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Postgraduate certificate or diploma

Postgraduate Diploma in Forestry

12 October 2023

UC's Postgraduate Diploma in Forestry (PGDipFor) is ideal if you have a degree or qualification in a related area that you wish to update and retrain. Find out about studying a PGDipFor through our Te Kaupeka Pūhanga | Faculty of Engineering.


Postgraduate Diploma in Forestry

Degree Structure - Duration
1 year full-time


Postgraduate Diploma in Forestry

Degree Structure - Start In
Semester 1 or 2 (February or July)




2024 tuition fees estimate per 120 points:

  • Domestic — $9,572
  • International — $43,500


Postgraduate Diploma in Forestry


The Postgraduate Diploma in Forestry caters for graduates who:

  • have a forestry degree or a qualification in a related area and wish to update and retrain
  • have another degree and are looking for some exposure to forestry
  • are from countries where the forestry degree is less quantitative than in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Forestry Common Room

Postgraduate Diploma in Forestry

Entry Requirements - Body

Entry requirements

You must have completed one of the following:

  • the equivalent of a bachelor's degree in forestry or a related area of study; or
  • a bachelor's or higher degree in other areas, and relevant work experience in a forestry-related area.

If English is your additional language, you are also required to meet UC's English language requirements.

For the full entry requirements, see the Regulations for the Postgraduate Diploma in Forestry or use the admission requirements checker.

How to apply

You can apply online at myUC.

See Admission and enrolment for all information on enrolling at UC.

Postgraduate Diploma in Forestry

Career - Body

Career opportunities

Postgraduate study can bring many career benefits eg, specialist skills and enhanced knowledge, entry into specific occupations, higher starting salary/progression rates, research capability/achievement, and evidence of high academic attainment/self-discipline.

Useful information:

2024 tuition fees estimate (per 120 points):

  • Domestic — $9,572
  • International — $43,500

2023 tuition fees estimate (per 120 points):

  • Domestic — $9,311
  • International — $41,000

SSL estimate (per 120 points):

  • 2024 — $1,100.40
  • 2023 — $992.40

Planning my study


Postgraduate Prospectus 2024

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