MSc in Crop Protection and Plant Biotechnology

Apply Now ! Calling applications for the new intake 2021

  • Applications are invited for the 4th batch of MSc in Crop Protection and Plant Biotechnology - 2-year with research component (SLQF 10)
    • Course fee Rs. 240,000.00 
  • MS in  Crop Protection and Plant Biotechnology -1 year -non thesis option (SLQF 9)
    • Course fee: Rs. 190,000.00
  • Limited student intake 
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Department of Plant & Molecular Biology offers a Masters degree in Crop protection and Plant Biotechnology together with Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya.
Why an MSc in Crop Protection and Plant Biotechnology?
There is a severe dearth of qualified plant pathologists with skills in modern molecular biology and biotechnology in the country. This course will prepare necessary human resources to fill this gap and to face challenges in the next century.
What is unique about this MSc?

  • Only MSc degree in the country where pathology molecular biology and biotechnology meet in one place
  • Competitive course fee
  • Bank loan scheme /installments to pay course fee
  • Taught by a world class panel of lecturers
  • Obtain cutting-edge knowledge in the field
  • Business administration, professional/personality development components
  • Fixed schedule, graduate on time
  • Lateral exit points
  • Obtain hands on experience in molecular biological techniques

MSc Inauguration Ceremony

Inauguration ceremony of the 2nd batch of the MSc in Crop Protection and Plant Biotechnology was held on the 14th July 2018. Prof Bimali Jayawardena, Dean Faculty of Science, Prof. Priyanganie Senanayake, Head, Department of Plant & Molecular Biology, Prof L R Jayasekara, Chair, Department of Plant & Molecular Biology and the other members of the Department graced the occasion..

 

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