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Forestry MSc by Distance Learning

Bangor University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Bangor University

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

The course is designed to provide students with training in the management of forest resources, understanding of the scientific, academic and practical principles which underpin forest management and forest ecosystem function and the interrelationships between government, industry and communities' forests and associated land-use. The course, fully accredited by the Institute of Chartered Foresters, provides students with detailed knowledge and expertise of direct relevance to the modern forest manager and those working in associated disciplines. The course is designed to be of specific interest to: Individuals seeking academically-based education in forestry; individuals seeking a career in the management of trees and forests; individuals wishing to undertake further study while employed in the forestry or a related, profession. Students can exit at Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma level.

The part-time nature of this course enables students to build their career alongside other work or personal commitments. Current students and recent graduates have secured jobs as commercial forest managers, forest surveyors, ecological consultants, forestry finance advisors and business start-ups. Careers prospects also include promotion for those already in the forestry or related professions. The part-time nature of the course opens up numerous opportunities for study, travel, scholarship and research and students are encouraged to take advantage of these.

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University information

Bangor University

  • University League Table

    72nd

  • Campus address

    Bangor University, Bangor (Wales), LL57 2DG, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    5th out of 20 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 155
    132 88%

    9th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    2nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    14th

    6

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