botanical plant science botany

Courses in Botanical, Plant Science, Botany are available at undergrad bachelor, postgrad master, PhD doctorate research degree levels at Australian universities are  in the list below. 

  • What jobs can I get after qualifying as a Botanist ?
  • Besides ATAR, what  are the prerequisite Year 12 HSC subjects ?
  • Botany is also known as plant science, phytology or plant biology is a specialised area of biological sciences regarding study of plant life

  • Botany started with traditional medicine initiatives to identify edible, medicinal and toxic plants, making botany one of the oldest sciences.
  • From ancient research in plants, botany evolved to cover the study of over 550,000 species of plant life.
  • Botany covers a diverse range of science disciplines that study plants, fungi & algae including: structure, growth, reproduction, metabolic processes, development, disease and chemistry
  • Where can I study Botany or Botanical Science ?


 New South Wales : NSW

  • Plant Science at: UNE
  • Bachelor of Science (Majoring in Ecology) at University of New South Wales: UNSW

Victoria : VIC

Queensland : QLD

  • Bachelor of Science in Zoology and Ecology at James Cook University: JCU

Western Australia : WA

  • Botany degrees at   University of Western Australia :  UWA