Course details

Postgraduate Diploma in Forestry
NZQF Level 8

About the course

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.

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 provider

At the University of Canterbury you will get to enjoy the very best a university has to offer ' a world class learning environment, a vibrant campus and a great student lifestyle that's packed with opportunities. You will gain hands-on experience in courses led by academics who are actively engaged in research and who are experts in their fields. The culture promotes active learning, where the vibrant community allows you to be who you are and do what you love. UC's picturesque campus with modern teaching and research facilities is set in the heart of a city that has become a magnet for growth and innovation. Further afield lies a region packed with outdoor adventure, from the mountains to the sea.

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