Plant Biology



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If you are interested in a research degree with the School of Plant Biology, please contact the appropriate person listed below:

Professor Gary Kendrick

Head of School

Telephone: (+61 8) 6488 3998

Masters by Research Contacts

Prof Erik Veneklaas

Masters by Coursework Contact

Assoc/Prof Patrick Finnegan

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Coordinators

Prof Erik Veneklaas

Honours Coordinator

Assoc/Prof Patrick Finnegan

With a UWA science degree you can make a real difference!

Undergraduate courses

We offer a large variety of flexible, hands-on and industry relevant undergraduate majors in the three-year Bachelor of Science degree.

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  • Honours is available for those that have completed a Bachelor of Science degree and obtained at least 65% in their science major.
  • Graduating with Honours is necessary to go onto postgraduate research.

Postgraduate courses

A third year plant biology field trip

If you're wondering what a third year plant biology field trip is like - this podcast combines live footage from part of the Plant Physiological Ecology (PLNT3301) field trip last year with student interviews.