Taught course

Sustainable Tropical Forestry (SUTROFOR) (Erasmus Mundus course)

Bangor University · School of the Environment, Natural Resources and Geography

Entry requirements

The main student selection criteria are: a good undergraduate university degree; the applicant’s CV; documentation of proficiency in English (and French if choosing Montpellier); the applicant’s personal statement of motivation; recommendations from two references, of which at least one academic.

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc course in Sustainable Tropical Forestry (SUTROFOR) is a two-year world-class integrated programme aimed at qualifying graduates to deal with the huge challenges in contemporary tropical forestry. The teaching staff is very active in research and the students will profit from our many connections throughout the world. The SUTROFOR course is offered by a consortium of five European universities. The course consists of a first study year at one of three institutions (Bangor, Copenhagen, Dresden) and a specialising second study year with different topics offered by each of the five institutions. Students are required to spend the second year at a different university to the first year.

Fees and funding

Around 20 Erasmus Mundus scholarships are expected to be available for third-country students.

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months

Course contact details

Dr Morag McDonald
+44 (0)1248 388076