University of Reading

University of Reading

Plant Diversity

This course provides professional level training in the characterisation, assessment and sustainable management of plant diversity. The course embeds plant knowledge through laboratory and field classes, whilst emphasising vocational skills and scientific rigour.

Entry requirements

Related degree in Botany, Biology or Environmental Science required. Relevant experience is also accepted.

Course modules

Modules include: diversity and identification of plants; vegetation survey and assessment; global biodiversity and conservation; molecular systematics; GIS for wildlife managers.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 7,900 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 17,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Part-time £ 9,150 per Academic year (overseas fees) 24 months
MSc Part-time £ 3,925 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading Reading RG6 6UR South East

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
0118 378 5289