Bangor University: Tropical Forestry (MSc)

InstitutionBangor University View institution profile
Department School of Natural Sciences
Telephone 01248 383634
Study type Taught


The programme provides part-time students from across the world with training in the management of forest resources, understanding of the scientific, academic and practical principles which underpin forest management, forest measurement and forest ecosystem function and the interrelationships between government, industry and communities’ forests and associated land-use.

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2 course options

Qualification MSc
Level RQF Level 7
Entry requirements

Undergraduate degree; the applicants curriculum vitae (CV); documentation of proficiency in English (and French if choosing Montpellier); the applicants personal statement of motivation; recommendations from 2 references (of which at least 1 academic).


Modules include: silviculture; agroforestry systems and practice; forest inventory, assessment and monitoring; sustainable use of NTFPs; social issues in forest management; tropical forestry study tour; distance learning dissertation.

Bangor University


Bangor UniversityFounded in 1884, Bangor University has a long tradition of academic excellence and a strong focus on the student experience. Around 11,500 students currently study at the University, with 650 teaching staff based within twenty three Academic Schools.

Gold-rated teaching
Bangor University has achieved a Gold Award for teaching, the highest rating possible, in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). 

Research excellence
Bangor University is ranked in the top 40 in the UK for research
*, according to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. The REF recognised that more than three-quarters of Bangor’s research is either world-leading ...

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