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Management and Leadership
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Leading People 5
 
   
       
Risk Management in International Operations 5
   
     
   
Financial Management 5
 
   
       
Sustainability and Social Responsibility 5
   
     
   
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Future Forestry
                     
Global Megatrends and Forestry 5
   
     
   
Forest Big Data 5
   
     
   
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Free Choice Studies
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Master's Thesis
                     
Master's Thesis 30
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The curriculum has been planned so that the student completes 60 ECTS credits per academic year and 30 ECTS credits per semester

Studies of syllabus is planned so 60 credits are studied in academic year. Planned syllabus may change during studies.

Degree title: Master of Natural Resources
Extent and duration: 60 cr, 1.5 years
Language: English

CONTACT INFORMATION
Tampere University of Applied Sciences
Kuntokatu 3
33520 Tampere
Senior Lecturer Eveliina Asikainen
Head of Degree Programme Ari Vanamo

ELIGIBILITY
see www.tamk.fi

TEACHING METHOD
Blended learning

COMPETENCIES DEVELOPED IN THE TRAINING

The Master’s Degree Programme in International Forestry is a professional higher education degree. The objective of the Master’s programme is to educate experts and managers for sustainable international forestry. The graduates will become specialists in international operations and have knowledge and skills to motivate and lead people and manage projects in multicultural organizations and working environments. They will be able to analyze, interpret, and make decisions based on diverse data in international forestry context. The degree is focused on understanding global trends and using forest related big data in local forestry decisions. The degree complies with the criteria set by the Finnish national degree system as well as with the European framework for degrees and competences. The degree is working life oriented
and comparable with equivalent degrees in other EU countries (EQF, level 7).

PROFESSIONAL STATUS

The graduates qualify for leading positions in the field of forestry, especially international forestry. The degree provides graduates with expertise and management skills for a career in different fields of forestry. The degree gives a qualification for a public appointment where a Master’s Degree is required

BASIC VALUES OF THE EDUCATION

The values of the education are based on the values set by TAMK’s strategy: a sense of
community, respect for the individual and individual differences, sustainable development, internationality,
appreciation for expertise and entrepreneurship.

STRUCTURE OF THE STUDIES

Professional Studies: Management and Leadership 15 credits
*Sustainability and Social Responsibility (5 cr)
*The student chooses two of the following three: Leading People (5 cr), Risk Management in International Operations (5 cr) orFinancial Management (5 cr)

Future Forestry 10 credits
*Global Megatrends and International Forestry (5 cr)
*Big Forest Data (5 cr)

Free-Choice Studies 5 cr

Master’s Thesis 30 credits (includes 5 credits of Academic Research and Practices)