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MSc Ethnobotany


University of Kent
School of Anthropology and Conservation
1 to 2 years
A good honours degree (2.1 or above) in anthropology or associated fields
September
MSc
Raj K Puri
Masters study type: Full time Masters study type: Part time

Ethnobotany is interdisciplinary, involving knowledge of plants and their ecology in the context of their cultural, social and economic significance. This programme combines anthropological studies of human-environment interaction and socio-cultural knowledge of plants in different parts of the world with ecology, conservation science, and biodiversity management. It also covers plant conservation and sustainable management practices, taxonomy, and economic botany. There is a strong emphasis on training in research methods.

The programme is taught jointly with the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, The Eden Project, and the Durrell Institute for Conservation and Ecology (DICE).

Core Modules


Ethnobiological Knowledge Systems
Botanical Foundations of Ethnobotany
Plant Resources and their Conservation
Research Methods
Environmental Anthropology
Contemporary Issues in Ethnobotany

Visit the MSc Ethnobotany page on the University of Kent web site for more details!


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