MSc/ Postgraduate Diploma in Climate Change and Environmental Management


Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science   View map

Applications are invited from qualified individuals for the M.Sc. /Postgraduate Diploma in Climate Change and Environmental Management offered by the Department of Zoology and Environment Sciences, Faculty of Science of University of Colombo, to be commenced in June 2021.

Duration:    M.Sc. degree- 2 ½ years       Postgraduate Diploma- 12 months

Course composition: Lectures and laboratory sessions conducted on weekends (on Saturdays and some Sundays). The overall program aims at strengthening the capacity of those already working in the field of climate change (CC) and those hoping to move into this fast-developing field. It will provide the participants an opportunity for interactive learning on the causes, impacts, and strategies to deal with human-induced climate change through environmental management

Course fee: M.Sc. – Rs. 225,000.00/=    Postgraduate Diploma- Rs. 90,000/=

Eligibility: B.Sc. degree in any of the following fields: Biological Sciences, Forestry & Environmental Science, Environmental Conservation and Management, Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Physical Sciences, or any other relevant field, obtained from a recognized university, OR Equivalent degree qualification/s acceptable to the senate of the University of Colombo.

Application Procedure: Application forms can be obtained in person or by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to Assistant Registrar, Academic and Publication Branch, University of Colombo, 94, Cumaratunga Munidasa Mawatha, Colombo 03 or visiting

An application fee of Rs 500/= must be paid to the People’s Bank Account of the University of Colombo at Thimbirigasyaya Branch, with the Application fee code 314042200008 (Payment can be made at any branch). The duly completed application form together with the payment slip for Rs. 500/= should be sent to the Assistant Registrar, Academic and Publications, University of Colombo, 94, Cumaratunga Munidasa Mawatha, Colombo 03, under registered cover on or before April 30, 2021.

The candidates will be selected based on formal qualifications and through an interview.

University of Colombo
Colombo 03

Read more