The Department of Sociology offers a PhD degree subject to the general entry and prequalification criteria for such courses mandated by the University of Colombo. Successful candidates will be provided supervision services for their research and dissertation writing components by the Department as well as access to the Department Library and the Main Library of the University.

The entry requirements are:

i) Graduates who have obtained First or Second Class Honours in the Special Degree Examination of this University in the relevant/ related subject or have obtained an equivalent qualification from a recognized University;

ii) Graduates who have obtained First or Second Class Honours in the General Arts Examination having offered the relevant/ related subject; and

iii) Obtained the M.A. Degree in Sociology of this University or have an equivalent qualification from a recognized University.

This programme is conducted under the Higher Degrees By-Laws of the University of Colombo.

For further information please contact:

Dr Dilrukshi Abeysinghe

Mphil/PhD Coordinator
Department of Sociology
University of Colombo
Colombo 3
Sri Lanka

Telephone: +94 (0) 112500452
Email: mphilphdcoordinator@soc.cmb.ac.lk