Department of Wood Science

UBC Department of Wood Science

The Department of Wood Science was formed in 1982 as one of the three departments including Forest and Conservation Sciences and Forest Resources Management that comprise the Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia. The Department offers both undergraduate and graduate programs leading to BSc, and MSc, MASc and PhD degrees, respectively. The undergraduate program includes advanced wood products processing, industrial processing technology, business management and marketing, and science, engineering and biotechnology. The graduate degrees are offered in many fields related to wood science & technology, biotechnology and the forest products industry, processing and business.

Degree Programs

BSc Wood Products Processing

Get your Bachelor of Science in Wood Products Processing: a fusion of science, engineering and business.


Get your Bachelor of Science in Forest Bioeconomy Sciences and Technology: a fusion of biotechnology, bioproducts and sustainable products and processes.