The Post Graduate faculty situated in the same premises of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura provides an ideal environment for intellectual activities, particularly in interdisciplinary areas. Its strategic location at close proximity to both Colombo and Sri Jayewardenepura facilitates obtaining the services of the experts from both the government and the private sector institutions amicably to enrich its programmes while obtaining services from academic staff members with postgraduate qualifications from some of the best universities in the world.
The academic programmes of the FGS are conducted by Academic Departments through 09 Boards of Study and these programmes are conducted in close collaboration with Faculties of Humanities and Social Science, Applied Sciences, Medical Sciences, Management Studies and Commerce, Engineering and Technology.
The Postgraduate teaching and research are coordinated by nine Boards of Studies ie. Humanities, Social Sciences, Life Sciences, Management Studies and Commerce, Medical Sciences, Physical Sciences, Multidisciplinary, Engineering and Technology each of which function under the chairmanship of a person of professorial rank or a senior academic which for operational purposes has an administrative unit under a Deputy Registrar and a finance unit under a Senior Assistant Bursar.
The quality of the postgraduate programmes has been maintained at a high standard in order to attract a large number of postgraduate students locally, from the SAARC Region and other countries in the world.