M.Sc. Degree/Post Graduate Diploma in Fisheries and Aquatic Resource Management


The postgraduate degree program is designed to meet the increasing need for highly skilled multi­ disciplinary decision makers, entrepreneurs, biologists or biologically literate mathematicians and statisticians in order to address the management challenges of the present day aquatic resources facing. It is of equal interest to recent graduates seeking employment prospects in aquatic resources management. This is the pioneer M.Sc. degree in the disciple in Sri Lanka which has produced hundreds of qualified resource managers working in key local and foreign institutes.

Course description

The duration for the M.Sc. Degree is two years where as the duration for the Post Graduate Diploma is one year.

Entry qualifications

First degree in Biology, Veterinary Science, Chemistry, Physical Sciences, Geology, Oceanography, Environment Science, Natural Resources, Agriculture
Any other degree with 3 years of experience in fisheries or aquatic resources sector.
Any other special qualifications equivalent to a degree recognized by the University Grant Commission with at least 5 years of experience in the field of fisheries and aquatic resources

For more information contact

Dr Kamal Ranatunga
Course Coordinator;
M.Sc. in Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management
University of Sri]ayewardenepura Nugegoda
Email: mscfish@gmail.com
Website: www.fish.lk