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 any of two research forests. Our Forestry Graduate Program offers several kinds of degrees:

Research Intensive Degrees

Our Forestry Graduate Program offers three research-intensive degrees:

  • PhD 
  • MSc (Master of Science in Forestry)
  • MASc (Master of Applied Science in Forestry)

Professional Master’s and Course-Based Programs

We also offer course-based, non-thesis degrees:

  • The MIF (Master of International Forestry)
  • The MSFM (Master of Sustainable Forest Management)
  • The MF (Master of Forestry).  The MF is part of a concurrent degree partnership with other European and Canadian Universities (Transatlantic Forestry Master: TRANSFOR-M)
  • The MGEM (Master of Geomatics for Environmental Management)
  • The MUFL (Master of Urban Forestry Leadership) – pending approval from BC Ministry of Advanced Education

Related Degree at UBC

A Master of Engineering Leadership in Green Bio-Products degree is available through UBC Faculty of Applied Science.