The Department is involved in undergraduate education in several ways. Both in the programs Forest Sciences (BSc) and Forestry as well as courses on PhD education level within the Forest Faculty as well as in a masterprogram with environmental profiling at the Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics.
The Department is mainly involved in teaching on both the Bachelor and Master of Forestry programs. It is also possible to write theses on bachelor and master level.
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Within the Forest Sciences (BSc) and Forest science (MSc) program, the Department partake in the undergraduate education foremost within four areas; Economics, Business administration and Forest policy (Umeå) and Forest industrial economis (Uppsala). In addition, it is possible to take a master i Forest industrial economis with focus on forest value chains from a business economics perspective.
Environmental and resource economics is a strong research area at the Department, mostly through CERE (Centre for Environmental and Resource Economics). A centre between this Department and Economics at Umeå University. It is also possible to do a master with an environmental economics profile at Umeå University.
When it comes to graduate education, there is a great deal of collaboration between Umeå University within CERE but also the Department of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies, SLU within ECOS. Several courses are given each year for a wide international base.