M.Sc. in Environmental Science

The M.Sc. in Environmental Science offered by the Department of Zoology and Environment Sciences, University of Colombo, is a two year postgraduate degree (SLQE Level 10) program comprising of both e-learning and conventional mode of delivery courses.

Commencing in May 2017

The course…

  • is designed to cater to a wide range of interested persons such as biologists, chemists, mathematicians, economists, engineers, geographers and sociologists, among others.
  • takes on a multidisciplinary approach and hence will give students a wide range of a basic and applied knowledge and skills, enabling them to adopt a holistic approach to environmental problem solving.
  • will increase employment opportunities in a wide range of fields.
  • provides many modules on-line, allowing students to study at their own pace and during non-working hours.

COURSE FEE: Total of Rs. 175, 000 payable in two installments. In addition, the students will have to pay the registration fees (Rs. 2,500), library fees (Rs.1, 500) and examination fees (Rs.10, 500).

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

An application fee of Rs 500/= must be paid to the People’s Bank Account of the University of Colombo at Thimbirigasyaya Branch, with the application fee code 314041600007.

You may contact Academic and Publication Unit of the University of Colombo for further information in this regard on phone 112586712; e mail- acpbuoc@gmail.com. Payment can be made at any branch.

The duly completed application form together with the payment slip for Rs. 500/= should be sent to the Assistant Registrar, Academic and Publications, University of Colombo, 94, Cumaratunga Munidasa Mawatha,  Colombo 03 on or before 19th of May 2017.

Originals of certificates and transcripts should be produced at the interview before admission as required by the University of Colombo.

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
Prof. Deepthi Wickramasinghe / Course Coordinator
Phone: 0112503399, 071-4488536
Email: deepthi@zoology.cmb.ac.lk

Ms. Damithri Chathumani
Phone: 071-3530383
Email: damithrichathumani@gmail.com

Application form 2017

Course Modules

Postgraduate Diploma in Climate Change and Environmental Management

Applications are invited for the Postgraduate Diploma in Climate Change and Environmental Management offered by the Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, of University of Colombo, to be commenced in June 2017.

Duration: 12 months

Course composition: Lectures and laboratory sessions conducted on weekends (on Saturdays and some Sundays). The overall course aims at strengthening the capacity of those already working in the field of climate change (CC) and those hoping to move into this fast-developing field. The course will provide the participants an opportunity for interactive learning on the causes, impacts, and strategies to deal with human-induced climate change through environmental management

Course fee: Rs. 90,000/=

Eligibility: B.Sc. degree in any of the following fields: Biological Sciences, Forestry & Environmental Science, Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Physical Sciences, or any other relevant field, obtained from a recognized university OR Equivalent qualification/s acceptable to the senate of the University of Colombo.

Application Procedure: Application forms can be obtained in person or by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to Assistant Registrar, Academic and Publication Branch, University of Colombo, 94, Cumaratunga Munidasa Mawatha, Colombo 03 or visiting science.cmb.ac.lk/departments/zoology.

An application fee of Rs 500/= must be paid to the People’s Bank Account of the University of Colombo at Thimbirigasyaya Branch, with the Application fee code 314041500008 (Payment can be made at any branch).  The duly completed application form together with the payment slip for Rs. 500/= should be sent to the Assistant Registrar, Academic and Publications, University of Colombo, 94, Cumaratunga Munidasa Mawatha,  Colombo 03, under registered cover on or before May 15, 2017.

The candidates will be selected based on formal qualifications and through an interview.

Programme Description

Application form 2017

M.Phil and PhD degrees

The Department provides the opportunity for qualified individuals with a recognized undergraduate degree to undertake graduate studies leading to both M.Phil. and PhD degrees, under the supervision of its staff members. Those who are interested can directly contact staff members for the availability of opportunities in their research groups.

For more information – Contact the head of the Department of Zoology or the postgraduate director of the faculty.