The University of British Columbia - Vancouver

Forest Operations

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Program Information

School:The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Field of Study:Forestry, General
Description:The Forest Operations program focuses on the optimization of social, environmental, and economic benefits through the planning, managing, and utilizing the resources of forest lands. You will incorporate the skills of civil, geotechnical, and mechanical engineering with ecological and hydrological processes to encourage sustainability and conservation. Computer technology and sophisticated mechanical systems are used in the precise and efficient development of harvesting and transportation networks. Options available include a specialization in Harvest Planning & Engineering, or a Minor in Commerce. If you like to plan, engineer and build, this program is ideal for you.
URL:Forest Operations at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,254
Careers:Forestry Professionals

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80 to 86

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade11 English 
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 Principles of Mathematics  or  Grade12 Precalculus 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics  or  Grade12 Biology 
  • 2 of  Grade11 Chemistry  or  Grade11 Physics  or  Grade11 Biology 
  •  Grade11 Social Studies 
  •  Grade11 International Languages 

Final grade of 70% in Grade 11 or Grade 12 English, Graduation from high school with a minimum average of 70% (or higher for many programs), and one other approved Grade 12 course are also required. Grade 11 courses listed are required but not included in calculation of admission average.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 14, 2016

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