B.Sc. (Plantation Management) degree programme is offered by the Faculty of Agriculture and Plantation Management of Wayamba University of Sri Lanka with collaboration of the National Institute of Plantation Management (NIPM), Athurugiriya. This is the first time in Sri Lankan history that a local university has come forward to develop a degree program in Plantation Management targeting the senior and middle level managers, executives, technical officers in the plantation sector. A revised curriculum was introduced in 2014 under HETC/UDG/EDP grant and the credit hours were reduced from 120 to 93.
Objectives of the programme:
a. To provide a high degree of scientific background in advanced plantation crop production technology and aspects of management (conceptual and theoretical).
b. To help plantation managers and executives to identify global changes with regard to technology, external environment, tendencies of markets for plantation crops, consumer behaviour and social trends.
c. To improve the skills in diagnosing production, technological, market, labour and management problems on micro and macro basis.