Postgraduate Diploma in Forestry

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Forestry Studies



1 Year

Total student fees


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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.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum 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.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


1 Year

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$8,888 $8,888
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$26,802 $26,802
Total $35,690 $35,690

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Ngā Karahipi Uru Rākau – Forestry Scholarships

Provided by:

Ministry for Primary Industries - Head Office



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

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South Canterbury Branch Farm Foresty Association Scholarship

Provided by:

Lincoln University - Scholarships Office




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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

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Where does this information come from?

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The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

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