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NMU Botany Requirements

The requirements for undertaking the Nelson Mandela University (NMU) Botany.

Our Vision

Life on earth is currently in crisis — our vision is to grow the skills needed to explore, promote, manage, and conserve the natural world, from the foundation of all life: plants and algae.

Our Mission

To inspire critical thinkers who are passionate about the natural world and its inhabitants — with a focus on algae and plants across all levels: from cells to ecosystems. Our scholars should be ingrained with a quest for lifelong learning, outreach, and research on vital botanical topics


Contact Details

Postal address:
Botany Department
PO Box 77000
Nelson Mandela University
Port Elizabeth
South Africa

Street address:
Botany Department
Nelson Mandela University
Summerstrand Campus (South)
Port Elizabeth
South Africa

Tel: +27 (0)41 504 2397
Fax: +27 (0)41 583 2317


We hope the website helps you get to know us better. Please take a look around and see what we have to offer.

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However, if you meet the requirements and wish to apply to study this course. You can simply check the application processes.

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