Graduate Programs

The Faculty of Forestry offers excellent courses and cutting-edge research across a spectrum of disciplines related to forestry, and opportunities for interdisciplinary learning. Graduate students work with leading scientists in state-of-the-art facilities within the Forest Sciences Centre and at either of two research forests. Our Forestry Graduate Program offers several kinds of degrees:

Thesis-Based Degrees

Master your field of study by investing in a research-intensive program designed by you. Research students are supervised by world-renowned faculty with a wide variety of opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration.

Dual Master’s Degree

In two years, earn a Master of Forestry (MF) degree from UBC and a master’s degree from one of five participating universities in Europe. The TRANSFOR-M (Transatlantic Forestry Master), is a unique dual degree program that offers qualified students the opportunity to explore forestry in both Europe and Canada.

As a Professional Master’s student, you will learn from world-leading faculty members and experienced industry professionals. Deepen your technical skills, hone your leadership abilities, and expand your networks, while completing a non-thesis master’s degree in 14 months or less.

Find out more about Professional Master’s Degrees