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Masters degrees in Botany train postgraduates in the purpose of plant classification, including an understanding of their physiology and structure through identification and taxonomy. Consideration is also given to plant ecology, the biosphere, and economic importance.
Programmes in this field are typically taught MSc courses, though research oriented MRes and MPhil courses may also be available at some institutions.
Courses in this area offer a wide range of specialisations, including Ethnobotany, Systematic Botany, Plant Genetics and Crop Improvement. A mixture of practical training, academic study and fieldwork will be offered on most courses.
For example, you will likely study topics such as conservation science, biodiversity management, and consumption, exploring these practically through lab testing, experimental growing, molecular methods and geographic information systems (GIS). You will also explore the commercial and business practices within the field, including environmental law and policy, as well as public health and risk management.
Careers may be highly varied depending on your interests. You may wish to branch into agriculture, conservation and wildlife management, or environmental consultancy and policy making for government agencies and NGOs.
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Botany is the study of plants. their structure and development, physiology, genetics and biochemistry, health and disease, relationships with other organisms and the environment as well as the impacts plants have on our daily lives. Read more
Ethnobotany is an increasingly important subject. It is essentially interdisciplinary, involving knowledge of plants and their ecology in the context of their cultural, social and economic significance. Read more
The understanding of plant diversity and resources has never been more important. As we face the unprecedented challenges of climate change and environmental degradation, effective environmental surveillance and conservation depend upon detailed knowledge of plants and their habitats. Read more
The Department of Plant Sciences is an outstanding University Centre for research in plant and microbial sciences. It offers unrivalled research and training opportunities in the following areas of plant and microbial science. Read more
Our MSc Bioinformatics and Systems Biology course looks at two concepts that complement each other and reflect the skills currently sought by employers in academia and industry. Read more
Our MSc Biological Sciences course offers a unique opportunity to experience research projects across a broad range of disciplines and laboratory environments before you start a career in research. Read more
Focusing on the understanding of plant to crop systems, with an emphasis on research training, the course is ideally suited to those wishing to pursue careers in research institutes, plant breeding, agro-industry and advance to higher research degree study. Read more
This multidisciplinary course will equip you with the skills to tackle the problems that lie at the interface between plant and physical science, on a molecular level. Read more
Students at our Faculty of Science are challenged to explore the boundaries of science. Taught by leading academics from around the world, the Master’s programmes we offer focus on the newest understandings and concepts as well as their impact on science and society
The Faculty of Science and Engineering (FSE) offers a large number of Master's programmes(overseen by our Graduate School of Science and Engineering).
KAUST is dedicated to advancing science and technology through interdisciplinary research, education and innovation.
Each graduate program in the College of Arts and Sciences offers a limited number of partial scholarships. Program Scholarships range from $1,000 to $15,000
We offer taught MSc courses in civil and environmental engineering, electrical and electronic engineering, engineering management, oil, gas and shipping, and mechanical engineering.
Warwick Life Sciences is an international centre of excellence.