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


The Horticulture MSc programme from University of Peradeniya offers an impressive array of courses and practices of modern technologies to develop man-power in the horticulture sector to improve this industry in Sri Lanka.


There are excellent employment opportunities in the horticulture industry, such as cultivation or sales consultants, product developers or salespersons. Graduates are also employed as researchers at government research institutions, or as teachers at schools and technical colleges.

Key features

  • The Horticulture MSc programme offered at University of Peradeniya is designed to produce trained and experienced professionals having an up-to-date knowledge and practical skills in horticulture and natural sciences. 
  • After completing the programme, students will be able to develop their own business ventures or be employed as researchers, managers, consultants, or university academics in Horticulture and related fields.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sustainable Garden Management 
  • Plant Nutrient Management in Horticultural Crops 
  • Fruit Crop Management 
  • Production Horticulture 
  • Protected Culture 
  • Landscape Horticulture 
  • Commercial Nursery Management

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

  • All applicants should possess a B.Sc. degree in Agriculture, Plant Sciences or equivalent qualifications acceptable to the PGIA and Senate of the University of Peradeniya. Students holding non-agricultural degrees required to follow prerequisite courses in consultation with the programme coordinator.

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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