16 months
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15332 CAD/year
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About

Applicants should contact a potential supervisor when applying to the thesis-based program. Students normally complete all requirements within six terms (2 years) of continuous registration. Forestry is offered at Lakehead University.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Forestry from Lakehead University  Thesis-Based program is a research-oriented degree designed to give graduates a firm foundation in the process of scientific inquiry. Research is often undertaken in one or more of the biophysical forest sciences, but social science research may also be undertaken. Research projects are designed jointly by the student and a faculty member who serves as the student's Faculty Supervisor.

Key facts:

The Course-based Master’s degree (Master’s in Forest Management) emphasizes professional development in forest management, policy, geomatics, and ecology. The degree entails 4 terms of coursework (16 months).  Three terms are on campus and one term, comprised of an internship and field school, is off-campus. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Urban Forestry,
  • Conservation Ecology,
  • Complexity Science,
  • Remote Sensing Applications,
  • Research Methods II: Experimental Design in Forestry Research,
  • Genetics: Natural Variation & Selective Breeding,
  • Management and Marketing Strategies,

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 16 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80
Duolingo English Test admission requirements Duolingo English Test
110
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Credits

30 alternative credits

30-60

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
B

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80
Duolingo English Test admission requirements Duolingo English Test
110
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Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Our minimum admission requirement for international applicants is 75% or 3.0 on a 4 point Canadian scale, with an accredited university degree equivalent to a Lakehead University 4 year degree. 
  • We advise all international students to apply early, as admission into our programs is competitive. Should you wish to apply to a thesis program, we strongly advise you to contact a potential supervisor and have your proof of English language proficiency complete.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15332 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7666 CAD per semester during 16 months.
  • National

    5388 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2694 CAD per semester during 16 months.

Living costs for Thunder Bay

1149 - 1720 CAD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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