Postgraduate Diploma in Forestry

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Forestry Studies

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Entry requirements

Bachelor's degree in Forestry or a related study in New Zealand; or bachelor's degree and relevant experience in a forestry related area.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will have gained advanced theoretical and practical knowledge of forestry science and can apply and communicate effectively forestry principles and concepts. They will understand, evaluate and review new information critically; engage in rigorous intellectual analysis, criticism and problem solving; work independently; carry out research, and communicate effectively concepts, results, and conclusions. Completion of this degree can lead to professional employment or the possibility of enrolling in the Master of Forest Science.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies at this level can earn:

$45,000

Median earnings one year after study

$47,000

Median earnings two years after study

$56,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

70%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Kaingaroa Timberlands Kaitiaki O Te Ngahere Scholarship

Provided by:

Timberlands Limited - HR Advisor

Website:

http://www.tll.co.nz/employment

Value:

Total tuition fees paid to approved institution.

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Ngā Karahipi Uru Rākau – Forestry Scholarships

Provided by:

Ministry for Primary Industries - Head Office

Website:

https://www.mpi.govt.nz/funding-and-programmes/sustainable-food-and-fibre-futures/

Value:

$8000 p/a for each of the 4 years towards tuition and living costs

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 827 748
Phone: (03) 369 3999
Web: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Sources

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