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Along with the establishment of Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Ruhuna in 2011, the Board of Study in Agriculture was established with the aim of becoming the Center of Excellence in Agricultural Education and Research in the Nation.

Based on the aim, The Board of Study in Agriculture plays a vital role in administrative activities and in the management and maintenance of the standards and academic qualities.

At present, Postgraduate programs are designed under two main categories (Research degrees and Coursework based) for the students who are willing to enhance their knowledge and to develop their careers with professional qualifications.

Research degrees can be MPhil (Full time Two years or Part time three years) or PhD (Full time three years or Part time four years), and students can select their preferred Department of Study for registration. Please refer to the Postgraduate By-Law of the Faculty of Graduate Studies for more information.

 

Following Coursework based Master/Diploma programs are offered under the Board of Study in Agriculture at present. The Board of Study in Agriculture is in the process of designing new Postgraduate programs and will be available in due cause.

i.   Master of Science (MSc) in Crop Production Technology (CPT)/Postgraduate Diploma in CPT

ii.  Master of Food Science and Technology (MFST)/Postgraduate Diploma in FST

iii.  Master of Science (MSc) in Animal Science

iv.  Master of Agribusiness Management (MABM)/Postgraduate Diploma in ABM

v.  Master of Science in Agricultural Economics and Resource Management

vi.  Master of Science in Agricultural Economics and Development

vii.  Master of Science (MSc) in Green Technology


Members of the Board of Study in Agriculture

Prof. DAL Leelamanie : Chairperson
Prof. SD Wanniarachchi : Dean/ Faculty of Agriculture
Prof. S Subasinghe : Appointed Member/ Board of Study
Prof. KKIU Arunakumara : Head/ Department of Crop Science
Prof. GY Jayasinghe : Head/ Department of Agricultural Engineering
Prof. GC Samaraweera : Head/ Department of Agricultural Economics
Prof. S Geekiyanage : Head/ Department of Agricultural Biology
Dr. PWA Perera : Head/ Department of Animal Science
Dr. PABN Perumpuli : Head/ Department of Food Science & Technology
Coordinator/ MSc in Food Science & Technology
Dr. MKDK Piyaratne : Coordinator/ Computer Unit
Prof. S Wijethunga : Appointed Member/ Board of Study
Prof. LM Abeywickrama : Coordinator/ MSc in Agricultural Economics Development
Prof. WGD Lakmini : Coordinator/ MSc in Crop Production Technology (13batches)
Mrs. MKTK Amarasinghe : Coordinator/ MSc in Crop Production Technology (4th batch)
Mrs. CP Rupasinghe : Coordinator/ MSc in Green Technology
Dr. DPIN Pathirana : Coordinator/ MSc in Animal Science
Dr. MAPDP Wickramaratne : Coordinator/ MSc in Agribusiness Management
Dr. DN Koralagama : Coordinator/ MSc in Agricultural Economics & Resource Management

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