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Plant and Soil Science BSc (Hons)

University of Aberdeen

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Are you interested in the complexity, fragility and potential of plants and soil? Together, plants and soil provide an essential resource for all terrestrial life. This is the only degree programme in the UK that focuses on this important and fascinating world. Doing a Plant and Soil Science degree at the University of Aberdeen will provide you with both core and advanced understanding of this exciting subject area. The knowledge and skills that you gain could open up a world of career opportunities for you, for instance in playing a vital role in informing the debate on climate change and global food security.The Plant and Soil Science degree provides many opportunities:- Fundamental understanding of biology, how organisms work- Specialist training in plant science, soil science and its applications- Examining the interactions and interface- Multi-disciplinary working- Role of plants in the ecosystem- Applications of plant biology- Manipulating plant genomes relates to tolerance and pollutants- Studying soils across agricultural systems

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 22,800per year

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A level : BBB

A minimum of 3 A Levels at BBB - at least 2 from science or maths subjects.To be considered for entry into Second Year, a minimum of 3 A Levels at ABB, with AB from 2 science or maths subjects (including the subject(s) nominated for Honours - an A in the subject for Single Honours or AB in the subjects for Joint Honours).Also required: GCSE at C or above in English or English Language, Mathematics and in either Chemistry, or Physics or Dual Award Science.

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University information

University of Aberdeen

  • University League Table

    38th

  • Campus address

    University of Aberdeen, Directorate of External Relations, King's College, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, City Of, AB24 3FX, Scotland

One of the top 40 universities in the UK (Complete University Guide).
Student population has over 130 nationalities and strong international global networks.
Experienced international student advisers with immigration expertise supporting students from application to graduation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    25th out of 100 4

    17th out of 30 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    172 78%

    10th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64.0 64%

    73rd

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    25th

    22
  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    152 69%

    10th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    17th

    7
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    26th

    7

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