Plant Biology, M.Sc. | University of California, Davis | Davis, United States
12 months
11700 USD/year
11700 USD/year
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The Plant Biology graduate program at the University of California, Davis, offers training in the breadth of plant biology and in specialized topics represented by the following four research areas: cell and developmental biology; environmental and integrative biology; molecular biology, biochemistry, and genomics; and systematics and evolutionary biology.


Key facts

This framework allows students to conduct research on plants through the disciplines of anatomy, biochemistry, biophysics, biotechnology, cell biology, developmental biology, evolutionary biology, genetics, genomics, molecular biology, morphology, paleobotany, pathology, physiology, population biology, proteomics, systematics, systems biology, and weed science. UC Davis has one of the largest groups of plant biologists of any institution internationally. Graduate students of the Plant Biology program offered by the University of California, Davis, have the opportunity to carry out research in basic and/or applied sciences in the labs of more than 60 faculty members, spanning three colleges and nine departments.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biology
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Biochemistry
  • Calculus
  • Statistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application fee
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • Personal History and Statement of Purpose
  • UC Davis uses the online application only

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11700 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11700 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Davis

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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