University of Westminster
Area of Study
Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Global Health, Health Science
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units6
Hours & Credits
OverviewAn introduction to Botany and especially to medicinal plants, with instruction on identification and use of a floral key, quality assessment, horticulture and collection methods, sustainability and ethical uses. The module provides an introduction to basic plant sciences, anatomy, physiology, phytochemistry and taxonomy, with a focus on key medicinal plant families. There are opportunities to study plants in living collections and natural habitats and in museum collections.
Assessment: In-class test (40%) ; Written Report (60%).
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