M.Sc. Degree in Aquaculture and Fisheries Management 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. Thus, MSc in Aquaculture and Fisheries Management is intended for local and international graduates, who are engaged or seeking career 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 graduates who are seeking self-employment in Aquaculture and Fisheries Sector.
Entry Qualifications:

Applicants should be graduates of a recognized university with one of the following qualifications

  • B.Sc. (Hons) Degree in Zoology/ B. Sc. (Special) degree in Zoology
  • B. Sc. Degree in Fisheries Biology
  • B.Sc. Degree in Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • B. Sc. Degree in Fisheries and Marine Sciences
  • Bachelor of Science in Marine and Freshwater Sciences
  • B.Sc. Degree in Marine Sciences and Aquatic Resources Technology
  • B.Sc. in Food Science and Nutrition, B.Sc. in Food Production and Technology Management
  • B.Sc. (Hons/special) Degree in Applied Biology
  • B.Sc. Degree in Applied Sciences
  • B. Sc. (Hons/special) Degree in Chemistry / Botany /Microbiology / Human Biology with Zoology as a subsidiary subject
  • B. Sc. Degree in Agriculture
  • B.Sc. Degree in Food Science and Technology
  • B.Sc. in Aquatic Resources Technology, B.VSc. Degree
  • B. Sc. Degree with Zoology as a subject
  • Any other qualification acceptable to the university of Kelaniya
Prof. Mangala Yatawara
Prof. Mangala YatawaraCoordinator,
M.Sc. in Aquaculture and Fisheries Management,
Department of Zoology & Environmental Management.
+94 728 885 666/ +94 701 285 666
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