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Training and education

Find out more about Kew's MSc course, PhD opportunities, training courses and internships.

MSc in Plant and Fungal Taxonomy, Diversity and Conservation

This exciting Masters course teaches vital plant and fungal identification skills in the context of evolutionary biology and conservation theory and practice. It includes a field course in Madagascar and a six-month research project.

PhD opportunities

Over 50 PhD students carry out doctoral training and research at Kew, with access to our world-class scientific collections, facilities and expertise.


The Emily Holmes Memorial Scholarships offer funding for postgraduate students to work on projects that will benefit Kew.


We offer a range of internships across our science departments, providing practical work experience and training to undergraduates and recent graduates.

Short courses

Find out more about the short courses provided by Kew's Science Directorate which are open to a variety of audiences.

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