M.Sc (Forestry)

Post Graduate Programmes

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Program Code 10717

Course Overview

  • Campus
  • Noida
  • Institute
  • Amity School of Natural Resources and Sustainable Development
  • University
  • Amity University Uttar Pradesh
  • Program Code
  • 10717
  • Eligibility
  • B.Sc. (min 50%)

  • Duration
  • 2 years
  • 1st Year Non Sponsored Semester Fee (Rs. in Lacs)
  • 0.47
  • 1st Year Sponsored Semester Fee (Rs. in Lacs)
  • 0.705
 
  • Fee Structure
  • Program Educational Objectives
  • Program Learning Outcomes
1st Year Non Sponsored Semester Fee (Rs. in Lacs) : 0.47
1st Year Sponsored Semester Fee (Rs. in Lacs) : 0.705
  • Students will be able to define and demonstrate the knowledge of sustainable management of forest resources
  • Students will be able to develop research aptitude and review various issues related to sustainable management of forest resources
  • Students will be able to appreciate and integrate the functional areas of forest for the formulation of sustainable conservation strategies for degrading forest resources.
  • Students will be able to develop analytical skills for the supervision of problems related to management of forest resources and comprehend the role of information technology for the spread of awareness about associated cultural and social issues.
  • Students will be able to learn to duplicate and reproduce various software which aim at recognizing and mitigating issues concerning management of forest resources.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate applications of skills, developed with respect to solving issues pertaining to sustainable management of forest resources.
  • Students will be able to review and describe various global, national and local environmental issues like deterioration of various forest resources, biodiversity conservation, climate change and their varied impacts.
  • Students will be able to appreciate and demonstrate effective communicational and behavioral skills and illustrate ethics and professional conduct.
  • Students will be able to critically evaluate and interpret the learning and results in practical applications for the lifelong conservation and management of forest resources.
  • Develop understanding of the inter-connection between the economics social ethics and ecology for sustainable management of Forest Resource Command of and confidence to work with relevant knowledge and skills within the field of forest management.
  • An enquiry-based approach to identify, formulate and investigate problems and issues related to the management of forest, using established research protocols and methodologies. Analyze various approaches for conducting research in the field of forestry and sustainable development.
  • Use of appropriate technology in harnessing, monitoring and management of forests
  • Ability to demonstrate intellectual capacity and evaluate appropriate solutions for addressing environment and forest conservation challenges and make informed decisions.
  • Recognize and value communication as a tool for negotiating and creating new understanding, interacting with others, and furthering their own learning.
  • Demonstrate ability to play a leader in a team with an appreciation for the place of different roles and effective group practice in achieving common goal of sustainable management of forests.
  • Identify the dire need for sustainably managed forest for development in both developing and developed nations. Ability to analyse environmental issues from local, national and international concerns and work effectively, and responsibly, in a global context.
  • Endeavour to be honest, truthful, just, and fair in both personal and professional life, be committed to social justice and principles of sustainability, learn to appreciate diversity and equality, and demonstrate ethical conduct in all situations. Demonstrate an understanding of the wider societal impact of various issues related to forest management and relevant ethical practice in its context.
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative, imagination, conceptual understanding, and creative responses to intellectual, professional, al and social challenges. Reproduce knowledge on management of forestry for effective dissemination and communication to the society
  • Be confident to set high standards and express commitment for continuous learning of the new and updated concepts of management and conservation of forests throughout life.
  • Ability to critically assess the interrelationships between environmental, social and economic sustainability and work as ambassadors of sustainability and agents of change.
  • Ability to explain the role of community and various stakeholders in the management and conservation of forests, both regionally and globally.

Course Structure

  • 1st Year

Semester 1

Course Title Course Type Credit L T PS SW Total Credits Syllabus
Forest Ecology and Biodiversity Conservation (PG) Core Courses 1 0 2 0 2.00 View
Silviculture and Silviculture Systems (PG) Core Courses 1 1 2 0 3.00 View
Forest Products (PG) Core Courses 1 1 2 0 3.00 View
Forest Protection (PG) Core Courses 1 1 2 0 3.00 View
Tree Breeding and Improvement (PG) Core Courses 1 1 2 0 3.00 View
Remote Sensing and GIS (PG) Core Courses 4 0 0 0 4.00 View
Watershed Management (PG) Allied Courses 3 0 0 0 3.00 View

Semester 2

Course Title Course Type Credit L T PS SW Total Credits Syllabus
Forest Based Industries (PG) Core Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
Forest Biometry (PG) Core Courses 1 1 2 0 3.00 View
Forest Policy and Laws and International Conventions (PG) Core Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
Global Climate Change (PG) Core Courses 3 0 0 0 3.00 View
Green Resource Economics (PG) Core Courses 2 0 2 0 3.00 View
Statistical Methods and Research Methodology (PG) Core Courses 2 0 2 0 3.00 View
Environmental Impact Assessment and Auditing (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 4 0 0 0 4.00 View
Plant Taxonomy and Biodiversity Assessment (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 1 0 2 0 2.00 View
Plantation Management (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 1 1 2 0 3.00 View