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Bachelor of Plant Science

University of New England
3-10 years
Full time/part time
Bachelor's degree

Program description

Study Plant Life in Australia

The Bachelor of Plant Science at the University of New England in Australia gives students the fundamental knowledge needed in order to understand the basics of science and plant biology.

Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Plant Science learn about what plants are, how they grow and their interactions with other organisms. Students will learn to be able to explain the structure and function of plants in terms of their environmental adaptations and evolutionary history, and to use this understanding to manage plants in natural and agricultural systems.

Graduates of the Bachelor of Plant Science degree will work at different levels within the plant field including molecular genetics and biochemistry through physiology, reproductive biology, pathology, through to the landscape ecology and phylogeny. This knowledge of plants not only helps students understand what they are and how they work, but works towards feeding the world’s population and maintaining our living environment.

Career opportunities for plant science graduates are available in all climates and countries all around the world. Some career choices include:

  • Consultants in environmental management and agriculture
  • Biotech companies
  • Government departments
  • Statutory authorities
  • Universities

Plant Science graduates from the University of New England are in high demand at commercial environmental consultancies in Australia.

Admission requirements

For more information about this program, please contact the school directly.

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Tuition fees


University of New England offers scholarships to undergraduate students, future students, postgraduate research students, Commonwealth scholarships among others.

Tuition fees at the University of New England are different for domestic and international students.

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A Bachelor of Plant Science from the University of New England.

About this institute

University of New England

The University of New England (UNE) is one of Australia's great universities for teaching, training, and researching. UNE is located in Armidale in the mid-east of the country. It's well-earned reputation is based on almost a century of combining high...

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