24 months
2840 USD/year
1420 USD/year
Tuition fee
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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. 


Water Resources Management MSc programme offered at University of Peradeniya 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. 

Students at Water Resources Management MSc programme offered at University of Peradeniya will get 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
    • 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.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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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

    2840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5680 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    1420 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2840 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • Local candidates - Rs. 225,000
    • Foreign candidates -  Rs. 450,000


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