Plant-based enterprises operate in a regulated environment and need well trained knowledgeable professionals with a knowledge of plant genetics and physiology, molecular genetics and biotechnology as well as plant pests and diseases.
You will gain knowledge of these areas and increase your practical skills, and you will be encouraged to broaden your experience by interacting with a range of employers, including biotech companies through the Life Sciences Industry Liaison Lab, major local growers such as Thanet Earth, and advisory companies such as FAST Brogdale.
Our ‘Added Value’ programme enables you to undertake further specialist training in order to meet your own individual career aspirations, including fruit-industry based training programmes.
You will explore areas including:
plant physiology and development
genetics of plant breeding
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
16 September 2019
For a list of core and likely optional modules, please visit our website.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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The following entry points are available for this course:
|UCAS Tariff||88 - 112 points||For those applying from school or college offers for this course are based on UCAS tariff points. For those who already have their qualifications the University will take into account work and other experience in addition to qualifications gained.|
|A level||This course requires between 88 and 112 UCAS points. Applicants can achieve these points from the range of qualifications that are in the UCAS tariff.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||This course requires between 88 and 112 UCAS points. Applicants can achieve these points from the range of qualifications that are in the UCAS tariff.|
|Access to HE Diploma||This course requires between 88 and 112 UCAS points. Applicants can achieve these points from the range of qualifications that are in the UCAS tariff.|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)|
|Channel Islands||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|EU||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|England||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£9,250 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.