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Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK) Bachelor of Natural Resources in Sustainable Forest Management
Häme University of Applied Sciences (HAMK)

Bachelor of Natural Resources in Sustainable Forest Management

Evo, Finland

4 Years

English

Full time

Request application deadline *

Sep 2024

EUR 9,700 / per year **

On-Campus

* direct application period 01/11/2023 to 31/03/2024

** tuition fee only for students outside EU, no fully funded scholarship available

Introduction

A degree in forestry will give you all the necessary skills and knowledge to take care of and manage forests sustainably, both ecologically and economically.

Content of Your Studies

Studies include sustainable forestry, forest measurement, timber harvesting and procurement, forest ecology, and forest planning. You can deepen your knowledge for example in wood procurement, planning, and management of forest resources, and production of services in forestry. Studying takes place on the Evo campus which is well known for its unique demonstration forest of 1800 ha. The demonstration forest is located right in the campus area, supports practical learning methods, and is a great resource for students.

What Will You Learn?

You will achieve an extensive knowledge in forestry, which highlights sustainable planning, caring, and utilization of forest resources. You learn about the economic significance of forests, how to move in forests and other grounds, and how to use different applications and equipment in the field. You will also develop your work life and communication skills, and the necessary skills to work as an entrepreneur.

What Can You Do?

The most common work tasks in the field are wood procurement, forest services, and planning or management of forest resources. Your work title could be for example forest expert, harvesting supervisor, procurement supervisor, purchasing supervisor, forest planner, forest ranger, logistics supervisor, and forest entrepreneur.

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