Forest Products Technology & Timber Constructions (Master)

Durable, sustainable, visionary

Back to the roots! Wood as a raw material has a huge potential. No wonder, as there are a lot of benefits to this versatile material which go beyond visual and haptic ones. Plus, it is environmentally friendly. In our Master's degree in Forest Products Technology & Timber Constructions, you deepen your knowledge about this renewable resource and become a sought-after manager!

Study mode: full-time
Degree awarded: Diplomingenieur/Diplomingenieurin (DI)
Length of study: 4 Semester (120 ECTS)
Location: Kuchl Campus
Study places per year: 25
Language of instruction: German
Tuition: € 363,- per semester + Euro 24.70 student union fee per semester
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Why study a Master's degree in Forest Products Technology & Timber Constructions at Salzburg University of Applied Sciences?

The focus of our Master's course is on wood as a material of the future. After all, the importance of this versatile material is growing steadily, not only because of its valuable contribution to climate protection. In our Master's degree in Wood Technology & Timber Constructions, you will learn all about the enormous future potential of renewable building materials. You will deal with the development of new products and become an expert in the efficient use of material resources and research on new applications.

Among others, during your training as a manager and development manager for the timber industry, you will deal with the following areas:

  • Characteristic properties of wood as a material
  • Specifics of working and processing
  • Economic aspects
  • Social-communicative skills

Important aspects of our Master's degree in Forest Products Technology & Timber Constructions

Study content and focus areas

In addition to having a basic knowledge of material science, economics, and management, our Master's degree programme allows you to choose your specialisation from the second semester.

Focus on one of the following two areas:

  • Wood technology: analysis of material and information flows, production processes, and technology used in companies in the timber industry
  • Timber construction: development of innovative wood building materials, individual focus areas in conception, planning, production, and project management

Job prospects

The goal of the master programme in Forest Products Technology & Management is to educate students to become qualified leaders and development personnel in various departments of the forest products industry as well as in related fields.

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Living research: throughout your studies, you will learn different methods for structuring and planning in the field of research & development. Strong involvement in the research activities of this programme underlines the scientific nature of this degree.