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Plant Science

University of Guelph
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Guelph
English
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33,551 CAD

Program description

Plant Science

Explore the intricacies of plants through the study of their diversity, growth, development, environmental interactions, and various economic uses. Gain knowledge of advances in molecular biology, plant ecology, systematics, physiology, botany, genetics, agriculture, ethnobotany and biotechnology. Become a leader in the field of plant science and contribute to society's need for the efficient production of healthy foods and improved environmental management.

Admission requirements

Admission to semester one of a degree program and General Studies is available in the Fall semester only. A semester one degree applicant is defined as one who will receive fewer than 2.00 transfer credits upon admission.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Semester 1

  • Discovering Biodiversity
  • General Chemistry I
  • Elements of Calculus I
  • Physics for Life Sciences

Semester 2

  • Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • General Chemistry II
  • Physics for Life Sciences II
  • Introduction to Computing
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Elements of Calculus II

Semester 3

  • Introduction to Plant Agriculture
  • Introduction to Biochemistry
  • Life Strategies of Plants
  • Foundations in Molecular Biology and Genetics

Semester 4

  • Molecular Biology of the Cell
  • Statistics I
  • Agroecology
  • Ecology

Semester 5

Plant Anatomy

Semester 6

  • Plant Growth and Development
  • Plant Diversity and Evolution

Semester 7

Electives or restricted electives

Semester 8

Metabolism in the Whole Life of Plants

Tuition fees

Tuition fees for Canadian Students/Permanent Residents - $6,091 per year and for International Students - $24,300 - 33,551 per year

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Career opportunities

Sample Careers

  • Agricultural biotechnologist
  • Biosafety officer
  • Ecosystem biologist

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About this institute

University of Guelph

University of Guelph

The University of Guelph is ranked as one of Canada’s top comprehensive universities, with top marks in student experience. No matter where you're from, once you enrol at U of G, you’re part of a community – a network of...


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Why study at University of Guelph

A few highlights...

  • Top marks for Student Experience (Maclean's, 2019)
  • Oldest Veterinary medicine degree in North America and ranked #7 worldwide in Veterinary Sciences (QS World University Rankings, 2019)
  • 90.15% of our grads are employed within 6 months of graduation
  • Experiential learning and co-op opportunities available in many of our undergraduate degrees
  • One of the world's top 400 universities (Time Higher Education, 2012-2017)
  • Five star ranking and ranked in the top 20 universities in Canada (QS World University Rankings 2019)

Contact info

University of Guelph

50 Stone Road East
N1G 2W1 Guelph Ontario
Canada

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www.uoguelph.ca

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