A good honours degree (first or 2:1), or equivalent in a related subject. Evidence of proficiency in English must be provided by those for who English is not their first language (IELTS 7.0 or equivalent).
Months of entry
This programme aims to introduce students to the concepts of plant health in a broad sense within the context of the increasing demand for sustainable solutions to maintaining global food supply and ecosystem integrity. Students are given opportunities to develop skills in the detection and identification of plant health issues, which will include laboratory and field studies. Students will be provided with the tools to conduct and understand plant health evaluation and the development of appropriate management strategies. These key outcomes will contribute to the development of an understanding of the importance of plant health in a sustainable approach to food production and ecosystem management.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Dr Mark Hocart
- 0131 535 4084