Specialist training courses at Kew
Receive the world’s foremost qualification in botanical horticulture.
To provide practical work experience for undergraduates, Kew offers a series of sandwich student placements, either working within its science teams or as part of the information technology department.
The International Diploma in Botanic Garden Education, developed jointly by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI), provides an opportunity for botanic garden educators to develop programmes within the context of international conservation and sustainability legislation and to try out a wide range of environmental education activities.
This seminar day showcases some of Kew’s research into medicines derived from plants and highlights the significance of international biodiversity conventions for complementary therapists using natural products.
Sign on for our 3 year practical horticulture course with day release option.
During this two-week Tropical Plant Identification course, Kew botanists share their expertise in identifying plants from the biodiversity-rich tropical regions of the world.
Sign up for our one-year Botanical Horticulture training course
This practical two-week Vegetation Survey course, led by specialists from Kew's Botanical and Geographical Information Systems teams, offers an introduction to the techniques and technology available for classifying and mapping vegetation at regional and local scales. It is particularly designed for those carrying out surveys for conservation agencies or extractive industries.
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