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Zoology

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The Department of Zoology of the Faculty of Science was established at the University of Peradeniya in July 1961, the second of its kind after the Department of Zoology at the University of Colombo. Today the department conducts a comprehensive course in Zoology encompassing all the basic disciplines such as Animal Diversity, Ecology, Behaviour, Physiology, Genetics, Embryology and Histology. The Department lays stress on the applied aspects of Zoology through conducting courses in Techniques in Zoology, Fisheries, Entomology, Parasitology, Wildlife Management and Environmental Science.

 

Undergraduate Courses


The department conducts a comprehensive course in Zoology encompassing all the basic disciplines such as Animal Diversity, Ecology, Behaviour, Physiology, Genetics, Embryology and Histology. The Department lays stress on the applied aspects of Zoology through conducting courses in ...

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Postgraduate Courses


The department conducts postgraduate research programmes through the Board of Study in Zoological Sciences of the Postgraduate Institute of Science. At present there are 21 Postgraduate students registered for M.Phil. and Ph.D. Degrees. These students are supervised by ...

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Research


In addition to teaching, emphasis is also given to research. Undergraduate students are given the opportunity to conduct research in a field of interest during their final year and they are encourage to share their findings at local and international forums. In addition, at present the department caters to ...

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