M.Sc. in Aquaculture and Fisheries Management

 

Introduction 

Master of Science in Aquaculture and Fisheries Management is a full-time course conducted by the Department of Zoology & Environmental Management of the University of Kelaniya. This course has been designed to provide an adequate scientific knowledge and thorough training in the fields of aquaculture and fisheries management and promote sustainable management practices, tools and novel techniques for the different aspects of aquaculture and fisheries.

MSc in Aquaculture and Fisheries Management is intended for graduates, who are engaged or seeking carrier opportunities in,

  • Aquaculture, Fisheries and Allied industries
  • Academic Institutes
  • Government, Corporation and Other Statutory Bodies
  • Aquatic Animal Health Sector.

In addition, the programme is also aligned for the industries seeking self-employment in Fisheries and Aquaculture Sector.

 

Objectives of the Programme

  • to promote human resources development in the fields of aquaculture and fisheries management,
  • to promote awareness among middle level managers for sustainable exploitation of fishery resources and sustainable aquaculture development, and
  • to promote research and development activities in aquaculture and fisheries.

 

Teaching methods and evaluation of criteria

Teaching methods: A combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials, assignments, computer based learning, laboratory and field studies including outreach programmes, case studies and group discussions.

Evaluation of criteria:

First year: Assignments, Presentations, Laboratory and Field reports, Laboratory Assessments, and End of Course Examination.

Second year: The research project will be evaluated through a dissertation, a presentation and an oral examination.

 

Programme Type: Onsite

 

Course Content:View

 

Payment Structure

 Local candidates

LKR 215.000/-

SAARC countries

US $ 4 100/-

Other countries

US $ 6 200/-

 

Installment Details

Selected candidates will have to pay the above fees in full before the commencement of the course. However, a provision will be made on request to pay the tuition fees in two installments in the first year (50% at registration and balance 50% within nine months from registration). Once paid, fees will not be refunded.

 

SLQF Level

Level 10

 


 

Next batch start date: November 2019

 Help desk contact

Department of Zoology and Environmental Management

Office: +94 112903391

 

Programme Coordinator

Dr. Mangala Yatawara

Senior Lecturer

Department of Zoology and Environmental Management

Faculty of Science

University of Kelaniya

Tel: +94 701285666 / +94 112903407

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Contact us

Faculty of Graduate Studies

University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya 11600,

Sri Lanka

+094 (112) 903 952

+094 (112) 903 953

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