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 from Evenstad without Economy planning use of the title 'Forstkandidat'
Compulsory courses for students starting autumn 2020:
YearSemester5 ects10 ects15 ects20 ects25 ects30 ects
22022Spring parallelMASTER'S
January block 
2021Autumn parallelSKOG
August blockAOS230 - 5 ects
12021June blockFEP201 - 5 ects
Spring parallelBUS
January blockNATF200 - 5 ects
2020Autumn parallelSKOG
August block 
Master's programme,
compulsory courses
Compulsory courses for students with bachelor in
Forestry from Hedmark University College - Evenstad
planning to use the title 'Forstkandidat': *

Lacking 6EV161 - 'Næringsutvikling og økonomi'

· Lacking 6EV298 - 'Vitenskapelig metode og statistikk'

In addition one of the following subjects in methodology must be chosen:
AOS340Qualitative Methods5 ects  Autumn parallel
ECOL300Methods in Natural Sciences5 ects  Spring parallel
REIS310Social Science Research Methods in Nature-based Tourism, Outdoor Recreation and Natural Resource Management5 ects  Spring parallel

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
RØP330Investment and Project Analysis in Forestry, Energy and Natural Resources10 ects  Autumn parallel
SKOG303Silviculture and Forest Growth and Yield10 ects  Autumn parallel
SKOG305Sampling-based Forest Inventory5 ects  Autumn parallel
SKOG340Forest Engineering and Logistics II10 ects  Autumn parallel
SKS300Forest Ecology10 ects  Spring 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  Spring parallel
SKOG210Forest Products - Markets and Wood Technology5 ects  Spring parallel
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
TRE200Wood Technology I5 ects  January block

* Students with a bachelor in Forestry from Evenstad, may have to take more than 120 ECTS in order to achieve the title 'Forstkandidat'.

As a part of the Master in Forest Sciences one may take up to 10 ects in 100-level courses after agreement with the study advisor.

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 2020: Høibø, Olav
Student advisor 2020: Catherine Wilson

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Studieprogrammer ved MINA
studieåret 2020/2021:

  - GRUNN Grunnstudium
  - 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 2020. 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