Botany (Advanced) (BIOL2923)


The content of BIOL2923 will be based on BIOL2023 but qualified students will participate in alternative components at a more advanced level. The content and nature of these components may vary from year to year.

Further unit of study information


Two lectures, one tutorial and one 2- to 3-hour practical per week.


One 2-hour exam (40%), one 2-hour practical exam (30%), research project (30%)


Evert RF and Eichhorn SE. 2013. Raven: Biology of Plants. 8th Ed. Freeman & Co Publishers. New
York. NY.
A Study Guide for the unit will be available for purchase from the Copy Centre during the first
week of semester, a .pdf copy of which will be available for download from the LMS.

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

Distinction average in at least 6 credit points of Junior Biology units of study and 6 credit points Junior Sciences.

BIOL1001 or BIOL1002


BIOL2023 or PLNT2003 or PLNT2903 or PLNT2002 or PLNT2902 or BIOL2003 or BIOL2903 or BIOL2004 or BIOL2904

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.