24 months
5049 USD/year
2524 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Computer science at University of Peradeniya will be the first as well as the most innovative discipline that can interact with any other discipline in order to develop subjects, which have areas of interaction. 


The Computer Science MSc programme offered at University of Peradeniya will give a comprehensive knowledge of  recent issues in computer science. The knowledge of computer science is a must for undergraduate as well as postgraduate degree students. All the enterprises (institutes, organizations, and companies) should have at least one qualified computer scientist. In this decade, most institutes need to develop by introducing and/or improving computer science in their curricula to suit actual demands.  

Students at Computer science at University of Peradeniya will:

  • get advanced and enhanced knowledge of recent issues of information technology.
  • be able to fit into any computerized enterprise or a research institute. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Science 
  • Theory of Computation 
  • Computer Architecture 
  • Programming and Electronics Laboratories 
  • Data Structures and Algorithms 
  • Programming Techniques

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

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • 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

    5049 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10098 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    2524 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5049 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • Local candidates - Rs. 400,000
    • Foreign candidates -  Rs. 800,000


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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