Forestry

www.forestry.utoronto.ca

The Faculty of Forestry offers a graduate degree program leading to the Master of Science in Forestry (MScF) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).

The MScF and PhD programs are research/thesis-based degrees in areas of specialization relevant to faculty expertise and funding including, but not limited to, forest conservation biology and wildlife ecology, forest biosphere science, invasive species and threats to forest health, environmental sustainability of managed forests, fire and ecosystem management, forest conservation planning, sustainable development and economics, political ecology and governance of forests, social and cultural ecology of forest ecosystems, urban forestry and forest biomaterials science and engineering.

The Faculty considers applicants from a variety of undergraduate backgrounds including forestry; applied science and engineering; and social, physical, and biological sciences.

Degrees Offered

Forestry - MScF, PhD

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DomesticInternational
​​ ​​​​1. All applicants must meet the School of Graduate Studies English Language Proficiency requirements​.
2. For more information on admission requirements, ple​ase review the program'​s SGS Calendar entry: www.sgs.utoronto.ca/calendar ​​​
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​​​​​​​Research Stream Program Funding Information​

Base Funding Amount -

Graduate units determine a base funding amount for doctoral research stream programs and the number of years that the student will be eligible. In addition to the Base Funding, all eligible students will receive the cost of academic tuition and fees. More information about Base Funding can be found at .​

Actual Income -

Students often have the opportunity to earn additional income through research stipends, internal and external fellowships, RA employment income and TA-ships. Therefore, the average actual income of students in a program is typically higher than the Base Funding amount in that program. More information about Actual Incomes can be found at .

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Quick Facts

Domestic Students International Students
1. Application deadlines MScF-15-Apr-2016
PhD-15-Apr-2016
MScF-15-Apr-2016
PhD-15-Apr-2016
2.Required tests in addition to English Language Proficiency. See below or visit www.uoft.me/gradelp MScF-n/a
PhD-n/a
MScF-n/a
PhD-n/a
3. Minimum GPA MScF-Mid-B
PhD-A-
MScF-Mid-B
PhD-A-
4. Tuition fee -Please visit www.uoft.me/gradfees and refer to Domestic Fees.
-Please visit www.uoft.me/gradfees and refer to International Fees.
5. Direct entry option from bachelor's to PhD MScF-n/a
PhD-Yes
MScF-n/a
PhD-Yes
6. Is a supervisor identified before or after admission? MScF-Before
PhD-Before
MScF-Before
PhD-Before
7. If a supervisor is identified after admission (as per question above), is admission conditional upon securing a supervisor? MScF-n/a
PhD-n/a
MScF-n/a
PhD-n/a
8. Is a supervisor assigned by the graduate unit or secured by the applicant? MScF-Varies
PhD-Varies
MScF-Varies
PhD-Varies
9. Program length (full-time only) MScF-6 sessions
PhD-4 years; 5 years direct-entry
MScF-6 sessions
PhD-4 years; 5 years direct-entry
​​1. All applicants must meet the School of Graduate Studies English Language Proficiency requirements​. 
2. For more information on admission requirements, please review the program’s SGS Calendar entry: www.sgs.utoronto.ca/calendar