Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Colombo

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University of Colombo Faculty of Graduate Studies
Type Public
Dean Prof. Sunil Chandrasiri
Location Colombo, Sri Lanka
Campus College House, Colombo
Website http://www.cmb.ac.lk/academic/gradustd/index.htm

Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) is one of seven faculties of the University of Colombo. The largest graduate school in the country, it conducts post-graduate degree programs in many fields, via on campus lectures and distance learning. It has the largest number of distance learning course offered via e-learning and m-learning with a student base in both Sri Lanka and the Maldives.

Established by the Faculty of Graduate Studies Ordinance No. 03 of 1987, its current dean is Prof. Sunil Chandrasiri, along with the Board of Graduate Studies manages the FGS under the purview of the Senate and the Council of the University of Colombo.


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Master of Arts in Regional Development & Planning (MA)
  • Master of Information System Management (MISM)
  • Master of Philosophy (MPhil)
  • Master of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology (MPhil)
  • Master in American Studies (MAS)
  • Master in Business Studies (MBS)
  • Master in Conflict and Peace Studies (MCPS)
  • Master in Development Studies (MDS)
  • Master in Human Rights (MHR)
  • Master in Japanese Studies (MJS)
  • Master in Labour Studies (MLS)
  • Master in Library and Information Science (MLIS)
  • Master in Manufacturing Management (MMM)
  • Master in Women Studies (MWS)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in American Studies (PgD.AS)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management (PgD.BM)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Conflict and Peace Studies (PgD.CPS)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling & Psychosocial Work (PgD.CP)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Development Studies (PGDDS)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Human Rights (PgD.HR)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Information System Management(Pg.D.ISM)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Japanese Studies (PgD.JS)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Labour Studies (PgD.LS)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Manufacturing Management (PgD.MM)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Women Studies (PgD.WS)
  • Executive Diploma in Marketing (EDM)
  • Executive Diploma in Marketing m-learning(EDM)

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