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Forestry (Hons)

Lakehead University

48 months
25750 CAD/year
5984 CAD/year
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Forestry (Hons) from Lakehead University will provide you with a background in the biological, social and operational fundamentals of forestry and its relationship to our ecosystems. 

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With Forestry (Hons)  from Lakehead University you will gain the business skills, scientific expertise and practical experience needed to solve modern conservation and sustainability challenges.

Our Honours Bachelor of Science in Forestry shares a common curriculum with the Honours Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management for the first two years.Through a specialization, you will delve deeper into the areas of Forest Management, Forest Health and Protection, or the emerging area of Forest Products and Marketing.


  • Wildlife Ecologist
  • Fish and Wildlife Officer
  • Invasive Species Specialist
  • Conservation Specialist
  • Renewable Energy Consultant
  • Climate Change Analyst
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Urban Forester
  • Wildlife Biologist
  • Planning Specialist 
  • Private Consultant

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Writing Across the Curriculum

  • Canadian Forest Plant Species 

  • Natural Resources Management 

  • Natural Resources Inventory 

  • Natural Resources Biometrics 

  • Business Principles in Natural Resources Management

  • Animal Biology 

  • Plant Biology

  • Economics–Theory

  • The Environment

  • Crust of the Earth 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Fall admission:

  • January 15 (for Ontario High School Applicants) 
  • March 1 (for College Transfer Applicants) 


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Successful graduation from an academic secondary school program or equivalent 
  • Program specific prerequisite courses;
  • Equivalent of a minimum 70% overall final average

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25750 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25750 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    5984 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5984 CAD per year during 48 months.

International Tuition

  • Year 1: $26,500.00

National tuition:

  • 2nd year - $5,955.86
  • 3rd year - $5,915.30
  • 4th year - $5,389.29

Living costs for Thunder Bay

1149 - 1720 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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