Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture

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The Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture (PGIA) of the University of Peradeniya is a graduate school that provides trained scientific personnel for the agricultural sector. It was established in 1975. The institution functions as a semi-autonomous unit within the University of Peradeniya. The PGIA offers three degree programmes, M.Sc., M.Phil. and Ph.D/DBA. It has awarded 40 Ph.D, 261 M.Phil., 1019 M.Sc. and 35 MBA degrees since its inception.[1]

Programs[edit]

Agricultural biology[edit]

  • M.Sc. in Biotechnology
  • M.Sc. in Biology

Agricultural economics[edit]

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Development Practice Management
  • M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics (By Course Work)
  • M.Sc. in Environmental Economics (By Course Work)
  • M.Sc. in Natural Resource Management (By Course Work)
  • M. Phil. in Agricultural Economics (By Course Work and Research)
  • M. Phil. in Agricultural Economics (By Research)
  • Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics (By Course Work and Research)
  • Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics (By Research)

Agricultural engineering[edit]

  • M.Sc. in Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM)
  • M.Sc. in Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
  • M.Sc. in Geoinformatics

Agricultural extension[edit]

  • M.Sc. in Organizational Management
  • M.Sc. in Development Communication and Extension

Animal Science[edit]

  • M.Sc. in Animal Science
  • M.Sc. in Poultry Science and Technology
  • M.Sc. in Dairy and Meat Product Technology
  • M.Sc. in Aquatic Bio-resources Management and Aquaculture

Business administration[edit]

  • Degree Programme in Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Degree Programme in Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)
  • Degree Programme in Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Crop science[edit]

  • M.Sc. in Crop Science
  • M.Sc. in Environmental Forestry
  • M.Sc. in Floriculture and Landscape Architecture
  • M.Sc in Tropical Agriculture (By Course Work and Research)

Food science and technology[edit]

  • M.Sc. in Food Science and Technology
  • M.Sc. in Food and Nutrition

Plant protection[edit]

  • M.Sc. in Plant Protection Technology
  • M.Sc. in Molecular and Applied Microbiology

Soil science[edit]

  • M.Sc. in Tropical Soil Management
  • M.Sc. in Environmental Soil Science
  • M.Sc. in Soil and Environmental Microbiology

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Overview". University of Peradeniya. 2008. Retrieved 2011-01-09. 

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