The Department of Demography offers both undergraduate and postgraduate courses. The undergraduate courses comprise of three years General Degree and four years Special Degree in Demography. The Special Degree is for a limited number of students who do extremely well in first year Demography courses and foundation course in Mathematics. Students who follow Special Degree in Demography are given opportunity to obtain internship experience which would help them to get an exposure in working with organization such as Department of Census and Statistics, Department of Registrar general, Social Security Board, Department of Immigration and Emigration, People’s Bank, Department of Labour, etc. More than 1000 undergraduate students follow Demography courses in each year.

YEAR/SEMESTER
UNIT CODE
NAME OF THE COURSE UNIT
FIRST YEAR SEMESTER IDMG 1101Introduction to Demography         
FIRST YEAR SEMESTER IIDMG 1204Demography of Sri Lanka
DMG 1217Population Issues
DMG/FND1202Introduction to Data Analysis
SECOND YEAR SEMESTER IDMG 2120Social Demography
DMG 2122Quantitative Methods for Demography
DMG 2126Population Theories
DMG 2127Population Policies and Programmes
SECOND YEAR SEMESTER IIDMG 2128Population & Environment
DMG 2218    Migration Studies
DMG 2219Population and Development
DMG 2221Demography of the Family
DMG 2223Demographic Analysis
DMG/ELT2225Sexual & Reproductive Health
THIRD YEAR SEMESTER IDMG 3142Population Dynamics, Family Planning & Health
DMG 3147Population Ageing
DMG 3148Fertility Studies
DMG 3149Regional Demography
DMG 3150Mortality Studies
THIRD YEAR SEMESTER IIDMG 3243Population Forecasting for Social Economic Planning
DMG 3245Human Resource Development Manpower Planning
DMG 3246Urban Demography
DMG 3250Population and Disaster Management
DMG/ELT 3251Research Methodology
FOURTH YEAR SEMESTER IDMG 4160Computer Applications for Demographic Analysis
DMG 4162Bio Statistics
DMG 4164Research Methods for Population Sciences
DMG 4166Advanced Demographic Analysis
DMG 4168Labour Force Projection Methods
FOURTH YEAR SEMESTER IIDMG 4261Population Models and their  Applications
DMG 4265Economic Demography
DMG 4266Business Demography
DMG 4267Internship
DMG 4269Dissertation