Why study Animal, Plant, and Environmental Sciences?
The combination of these topics facilitates a degree of understanding about the world around us works and the role of different organisms on Earth. Research in the school broadly addresses questions about the diversity we observe, how best to explain processes we observe, and how to conserve biodiversity for the future. Further,the Honours degree is the minimum requirement needed to work as a professional scientist.
Why study Animal, Plant & Environmental Sciences at Wits?
The Wits School of Animal, Plant, and Environmental Sciences is home to a number of world leaders in sustainability, savannah ecology, among other research areas. Our School includes a diverse, research active and passionate staff and post-graduate cohort working on a variety of projects ranging from animal behaviour to plant systematics and evolution to ecology to aquatic ecology.
Our School prides itself on the extent of its honours experience. Students in our programme choose from a number of specialist theory topics, a techniques course that provides a solid analytical foundation, and an option to participate in the Organization of Tropical Studies.