43 Courses and Certifications

Duke University Durham Courses & Certifications 2021

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Medical Neuroscience

Medical Neuroscience certification is a 100% online course that is an offering by Duke University, and Coursera. In this neuroscience course, the candidates can explore the neurophysiology related to the human nervous system that helps in providing a neurobiological framework that in turn helps in finding out how human behaviour works.

Medical Neuroscience training will help discover the foundations for understanding the action, sensations, impairments of the human brain. Candidates will be discovering the organizations of the neural system that happens in the spinal cord or brain that can meditate sensation so that it can integrate the signals with emotion, memory, injury, or dysfunction of the central nervous system. Ultimately, the course will focus on the knowledge that is acquired in cell studies related to human anatomy and the physiology of the brain. The entire course comes in 12 weeks with an additional week dedicated to a final exam that when cleared by students will give a certificate.

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13 Weeks
Expert
Free
Skills Covered:
Knowledge of healthcare sciences
Certificate

Introduction to Genetics and Evolution

Introduction to Genetics and Evolution certification by Duke University, and Coursera is an 11 weeks course that is a college-level course that is offered to its participants. Irrespective of this being a certification course over a span of 25 years, candidates will be prepared to understand basic biology so that they can be prepared for the issues like clarifying misconceptions so that they are ready for advanced coursework on biological topics.

Introduction to Genetics and Evolution training gives the participants a very basic overview of principles related to the fundamental and basic concepts of genetics in biology. Everyone often comes across the term genome sequencing or kits identifying what the participant’s pre-human and human ancestry look like from DNA sequencing. Beyond completion of this programme, a certificate is guaranteed to all the participants for genetic sequencing. Also, participants can enjoy the comfort of their homes while learning this programme.

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11 Weeks
Free
Skills Covered:
Knowledge of Biology Knowledge of genetics
Certificate

English Composition I

English Composition I certification is a 10 weeks course that is available on the platform of Coursera, and whose foundation has been laid by Duke University. This beginner-level certification course nearly requires 25 hours of a student’s time to conclude the learning, and gain a certificate. This course is only available in the online mode which will enhance a student’s writing, and editing skills both.

English Composition I training is apt for students who want to learn to read carefully, write arguments that are effective, understand what the writing process involves, and finally by engaging with other's ideas by citing accurately can craft prose that is extremely powerful. Moreover, in short with a shareable certificate, the candidates will find useful tips to enhance their English writing skills.

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10 Weeks
Beginner
Free
Skills Covered:
Writing skills Language skills
Certificate

Introductory Human Physiology

Introductory Human Physiology certification is a 10 weeks course launched together with the joint initiative of Duke University, and Coursera. This course is fully an online one which is both for any industry professional or an amateur person who wants to learn about the 9 organs of the body. 

Introductory Human Physiology training continues for 33 hours from the day of enrollment. Duke University’s course has a syllabus that is developed by a world-class faculty. With this certificate course, the candidates will learn to recognize how the basic concepts can govern the total body functions of the different organs present in the human body. The syllabus of this course includes Homeostasis and Endocrine System, Nervous System, Muscle, Nervous System, Cardiovascular System, Endocrine System, Endocrine System, Gastrointestinal System, and reproductive system.

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10 Weeks
Free
Skills Covered:
Knowledge of Biology
Certificate

Image and Video Processing From Mars to Hollywood with a Stop at the Hospital

Learn how digital images and videos are produced, altered, processed, and used from the Image and Video Processing: From Mars to Hollywood with a Stop at the Hospital programme offered by the Duke University. From how computers and digital cameras shape pictures to the use of special effects in Hollywood movies to how the Mars Rover has been able to send photos through millions of miles of space, candidates will be introduced to the vast world of digital imaging.

The Image and Video Processing: From Mars to Hollywood with a Stop at the Hospital programme begins by looking at how the human visual system functions and then shows you how digital images work in mathematics, engineering and computer science. Candidates will learn the basic algorithms used for image adjustment and explore the standards of JPEG and MPEG for video image encoding and compression. They will learn about image segmentation, filtering and noise reduction. Finally, the programme will finish with methods of image processing used in the medical field.

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9 Weeks
Free
Skills Covered:
Editing skills
Certificate

Introduction to Programming and Animation with Alice

The Introduction to Programming and Animation with Alice programme by Coursera is a beginner-level course in animation and programming which takes about 47 hours to complete. Duke University offers the introductory course in association with Coursera, while the lessons are delivered in English.

Moreover, the Introduction to Programming and Animation with Alice certification course comprises many programming concepts and technical assignments to combine theoretical knowledge with practical applications. Instructed by experienced professors, the well-structured course offers a fun and engaging learning experience.

The Introduction to Programming and Animation with Alice online course will primarily teach you how to combine programming and animation to develop 3D animated stories. You will become adept in building a storyboard to narrate a story, move the camera, include repetitions, set up a scene, among others.

Besides, the Introduction to Programming and Animation with Alice course is an excellent introduction to Alice and programming concepts. You can even use the ideas you have learned throughout the certification course to build 3D games. What's more, upon successful completion, you can earn a course completion certificate from Coursera and Duke University.

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8 Weeks
Beginner
Free
Skills Covered:
Programming skills
Certificate

Advertising and Society

The Programme offered by the course era by Duke university to satisfy the candidates to know the societal values and what is an advertisement meant by. Coursera is an online platform where several valuable courses are handled by professional guides and industrial experts systematically and reliably. However, there is online platform guidance and instructions.

Society is a mixture of values, ethics, and behaviour of mankind where everyone takes part both individually and in the group. There is a responsibility for everyone to make the society and to take part in society. The course is helpful here in this aspect to know our major roles and responsibilities. Every work we have done had an impact on advertising too and the major objective of this course is to know the interrelationship between Advertising and Society

Coursera is an online platform where 10,000+ courses are available online. The content on Coursera and video quality are up to the student's expectations. The lectures will associate theoretical frameworks and appear to be most engaging to students.

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7 Weeks
Free
Skills Covered:
Creativity Advertising skills
Certificate

Introduction to Chemistry: Reactions and Ratios

Introduction to Chemistry: Reactions and Ratios certification is a 7-week long course that is a joint offering of Coursera, and Duke University. This 100% online course is under the engineering and physical science category of Coursera. If participants have an interest in moving ahead in their careers with knowledge of chemistry then this course is definitely for them.

Introduction to Chemistry: Reactions and Ratios training involves concepts like stoichiometry, nomenclature chemical reactions, periodic trends, the periodic table, and chemical problem-solving. This beginner-level certification is offered for participants who have a limited understanding of the subject chemistry

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7 Weeks
Beginner
Free
Skills Covered:
Knowledge of Chemistry
Certificate

Introduction to Chemistry: Structures and Solutions

Introduction to Chemistry: Structures and Solutions certification is a beginner-level programme requiring only 17 hours that is conducted over 7 weeks. The course content has been built by Duke University whereas the completion certificate is the department of the online provider Coursera.

Introduction to Chemistry: Structures and Solutions training is an introductory level course that can even be suitable to candidates who have zero or limited knowledge of chemistry. This certification course belongs to the course category of physical science and engineering on Coursera. The introductory concepts will be available to the candidates in the form of short reading, or videos, or even practice exercises. Both the course, and its mentors are wonderful, and thus the participants will learn the concepts with ease throughout this online course.

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7 Weeks
Beginner
Free
Skills Covered:
Knowledge of Chemistry
Certificate

Increasing Real Estate Management Profits: Harnessing Data Analytics

Increasing Real Estate Management Profits: Harnessing Data Analytics certification is a 23 hours course that can be undertaken only if the participants have finished off courses 1-4 of the Excel to MySQL: Analytic Techniques for Business Specialization. The certificate is given by Coursera in partnership with Duke University.

In this final Increasing Real Estate Management Profits: Harnessing Data Analytics training, candidates will be completing a Capstone Project that usually uses data analytics to recommend how one can improve his or her company’s profits. Here the company will be Watershed Property Management, Inc. where students will be trained to develop their MySQL database skills that database skills so that data can be extracted with ease. The participants will also be ready to articulate process change for their business, Watershed which can be based on their data analysis.

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7 Weeks
Skills Covered:
Data science knowledge Knowledge of Real Estate Sector
Certificate

Object Oriented Programming in Java

This course is developed for people with many goals like software developers and people who are trying to polish their programming skills. Object-Oriented Programming in Java is an intermediate Java course, designed for learners who have previous knowledge about software development or any background in computer science. The course moves with the objective that when you complete the course you are confident to create a java program on your own and carrying much more knowledge about programming than before. 

You will learn the fundamentals of object-oriented programming, building graphical user interfaces, how to leverage the power of existing libraries and using some core algorithms for searching and sorting data.

The course is designed knowing well how the learners are from different backgrounds and are here for different objectives, seeing that the first week you will get to know about the course, how you will learn and why this course. You will get assignments and quizzes, also get to participate in group forums with other students of the course. 

You will take a minimum of 6 weeks to complete this course. 

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6 Weeks
Intermediate
Skills Covered:
Java Programming skills Knowledge of Algorithms
Certificate

Introduction to Machine Learning

The Introduction to Machine Learning course is offered by Duke University. It will help you know your strengths and apply your skills in the most efficient manner to get work done. It will give you additional knowledge that will make you more confident in your work and perform better at your workplace or start your own business. 

The course will give you a brief overview of machine learning models like natural language processing, logistic regression, convolution neural networks, and multilayer perceptrons, while also explaining how these models can be put to use for solving technical problems in various industries like medical, image recognition, and text prediction. 

It is a combination of practical as well as theoretical knowledge about Machine learning, that will provide you with a framework for understanding how you can implement data science models and machine learning algorithms. 

Introduction to Machine Learning Course will allow you to work on a real-world hands-on project that is required in the fast-developing technological world. 

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6 Weeks
Intermediate
Free
Skills Covered:
Natural Language Processing Machine learning
Certificate

Data Structures and Performance

It seems difficult for Java to deal with data in huge quantities. Various data algorithms and frameworks work together when applications exercise vast and real data sets. Data Structures and Performance is a Java course at an intermediate level which is recommended to the candidates who have an experience or familiar with computer science or software development. The programme focuses on establishing code which finishes the work effectively and efficiently by giving accurate results.

In this programme, the candidates would get an opportunity to analyze and utilize data structures that are applied in industry-level applications like hashtables, trees, and lists. The concepts will describe how the data framework makes programmes flexible and efficient. Through this course, the candidates can apply to Professional Certificates programs as well as multiple specializations. This course would be counted towards training in Object-Oriented Java Programming: Data Structures and Beyond Specialization and Object Oriented Programming in Java Specialization.

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6 Weeks
Intermediate
Skills Covered:
Knowledge of Data Sorting
Certificate

Mastering Data Analysis in Excel

Mastering Data Analysis in Excel certification is an online course that is offered with a collaborative effort of Duke University, and Coursera. The main focus of this  Excel to MySQL: Analytic Techniques for Business Specialization, 6 weeks course is only data analysis and not Excel. Excel along with mathematical calculations are performed but other intermediaries or advanced concepts like a pivot table in Excel are not covered.

Mastering Data Analysis in Excel training will help the candidates design and put predictive models to use. Later on, with this course, a participant will be assuming a business data analyst’s role in a bank. This will teach them to reduce default risks, and then maximize the profits of a bank in various ways. The curriculum is a mix of practical, and also theoretical ways that will help develop ideas related to their choice of business. Any data that the candidates are provided for their assignments will be completed only using MS Excel so that they get to practice, and become familiar, and fluent with business functions in Excel.

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6 Weeks
Skills Covered:
Knowledge of Excel
Certificate

Pointers, Arrays, and Recursion

Offered by the Duke University, the Pointers, Arrays and Recursion certification programme is the third programme amongst all the four programmes in Introduction in Programming in C Specialization programme. This is a beginner level programme and hence gives freedom to candidates to learn from the base. The curriculum has been developed by industry experts and so it provides a strong foundation to them. The programme introduces the candidates with the novel concepts namely, recursion, arrays and pointers. The course is delivered online via different modes namely videos, practice exercises, quiz, assignments, and many others. The programme is worth doing and is ideally best suited for professionals who want to excel and master in programming in C.

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5 Weeks
Beginner
Skills Covered:
Programming skills
Certificate

FinTech Law and Policy

The FinTech Law and Policy course is offered by Duke University. This course includes different aspects of laws and regulations applicable to a business. The course is based on the emergence of new financial technologies such as cryptocurrency and its legal, regulatory and policy issues. The course will give information about the initial coin offering in these new financial technologies and how a person can use new payment methods and wealth management technologies in expanding their business.

The course duration will be 5-weeks which is designed with the aim to help the candidates with legal and regulatory challenges faced by the organisations in different sectors. Also, the course helps the candidates to learn about the basics of bank regulation in the US. This course will be instructed by Lee Reiners, Executive Director of Global Financial Markets Centre.

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5 Weeks
Beginner
Free
Skills Covered:
Financial knowledge Knowledge of law Knowledge of Cryptocurrency Legal Knowledge
Certificate

Introduction to Probability and Data with R

Introduction to Probability and Data with R certification is a small-term course that is offered by Duke University, and the certification is guaranteed by Coursera. This is an online course that is presented during a time period of 5 whole weeks in a total span of 14 hours. With this certification course, candidates will be becoming familiar with ways to sampling, and data exploration. 

Introduction to Probability and Data with R training falls under the course specialization of Statistics with R and is the first course in this specialization. Coming with subtitles in 10 languages, this course is a beginner or introductory level programme. Learners will be tested with both lab exercises, for correctly grasping the entire knowledge. Whatever techniques shall be taught will be acting as the building blocks for other courses present in the Specialization. All this will lead the students to pursue careers as data scientists, or statistical analysts.

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5 Weeks
Beginner
Skills Covered:
Statistical skills R Programming