Postgraduate taught programmes

Study for a Masters of Science (MSc) degree at Kew in partnership with London Universities.

MSc students on the Madagascar fieldtrip stood in a line looking at researcher giving a talk

Our MSc programmes offer the opportunity to study at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, with unrivalled access to Kew’s scientific collections, laboratory facilities, partnerships and landscapes.

Kew MSc Open Day – Wednesday 3 April 2024

Join us at Kew Gardens to find out more about our MSc programmes. You'll have the chance to meet the course leaders, chat with some of our current and former MSc students, view our science facilities, and go on exclusive tours behind the scenes at Kew.

If you can't make it to Kew in-person, we'll be streaming the introduction to the open day online. When you register via the open day sign-up form, let us know that you're planning to attend the talk virtually and you will receive a link.

Programme

Date: Wednesday 3 April 2024
2–3pm: Introduction to Kew and our MSc programmes
3–4pm: Behind-the-scenes tours
4–5pm: Informal chats with the MSc teaching staff and students, over refreshments
after 5pm: Free time to explore the Gardens.

Sign up via the online form

https://forms.office.com/e/tKFzW9EDMr

Deadline: Monday 18 Mar 2024

If you have any questions, please email sciencetraining@kew.org, with the subject "Kew MSc Open Day 2024".

Our MSc programmes offer the opportunity to study at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, with unrivalled access to Kew’s scientific collections, laboratory facilities, partnerships and landscapes.

Students can choose between three MSc programmes in partnership with Queen Mary University of London and Royal Holloway, University of London.

You will: 

  • Develop in-demand skills in plant and fungal taxonomy, conservation, restoration and sustainable food security. 
  • Take part in either an international field course to a biodiversity hotspot or a two-week residential visit to Kew’s wild botanic garden, Wakehurst. 
  • Conduct a unique research project and work alongside some of Kew’s 300+ scientists in the lab and out in the field.  
  • Learn about the scientific and social basis for halting and reversing biodiversity loss in a rapidly changing world.
  • Gain the critical skills required for a wide range of careers in research, conservation, consultancy, policy and industry. 
     

Video © Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Queen Mary University of London and Royal Holloway, University of London

Explore our three postgraduate programmes below