close

Filters

See Results

4 Master of Science Degrees in Botany

A Master in Science is a postgraduate degree that can be pursued after a bachelor’s degree. Usually, an MSc focuses on sciences and mathematics to give students a thorough understanding of a specific topic. It could take one to three years to complete this study. What is an MSc in Botany? In general, botany is the scientific study of plants. This could include a look at classification, distr… Read more

A Master in Science is a postgraduate degree that can be pursued after a bachelor’s degree. Usually, an MSc focuses on sciences and mathematics to give students a thorough understanding of a specific topic. It could take one to three years to complete this study.

What is an MSc in Botany? In general, botany is the scientific study of plants. This could include a look at classification, distribution, structure, genetics, physiology or ecology. Some courses might even focus on the plant life in a particular area, geological period or habitat. A Master in Botany often incorporates lab work and research. The required courses for this postgraduate degree will vary based on the specific area of study and the school you wish to attend but could include plant ecology, plant systematics, plant physiology, mycology, developmental plant anatomy and comparative morphology of vascular plants.

The research projects often required during this program can prepare students for work within the scientific field. An MSc in Botany is also beneficial because it can better prepare students to pursue higher education.

The cost of a master’s degree depends on the university, the field of study and the duration of the program. You can learn more about the potential cost by contacting the school, or schools, you are interested in attending.

Once you have earned an MSc in Botany, you could be prepared for a variety of careers. Scholars with this education often go on to work in environmental organizations, with the government, in biotechnology industries and with educational institutions. You might join a research team or take on a teaching role at a university. The exact job you get can depend on your previous work experience and any other education you might have.

Is this the right program for you? Applying is easy. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

Read Less
Other options within this field of study: 
format_list_bulleted Filters
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

The primary purpose of the MSc in Botany minor-dissertation with coursework is to provide students with specialised advanced education and training while meeting the requireme ... +

The primary purpose of the MSc in Botany minor-dissertation with coursework is to provide students with specialised advanced education and training while meeting the requirements of a specific research component so that students can master the required experimental and technological skills and necessary fieldwork competencies such as innovation, decision-making, strategic thinking and organizational skills. A minor-dissertation with coursework MSc in Botany consists of a minimum of 120 credits of research at level 8 in the form of a research project, written up as a minor-dissertation. -
MSc
Full-time
2 semesters
English
Jan 2022
Campus
 
University of Hawai'i at Manoa College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources
Honolulu, USA

The MS degree program is offered under either Plan A (thesis) or Plan B (non-thesis). A total of 30 credit hours are required for each degree option. An advisory committee com ... +

The MS degree program is offered under either Plan A (thesis) or Plan B (non-thesis). A total of 30 credit hours are required for each degree option. An advisory committee composed of at least three members of the graduate faculty guides the student. For a general description of these options, see the requirements for each option below. -
MSc
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
University of Arkansas Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences
Fayetteville, USA

The Department offers the only Plant Pathology graduate program in the state. It is accredited through the Graduate School of the University of Arkansas by the North Central A ... +

The Department offers the only Plant Pathology graduate program in the state. It is accredited through the Graduate School of the University of Arkansas by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. -
MSc
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 

Earn a scholarship worth up to $10,000

Discover the options our scholarship can give you.
University of California Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Davis, USA

In this program, students gain advanced knowledge of plant pathology, including physiology, biochemistry, and molecular biology of plant pathogens or host-pathogen interaction ... +

In this program, students gain advanced knowledge of plant pathology, including physiology, biochemistry, and molecular biology of plant pathogens or host-pathogen interactions; the biology and ecology of plant pathogens; epidemiology and modeling of plant diseases; and the diagnosis and control of plant diseases, including chemical, biological and integrated methods of control. -
MSc
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 

TIP! If you represent a school and want to add your programs to our listings, contact us here