The Science of Longevity and Lifespan Extension

By The Health Sciences Academy. The leading provider of science-based interactive courses on the net.

Course Code: LLE3743

Learn the science of ageing and how scientists are finding ways to slow down your biological clock and turn on longevity genes.


Can you stay smart as you age? If it possible to keep your skin smooth and your bones strong? Do longevity genes exist? Are degenerative diseases inevitable as you get older?

Course Benefits

  • Learn the new science of ageing.
  • Understand the latest research on cell biology.
  • Discover how epigenetics can help slow down the ageing process.
  • Get the latest on nutrition genetics.

Course Structure

  • Genetic adaptations to nutrition.
  • Free radicals and DNA damage.
  • Fortifying your antioxidant capacity.
  • Keeping the mind agile.
  • Boosting vitality.
  • Strong bones, youthful skin, and healthy heart.
  • Balancing hormones.
  • Staying stress-free.
  • Types of training that promote longevity.

What are the entry requirements of this course?

There are no entry requirements other than being at least 16 years of age and a willingness to jump in, learn your way around, and have fun!

Do I need any specific background, experience or qualification to enrol?

No pre-requisite of any science background is required. High school level science can be helpful. No prior experience and/or educational paperwork are required.

Do you send me any materials in the post?

The entire course is online. You can download and print all of your materials, including your client worksheets and planning tools. Don’t worry if you don’t have a printer, in addition to your online access, we can courier your course pack once you’ve registered your course for an additional fee. Upon registration, you’ll be given this option so you can instantly order your course pack.

How long does it take to complete the course?

You can do it as quickly or slowly as you wish. Our programme allows you to be 100% in control of your own time. In other words, you are in charge of your own study agenda. This puts you in the driving seat and increases the enjoyment of your learning experience.

Do I need any special software to complete the course?

No special operating system is required. You need a computer and internet access. Upon registration, we help you navigate the online system and also provide access to our 24/7 Interactive Learner Services portal.

What sort of assessments are in there?

At the end of each module, there is a multiple choice quiz based on the readings and lesson materials. The purpose of the quizzes is to enhance your retention of the material. You are permitted to refer to the module lessons and other notes during the quizzes. There is no time limit and you have an unlimited number of attempts to take the quiz. You will see feedback on your correct and incorrect answers after you pass. At the end of the course, there is a final theory exam (online), covering what you have learned in all modules. Upon successful completion of your final exam with a final score of 80% or above, you will receive your certificate.

Course Fees

The cost of this course is £589.

Payments in GBP, EUR and USD are accepted.

Pay for your programme in 12 monthly instalments.

Includes access to your protected learners’ area, all course materials, lessons, interactive quizzes, online assessments, worksheets, a community of like-minded classmates, and Learner Services support.

Get Started

You have the drive and the motivation. We will provide you the tools to put your passion into practice.

Click on the “Apply” link below to enrol.


Many thanks, and see you at the other side, where your new journey and rewards begin.

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