Environmental Forestry, M.Sc. | University of Peradeniya | Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
12 months
6000 USD/year
410 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Environmental Forestry MSc programme offered at University of Peradeniya enables students to obtain postgraduate qualifications in analysis and synthesis of knowledge and skill to apply principles and practices of agroforestry, plantation forestry and natural forests and their management in the context of sustainable development.


Career opportunities

There are excellent employment and career opportunities for Environmental Foresters with the above knowledge and skills in government agencies, development agencies, private sector and also as freelance consultants at national, regional and global levels.

Key features

The Environmental Forestry MSc programme offered at University of Peradeniya is targeted to provide necessary knowledge and skills on principles and practices of agroforestry, plantation forestry, forest and wildlife ecology, natural forest management, policy and legislations related to forestry and environment, systematics, biodiversity, genetic conservation and improvement and also on forest influences on climate, soil and water.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Forest Ecology 
  • Agroforestry 
  • Plantation Forestry and Environment 
  • Forest Influences on Soil, Water and Climate 
  • Biodiversity 
  • Policy and Legislation Related to Forestry and Environment 
  • Economics of Environmental Forestry 

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 specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A B.Sc. degree in Agriculture, Plant Science, or related Science acceptable to the PGIA and Senate of the University of Peradeniya. Those with nonagricultural degrees should have at least 2 years of experience in the field of Agriculture and are required to follow prerequisite courses as prescribed by the Board of Study. 

Tuition Fee

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  • 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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Scholarships Information

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Available Scholarships

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