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M.Sc. On Campus

Natural Resource Management

University of Peradeniya

12 months
Duration
6000 USD/year
270 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Natural Resource Management MSc programme offered at University of Peradeniya is especially designed to provide students an understanding of the importance of management for sustainable use of natural resources, an understanding of the relationship and the ability to communicate between different disciplines and actors.

Overview

The Natural Resource Management MSc programme offered at University of Peradeniya aims at providing unique knowledge and skills required to solve a number of  interdisciplinary challenges related to the management of natural resources.

Key features

  • Increasing population and growing welfare places pressure on the natural environment and results in problems such as deforestation, overgrazing, and the contamination of land and water resources. The current emphasis on sustainable management across the globe is a consequence of growing awareness of the impact of modern society on the environment.
  • As a result, there is a pressing need for people with the ability of applying Natural Resources Management principles and techniques to support decision making for the effective and efficient management of natural resources. In this context, the Natural Resource Management MSc programme offered at University of Peradeniya aims at providing theory and practice to solve real world natural resource issues using an interdisciplinary approach.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Resource and Environmental Economics 
  • Resource Management in Tropical Farming Systems 
  • Economics 
  • Ecology, Conservation and Management of Natural Resources
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Resource Planning and Management

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

  • Applicant with degrees in Pure Sciences (Botany, Zoology, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics), Applied Sciences (Agriculture, Engineering, Medicine), and Social Sciences are eligible for admission to this programme. 

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

    270 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 270 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National CW: LKR100,000; CW + research: LKR200,000
  • SAARC countries: $4,000 (CW); $5,000 (CW + research)
  • Other countries: $6,000 (CW); $7,000 (CW + research)

Funding

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