The University of British Columbia - Vancouver

Forest Bioeconomy Sciences and Technology

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Program Information

School:The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Faculty:Faculty of Forestry
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op
Field of Study:Forest Management/Forest Resources Management
Description:Bioeconomy refers to the parts of the economy that involve the production of renewable biological resources (e.g., wood, plants, wood waste, and organic waste) that are transformed into valuable products (e.g., biofuels, bioplastics, textiles, food additives, and medicine).

UBC’s Bachelor of Science in Forest Bioeconomy Sciences and Technology (BEST) is the first degree in Canada to provide a multidisciplinary and comprehensive education that’s focused on the scientific, economic, and policy issues related to the growing bioeconomy and creating a sustainable future. As a student in this program you’ll gain a solid foundation for the innovative design and development of renewable materials, energy, and sustainable land-use strategies.
URL:Forest Bioeconomy Sciences and Technology at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $43,483
Careers:Forestry Professionals

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    - Final grade of 70% in Grade 11 or Grade 12 English (or equivalent course, including provincial examinations where applicable).

    - Graduation from high school with a minimum average of 70% (or higher for many programs).

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 13, 2020

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