FORE619-24S2 (C) Semester Two 2024

Wood Processing

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 15 July 2024
End Date: Sunday, 10 November 2024
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 28 July 2024
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 29 September 2024


This course introduces students to various wood processing industries, ranging from sawmilling over engineered wood products to pulping and biofuels. Reference will be made to the most suitable resource for individual products. Emphasis is given to fast-growing short-rotation plantation species and tropical timber.

Learning Outcomes

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

Employable, innovative and enterprising

Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.

Globally aware

Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.


Subject to approval by the Head of School


Timetable 2024

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture E
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 13:00 - 15:00 Jack Erskine 340
9 Sep - 20 Oct
Lecture F
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 13:00 - 15:00 A6 Lecture Theatre
9 Sep - 20 Oct
Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 13:00 - 17:00 Rehua 002 Lectorial 30 Sep - 20 Oct


Clemens Altaner

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,197.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see School of Forestry .

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