Wood Products Processing

at UBC's

Vancouver Campus

If you're innovative, and you enjoy engineering and problem solving, Wood Products Processing is ideal for you. This award-winning program is a fusion of science, engineering, and business. You'll gain a comprehensive understanding of wood science, business, and advanced manufacturing operations.

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Program Information

  • Campus: Vancouver
  • Faculty: Faculty of Forestry
  • Degree: Bachelor of Science in Wood Products Processing
  • 4 yrs Length
  • Yes Co-op Option
  • No Honours Option

This award-winning program is a fusion of science, engineering, and business that prepares you for a career in the wood products sector and related fields. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of wood material science, advanced manufacturing, and business operations.

You can also choose to complement your science degree with a Minor in Commerce through the UBC Sauder School of Business. Co-op is another exciting option taken by most students to integrate career-related work experience and academic studies. If you are creative, enjoy engineering and problem solving, this program is ideal for you.

Campus features

The Department of Wood Science is the largest in the English-speaking world, with a reputation for excellent programs in education, research and extension. It also has some of the best facilities and equipment to be found anywhere. The award-winning Forest Sciences Centre offers wireless study space, and classrooms and labs equipped with the latest technology. In addition, the Centre for Advanced Wood Processing features a $2-million wood products manufacturing facility. Students benefit from a stimulating and interactive learning environment, and strong student services.The Wood Products Processing program won the Yves Landry Foundation Award for the Most Innovative Manufacturing Technology Program at the University Level and the Alfred Scow Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Student Experience and Learning Environment at the University of British Columbia.

Program Requirements

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