Biodiversity, Ecotourism and Environment Management, M.Sc. | University of Peradeniya | Kandy, Sri Lanka
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M.Sc. On Campus

Biodiversity, Ecotourism and Environment Management

24 months
Duration
3155 USD/year
1577 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

This Biodiversity, Ecotourism and Environment Management MSc programme offered at University of Peradeniya deals with biodiversity and other natural resources, cultural heritage, local produce and traditional professions of Sri Lanka that interest an ecotourist.

Overview

Biodiversity, Ecotourism and Environment Management MSc programme offered at University of Peradeniya would also show the importance of environment conservation and management in protecting biodiversity, natural resources and cultural heritage, which would in turn greatly benefit the ecotourism industry.

Furthermore, it would discuss the negative impacts of ecotourism and how these could be mitigated. Identifying localities important for ecotourists and visiting those are an integral part of the Biodiversity, Ecotourism and Environment Management MSc programme offered at University of Peradeniya. The programme will greatly benefit the young graduates who seek to engage in ecotourism as a profession, also those that are already in the tourist industry at managerial level, and particularly the graduate naturalists and guides who work freelance or in various tourist facilities. The programme will also be of immense importance to those that are interested in the conservation of biodiversity and other natural resources of Sri Lanka.

Students at Biodiversity, Ecotourism and Environment Management MSc programme offered at University of Peradeniya will get:

  • a sound knowledge of the foundations of ecotourism and environment management
  • adequate knowledge in principles of environment conservation and management in protecting biodiversity, natural resources, and cultural heritage which in turn greatly benefit the ecotourism industry
  • the training for interested graduates who seek to engage in ecotourism as a profession, and to those that are already in the tourism industry at managerial level, and particularly the graduate naturalists and guides who work freelance or in various tourist facilities

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Biology 
  • Population Ecology and Human Impact on Resources
  • Biodiversity and Its Conservation
  • Tourism and Ecotourism in Sri Lanka 
  • Ecotouristic Potential of Sri Lanka 
  • Promotion of Ecotourism 
  • Environment Management, and Sustainable Development
  • Legal Protection of Environment and Biodiversity

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

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

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  • International

    3155 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6311 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    1577 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3155 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • Local candidates - Rs. 250,000
    • Foreign candidates -  Rs. 500,000

Funding

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