Master Of Forestry Science in University of Canterbury
Duration : 24 Months
Intake : Feb,July
Level : Postgraduate
Tuition & fees : $ 38,400 Per Year
IELTS : 6.5
TOEFL : 90
PTE : 64
About Master Of Forestry Science in University of Canterbury
The Master of Forestry Science will give you a head start into forest management, governance, or research at an advanced level.
This degree offers a flexible structure – depending on your goals and experience, you can study by examination and report, examination and thesis, or thesis only. This programme means you can complete a professional master's degree with coursework and a report in two years.
Students enjoy small classes and a wide variety of courses to choose from, ranging from silviculture to advanced IT applications in forestry.
UC offers a Doctor of Philosophy in Forestry.
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.
Bachelors: No specific cutoff mentioned
Applicants 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
The standard and relevance of the previous study will be the criteria for selection, and for determining the options available in the degree
Normally the minimum requirement is a three-year bachelor’s degree from a New Zealand university or a qualification or combination of qualifications considered to be equivalent
English language requirements for postgraduate qualifications
If you want to study towards a postgraduate qualification, eg a Postgraduate Diploma, Masters, or PhD you must have one of the following:
IELTS -Academic An average score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in reading, writing, listening and speaking
TOEFL iBT -Total minimum score of 90, minimum score of 19 in reading, writing and listening. Please note UC only accepts TOEFL iBT scores from a single test date, not MyBest scores.
TOEFL PBT - With a minimum score of 575 and TWE with a minimum score of 4.5
CCEL EAP- Level 2 with a minimum B+ grade
CAE or CPE- Score of 176 with a minimum of 169 in reading, writing, listening and speaking
Pearson Test of English (Academic)- PTE with an overall score of 58 and no PTE communicative skills score below 50
NZCEL- Level 5
University of Canterbury Highlights
No. of Campuses
1 main campus
No. of Residence Halls
Graduate Job Rate
89.9% (full time)
Above 600,000 NZD pa
Cost of Attendance
29,550 NZD pa
Mode of Program
Full time and online
University of Canterbury Tuition fee
New Zealand Living Expenses
You'll require between $20,000 and $25,000 a year ($380–480 per week) for housing/rent, food, transportation, phone bills, internet usage, and entertainment, in addition to your tuition and insurance fees. The average living expense will be the same for everyone, regardless of their tuition or course price. Please keep in mind that these are only suggestions; the Immigration New Zealand requirement is $15,000 per year including return travel or an additional $2,000.