M.Sc. On Campus

Water Resources Management

University of Peradeniya

12 months
1759 USD/year
879 USD/year
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The Water Resources Management MSc programme offered at University of Peradeniya is designed to provide the students with a sound theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of water resources assessment, evaluation development and management. 

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Why study Water Resources Management at University of Peradeniya

Water management traditionally has focused on manipulating the world's vast freshwater resources to meet the needs of humans. Constraints such as increased development costs and increasing concern for the environment have forced water managers to consider alternative approaches. Although water is a renewable resource, worldwide demand for water increases exponentially while quality and quantity of fresh water in many regions is deteriorating fast. Water engineers, managers and sector relevant professionals therefore, require a much broader understanding of water issues than previously. 

The purpose of this Water Resources Management MSc programme offered at University of Peradeniya is to provide engineers and scientists with expert, up-to-date knowledge in the fields of:

  • Water Resources
  • Hydraulics and
  • Water Resources Assessment ,Evaluation, Development and Management

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Water Resources 
  • Applied Environmental Hydrology 
  • Groundwater Hydrology 
  • Catchment Processes and Water Shed Management
  • Geochemistry of Natural Water, Pollution and Water Quality Monitoring
  • Economics of Water 
  • Fluid dynamics
  • Water resources of Sri Lanka

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits
  • 60 with research (MSc)


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

Candidates possessing the following educational and Professional qualifications are eligible to apply for the programme:

  • (i) Bachelors degree in Science, Engineering, Agriculture or Natural science from a
recognized university
  • (ii) Any other equivalent qualifications acceptable to PGIS 

Candidates who meet the eligibility requirements will be called for an aptitude test and interview and selected candidates will be admitted to the programme. Employed candidates should show evidence of leave granted to follow the program and a letter of release from the head of the department/institution.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1759 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1759 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    879 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 879 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National 1 year: LKR175,000
  • National 2 years: LKR225,000 ($1,131)
  • International 1 year: LKR350,000
  • International 2 years: LKR450,000 ($2,261)


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