M.Sc. On Campus

Integrated Water Resources Management

12 months
6000 USD/year
410 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Integrated Water Resources Management MSc programme offered at University of Peradeniya is meant to prepare a new generation of scientists, researchers, engineers, geographers and social scientists.


Key features

The Integrated Water Resources Management MSc programme offered at University of Peradeniya is designed to produce multidisciplinary professionals in water resources management with knowledge and skills from a scientific, technological, economic, social and environmental perspective for integrated and sustainable use of water resources. The courses are designed to address these different perspectives so that student would be able to assess the water resources at river basin scale and allocate for different users and users, to facilitate effective communication and dialogue among stakeholders to avoid conflicts, address issues, especially in relation to water pollution and employ remedial measures, manage water for irrigation and water supply & sanitation while maintaining the ecosystems, and develop methodologies to implement policies and legislations related to all aspects of water use in the country. The students are also provided with knowledge and skills to facilitate problem based interdisciplinary research in addressing current issues in the water sector.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Hydrology and Meteorology 
  • Water and Society 
  • Water Quality for Agriculture and Environment 
  • Water Resources Economics 
  • Water for Agriculture 
  • Soil Mechanics 
  • Water and Industry 
  • Project Analysis 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits

60 (coursework + research)


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

  • Candidates possessing a Bachelor's degree, preferably in Agriculture, Engineering, Humanities, Medicine, Natural Sciences 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

    410 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 410 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National CW: LKR150,000; CW + research: LKR250,000
  • SAARC countries: $4,000 (CW); $5,000 (CW + research)
  • Other countries: $6,000 (CW); $7,000 (CW + research)


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