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     University of Colombo

Department of International Relations

MAster of Arts in International Relations – 2019/2020


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

Duration: Two Years

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/Senate to be equivalent to the qualifications specified in clauses (i) and (ii).

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. 325,000.00

                  First Installment: Upon selection - Rs. 200,000

                 Second Installment: (Before commencement of Second Academic yearRs. 125,000. 00


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: 304054100014) 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 15th October 2018.


Contact:    Senior Professor Nayani Melegoda, Coordinator or Chaminda Padmakumara 0770523788 for further details.

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