M.Sc. On Campus


University of Peradeniya

24 months
5000 USD/year
946 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Oceanography MSc programme offered at University of Peradeniya seeks to provide a sound theoretical and practical knowledge and comprehensive training in the application of scientific knowledge to understand the phenomena of the oceanic and coastal environments.


The Oceanography MSc programme offered at University of Peradeniya is designed with a view to promoting and conducting research activities directed towards the identification, assessment, management and development of aquatic resources, particularly, the fields of marine and adjacent water bodies.

Students at Oceanography MSc programme offered at University of Peradeniya will:

  • get advisory and consultancy services on scientific, technological and legal matters relating to exploitation, research development, control and management of living and non living aquatic resources.
  • ensure the application and utilization of scientific and technological expertise for the implementation of the national development programmes on the subject of marine resources.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biological Oceanography 
  • Physical Oceanography 
  • Chemical Oceanography
  • Oceanography Practical 
  • Marine Geology and Geophysics
  • Surveying, Sampling and Analytical Techniques with special reference to Coastal Areas
  • Data Analysis using Statistical Software

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


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 Science, Engineering, Agriculture, Medicine, Surveying or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized university, acceptable to the PGIS.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    5000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    946 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1893 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • Local candidates Rs. 150000
  • SAARC countries US $ 5000
  • Other countries US $ 10000


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