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  Plant Science and Biotechnology - MSc

University of Leeds    School of Molecular and Cellular Biology

Full time September MSc 1 year full time
Biological Sciences (4)

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Embark on a transformative journey in the field of Plant Science and Biotechnology with the MSc programme offered by the University. Delve into the intricate world of molecular plant science and its practical applications to tackle the pressing challenges of the 21st century. The course equips you with a deep understanding of modern techniques like genomics, proteomics, and molecular biology methods, preparing you for a successful career in plant science. With modules covering Research Planning, Advanced Biomolecular Technologies, and Sustainable Crop Production, you will gain hands-on experience through an individual research project. The programme boasts expert academics from the Centre for Plant Sciences, state-of-the-art research facilities, and a strong industry network for career opportunities. To qualify, applicants need a 2:1 bachelor's degree in Genetics, Microbiology, or Biochemistry. Elevate your expertise and make a lasting impact in the field of plant biotechnology.

About the course

Develop your expertise in molecular plant science and its application

Would you like to understand the fundamental biological mechanisms essential to the development of sustainable solutions to the greatest challenges of the 21st century including food, energy, and materials? Recent years have seen unprecedented progress in the study of plant biology, with new tools and technologies available, this is your chance to make an impact in the

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Entry Requirements

Applicants should normally have a bachelor’s degree with at least a 2:1 in a subject that has covered the cellular and molecular basis of life such as: Genetics, Microbiology, Biochemistry.


UK: £13,500 (Total)
International: £31,000 (Total)

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Where is University of Leeds


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Philip Kirk

This course will challenge you in a number of ways, from work load to the different styles of assessment including essays, research papers and presentations. However, you’re also given the support and time to do this.

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