Postgraduate taught programmes
Study for a Masters of Science (MSc) degree at Kew in partnership with London Universities.
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.
- 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.
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Explore our three postgraduate programmes below
Biodiversity and Conservation
Develop essential skills in conservation and restoration of biodiverse plant habitats, and conduct research across the world’s most biodiverse ecosystems.
Global Health: Food Security, Sustainability and Biodiversity
At the intersection of environmental and human health, explore the crucial link between biodiversity, sustainable livelihoods and food security.
Plant and Fungal Taxonomy, Diversity and Conservation
Gain an in-depth understanding of plant and fungal taxonomy and diversity alongside conservation theory and practice.