MScEng/MSc/PGDip On Campus

Environmental and Water Engineering

12 months
960 USD/year
960 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Environmental and Water Engineering MScEng/MSc/PGDip programme offered at University of Peradeniya are intended for graduates with engineering or science background and practicing civil engineers in the fields of Water Supply & Drainage, Irrigation, Water Resources Engineering, Hydraulics, Coastal Engineering, Sanitary Engineering and Environmental Engineering.


The objectives of the Environmental and Water Engineering MScEng/MSc/PGDip programme offered at University of Peradeniya are to provide the students with:

  • an advanced knowledge in the aspects of Water & Environmental Engineering applied to the industry.
  • an exposure and hands-on experience in the use of information technology tools and various application oriented computer software packages in Water and Environmental
  • Engineering.

Thus, the courses have been designed to enhance the capabilities of the students in analyzing, planning, construction, operation and management of water & sanitary engineering works with a particular reference to preserving the quality of the environment

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Hydraulics
  • Hydrology & Groundwater Management
  • Environmental Technology and Management
  • Water and Wastewater Engineering
  • Computer Applications in Water & Environmental Engineering
  • Water and Environmental Resources Management (WERM)
  • Solid & Hazardous Waste Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines




24 alternative credits

20 credits for the PGDip


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Sciences with First or Second Class Honours or
  • A Bachelor’s Degree Physical Sciences with acceptable postgraduate qualifications or
  • A Degree or such other qualification as may be approved by the Faculty Higher
  • Degrees Committee as suitable for candidature for the M.Sc. Degree with a minimum of one year’s experience, after obtaining the Degree or such qualification, in a field related to the programme of study.
  • Online application
  • Two Referee Reports. At least one should be from the applicant's teacher at the University.
  • Degree/Diploma/Professional membership certificates (Photo copies)
  • Birth certificate (Photocopy)
  • Letter of consent from the employer (where applicable)
  • 2 self addressed stamped envelopes (22cm x l0cm)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 960 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 960 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • MScEng/MSc: LKR350,000


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