MSc in Polymer Science & Technology

Offered through the

Department of Polymer Science, Faculty of Applied Sciences

The MSc in Polymer Science and Technology study program (SLQF 10) is enriched with a strong foundation of theoretical knowledge of nearly 550+ hours of course work and 120+ hours of practical classes, workshops, seminars and 3000+ notional hours of research component.

Target Group

  • The program has been aimed for training much needed polymer scientists and polymer technologists for rubber and plastic based local/international industries.

Minimum Admission Requirements

  • B.Sc. Degree with Polymer Science and Technology, Material Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or an equivalent qualification from a recognized higher education institution OR
  • Special Enrollment for a limited number of candidates with NDT Certificate and working experience in rubber and plastics sector

* The candidates will be shortlisted and selection will be done basis on an interview

Duration: Two (02) years
Course Fee:
Rs. 265,000/-

Commencement: December, 2021

In addition, a library fee, an examination fee and registration fee should be payable at the time of registration.

Lectures and practical classes will be conducted during weekends (Saturday: 9 am – 4 pm, Sunday: 9 am – 4 pm).

Closing date of applications: 19th November 2021


Please pay the application fee of Rs. 1,000/- to account number: 053010005675 through any People’s Bank branch and attach the receipt to the completed application.

For further information

Dr. Thusitha Etampawala
Course coordinator
MSc in Polymer Science & Technology
Department of Polymer Science
Faculty of Applied Sciences
University of Sri Jayewardenepura

Phone: 076 691 1980 Email:

Faculty of Graduate Studies, USJ
Mrs. Sachintha: 011-2881557

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