Forest Sciences (PhD)
A Master’s degree (or equivalent as recognized by Université Laval) in Forestry, Natural Resources, Biology or a subject closely related to selected graduate work.
High Academic Achievement: The minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) is 3.0 out of a possible 4.33. Applicants with lower CGPAs may be accepted with conditions.
Proficiency in French/English: Proficiency in either French or English is required.
Courses are offered in French however:
- They may be taken in the 2nd year.
- Course exams are available in English.
- Ph.D. course(s) may be taken as a guided study reading class.
Other requirements: Please note that students cannot enter the Ph.D. program until the M.Sc. degree has been awarded, or all requirements completed.
Compulsory Courses (6 credits)
- Doctoral Research Proposal (written and oral) (3 credits) – to be submitted during the first year
- Doctoral Exam (oral presentation) (3 credits)
Complementary Courses (6 credits)
Thesis (78 credits)
For more details refer to program description.
- Forest resource management
- Forest organismal biology
- Plant Systematics
- Soil and Nutrition
- Forest Policy and Economics
- Tropical Forestry
- Wildlife management
- Forest Landscape Ecology
- Forestry Operations
- Forest Hydrology
Financial Support - Doctoral Funding
|Step 1 (semester 4 or 5)||$ 3300 or $ 2200|
|Step 2 (semester 7 or 8)||$ 2200 or $ 1500|
|Step 3 (semester 9, 10, 11 or 12)||$ 4400 to $ 1100|
* All amounts are in Canadian dollars
Steps and amounts are presented in details in the financial support plan of the Faculty at: Bourses de réussite.
Forest Genomics, Tree Biotechnology for Wood Quality and Stress Resistance, Functional Genomics, Population Genetics, Conservation Genetics.
Agroforestry, Molecular Ecology, Environmental Bioengineering, Rehabilitation of Mining Areas.