University of Leeds: Plant Science and Biotechnology

InstitutionUniversity of Leeds
Department Faculty of Biological Sciences
Web http://www.leeds.ac.uk
Email fbspgt@leeds.ac.uk
Telephone 0113 343 1418
Study type Taught

Summary

**Develop your expertise in molecular plant science and its application**
Unprecedented progress has been made in the study of plant biology with the development of new tools and technologies. This knowledge contributes to development of sustainable solutions to many major challenges of the 21st century such as food, energy and materials.

A large part of your teaching will be delivered by academics from the University’s Centre for Plant Sciences (CPS) linked to the latest research in their areas of expertise. You will gain specialist training from these leading experts in the modern molecular aspects of plant science and its application to plant biotechnology.

You’ll study in a faculty ranked 6th in the UK for its research impact in the recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014).

**Links with industry**
Our strong links with industry are designed to help you to succeed. We have a proactive Industrial Advisory Board who advise us on what they look for in graduates and on employability-related skills within our courses.

Sponsorship info

If you have the talent and drive, we want you to be able to study with us, whatever your financial circumstances. There may be help for students in the form of loans and non-repayable grants from the University and from the government.

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