Bangor University

Bangor University


The course is designed to provide students with detailed knowledge and expertise of direct relevance to the modern forest manager and those working in associated disciplines. Teaching and learning for each module is supported by a guided reading handbook plus various supplementary materials, such as books, journal articles, scientific reports, online lectures, podcasts, discussion forums and a 'virtual learning environment'.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 undergraduate Honours degree in a relevant science or technology subject such as biology, horticulture, agriculture, law, economics, engineering, environmental science. Applications from mature students who do not have higher education qualifications but have relevant work experience and who have worked for a minimum of 2 years in a position of responsibility and relevance to the degree will also be considered. IELTS: 6.5 (with no element below 6.0) is required.

Course modules

Key course modules cover the increasingly important social issues in forest management, silviculture (including alternatives to clear-cutting), forest ecosystems, and the sustainable use of non-timber forest products. Modules in inventory, assessment and monitoring look at other significant issues surrounding the sustainable management of global forest resources.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning September 2016 - 3 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bangor Campus Bangor (Wales) LL57 2DG Wales

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Telephone number: 
01248 383762