Learn how plants made the world you live in and how we can use them to secure our future
An introduction to the biology of cells; fundamentals of molecular biology; organismal and molecular genetics; human genetic variation; diversity and biology of microorganisms; microbial virulence and disease processes.
Species and population ecology: patterns of biodiversity; management of threatened species; evolution and environmental influences; how individuals interact with each other in populations, and with their physical environment.
Learn about the cellular processes of plant growth and how to use this in plant biotechnology
Plant diversity with a particular emphasis on New Zealand, in the context of the Southern Hemisphere. The evolution of plants and processes of adaptation and selection; the relationships between plants, including lichens and fungi, in the past and present.
The diversity, physiology and ecology of marine and freshwater plants, algae and cyanobacteria.
Learn how plants respond to and influence their environment across a range of terrestrial, freshwater and marine ecosystems.
Learn how plants interact with fungi, bacteria, viruses and animals and gain insights on how plant interactions impacts on plant biology from community structure to crop productivity.
Learn about plants in the world around us through a hands-on field ecology course that emphasises identifying plants and surveying plant populations and communities.