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:Canada is well-positioned to seize opportunities in the emerging bioeconomy because of its global leadership in forestry and agriculture, access to biomass, and skilled workforce. The Bachelor of Science in Forest Bioeconomy Sciences and Technology (BEST) is the country's first comprehensive program focused on the growing bioeconomy.

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).
URL:Forest Bioeconomy Sciences and Technology at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $49,461

More information on tuition fees can be found on the UBC undergrad tuition fees webpage.
Careers:Forestry Professionals

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  •   Biology  or   Chemistry  or   Physics 

  • Graduation from high school
  • Minimum of 70% in Grade 11 or Grade 12 English (or their equivalents)
  • At least six academic/non-academic Grade 12 courses (recommended, but not required)

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) [min. 65] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70]

* 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 August 03, 2021

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