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Botany Diploma Course

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What Will You Learn?

Take the Botany Diploma Course and you'll learn about the world's plant life — inside out, past and present, fungi to flower — from the highest mountains to the lowest-lying deserts. You’ll understand all plants a little better.

You’ll become familiar with gross and microscopic plant anatomy, plant physiology, the family or genera plants belong to, how they are taxonomically organised, and their metabolic processes. You’ll even follow their evolution from water to land and discover how they’ve adapted to their differing environments.

The Botany Diploma Course begins by looking at plant evolution and adaptation, a process that will introduce you to some of the most exciting plant species, including carnivorous plants (which might live closer to you than you think!). From there, we’ll dive right into t...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1: How Plants Took Over the World
  • Introduction
  • Part 1: The Evolution of Plants
  • Part 2: Mechanisms of Plant Evolution
  • Part 3: How Different Species Evolve
  • Part 4: Adaptation - Desert and Aquatic Plants
  • Part 5: Rainforest Plants and Plants of the Tundra
  • Part 6: Carnivorous Plants
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2: The Microscopic Anatomy of Plants
  • Part 1: Plant Cells
  • Part 2: Cellular Reproduction in Plant Cells
  • Part 3: How Plant Cells Communicate
  • Part 4: Plant Tissues
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3: The Gross Anatomy of Plants
  • Part 1: The Roots
  • Part 2: Stems
  • Part 3: Leaves
  • Part 4: Leaf Types and Arrangements
  • Part 5: Flowers
  • Part 6: Fruits and Seeds
  • Part 7: Dispersing Seeds
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4: Plant Physiology
  • Part 1: Controlling Plant Growth
  • Part 2: Plant Movements
  • Part 3: Water in Plants
  • Part 4: Plant Metabolism
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5: Plant Names and Classifications
  • Part 1: Organising Our World
  • Part 2: Kingdoms
  • Part 3: Genus and Species
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6: The Kingdom Protista and Lichen
  • Part 1: Algae
  • Part 2: Molds and Lichens
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7: The Fungi Kingdom
  • Part 1: The Fungi Kingdom
  • Part 2: Division Basidiomycota
  • Part 3: Poisonous and Psychotropic Fungi
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8: The Bryophytes and Ferns
  • Part 1: Bryophytes
  • Part 2: The Ferns and Related Vascular Plants
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9: The Gymnosperms
  • Part 1: Division Pinophyta
  • Part 2: Divisions Cycadophyta and Gnetophyta
  • Module 9 Assessment
Module 10: Angiosperms — The Flowering Plants
  • Part 1: Angiosperms
  • Part 2: Pollination
  • Part 3: Fabulous Flowering Families
  • Conclusion
  • Module 10 Assessment
Arrangement of succulents

Who Would Benefit from This Course?

Simply put, the Botany Diploma Course is for anyone who is fascinated with the world of plants. You may be pursuing a career as a botanist, plant scientist or phytologist and would like to gain a good foundational knowledge of this branch of biology before continuing onto advanced education in the field. You could be a keen gardener who wishes to better understand your pastime. You might just wish to better understand the natural world. Whatever your reason, this course will provide you with an in-depth knowledge of the vast kingdom of plants.

Accreditations

The Botany Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

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