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Plant Science ( 4 years) MSci (Hons)

University of Nottingham

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  • Qualification

    Master of Science (with Honours) - Msci (Hon)

  • Location

    Sutton Bonington Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Plant scientists are vital to help us feed the world. Climate change and a growing population mean we need to understand plant growth and improve crop production.This integrated masters course advances your skills in plant science research. You'll study how to write research proposals and how to communicate your research to a wider audience. You'll develop your project management skills and your grasp of analytical techniques. All of these are essential if you decide you'd like a research career.We have an international research reputation in plant science. This means you'll be taught by experienced scientists working on the latest research. Our passion for plant and crop science is demonstrated in our teaching. We'll explain the latest thinking in modern plant science through lectures, practicals and field trips.You'll study topics such as:- ecology and biodiversity- plant evolution and genetics- agronomy- plant physiology- molecular biologyYou'll study how plants develop and evolve in response to their environment. Using our specialist facilities, you'll learn how to experiment with plant growth. We have glasshouses equipped with the latest 3D imaging equipment. Our controlled environment growth rooms can control conditions such as temperature, light and humidity.Throughout your degree you can choose from a range of additional options. You can apply to do these when you get here:- Industry placement - you can add a year in industry between years two and three- Study abroad - options include our Malaysia campus, Australia, Canada, or Europe

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 25,000per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

A level : BBB - AAB

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University information

University of Nottingham

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
In September every year, the university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 103 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    136 60%

    42nd

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77 77%

    30th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    90th

    27

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