Want to be an expert in forest sciences and business?


The Master’s degree programme in Forest Sciences and Business (MScFB) aims at educating students to become professionals with versatile skills and expertise applicable to national and international forest sectors. The programme is based on high quality teaching founded in internationally renowned research. The programme is designed to allow the student to gain a broad knowledge base, to specialize in their own field, to think independently and critically, and to develop problem-solving skills

Graduates in Forest Ecology and Management have found employment in the fields of forestry, nature conservation, and environmental science both nationally and internationally. The work can include managing and utilizing detailed information about forest resources, the monitoring of forest carbon balances and biodiversity. Graduates from Forest Economics and Marketing typically find employment as experts in organizations and industry where environmental and economic issues are combined, such as marketing and management, research and consulting, as well as in the public sector at national or international levels.

Would you like to be one of them?

The Master´s Degree Programme in Forest Sciences and Business (MScFB) consists of two major subjects: Forest Ecology and Management and Forest Economics and Marketing. In Forest Ecology students specialize in e.g. forest and peatland ecosystems, forest resources or forest and wood technology. In Forest Economics students specialize in either business economics of forestry or forest products marketing and management. More information about the structure of the programme and studies can be found from our website.

The online application for Master’s programmes is accessible from December 1, 2015 to January 27, 2016. See more details and apply!

Here is your roadmap to the application process.

Why study in Finland?

Finland’s education system has been internationally recognised as one of the best in the world and the staff, professors and lecturers at the University are highly educated. Another of the major strengths of Finnish education system is the ability to guarantee same educational opportunities for everyone, regardless of social or economic background. In addition, there is no tuition fee in 2016.

There are many benefits for students in Finland, including discount on several items, e.g.:
• Apartment rents
• Healthcare
• Sports and other recreational activities
• Public transport

There are many reasons for students to choose Finland: high quality university education, an opportunity to seek out new and unknown places and to experience beautiful nature and wildlife.

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