Faculty of Graduate Studies

The Faculty of Graduate Studies was established in 2011 and prior to that postgraduate research programs were administered by Postgraduate Unit since 2004. At this 41st year of inception of University of Ruhuna, the Faculty of Graduate Studies serves as a well-established faculty managing all postgraduate programs of University of Ruhuna, under all disciplines.
This Faculty is committed to produce high caliber academics and researchers with advanced knowledge in diverse fields to be of service to the nation and mankind. This faculty acts as the administrative center for promoting research and providing courses of study leading to Higher Degrees while coordinating with all other nine faculties of the university. At present there are 186 registered postgraduate students leading to PhD/MPhil and MA research degree programs. The faculty also conducts fifteen postgraduate taught course programs and at present there are 1182 students registered for these degree programs.

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Special Grace Period to Complete Postgraduate Degrees

The Senate of the University of Ruhuna has decided to give a special grace period for students who had registered for a Postgraduate degree program in University of Ruhuna but, were not able to complete their degree in the given period.

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Calling Applications for Master of Science in Green Technology Degree Programme - 2021/2022

Faculty of Graduate studies, University of Ruhuna calls applications from eligible candidates for the Post Graduate Degree Program, Master of Science (MSc) in Green Technology conducted by the Faculty of Graduate Studies in collaboration with the Department of Agricultural Engineering










Calling Applications for Master of Arts in Economics Degree Programme - 2021/2022

The University of Ruhuna is calling applications from suitably qualified candidates for the 2021/2022 academic year (11th Batch) of the “Master of Arts in Economics” Degree Programme.


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