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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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    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
    May, January
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    Plant Science: Plant Biology - BS Montana State University Bozeman, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    31,400 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 31,400 USD

    Start date
    May, August, December
    Show program overview about Plant Biology Option Within Plant Science (B.S.)
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    Biology (Research Focus Plant Science) - BSc University of Ottawa, Canada

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    31,941 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 43,334 CAD

    Start date
    September, January
    Show program overview about Honours BSc in Biology (Research Focus) - Plant Science Option
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    Plant Biology - BSc University of Calgary, Canada

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    19,790 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 26,849 CAD

    Start date
    September
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    Plant Biology - BSc University of Vermont, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    41,280 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 41,280 USD

    Start date
    June, August, January
    Show program overview about Plant Biology

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 - AS-T Diablo Valley College, 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
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    Agriculture Plant Science - ASc College of the Desert, USA
    • Blended learning

    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
    Show program overview about Agriculture Plant Science

Plant science graduate programs

Master's in plant science

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    Agricultural Science: Plant Science (Non-Thesis) - MSc Florida A&M University, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    25,868 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 25,868 USD

    Start date
    May, August, January
    Show program overview about Agricultural Science, Plant Science, Non-Thesis Option
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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
    7,002 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 9,500 CAD

    Start date
    September
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    Plant Science - MSc McGill University, Canada

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    14,541 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 19,728 CAD

    Start date
    September, January
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    Plant Science - MSc University of Manitoba, Canada

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    14,366 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
    May, August, December
    Show program overview about Plant Science M.S.

Doctorate in plant science

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    Plant Science - PhD University of Manitoba, Canada

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    6,529 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.