Last Updated on April 14, 2021 by West Highlander
The University of Canterbury
Duration: 4 years
Intake: February and July
It is a professional degree. It is an integrative degree that educates students for managing forest resources by blending the study of core science sections with management, commerce and techniques.
Small classes and trips make way for amazing learning experience at UC. The graduates are highly needed after by industries and follow exciting and rewarding career paths.
It requires 480 points over four years. The first year provides a base in pure science which is important for the professional study of Forestry Science.
Bachelor of Forestry Science with Honours
If you have a grade average across 200 and 300-level programs you may be asked to undertake honours as part of the fourth year of your degree. It involves the completion of a research course Dissertation.
It is possible to blend a Forestry degree with the study of another degree. You can complete the two degrees in five years, but some degree combinations may take longer.
Further Study Options:
Students can get benefit from New Zealand Institute of Forestry meetings, tutorial on campus and summer work opportunities. Some of the biggest companies hire UC graduates.
Possible careers choices are: forest management (plantation and native forests), conservation, harvesting, wood processing, planning, policy, forest science, timber appraisal,, forest economics, and sustainability and land management.
10+2 in medical/ non-medical
English language proficiency score:
- IELTS score of 6.0 with no less than 5.5
- TOEFL Score of 80 is required with a writing score of 19
- PTE required score is 50
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