DEAN'S OFFICE




Dean’s office of Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences & Technology offers numerous services to students and act as a source of information for other interested parties. The Dean’s office handles student registration, student recruitment and transfer & deals with legal aspects and coordinates all the departments in order of smooth continuation of Faculty’s duties. The web addition of the Dean's office is designed to minimize workload traffic while downloading forms and applications, viewing examination results and obtaining academic schedules, time tables and lecture notes etc;



MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN

Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences & Technology (FMST), a unique Faculty in government university system in Sri Lanka has been established in 2005, identifying the needs of research and education in the sector of Fisheries and Marine sciences and Aquatic resources' development in the country. Faculty consist of three academic Departments; Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Department of Limnology and Water Technology, and the Department of Oceanography and Marine Geology. The Faculty take great pride in the high quality of our teaching and research. Faculty of FMST has the capacity to admit about 110 students annually and currently offers two honours degree programmes, B.Sc.Hons in Fisheries and Marine Sciences and B.Sc.Hons in Marine and Freshwater Sciences. The first batch of students was enrolled for the B.Sc.Hons in Fisheries and Marine Sciences in 2006, while first batch of students from both biological and physical sciences backgrounds to the recently introduced B.Sc.Hons in Marine and Freshwater Sciences Degree programme was admitted in 2017.

Three academic Departments have collectively formulated curriculums for both degree programs and are conducting research with the vision of being the centre of excellence in fisheries and marine sciences education and research in Sri Lanka to produce scholars to cater the country. The Faculty use creative and innovative teaching approaches to make subject delivery alive to the students. Our courses are designed to allow the students acquire skills in laboratory techniques, field work, problem solving and skills in team work, leadership and effective communication to meet the needs of the country. Our Degree programmes are highly regarded in the world over and provide excellent career opportunities, nationally and internationally. In addition to serving various sectors in the country, a significant number of our graduates are enrolled in postgraduate studies in most prestigious Universities in the world. Academics of the Faculty are also engaged in high quality research and investigations, while being deeply dedicated to undergraduate teaching. Some have won international recognition, prestigious national or international awards and research grants. Research excellence that the academics have achieved not only contributes to raise Faculty profile and afford students an opportunity to engage in cutting edge research projects. Some undergraduates work individually with academics of the Faculty in independent studies and research projects. Currently, over 15 students are carrying out postgraduate programs in the Faculty and annually over 15 graduates received international postgraduate opportunities through the international collaborations with the Faculty.

Fisheries and
Aquaculture

Department of Fisheries & Aquaculture is one of the three Departments within the Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences & Technology, which conducts the courses related to all fields

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Limnology and
Water Technology

Department of Limnology and Water Technology is one of the three departments in the faculty that conducts graduate & undergraduate courses and research in the

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Oceanography and
Marine Geology

Department of Oceanography and Marine Geology is a multidisciplinary department dedicated to discover and disseminate knowledge on coastal zones, oceans, ocean

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We Are

" National centre of excellence for fisheries and marine sciences "

OUR VISION

Our vision is to be the centre of excellence for fisheries and marine sciences & technology education in Sri Lanka, to produce scholars to help the country's economic development through sustainable utilization of fish and other inland & marine aquatic resources.


OUR MISSION

In pursuit of its vision Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences & Technology will strive to produce outstanding internationally accredited graduates in the fields of Fisheries, Aquaculture, Oceanography & Limnology who are innovate, analytical, adaptable, with capabilities of life-long learning and research, dedicated to community service and are capable of building international collaborations, to contribute to the advancement of scholarship and the enrichment of education, socioeconomics, environment and resources of the country with special reference to fisheries and aquatic resources & environments.

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All Recent News & Events

* Inter-Faculty ompetition in Instrumental and Vocal Music (ICIVM) 2020
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* Academic Calendar for the Academic Year 2018/2019

* Academic Time Table for the Academic Year 2018/2019 Semester 2

* Inter-Faculty competition in Instrumental and Vocal Music (ICIVM)
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* The 15th Academic Sessions and 14th Vice Chancellor`s Awards Ceremony (7th March 2018 @ Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences & Technology) [Read More]

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