanding of how the body works. If you are looking for more options, we’d recommend our certificate courses such as the Fundamentals of Biology and the Biology - Evolution, Natural Selection and DNA. These courses are a great way to improve your knowledge of biology, whether it is for work or personal use.