FORESTRY & NATURAL RESOURCE SCIENCES
or WOOD PRODUCTS SCIENCE
The Department of Forest and Wood Science, Stellenbosch University is the only higher educating institution in South Africa offering a Forestry University degree. This undergraduate (bachelor's) programme leads to the Bachelor of Science in Forestry and Wood Sciences (BScFor) degree. Within the programme there are two fields of study, namely: Forestry and Natural Resource Sciences and Wood and Wood Products Sciences.
The general minimum undergraduate admission requirements of the Stellenbosch University (SU) are:
∑ In addition to the above admission to programmes leading to BScFor, requires at minimum:
For the field of study in Forestry and Natural Resource Science:
∑ For the field of study in Wood Products Science:
∑ Candidates with an average less than 50% may, on the strength of a written motivation, be asked to undergo special selection. The above requirements do not apply to students who qualify for exemption on the grounds of age or to students from foreign countries who qualify for conditional matriculation exemption. Students may obtain credits for equivalent first year courses passed at other universities. The remainder of the degree programmes can however only be taken at Stellenbosch.
Prospective students can visit the following links for applications:
∑ Undergraduate studies: http://www.maties.com/
∑ Postgraduate studies: http://www.sun.ac.za/pgstudies/
For more information on the programmes offered at the Department of Forest and Wood Science, please visit the following links:
∑ Calendar 2013: http://www.sun.ac.za/university/jaarboek/
UPDATED November 2012g
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