Planning and Analysis in Multifunctional Forestry

In 2024 we will not open admission to this curriculum!


  • Master of science (MSc) in Planning and Analysis in Multifunctional Forestry
  • 2 years, full-time, 120 ECTS credits
  • Application deadline for non-EU candidates: 10. April 2024
  • Application deadline for EU/EEA, Switzerland, UK, Georgian and Turkish candidates: 31. May 2024
  • Start: September 2024

About the programme

Learning outcomes of curriculum

The composition of the curriculum



Admission requirements

Country specific requirements

Application fee


About the programme

To prepare leading specialists for planning and analysis in multifunctional forestry, who can take responsibility and make sustainable strategic decisions.

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Learning outcomes of curriculum

After completing the curriculum, the graduates will be expected to:

  • have systematic and comprehensive knowledge of planning and analysis in multifunctional forestry, be familiar with the concepts and development trends, know the legal, social and economic framework of the speciality;

  • can steer strategic decisions in planning and analysis in multifunctional forestry in accordance with the principles of sustainable development;

  • be able to use information systems and software development technologies, the methods of statistical data analysis, mathematical modelling, environmental assessment and remote sensing;

  •  have the skills for expressing professional ideas, be able to discuss speciality-related topics in speech and in writing, be able to argue and participate in discussions and mediate professional information;

  • be able to perform independent research, to synthesise and express the results of the research in writing and defend them in public speaking; be familiar with the principles of research ethics;

  • have professional multidisciplinary and multicultural communication and teamwork skills, be ready to take responsibility for working as a midlevel manager of planning and analysis in multifunctional forestry in the state or local administrative institutions and in non-governmental and international organisations or in private sector, 3/8 and be ready to continue studies in the doctoral level;

  • be able to assess personal professional development and the need for continuing education and further training.


The composition of the curriculum

  • speciality module 79 ECTS

  • speciality elective subjects modules 6 ECTS

  • optional subjects 5 ECTS

  •  Master’s thesis 30 ECTS



The Estonian University of Life Sciences offers 2 targeted scholarships for the 2024 intake for candidates from Ukraine (citizens of Ukraine). The scholarships will be awarded to the candidates with the highest amount of admission points and by default, all candidates with Ukrainian citizenship are considered as applicants to the scholarship. In order to maintain the scholarship during the whole nominal period of studies, the scholarship recipient must comply with the requirements set for full-time study (30 European Credit Transfer System credit points (ECTS) in each semester). If not, the scholarship recipient shall cover his/her cost of tuition, pursuant to the University Council Regulation "Terms and Procedure for Covering the Cost of Tuition in Formal Study", for the remaining study period.

The decision about awarding scholarships will be announced latest on the 21st of June.

Students with Ukrainian citizenship who are admitted for studies at the University with a targeted scholarship student place are exempt from paying the dormitory rent for the nominal duration of their studies.


In 2024 we will not open admission to this curriculum! 

Admission period is over, next admission period will open in February, 2025!


Programme duration: 2 years

Degree: Master of Science in Agriculture (MSc)

Language: English

Application fee: 100 euros (non-refundable)

Tuition fee: 3800 EUR/year

Scholarships: targeted scholarships for candidates from Ukraine (citizens of Ukraine)


Admission period for 2024/2025 intake is over, next admission period will open in February, 2025!

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