M. Phil / Ph. D (Full-time or part-time )
Research degree programme in Zoology and Environmental Science/ Environmental Management are available throughout the year. Specific areas for research degree programmes include Aquaculture, Aquatic Biology, Biodiversity Conservation and Management, Ecotoxicology, Environmental Pollution, Entomology, Fisheries Biology, Fisheries Management, Water Resources Management, Parasitology, Nematology. Environmental Management, Applied Entomology, Medical and Veterinary Entomology, Climate change on Natural Resource Management, Irrigation and Agriculture Management,
Research leading to the M. Phil / Ph. D degree shall be carried out at the University of Kelaniya or any other institute or laboratory approved by the University or partly at the university of Kelaniya and partly at any other institute approved by the University.
In addition to Registration fees and other Course fees, the candidate may be asked to pay research project expenses if not covered by a research grant.
M. Phil programmes- minimum two years and maximum of four years duration.
Ph. D programmes - minimum three years and maximum of six years duration.