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Forestry Science, Master

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  • 12 months
    Duration
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Overview

This Forestry Science degree at University of Canterbury may be taken by:

  • examination and report: six courses and a project report equivalent to two courses
  • examination and thesis: four courses and a thesis equivalent to four courses
  • thesis only.

Career 

Postgraduate study can bring many career benefits eg, specialist skills and enhanced knowledge, entry into specific occupations, higher starting salary/progression rates, research capability/achievement and evidence of high academic attainment/self-discipline.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Forest Harvest Planning
  • Forest Transportation and Road Design
  • Forest Products Marketing and International Trade
  • Forest Economics 
  • Biosecurity Risk Management
  • Wood Processing

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    It is recommended to apply as early as possible in advance of your intended start date, to allow for visa and other arrangements. 

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description

      1–3 years full-time

  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

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General Requirements

  • Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in Forestry, or other relevant degree, 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24668 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24668 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    4840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4840 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • National Students - 7,535 NZD
  • International Students - 38,400 NZD

Living costs for Christchurch

  • 1300 - 2000 NZD/month
    Living Costs

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