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M. Sc. (Botany)

Does the world of plants captivate you? Get a master’s degree in Botany, and dive into mysteries of botanical science, setting forth a journey of learning through Sha-Shib Group having an M.Sc in Botany course!

Course Overview of M.Sc Botany

The post-graduation course compiles a well-rounded education in plant sciences. The core course covers plant anatomy, morphology, and physiology. Practical laboratory sessions involve microscopy, genetic analysis, tissue culture, and ecological fieldwork.


To be eligible for application, candidates must have secured 50% marks in their bachelor’s degree preferably graduating in Botany or biological sciences.

Course Syllabus

The core subjects covered are plant physiology, Plant taxonomy, plant genetics, plant ecology and plant pathology. The common electives are ethnobotany, medicinal plants, plant conservation, plant biogeography, and more.

Why Choose Our M.Sc. in Botany?

Comprehensive Curriculum: Learn the rich and diverse curriculum designed to understand plant biology, ecology, taxonomy, genetics, and more. Botany summarises the tiniest microorganisms to tall trees and understanding of plant kingdom.

Experiential Learning: Having knowledge to gain experiences from field trips to diverse ecosystems, botanical gardens, and research facilities. Interaction with expert faculty and research fellows places a deep connection into the plant kingdom.

Collaborative Environment: Peer-reviewed research projects are available in library and online classrooms. This increases knowledge of the plant kingdom beyond the classroom.

Future Career Prospects

Future and career opportunities that await MSc Botany graduates are:-

Research Scientist

A career as a research scientist needs a sense of discovery and inquisitive nature. MSc in Botany graduates find work in research institutions, universities, or botanical gardens. They take up tasks in physiology, genetics, taxonomy, and ecology. Research scientists conduct experiments, publish research papers, and collaborate with other scientists.

Environmental Consultant

As the world is bleeding because of environmental hazards, environmental consultants having a post-graduation degree are in high demand. Their tasks include studying the impact of human activities on the environment. Environment consultants are hired by private companies, government agencies, and environmental nonprofits.

Conservation Biologist

The loss of biodiversity is a global issue, and conservation biologists possess vital responsibility. M.Sc in Botany graduates find solutions in the conversation sector to guard endangered plant species and their habitats. Conservation biologists undertake fieldwork, data analysis, and collaboration with conservation organizations and government agencies.

Agricultural Scientist

As overpopulation is an inherent problem, agricultural scientists need to address the issue of feeding the whole population. Agricultural scientists work on crop improvement, sustainable farming practices, and development of disease-resistant crop varieties. Jobs are available in plenty with agricultural research institutions, seed companies, and government agencies involved in agriculture.


They cultivate plants, including flowers, trees and vegetables. M.Sc in Botany graduates work in botanical gardens, nurseries, landscaping companies, and even as independent consultants. The career of a horticulturist connects plants with landscapes.

Educator and Science Communicator

Teachers bring out the best in their students and it is a very satisfying profession. MSc in Botany holders can find jobs as educators, teaching at schools, colleges, or botanical gardens. Also, they communicate with peers by writing articles, giving public talks, and using various media to bridge the gap between science and the public.

Government and Regulatory Roles

Government agencies and regulatory bodies, such as the Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, and Environmental Protection Agency, give jobs to botany graduates for roles related to plant protection, regulation, and policy development. These roles contribute to the development of environmental policies.

Apply Now and Cultivate Your Botanical Expertise!

Dive into the amazing mysteries of the plant world, with a learning journey comprising field trips, laboratory experience and textual learning. Take a step further with an MSc in Botany from institutes under the Sha-Shib Group.

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