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Plant Biology Conservation and Breeding

University of Peradeniya

12 months
Duration
6000 USD/year
350 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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Apply date
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Start date

About

This Plant Biology Conservation and Breeding MSc programme offered at University of Peradeniya is designed to provide a broad base in principles and applications in major disciplines of plant physiology, genetics and plant breeding, plant systematics, plant biotechnology to develop human resources required for the development of agriculture and other sectors of the country.

Overview

Key features

This Plant Biology Conservation and Breeding MSc programme offered at University of Peradeniya provides an opportunity for each student to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills including hands on experience in techniques related to the above disciplines. This will enable students to acquire a sound knowledge to develop their career paths and be employable in Sri Lanka and abroad. Furthermore, students who successfully complete this programme would use this MSc to gain successful placement in foreign universities for their doctoral degrees.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Plant Breeding 
  • Crop Genetic Resources 
  • Photosynthesis and Plant Productivity 
  • Theory and Techniques of Plant Gene Manipulation
  • Water Relational and Nutrition
  • Plant Systematics 
  • Cellular Genetics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

60 (coursework + research)

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a Bachelor's Degree in Agriculture, Bioscience, Plant Science, Food Science or any equivalent qualification from a recognized institute of higher education acceptable to the PGIA and Senate of the University of Peradeniya.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    6000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6000 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 350 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National CW: LKR125,000; CW + research: LKR225,000
  • SAARC countries: $4,000 (CW); $5,000 (CW + research)
  • Other countries: $6,000 (CW); $7,000 (CW + research)

Funding

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