24 months
4417 USD/year
2208 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Pharmaceutical Botany MSc programme offered at University of Peradeniya is focused on training students for the improvement and utilization of our natural products in the pharmaceutical industry, which would virtually be filling a national gap.


In this aspect, the Pharmaceutical Botany MSc programme offered at University of Peradeniya within its framework will provide the knowledge, training and skills required to cater to the pharmaceutical needs of the country as well as to the entire world. A firm foundation in Botany will give a cutting edge to improve pharmaceutically useful plants and their management (in endeavoring to assure an adequate supply of products for the earth’s ever-growing population).

Students at Pharmaceutical Botany MSc programme offered at University of Peradeniya will:

  • acquire effective knowledge on plant species with pharmaceutical importance, their usage, 
  • get trained for development of new commercial pharmaceutical products through innovative research and to introduce both traditional and latest developments in Pharmaceutical Botany with hands on experience.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Microbiology 
  • Analytical Chemistry 
  • Analytical Methods in Pharmaceutical Science
  • Plant Morphology and Systematics 
  • Diversity and Ecology of Sri Lankan Ecosystems
  • Plant Physiology
  • Applied Pharmaceutical Microbiology

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

    4417 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8835 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    2208 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4417 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • Local candidates - Rs. 350,000
    • Foreign candidates -  Rs. 700,000


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