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The Department of Forest Technology and Wood Sciences provides quality knowledge and skills in forest operations, wood science, forest products and technology utilization with emphasis on imparting practical skills, research and integration of basic and applied knowledge

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What we offer

The Department offers forest operations courses (harvesting and transportation) and wood related courses (properties: physical, mechanical, chemical, anatomical, and utilization) to both undergraduate and postgraduate levels

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Latest Updates, Announcements, Stories and more

Launching of a new undergraduate degree in Wood Sciences and Value Addition

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Undergraduate, Postgraduate courses and Programmes

Bachelor degree

The Department host Bachelor of Science in Wood Technologies and Value Addition programme which produces graduates with broad technical knowledge and skills of wood processing

Master Degree

The Department host masters degrees in Forest Products and Technology, Forest Engineering and Management of Natural Resources for Sustainable Agriculture


The Department host PhD in Forest Sciences programme which comprises of one year of coursework at SUA and three years of research, thesis writing and defence