Forestry Science, Master | University of Canterbury | Christchurch, New Zealand
12 months
46207 USD/year
11543 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Forestry Science at University of Canterbury will give you a head start into forest management, governance or research at an advanced level.


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.


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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students 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.

  • If English is your additional language, you are also required to meet UC's English language requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    46207 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 46207 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11543 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11543 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National Students - 18,247 NZD
  • International Students - 73,043 NZD

Living costs for Christchurch

1300 - 2000 NZD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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