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Graduate Students

Enrolment Statistics Cindy Prescott BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD Associate Dean Graduate Studies and Research 604.822.4701 cindy.prescott@ubc.ca

Gayle Kosh Dip T Manager, Graduate Programs 604.827.4454 gayle.kosh@ubc.ca

Dan Naidu Coordinator, Graduate Awards and Scholarships 604.822.6177 dan.naidu@ubc.ca

Robin Poirier-Vasic Coordinator, Admissions 604.822.6784 robin.poirier-vasic@ubc.ca

THE FACULTY OF FORESTRY offers five graduate degrees: • • • • •

Doctor of Philosophy – PhD (in Forestry) Master of Science – MSc (in Forestry) Master of Applied Science – MASc (in Forestry) Master of Sustainable Forest Management (MSFM) Master of Forestry – MF

Distribution of students by degree program 2012 – 13*

Enrolment and Graduation Trends

Number of Students

The Forestry Graduate Program had 249 registered students this past year, with 55% enrolled in PhD programs. Women comprised 47% of our master’s and 46% of our doctoral students. We welcomed 29 new PhD students and 24 new MASc and MSc students in 2012/13. In addition, 14 new students registered in the MSFM program and 7 began the MF program, which included the TRANSFOR-M program. The average thesis-based graduate student complement of supervising faculty members is 5. Fifty-four students successfully completed their graduate programs last year, 33 with master’s degrees and 21 with PhD degrees. Average time-in-program of students finishing their programs in 2012 was 3 years for researchbased master’s students, and 5.6 years for doctoral students. Masters

270 240 210 180 150 120 90 60 30

Male

Female

Total

PhD

73

63

136

MSc

39

39

78

MASc

4

3

7

MF

9

5

14

MSFM

8

6

14

133

116

249

Total *As of October, 2012

PhD

Total 249

02/03

03/04

04/05

05/06

06/07

07/08

08/09

09/10

10/11

11/12

12/13

Graduate student enrolment 2002/03 – 2012/13

Number of Graduates

Masters

PhD

Total

60

54

50 40 30 20 10 2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

Spring and fall convocation graduates 2002 – 2012

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2010

2011

2012

UBC Forestry Annual Report 2012  

The Faculty of Forestry Annual Report for 2012.

UBC Forestry Annual Report 2012  

The Faculty of Forestry Annual Report for 2012.