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M.Sc. On Campus

Development Communication and Extension

University of Peradeniya

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

About

This Development Communication and Extension MSc programme offered at University of Peradeniya has been designed to provide the theoretical foundation, develop competencies and interpersonal skills required for planning and implementing agricultural development projects.

Overview

Key features

  • The Development Communication and Extension MSc programme offered at University of Peradeniya provides students with training in the theory and methods of applied development communication through a broad exposure to the problems of agricultural extension, development communication, education, and community development approaches.
  • The course modules cover contents such as principles of adult education, group dynamics, participatory communication, extension approaches models, project planning in community development, implementation and evaluation of training programmes, design and production of multimedia programmes, journalism, preparation of publications, use of ICT and management of databases.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Adult Psychology 
  • Developmental Sociology 
  • Communication for Development 
  • Developmental Extension and Education 
  • Principles of Organizational Management 
  • Community Development 
  • Organizational Theory and Behaviour 
  • Human Resource 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

  • A Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences/ Agriculture 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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