Obtain your PhD / MPhil degree through joint post degree research programmes of the University of Sri Jayewardenapura with Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Australia

 

Joint Degree Programmes are focused across the following areas of studies:

  • Big data
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Biomolecular science
  • Business of technology
  • Chronic disease intervention
  • Digital media
  • Education
  • Health systems
  • Injury prevention and management
  • Materials science
  • Robotics
  • Technology, regulation and society
  • Water/environmental engineering
  • Plant and industrial biotechnology
  • Green Cities

Eligibility (in line with the Sri Lanka Qualification Framework)

 

MPhil Degrees

A Bachelor’s Honors Degree of Level 6 with a minimum of 30 credits in the relevant field

A Bachelor’s Honors Degree of Level 6 with a minimum of 30 credits in a related field and successful completion of a qualifying examination

A Bachelor’s Degree of level 5 with a minimum GPA of 3 and successful completion of a qualifying examination which will be conducted after completion of 30 credits equivalent to SLQF 6 in the same or related field

A qualification of SLQF levels 7 or above in the relevant field

Completion of NVQ Level 7 with  a minimum GPA of 3.0 and successful completion of a qualifying examination which will be conducted after completion of 30 credits equivalent to SLQF level 6 or 7 as determined by the University


PhD Degrees

A Masters of Philosophy Degree

A Master’s Degree

A Bachelor’s Degree of Level 6 with a minimum GPA of 3 with or without qualifying examination as determined by the University

A holder of Bachelor’s Degree Honors of Level 6 who has registered to follow a MPhil Degree may be upgraded to PhD level after a minimum period of one year provided his/her research competencies are of exceptional merit

A Bachelor’s Degree of level 5 with a minimum GPA of 3 and successful completion of a qualifying examination which will be conducted after completion of 30 credits equivalent to SLQF level 6 in the same or related field and register to follow an MPhil Degree may be upgraded to PhD level after a minimum period of one year provided his/her research competencies are of exceptional merit

Note: The relevance and relatedness of the course units for degrees other than MPhil and PhD can be decided by the University

 

Modalities of Operation

The Student will register with the Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura under the relevant Board of Study. At least on supervisor will be appointed locally and at least one supervisor will be appointed from the QUT. The student will work under the guidance of the supervisors bot local and international. While most of the time spent in the degree will be locally it is required to spent a minimum of 12 months in the QUT. Both Universities may hold final examinations (thesis evaluation and viva voce).

 

Course Fees

The student will pay the course fees to the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. He/she will be exempted from the course fees in QUT.

As such the proposed foreign rates per year for research degree at FGS will be;

Degree FGS Local Rates Rs (USD)
Phd    78,500 x 4 (513)
Mphil    60,500 x 4 (395)
MA(R)    49,000 x 4 (320)

 

For further information

Deputy Registrar
Faculty of Graduate Studies
0115523642

nalinda@sjp.ac.lk