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Postgraduate subject

Forest Engineering

Pūhanga Ngahere

11 November 2023
This subject is a hybrid of engineering, forestry, and management.


Forest Engineering


There are exciting research opportunities in Forest Engineering. Questions about how best to maximise production efficiency of mechanised operations; or how to minimise the environmental impacts of forest operations, or about how to integrate new technology still need to be addressed.

The Forest Engineering programme enjoys a very high level of support from the Aotearoa New Zealand forest industry, with many companies and harvesting contractors prepared to help out.

Forest Engineering


In the PhD, you will complete a thesis of original research in the Forest Engineering field:

Forest Engineering

Career opportunities

Career prospects for students with qualifications in Forest Engineering obtained in Aotearoa New Zealand are excellent, both domestically and internationally.

Find out more about what you can do with a degree in Forest Engineering.

Related brochures

Postgraduate Prospectus 2024

Whakatairanga Tāura

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International Prospectus 2024/2025

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