MSc in Polymer Science and Technology at University of Sri Jayawardenapura

Are you passionate about polymer science and technology? The MSc in Polymer Science and Technology program at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura offers a comprehensive curriculum and hands-on experience to train skilled professionals in the field. With a strong emphasis on theoretical knowledge, practical classes, research, and industry relevance, this program is designed to meet the needs of the rubber and plastic-based industries. Join us and embark on a rewarding journey in the world of polymers.

Program Highlights:

  • 550+ hours of coursework and 120+ hours of practical classes, workshops, and seminars
  • 3000+ notional hours of research component
  • Targeted training for polymer scientists and technologists in local and international industries

Admission Requirements:

  1. Bachelor’s degree with 30 credits in polymer chemistry, polymer science, material science, chemistry, or chemical engineering
  2. SLQF level 6 qualification or above in the relevant area
  3. NVQ level 7 completion with a minimum GPA of 3.0, or NVQ level 6 completion with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and 2 years of working experience in the rubber or plastics sector

Duration and Fees:

  • Two-year program
  • Course Fee: Rs. 335,000/-

Application Process:

  • Pay the application fee of Rs. 2,000/- to the specified People’s Bank account and attach the receipt to the completed application.
  • Online applications can be submitted through the provided website (

Important Dates:

  • Commencement: August 2023
  • Closing date of applications: 20th July 2023

Contact Information:

Dr. Thusitha Etampawala (Course Coordinator)

  • Department of Polymer Science, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura
  • Phone: 076 691 1980
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Faculty of Graduate Studies, USJ (Representative: Mrs. Sachintha – Phone: 011-2881557)

For Online Application Support:
If you encounter any issues or need assistance with the online application process, feel free to contact:

  • Mr. Atheeq: 0762242138 / 0112881565

Elevate your expertise in polymer science and technology through the MSc program at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. With a strong foundation of theoretical knowledge, practical classes, and research opportunities, this program prepares you for a successful career in the rubber and plastic-based industries. Apply now and unlock your potential in the exciting world of polymers.

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