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:

Professional Master’s Degrees

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 12 months or less.

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Master of Geomatics for  Environmental Management - MGEM

Master of Geomatics for Environmental Management – MGEM

This interdisciplinary degree blends landscape ecology training and quantitative geospatial skills to protect and regulate natural habitats and prepare graduates to tackle pressing environmental issues across multiple sectors.

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Master of Forestry - MF

Master of International Forestry – MIF

Play an integral role in developing international and domestic sustainably focused policies; understand the valuation and marketing of forest-based goods; use landscape-level and spatial datasets; and evaluate multilateral environmental agreements.

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Master of Sustainable Forest  Management - MSFM

Master of Sustainable Forest Management – MSFM

Manage, design, and implement site-level and landscape-level plans that integrate the environmental, social, and economic components of healthy, sustainable, and productive forests.

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Master of Urban Forestry Leadership  - MUFL

Master of Urban Forestry Leadership – MUFL

Provide solutions to complex problems in growing urbanized cities and oversee the strategic sustainable forestry needs at the community-level and manage the demands cities of the future will face from climate change.

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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.

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Master of Forestry - MF

Master of Forestry – MF

Explore Forestry both in Europe and Canada and earn two masters degrees from two world-class forestry schools and enhance your future and the opportunities available to you.

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Thesis-Based Degrees

Master your field of research by investing in a research-intensive program designed by you. We offer excellent courses and cutting edge research across a spectrum of forestry disciplines, and support 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 our two research forests.

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Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

Doctor of Philosophy – PhD

This interdisciplinary research program is tailored to your individual skills and interests.

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Master of Science / Master of Applied Science In Forestry - MSc / MASc

Master of Science / Master of Applied Science In Forestry – MSc / MASc

Tailor your studies and work closely with a supervisor and affiliated department.

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