Plant Science

The University of Melbourne
A Melbourne (Australia)

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  • Postgraduate
  • Melbourne (Australia)
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Entry requirements & Prerequisites This major is available through more than one course, both of which have their own separate entry requirements. You can read more on the the Bachelor of Science & Bachelor of Science Extended pages.
Available through the Bachelor of Science & Bachelor of Science Extended

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Parkville Street, VIC 3010, Victoria, Australia
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Plant Science


Life is dependent on plants! As the only living organisms able to make their own food, these primary producers are vital to the world’s ecosystem. From food medicines, clothing, even the air we breathe, we could not exist without them.

In the Plant Science major you will gain comprehensive knowledge of plant biology, from cells and molecules to evolution and the environment. You will explore fundamental and interesting issues such as: how plants respond to climate change, the diversity of marine organisms and ecosystems, plant conservation and natural resources, plant cell biology, genomics and proteomics, as well as the evolution and ecology of Australian flora.


A major in Plant Science can open up employment or research careers in areas requiring a solid understanding of plants and their environments. You can pursue a career in many fields including:

  • Agriculture
  • Horticulture
  • Forestry
  • Food technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Forensic science
  • Conservation and wildlife studies
  • Resource management
  • Ecotourism.