Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)
Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA)

Master's programme: Forest Sciences (M-SF)
Compulsory courses for students starting autumn 2014:
YearSemester5 ects10 ects15 ects20 ects25 ects30 ects
22016Spring parallelMASTER'S
January block 
2015Autumn parallelSKOG
August blockAOS230 - 5 ects
12015June block 
Spring parallel 
January block 
2014Autumn parallelSKOG
August block 
Master's programme,
compulsory courses

In addition one of the following subjects in methodology must be chosen:
AOS240Research in Social Sciences5 ects  Autumn parallel
AOS340Qualitative Methods5 ects  Autumn parallel
ECOL300Methods in Natural Sciences5 ects  Spring parallel
EDS312Research Methods II10 ects  Spring parallel
MAST300Planning the Master Thesis5 ects  Autumn parallel
MINA310Project Management and Research Methods10 ects  Aut p + Jan bl

In order to obtain a Master's degree in Forest Sciences the student must also choose:
At least 20 ects from the following courses:
FORN310Bioenergy10 ects  Spring parallel
RØP310Investement and profitability analyses in energy and forest management5 ects  Autumn parallel
RØP320Forest Biometrics5 ects  Autumn parallel
SKS300Forest Ecology10 ects  Spring parallel
SKS303Silviculture15 ects  Autumn parallel
TRE300Wood Technology15 ects  Spring parallel

To be assigned the title 'Forstkandidat', the following courses must also be chosen:
· The compulsory courses from the 'forstkandidat'-profile in Bachelor's programme in Forest Sciences, plus the two courses:
BUS210Managerial Accounting and Budgeting10 ects  Spring parallel
JUS201Administrative law5 ects  Autumn parallel

Students without a Bachelor's degree in Forest Sciences must also have the course:
SKOG250Forest Management - Interdisciplinary Analysis10 ects  June block
plus at least 15 ects from the following courses:
SKOG205Resourse Mapping and Inventory5 ects  Autumn parallel
SKOG210Forest Products - Markets and Wood Technology10 ects  Jan bl + spr p
SKOG220Treatment of Forest Stands10 ects  Aug bl + aut p
SKOG230Resource Economics and Planning in Forestry10 ects  Spring parallel
SKOG240Forest Engineering and Logistics10 ects  Spring parallel

At least 30 ects at the 300-level must be taken. Please note that several courses require a certain level of previous knowledge.

Programme coordinator 2014: Vestøl, Geir Isak
Student advisor 2014: Christina Heggertveit

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Studieprogrammer ved MINA
studieåret 2014/2015:

  - B-FORNY Fornybar energi
  - B-MINA Miljø og naturressurser
  - B-SF Skogfag
  - B-ØN Økologi og naturforvaltning
  - M-FORNY Fornybar energi
  - M-MINA Miljø og naturressurser
  - M-REIS Naturbasert reiseliv
  - M-NF Naturforvaltning
  - M-RAD Radioøkologi
  - M-SF Skogfag
  - M-ECOL Økologi
This structure is only valid for the students starting autumn 2014. It is also possible to watch the structure for other year classes:
· Start of study 2025
  (Subject to change)
· Start of study 2024
· Start of study 2023
· Start of study 2022
· Start of study 2021
· Start of study 2020
· Start of study 2019
· Start of study 2018
· Start of study 2017
· Start of study 2016
· Start of study 2015
★ Start of study 2014
· Start of study 2013
· Start of study 2012
· Start of study 2011
· Start of study 2010
· Start of study 2009
· Start of study 2008
· Start of study 2007
· Start of study 2006