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Notices for Students

University of Ruhuna

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Master of Arts in Peace and Development Studies (2020-2022)

University of Ruhuna, is calling for applications from suitably qualified candidates for the degree program of Master of Arts in Peace and Development Studies conducted by the Faculty of Graduate Studies in collaboration with the Board of Study in Humanities and Social Sciences.

The course

This is a two-year program with a research component designed in line with the Sri Lankan Qualification Framework (SLQF) level 10.

Entry Requirements

A Bachelor’s degree in the field of Social Sciences


A Bachelor’s degree in any of the discipline including 30 credits related to the Social Sciences/ Peace/ Development Studies


A Bachelor’s degree in any of the discipline or completion of NVQL-7 and a minimum of two year work experience in a relevant field.

Medium of instruction


Instruction schedule

Course work (one year) - Lectures will be conducted on weekends and government holidays

Independent research (second year)


Course fee:

Rs. 155,000 (Payable in two installments)


A limited number of tuition waiver scholarships are available for most needy students. Further, full scholarships including airfare and monthly stipend will be offered for selected number of students based on their academic performances, to follow their third semester studies in Tribhuvan University, Nepal.


Application forms and other necessary information can be obtained from the Senior Assistant Registrar, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Ruhuna by handing over or sending a bank receipt for the payment of Rs. 1000/= to the collection account of the University of Ruhuna through any branch of People’s Bank giving the Reference No 322101900000016. (Please note that, the University of Ruhuna is not responsible for any payments without the above reference number). The closing date for the submission of applications is 31.12.2019



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