A large part of your teaching will be delivered by academics from the University’s Centre for Plant Sciences (CPS) linked to the latest research in their areas of expertise. By taking the Plant Science and Biotechnology course from University of Leeds you’ll gain specialist training from these leading experts in the modern molecular aspects of plant science and its application to plant biotechnology.
You’ll study in a faculty ranked 6th in the UK for its research impact in the recent Research Excellence Framework.
The strong research element of this course, along with the specialist and generic skills you’ll develop, mean you’ll graduate equipped for a wide range of careers.
Our graduates work in a diverse range of areas, ranging from bioscience-related research through to scientific publication, teacher training, health and safety and pharmaceutical market research.
Links with industry
We have a proactive Industrial Advisory Board who advise us on what they look for in graduates and on employability-related skills within our programmes.
We collaborate with a wide range of organisations in the public and commercial sectors. Many of these are represented on our Industrial Advisory Board. They include:
Labcorp (formally Covance)
European Bioinformatics Institute
Gowling WLG LL
Barnsley Hospital (NHS)
- Topics in Plant Science
- Practical Bioinformatics
- Plant Biotechnology
- Crop Science & Sustainable Agriculture
- MSc Bioscience Research Project Proposal
- Research Planning and Scientific Communication
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesBiotechnology Natural Sciences Botany View 42 other Masters in Botany in United Kingdom
- Applicants should normally have a bachelor’s degree with at least a 2:1 in a subject that has covered the cellular and molecular basis of life such as: Genetics, Microbiology, Biochemistry.
Living costs for Leeds
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.