Offered by the Department of Zoology and Environment Sciences
The MSc in Environmental Science offered by the Department of Zoology and Environment Sciences, University of Colombo, is a two-year postgraduate degree (SLQE Level 9) program compromising of both e-learning and conventional mode of delivery courses.
BSc 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 UGC approved university
Equivalent qualification/s acceptable to the senate of the University of Colombo.
- The selection will be on the basis of an interview.
Universities and Higher Educational Institutions (http://www.ugc.ac.lk/en/universities-and-institutes/universities.html)
- University Grant Commission (UGC) recognized foreign Universities (http://www.ugc.ac.lk/en/universities-andinstitutes/recognized-foreign-universities.html)
- UGC recognized other Universities (http://www.ugc.ac.lk/en/universities-and-institutes/other-recognizeddegrees.html)
Local students: LKR 200,000/-
International students: USD 4000 SAARC countries / USD 8000 Non SAARC countries
Application Fee: LKR 1000/- (USD 50)
Registration Fee: LKR 2500/-
Library Fee: LKR 2500/-
Library deposit (refundable): LKR 5000/-
(LKR 2,500/= per card)
Course Fee: LKR 200,000/- (Course fee is subjected to change)
*The course fee can be paid as two installments within 2 years
Installments I: The first installment of LKR 150,000/= should be paid at the beginning of the course for the first three semesters.
Installment II: LKR 50,000/= (payable at the commencement of mini-project)
Prospective students for next intake in January 2022
Application period: 1 st January 2022 to 31 st January (July 2022 Intake)
Call for applications: January 2022.
Closing date of applications:
Date of commencement:
How to apply
The applications should be sent to the Department of Zoology and Environment Sciences, University of Colombo, Colombo 03.
PG Dip 1 and half years, MSc 2 Years
Part I: Semester I-III, course duration 18 months
Part II: Mini project, 6 months
A candidates studentship will expire at the end of 60 months from the date of registration.
MSc in Environmental Sciences is a 2-year part-time study programme designed to cater to a wide range of interested persons such as biologist, chemists, mathematicians, economists, engineers, geographers and sociologists, among others.
The programme 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 problems solving, which increase employment opportunities in a wide range of fields.
Further the programme provides many modules on-line, allowing students to study at their own pace and during non-working hours
Lectures and laboratory sessions conducted on Friday (4 to 6 pm) and Saturdays. Some field work will conduct on Sundays as well.
Medium : English
|MEN 5101||Foundation Course||30L, 30P, 3C|
|MEN 5103||Environmental Economics, Demography and Sociology||30L, 30P, 3C|
|MEN 5102||Principles of Ecology and Fundamentals of Conservation Biology||30L, 30P, 3C|
|MEN 5104||Tools for Sustainable development||30L, 30P, 3C|
|MEN 5105||Environmental Risk Assessment and monitoring||30L, 3C|
|MEN 5106||Environmental Health||30L, 30P, 3C|
|MEN 5201||Environmental Law||15L, 1C|
|MEN 5202||Research Methodology||30L, 2C|
|MEN 5203||Environmental Certification||30L, 2C|
|MEN 5204||Graduate Seminar||1C|
|MEN 5205||Mini Project||5C|
Further information regarding the MSc Programme can be obtained by contacting the programme coordinator
Contact details of the programme coordinator are as follows.
|Intake||Name||Phone No||Mobile No|
|2021||Dr. Devanmini Halwaturaemail@example.com||011 250 3399||718113301|
|2020||Dr. Ayomi Witharanafirstname.lastname@example.org||011 250 3399||077 996 6930|
|2019||Dr. Devanmini Halwaturaemail@example.com||011 250 3399||718113301|