The University of British Columbia - Vancouver

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Program Information

School:The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Faculty:Faculty of Forestry
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op
Field of Study:Forestry, General
Description:If you seek the challenge of applying technology and science to create environmentally and economically sound harvesting plans, then the Bachelor of Science in Forestry (BSF), Forest Operations major may be for you.

Students are prepared for planning and implementing complex harvesting operations that maximize economic returns and minimize environmental impact. The program is based on biological, physical and social sciences, with advanced courses in geotechnical engineering, forest road design and slope stability, analysis of harvesting systems for economic efficiency and site protection, and planning and scheduling of harvests and transportation systems.
URL:Forest Operations at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,176
International: $43,972
Careers:Managers in Natural Resources Production and FishingForestry Professionals

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics 
  •  Grade11 Biology  or  Grade11 Physics 
  •  Grade11 Chemistry 

- Final grade of 70% in Grade 11 or Grade 12 English (or equivalent course, including provincial examinations where applicable).

- Graduation from high school with a minimum average of 70% (or higher for many programs).

* 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 July 31, 2018