Diploma of Tropical Forestry

Admission Requirements


The diploma course admits students at the Forms 6 & 7 Science (Biology) with B or above in English and Math, or a holder of Certificate in Tropical Forestry, or a Certificate in Plantation Forestry with a GPA of 2.5 or above, and /or Form 5 in Science (Biology) with 3 years of work experience.

Program Structure


Duration: 2 years
Core Units: 17 Units
Total Credit Points: 240
Campus: Kukum

Unit CodeUnit TitlePre requisiteSemester OfferedCredit Points
YEAR 1
MAT500Mathematics & Computing Skills115
FOR501Dendrology110
FOR502Forest Survey & Mapping115
FOR503Forest Economics & Marketing 115
FOR504Forest Ecology & Soils210
FOR505Silviculture210
FOR506Administration Human Resources215
FOR507Forest MensurationFOR501210
YEAR 2
FOR508Forest Management & REDD+115
FOR509Research MethodMAT500110
FOR510Forest Health & Protection110
FOR511Forest Roads Engineering115
FOR512 Work-based LearningDistributed throughout the 2 years 25
FOR513Agroforestry215
FOR514Forest Policy and Legislation215
FOR515Wood Science and TechnologyFOR501215
FOR516Extension & Occupational Health & Safety (OHS)215