RBGE is committed to lifelong learning and international capacity building. We provide a diverse range of formal and informal education programmes for people of all ages and at all levels. The landscaped Gardens, botanical collections and expertise of RBGE staff offer one of the world's best resources for learning about the natural world. Education is one of the Garden's chief aims and runs through all of its activities.
Learning at the Botanics - Explore a wealth of opportunities!
We provide a diverse range of formal and informal education programmes for people of all ages and all levels. From primary school to PhD, amateur or professional, RBGE is committed to lifelong learning.
The landscaped Gardens, botanical collections and expertise of RBGE staff offer one of the world’s best resources for learning about the natural world.
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Our curriculum-linked programmes offers unique adventures from rainforests to teddy bears’ picnics and is a wonderful way to bring the subjects alive.
With a range of Daytime Classes, Evening Classes and Weekend Workshops for beginners to advanced levels, our Short Course Programme provides something for everyone!
For those who wish to take their studies further and gain a qualification, our range of professional courses includes Certificates, Diplomas and BSc & MSc Degrees in Field Botany, Taxonomy, Practical Horticulture, Botanical Illustration, Herbology, Garden History, and Garden Design.
Getting started with… Botany | RHS Level 2 | RHS Level 3 | RBGE Certificate in Botanical Illustration | RBGE Diploma in Botanical Illustration | RBGE Diploma in Garden History | RBGE Diploma in Herbology