Beskrywing: Plantwetenskappe Sleutelwoorde: News3

The University of the Free State (UFS) Department of Plant Sciences consists of the following divisions:

  • Botany
  • Plant Breeding
  • Plant Pathology

These divisions are multi-disciplined and cover plant-related teaching subjects and research. Some subjects of interest include:

  • Conventional Plant Breeding
  • Ecology
  • Ecophysiology
  • Ethnobotany
  • Evolutionary Ecology
  • Food Nutritional Value and Protein Quality
  • Molecular Plant Breeding
  • Molecular Plant Pathology
  • Mycology
  • Palaeobotany
  • Physiology and Biochemistry
  • Phytomedicine
  • Plant Disease Epidemiology
  • Plant Pathology
  • Plant Phylogenetics
  • Plant-Animal interactions
  • Pollination Ecology
  • Proteonomics
  • Rust Pathology
  • Soil Health Ecology
  • Taxonomy
  • Systematics
  • and many more.

Students and researchers have access to the most modern laboratories and scientific equipment.

View the Faculty Rule Book 2020.

Apply online

Undergraduate studies

Code

Learning program

Requirements

Closing dates

BC4320

BSc in Botany

AP score =32

Level 4 - Tuition language

Level 5 Mathematics and Life Sciences and Physical Sciences

According to UFS calendar

BC432041

BSc in Botany and Plant Breeding

BC432042

BSc in Botany and Plant Pathology

BC432082

BSc in Plant Health Ecology







BC540041

BSc Agric in Plant Breeding

AP score =32

Level 4 - Tuition language

Level 5 Mathematics, Life Sciences or Agricultural Sciences

According to UFS calendar

BC540042

BSc Agric in Plant Pathology

Level 4 Physical Sciences

 

Postgraduate studies

Honours Degree

BC460020

BSc Honours in Botany

Selection

60% average for third year Botany modules

According to UFS calendar

BC460041

BSc Honors in Plant Breeding

Selection

60% average for third year Plant Breeding modules

BC460042

BSc Honors in Plant Pathology

Selection

Plant Health or appropriate Plant Pathology modules

BC460082

BSc Honors in Plant Health Ecology

Selection

60% average for third year Plant Pathology modules

Master's Degree
BC480020

MSc in Botany

Selection

BC480041

MSc in Plant Breeding

Selection

BC480042

MSc in Plant Pathology

Selection

BC480081

MSc in Plant Breeding Interdisciplinary

Selection

BC480082

MSc in Plant Health Ecology

Selection

BC480083

MSc in Plant Pathology Interdisciplinary

Selection

BC580041

MSc Agric in Plant Breeding

Selection

BC580042

MSc Agric in Plant Pathology

Selection

BC580081

MSc Agric in Plant Breeding Interdisciplinary

Selection

BC580083

MSc Agric in Plant Pathology Interdisciplinary

Selection

 

Doctoral Degree
BC490020

PhD in Botany

Selection

BC490041

PhD in Plant Breeding

Selection

BC490042

PhD in Plant Pathology

Selection

BC490081

PhD in Plant Breeding Interdisciplinary

Selection

BC490082

PhD in Plant Health Ecology

Selection

BC490083

PhD in Plant Pathology Interdisciplinary

Selection

 

Departmental Head

Prof Liezel Herselman
T: +27 51 401 2514
E: HerselmanL@ufs.ac.za 

Programme Director

Prof B Visser
T: +27 51 401 3278
E: VisserB@ufs.ac.za

Botany

Dr L Mohase
T: +27 51 401 9788
E: MohaseL@ufs.ac.za

Plant Breeding

Dr A Minnaar-Ontong
T: +27 51 401 9100
E: MinnaarA@ufs.ac.za

Plant Pathology

Prof W Swart
T: +27 051 401 2383
E: SwartWJ@ufs.ac.za


FACULTY CONTACT

Faculty Manager: Velaphi Makgwahla
T: + 27 51 401 3199
E: makgwahlamvt@ufs.ac.za

Marketing Manager: Elfrieda Lötter
T: +27 51 401 2531
E: lottere@ufs.ac.za

natwet homepage edit new2 

We use cookies to make interactions with our websites and services easy and meaningful, to better understand how they are used and to tailor advertising. You can read more and make your cookie choices here. By continuing to use this site you are giving us your consent to do this.

Accept