MSc In Aquaculture And Fisheries Management

: LKR 215,000

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Field : Management
Provider : University Of Kelaniya
Granting Institute : University of Kelaniya
Mode of Study: Full time in Sri Lanka

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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 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 program 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 programs, 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.


Program Type: Onsite


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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