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Master of Arts in International Relations – 2017

Department of International Relations

University of Colombo


Application Closed for 2017 Intake


Applications are invited from qualified candidates to enroll for the above programme of study.

Duration : Two Years


Commencement: January 2017

 Entry Requirements:

  1. Graduates with at least a Second Class from a recognized University or an equivalent qualification;
  2. Graduates with postgraduate qualifications in a relevant area of study; or
  3. Graduates in the Foreign Service of Sri Lanka or Graduates presently employed in foreign embassies or international organizations in Sri Lanka; or
  4. Candidates who possess qualifications/experience which are deemed by the Faculty to be equivalent to the qualifications specified in clauses (i) and (ii).

Each application under clause (iii) or (iv) shall be considered on its merits.

Admission to the course will be made after an interview conducted by a Selection Committee. Candidates are required to submit photocopies of the degree and other relevant certificates together with their applications.

Course Fee: Rs. 300,000.00

                  First Installment:             Upon selection - Rs. 200,000.00

                  Second Installment:         Rs. 100,000.00 – Before commencement of Part II

Application Procedure:

Application form and course brochure can be obtained in person (by paying Rs. 3,000 to the People’s Bank/ any branch (Reference No: 304053300006) from the Senior Assistant Registrar, Academic & Publications Branch, University of Colombo, 94, Cumarathunga Munidasa Mawatha, Colombo 03.

Duly completed application form accompanied with the payment slip should be submitted to the Academic & Publications Branch on or before 20th September 2016.


Contact:    Head, Department of International Relations (Tel: 0112500433) for further details and Visit Department of International Relations website for more details.



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