University of Helsinki: Forest Sciences
|Institution||University of Helsinki View institution profile|
|Department||Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry|
Do you want to affect the future of forests, a key natural resource and wellspring of biodiversity? Have you ever wondered why forests are called the lungs of the Earth and how climate change relates to forests? Or how trees are grown and processed into products in a sustainable and efficient manner? And how are the economy and forests interrelated?
You can find answers to these questions when you study forest sciences. You will come to view forests not only as a setting for jogging trails or as a source of wood, but rather as a source of versatile renewable resources and as complex ecological systems that are closely connected to their environment. The relationship between humans and nature and between society and natural resources is a strong feature of these studies. The Master's Programme in Forest Sciences at the University of Helsinki is based on the research at the Department of Forest Sciences which has been ranked 4th in the world, placing the department as one of the best in the world.
There are two study tracks to choose from: 1) forest ecology and management and 2) forest bioeconomy business and policy.
An applicable bachelor's degree or other equivalent qualification. You need sufficient proficiency in English. Please visit the programme webpage for details.
University of Helsinki
Study for the world
At the University of Helsinki, we believe that the power of thought can change attitudes, people and society - for the world. However, we cannot do this alone. Explore our degree programmes with teaching in English and join us in our efforts to bring hope for the globe. To keep updated about all the application dates and processes, subscribe to our Admissions Newsletter.
At the University of Helsinki, the scope of the International Master's Programmes is 120 ECTS credits to be completed with two years of full-time study. You learn from the …View Profile
Not what you are looking for?Browse other courses in Agriculture, Forestry or Horticulture, or search our comprehensive database of postgrad programs.
Scholarship Opportunity with Postgrad.com
Are you a PG student at this University or have you applied to study a postgraduate program at a university in Europe? Tell us your plans and qualify for a £500.00 PGS Scholarship.Click here