Forestry provides a focused lense through which to understand, influence and practice sustainable resource management and utilization, as well as sustainable development. Unlike environmental science, it is a profession and craft as well as a field of study. A degree in Forestry or Forest Conservation will give you entrance into careers where you can have a profound impact on the sustainability of human social and economic systems; while a degree in Forest Biomaterial Science will make you in-demand in the cutting-edge world of wood engineering science, technology and business – money-making sectors that utilize forests sustainably while benefiting the economy.

Not convinced yet? Read on to see what some of our alumni say about why they chose to study Forestry, or check out some testimonials from Master of Forest Conservation graduates.


When you study Forestry, you also study:

  • Ecology
  • Conservation Biology
  • Environmental and natural science
  • Political Science
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Management
  • Sustainable development
  • Geography
  • Urban Forestry
  • Planning
  • Psychology
  • Public Health