UniversityUniversity of Canterbury
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Level of Study
Next start date
Expected Feb 2023
University of Canterbury
The Master of Forestry Science will give you a head start into forest management, governance or research at an advanced level.
This degree offers a flexible structure - depending on your goals and experience you can study by examination and report, examination and thesis, or thesis only. This programme means you can complete a professional master's degree with coursework and a report in two years.
Students enjoy small classes and a wide variety of courses to choose from, ranging from silviculture to advanced IT applications in forestry.
The MForSc can be completed by either:
UC offers a Doctor of Philosophy in Forestry.
Postgraduate study can bring many career benefits eg, specialist skills and enhanced knowledge, possible into specific occupations, higher starting salary/progression rates, research capability/achievement and evidence of high academic attainment/self-discipline.
Start date: Monthly by arrangement with supervisor
Applicants for the Master of Forestry Science must have a four-year Bachelor of Forestry Science, or other bachelor's degree in relevant subjects, or a Postgraduate Diploma in Forestry.
The standard and relevance of previous study will be the criteria for selection, and for determining the options available in the degree.
Applicants must also satisfy our English language entry requirements:
Application deadline: At least 6 months before the planned start date.