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.
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 (1–3batches)|
|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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