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Plant Science degrees abroad

Plant science programs are concerned with the growth, development and productivity of plants. It also looks at how plants evolve, fight off pests, diseases, and interact with and respond to their environment. It’s a hugely important subject that is key to sustaining biodiversity and solving growing problems like crop productivity.

It can cover a number of related subjects including genetics, molecular biology, biochemistry, plant-pathogen interactions and environmental physiology, with close links to botany and plant biology. It’s an ideal subject for those with a passion for plants, a scientific mind and a desire to make a difference.

Plant science programs are available at universities all over the world, and studying abroad gives you the opportunity to work with plant species you’d never see at home. It’s also a great chance to broaden your personal horizons, make new friends and improve your language skills.

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Plant Science program structure

Plant science undergraduate degrees are offered as a BSc, and will take you three or four years to complete. Postgraduate degrees are also available as research master’s (MSc or MRes), or you can get a doctorate / PhD.

Most programs will be taught through lectures, field trips, practical laboratory work and small group tutorials. You’ll be assessed via written coursework and essays, exams, and practical assessments, and most programs will include a research project in the final year.

The exact course structure and content of plant science programs is likely to change depending on the university you choose to study at. Programs are also often named differently, but cover very similar topics - for example plant biology or botany degrees. However, there are some core subjects you can expect to cover when studying plant science, including:

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular biology
  • Biodiversity
  • Ecology
  • Plant physiology
  • Genetics and evolution
  • Plant pests and pathogens
  • Plant diversity

Plant Science study abroad programs

Plant science undergraduate programs

Bachelor's in plant science

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    Agricultural Biology - BSAG University of Saskatchewan, Canada

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    23,427 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 31,996 CAD

    Start date
    January, May, July, September
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    Agricultural Biology - BSc Colorado State University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    33,973 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 33,973 USD

    Start date
    January, August
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    Agricultural Plant and Soil Sciences - BSc California State University, Monterey Bay, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    16,647 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,647 USD

    Start date
    August, January
    Show program overview about Agricultural Plant and Soil Sciences
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    Agriculture: Plant Science and Industries - BSc Southern Utah University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    20,822 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 20,822 USD

    Start date
    January, May
    Show program overview about Agriculture - Plant Science and Industries Emphasis (B.S.)
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    Biology: Plant Sciences - BSc University of Central Florida, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    22,468 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 22,468 USD

    Start date
    January, May
    Show program overview about Biology (BS) – Plant Sciences

Associate in plant science

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    Agriculture Plant Science - ASc Cuesta College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    12,288 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 12,288 USD

    Start date
    August, January
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    Agriculture Plant Science - ASc College of the Desert, USA
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    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    7,368 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 7,368 USD

    Start date
    August, January
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    Agriculture Plant Science (Diablo Valley College) - AS-T Colleges of Contra Costa, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    9,840 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 9,840 USD

    Start date
    August, January
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    Botany - ASOT Lane Community College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    11,500 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 11,500 USD

    Start date
    September, January, March
    Show program overview about Botany

Plant science graduate programs

Master's in plant science

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    Anaerobic digestion, biogas & technology - MSc (Research) Abertay University, UK

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    20,070 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 15,750 GBP

    Start date
    October, February, June
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    Master of Science in Plant Science (MSc) - MSc The University of British Columbia, Canada

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    6,955 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 9,500 CAD

    Start date
    September
    Show program overview about Master of Science in Plant Science (MSc)
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    Plant Science - MSc McGill University, Canada

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    14,444 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 19,728 CAD

    Start date
    January, September
    Show program overview about Plant Science (M.Sc.)
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    Plant Science - MSc University of Manitoba, Canada

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    14,271 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 19,491 CAD

    Start date
    September
    Show program overview about Plant Science (MSc)
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    Plant Science - MSc Montana State University Bozeman, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    19,642 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 19,642 USD

    Start date
    August, May, December
    Show program overview about Plant Science M.S.

Doctorate in plant science

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    Anaerobic digestion, biogas & technology - PhD Abertay University, UK

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    20,070 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 15,750 GBP

    Start date
    October, February, June
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    Plant Science - PhD University of Manitoba, Canada

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    6,486 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 8,859 CAD

    Start date
    September
    Show program overview about Plant Science (PhD)

Future plant science careers

A plant science degree will give you plenty of options when it comes to looking for a job after graduation. Here’s some careers you might consider as a plant science graduate:

  • Horticultural chemist
  • Plant pathologist
  • Environmental scientist
  • Plant breeder
  • Plant geneticist
  • Soil scientist
  • Laboratory assistant
  • Research scientist

You do not have to limit yourself to the careers above, and a plant science degree will give you plenty of transferable skills you can apply to many different industries.

If you know what career you want after you graduate, make sure you choose a program that covers all the areas that will help prepare you for that role.