Masters / PhD Courses in Sri Lanka

Explore degrees, diplomas and certificate courses offered by various institutions in Sri Lanka.

  • MBA - University of Wales Trinity Saint David
    Imperial Institute of Higher Education - IIHE

    Master the Art of Business Administration from the Prestigious University of Wales Trinity Saint David which is the 3rd Oldest Royal Chartered University in England and Wales after Universities of Oxford and Cambridge.

    18 months long

  • BCU Masters in Business Administration
    NEXT Campus

    From the highly ranked Birmingham City University, The Masters in Business Administration is an international qualification that will provide you with the sophisticated knowledge and practical skills to help you advance rapidly in the corporate world.

  • Master of Business Administration in Logistics Management
    Kotelawala Defence University - KDU

    The Faculty of Graduate Studies at General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University provides an opportunity to obtain a Master of Business Administration Degree in Logistics Management.

    2 years long

  • MBA in Human Resource Management (HRM)
    Open University of Sri Lanka - OUSL

    The MBA in HRM strives to build capacity of the HR professionals enabling them to strategically align people to work towards overall goals of an organization.

    2 years long

  • MSc Constrution Project Management
    ICBT Campus

    This programme gives you a broad knowledge of the challenges in the changing construction industry. This focuses more on the modern approach to construction management.

    18 months long

  • Doctor of Business Administration
    Viswam Campus

    The DBA program is designed for those candidates with top management ambitions based on their current experience in relevant organizational environments.

  • MSc Computer Science
    EDULINK International Campus

    This programme is designed to impart knowledge of current and emerging developments in IT as well as to provide an in-depth knowledge of advanced topics on Computer Science to master the challenges of today’s information driven economy.

  • MBA from a British University
    Intellect International

    Open to all Sri Lankans Working in different fields. Convert your Work Experience thru Assessment and Certification to get Admission to the MBA Studies. The MBA studies offered as Online 6 months Top up Course or Two Year UK Student visa (One Year Study and One year work in UK).

    2 years long

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    American Education Centre - ANC

    The MBA is designed for those who would like to study while they work, and supports promotion and progression within existing careers. It is also an opening to a change in future career direction.

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    Regent Institute for Higher Studies - RIHS

    The school of management studies at IGNOU offers a variety of courses for students wanting to complete either a MBA or Postgraduate Diploma in the field of Management.

    4 semesters long

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    Imperial College of Business Studies - ICBS

    An extension of the relationship between the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) and ICBS in 2017 resulted in the launch of the MBA International Business and MBA International Business & Finance.

    18 months long

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    AIC Campus

    The objective of the MBA program offered at AIC Campus is to educate and prepare future business leaders and entrepreneurs with the knowledge, analytical ability, and management perspectives and skills needed to provide leadership to organizations.

    1 year long

  • Executive MSc in Supply Chain Management
    Global Institute of Project Management - GIPM

    Executive MSc in Supply Chain Management, a comprehensive program to build outstanding leaders in various areas of Supply management from creating the demand and manufacturing, to sales or service delivery.

    1 year long

  • MSc in Structural Design and Construction Management
    ESOFT Metro Campus

    This master programme is offered by the Kingston University London, which is recognised by UGC - Sri Lanka.

    1 year long

  • MBA / MSc Degree in Management
    University of Sri Jayewardenepura

    The primary purpose of this MBA / MSc Degree in Management and Commerce is to prepare students to become innovative and dynamic managers in a broad range of private and public organisations.

    2 years long

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    University of Colombo

    The revised MBA programmes are in compliance with the Sri Lanka Qualification Framework. You have the opportunity to customize your learning by choosing from four options (coursework, business skill project, research paper and thesis) and a wide range of courses.

    2 years long

  • Rajarata MBA
    Rajarata University of Sri Lanka

    The Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree is designed to equip the Managers with required knowledge, skills and attitudes to effectively and efficiently understand and solve managerial problems encountered in a global context in the 21st century.

    2 years long

  • Master in Business Administration Global
    British School of Commerce - BSC

    The MBA is a professional degree programme that is designed to accelerate your career development through the study of key functions of business management and leadership skills in the global business environment.

    18 months long

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    Postgraduate Institute of Management - PIM

    The PIM pioneered the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program 30 years ago, and continues to offer the leading and most sought-after MBA programme in Sri Lanka.

    2 years long

  • MSc in in Business Analytics
    Informatics Institute of Technology - IIT

    The course will offers extensive training in Business Analytics technology and methods, providing the opportunity to upgrade existing skills to state-of-the-art expertise in areas such as Web Mining, Business Intelligence, Big Data and Data Science, NoSQL databases, Business Modelling techniques.

    2 years long

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    FTMS Global

    The MBA programme has been developed to meet the needs of middle/senior managers and entrepreneurs in the running of businesses and to facilitate their progression to higher-level and more efficient roles within their organisation.

    12 months long

  • Master of Human Resource Management
    University of Kelaniya

    The programme has been designed to provide HR practitioners, with an opportunity to upgrade their knowledge and skills required to perform their roles effectively and for the graduates to enhance the career prospects in the field of Human Resource Management.

    2 years long

  • M.Sc. in Project Management in Construction - Awarded by University of Salford - UK
    Colombo School of Construction Technology - CSCT

    The University of Salford is pleased to offer a new programme on Construction Project Management delivered in Sri Lanka via the innovative ‘flying faculty’ system. The course is based at the Colombo School of Construction Technology (CSCT).

    1 year long

  • Master Of Business Administration (MBA)
    AIMS College

    AIMS College, the affiliated campus of International American University (USA) in Sri Lanka has already taken steps to conduct Master programs. This Program is meant for Working Executives.

    1 - 2 years long

  • MEng Electrical And Electronic Engineering
    Northshore College of Business and Technology

    Electrical and Electronic Engineers play a major role in the development of existing and future technologies. In fact they are responsible for the technologies that maintain our present and enable our future and for creating a new technology itself and the technology of the future.

    4 years long

  • Edinburgh Napier MBA Programme
    BMS

    Edinburgh Napier University is one of the UK's leading modern professional Universities. The University prides itself on delivering courses with the optimum balance of theory and practical skills that will help you secure a great career.

    18 months long

  • Northampton MBA
    Human Resource Management Institute - HRMI

    This MBA is the only Master's level qualification offered by any university in Sri Lanka designed with an exclusive focus on Strategy and Innovation.

    2 years long

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    European Institute of Professional Education - EIPEL Campus

    PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) program offered with course work plus research in chosen field ,Management, HRM, Marketing, Finance, Logistics , Education for scholars in collaboration with IIC University of Technology accredited by Ministry of Education,Youth & Sport,Royal Kingdom of Cambodia.

    3 years long

  • 30
    Nov
    Master of science in Business and Organizational Psychology
    Colombo International Institute of Higher Education - CIIHE

    A Program for Individuals in the middle to senior management levels of corporate organizations as well as fresh graduates who aspire to excel in careers in corporate training, market research, or to practice as a business psychologist.

    1 year long

  • MBA in Information Technology
    University of Moratuwa

    MBA in IT degree program combines the very best of general MBA programs with specialist knowledge in application of Information Technology in management.

  • MBA in Hospitality & Tourism Management
    Thames College

    This Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Tourism Management is designed to provide greater emphasis on the development of hospitality and tourism business managers who understand "how the real hospitality and tourism business world works".

    18 months long

  • 24
    Nov
    PG Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership
    TransMind Institute of Training and Development

    The qualification also allows learners to progress into or within employment and/or continue their study towards an MBA with advanced standing.

    6 months long

  • Master of Business Administration
    Study World Lanka Campus

    The MBA delivered at Western College, Sri Lanka is a part-time programme for business professionals preparing to become senior managers. Its focus is on the development of knowledge and understanding of strategic management issues in order to reflect on and improve business and management practice.

    2 years long

  • Executive MSc. in Mass Communication
    CICRA CAMPUS

    CICRA Campus is part of CICRA Consultancies (Pvt) Ltd (CICRA). It has been authorized by the Asia e University (AeU) to deliver the Executive MSc in Mass Communication in Sri Lanka.

    1 year long

  • Master of Business Administration – UK
    Oxford College of Business

    The University of Bedfordshire (UOB) MBA aims to enhance your professional prospects by developing your capability to apply the latest thinking relating to organisational development and change in the competitive global context.

    12 months long

  • Master Of Computer Science - MCS
    University of Colombo School of Computing - UCSC

    The MCS Programme is designed for graduates with a Computing degree who wish to acquire a research focused postgraduate qualification in Computer Science.

    2 years (part time) long

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    Sabaragamuwa University

    The Master of Business Administration (MBA) and the PGD in Business Administration offer the opportunity to obtain theoretical and professional knowledge for practitioners, experts and those who are looking for higher degree qualifications in the field of business.

  • MBA - Luxury Goods & Fashion Industries
    Mod'Art International

    Mod'Art International's commitment to excellence provides, through this exceptional MBA programme, highly effective, talented and committed professional fashion graduates for the global luxury goods market of the future.

    1 year long

  • Master of Business Administration
    Australian College of Business and Technology - ACBT

    One of the most sought after postgraduate programmes in Sri Lanka due to its very high academic standing, credibility, and international recognition.

  • MA. English Language Teaching
    Metropolitan College

    English Language Teaching Program at the Girne American University is designed to help practicing teachers as well as those who wish to become teachers. The program provides its students the rigorous linguistic & pedagogic knowledge & Skills needed for teaching English Language.

    1 year long

  • MBA (General)
    APIIT

    The MBA is a part-time internal degree awarded by Staffordshire University, UK. This award is an advanced course of study in management and aims to provide students with a global perspective of contemporary business challenges and practices.

  • MBA - Master of Business Administration
    ICBM Campus

    This is a UGC recognized distance learning MBA program which carries eight core modules and four- month mini thesis at the end.

    1 year long

  • Ruhuna MBM - Master in Business Management
    University of Ruhuna

    The prime objective of the Ruhuna MBM is to prepare the candidates of the program to reflect and provide valuable insight into management practices as they apply to many different areas of businesses.

  • Postgraduate Program in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
    University of Peradeniya

    Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of University of Peradeniya offers Postgraduate Program in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

  • M.Sc. in Quantity Surveying - RICS Accredited - Awarded by University of Salford - UK
    Colombo School of Construction Technology - CSCT

    The MSc in Quantity Surveying is delivered in Sri Lanka using a flying faculty. The course is based at the Colombo School of Construction Technology (CSCT) and offers start dates throughout the year, meaning you can study at a time and place that suits you.

    1 year long

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
    ICBM Campus

    This is a research based degree where the student is to first come up with the research proposal, subsequently the approval of the same by the University, followed by the dissertation which carries the word count of 60,000 to 80,000 at the end.

    3 years long

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    AIC Campus

    State University of Grodno (YKSUG), Republic of Belarus offers the Most Comprehensive Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) program in Sri Lanka which is offered by a the Highest Ranked European State University in Sri Lanka.

    3 years long

  • MSc in Computer Science
    University of Moratuwa

    MSc in Computer Science degree program is designed to provide practicing professionals with a greater depth of technical knowledge, and exposure to emerging and niche areas in modern computing.

  • MSc. in Project Management
    NEXT Campus

    The MSc. in Project Management from Birmingham City University (BCU) has been designed to ensure that the key principles you will acquire are current and applicable in marketing or service-led organizations as they are in engineering, IT or manufacturing firms.

    1 year long

  • Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)
    European Institute of Professional Education - EIPEL Campus

    The DBA program is recommended for business Leaders/ Managers/ Practitioners/ Senior Professionals/Consultants and Qualified mid career professionals. DBA comprise of course work plus a dissertation and facilitated in collaboration with IIC University of Technology.

    3 years long

  • Masters' Degree (MA HRM) - Awarded by University of Northampton - UK
    Human Resource Management Institute - HRMI

    This programme of studies will enable Human Resource Management Professionals in Sri Lanka to build upon the professional knowledge and expertise gained through various local qualifications to be elevated to the level of a Master’s Degree from a world-class University.

    2 years long

  • Master Of Information Technology - MIT
    University of Colombo School of Computing - UCSC

    The MIT Programme is meant for people with no previous academic computing experience and is designed around candidates coming from a wide range of academic backgrounds having a basic degree qualification.

    2 years (part time) long

  • Executive MSc in Project Management
    Global Institute of Project Management - GIPM

    The executive master degree in Project Management is expected to produce skilled and qualified project leaders and contribute to the society with an increased rate of project success and efficiency.

    1 year long

  • 30
    Nov
    Master of Science in Business and organizational Psychology (UK)
    Colombo International Institute of Higher Education - CIIHE

    Master of Science in Business and Organizational Psychology teaches individuals how to use social scientific research methods to study people, work places and organizations in order to better align their multiple and sometimes competing needs.

    1 year long

  • MSc in Marketing
    BMS

    In all aspects of contemporary society, Businesses today face unprecedented change. Increased complexity and competition in both domestic and global markets, together with higher expectations and tougher demands from customers and consumers, require the adoption of more sophisticated marketing.

    2 - 5 years long

  • DBA (Doctor in Business Administration)
    Imperial Institute of Higher Education - IIHE

    The course offers extensive insights into the field of business administration and will help learners become eligible for senior-level leadership opportunities.

    3 years long

  • Executive MBA
    EDULINK International Campus

    The MBA programmes at Northampton Business School are carefully designed to offer in-depth knowledge of all critical business areas and functions. To succeed in business, you require more than just business skills.

  • PhD in Management Studies
    University of Sri Jayewardenepura

    PhD Program in Management Studies aims at finding solutions for pure problems with the purpose of improving the body of knowledge of management and / or applied problems with the purpose of addressing current problems or enhancing relevant phenomena in the practice.

    3 - 5 years long

  • M.Sc. in Wireless Communication Engineering
    University of Peradeniya

    The University of Oulu, a leading university in Wireless Communication has joined hands together with the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Peradeniya to establish a Double degree program.

  • MSc – Management in Construction
    ESOFT Metro Campus

    This postgraduate programme is offered by the Kingston University London, which is recognised by UGC - Sri Lanka.

    1 year long

  • PhD in Psychology
    Metropolitan College

    Doctor of Psychology is a professional doctorate degree intended to prepare graduates for practice in psychology.

    3 years long

  • Ph.D Degree Program in Sociology
    University of Colombo

    The Department of Sociology offers the PhD degree as research degree subject to the general entry and prequalification criteria for such courses mandated by the University of Colombo.

  • Master of Business Administration in E – Governance
    Kotelawala Defence University - KDU

    Master of Business Administration in E – Governance of the KDU will provide a rare opportunity for the participants to obtain a wider spectrum of knowledge, skills, competence and attitudes to relevant and necessary to an individual’s practice of Master of Business Administration in E – Governance.

    2 years long

  • MSc in Big Data Analytics
    Informatics Institute of Technology - IIT

    This Masters degree course offers extensive training in Big Data technology and methods, providing the opportunity to upgrade existing skills to state of the art expertise in areas such as data mining.

    2 years long

  • MSc Quantity Surveying
    ICBT Campus

    Our professionally accredited Quantity Surveying course gives you a detailed understanding of the building industry and thorough preparation for a future career in surveying practice.

    1 1/2 years long

  • Master of Business Administration
    University of Kelaniya

    MBA Kelaniya program provides state-of-the-art management education to managers and mid-career professionals from all over the world.

  • LLM in International Business & Commercial Law
    American Education Centre - ANC

    This course is designed for those seeking to understand and work as legal experts in the international world of multinational corporations.

  • Executive MSc in Information Security
    CICRA CAMPUS

    Information Security provides a solid base for the success of an organization, helping them to execute organization’s business strategies efficiently and effectively whilst ensuring its information assets are securely protected.

  • Commonwealth Executive Master of Business / Public Administration
    Open University of Sri Lanka - OUSL

    The Commonwealth Executive MBA and MPA are two of the well-established Master's Degree programmes offered by the Department of Management Studies of the OUSL in partnership with the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) in Vancouver, Canada.

  • Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)
    ICBM Campus

    This is a research based degree where the student is to first come up with the research proposal, subsequently the approval of the same by the University, followed by the dissertation which carries the word count of 60,000 to 80,000 at the end.

    3 years long

  • Master of Business Administration
    European Institute of Professional Education - EIPEL Campus

    The Master of Business Administration post graduate degree program is especially designed for busy managers & executives where studies could be balanced between work & personal life, facilitated in cooperation with UGC recognized foreign universities.

    2 years (part time) long

  • M.Sc in information Technology
    University of Moratuwa

    M.Sc in information Technology is a 2 year (24 months) part-time degree programme consisting of a common information core, and a compulsory research project.

    2 years long

  • MSc Strategic Marketing - Cardiff Metropolitan
    ICBT Campus

    The aim of this programme is to produce marketers and marketing managers who can run and successfully integrate at managerial level in a broad range of organization and marketing environments.

    1 year long

  • PhD (IT / Computing Stream)
    ESOFT Metro Campus

    The candidate can select from a range areas of subject specialisations in order to focus on the specific area of research.

    3 - 5 years long

  • PhD Business Management
    Metropolitan College

    The primary objective of the Ph.D. in Business Management programme in Lincoln University college is to prepare qualified students for careers in university-level teaching and research and for responsible positions in business.

    3 years long

  • LLM in International Studies in Intellectual Property Law
    American Education Centre - ANC

    The new LL.M programme offers a specialised education which enables students to meet the requirements of a future career in international Intellectual Property Law.

  • MSc in Finance
    BMS

    By providing you with an understanding of the principal methods and techniques of financial management, the course enables you to deal with complex financial situations effectively.

    2 - 5 years long

  • Master of Education
    Open University of Sri Lanka - OUSL

    This is a 30-credit study programme. A candidate should acquire the 30 credits within a minimum of 1 year, not necessarily consecutive, provided the student maintains registration throughout.

    1 year long

  • MA in Fashion Business Management
    Informatics Institute of Technology - IIT

    The course aims to explore and evaluate new fashion markets, products and trends from a commercial and strategic perspective. It also critically evaluates and debates current issues and methodologies in the fashion industry as well as explores the relation to other creative industries.

    2 years long

  • The Master of Science in Information Security
    University of Colombo School of Computing - UCSC

    The Master of Information Security (MIS) is ideally suited for young graduate students who want to assume leadership positions in the information security arena.

    2 years long

  • Masters Degree in Management
    Kotelawala Defence University - KDU

    The Faculty of Graduate Studies at General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University provides a rare opportunity to obtain a Master’s Degree in Management. The programme covers a broad spectrum of management related subjects including all the key areas needed to become a successful team leader.

    2 years long

  • MPhil / PhD
    University of Moratuwa

    Research degree programmes leading to MPhil and PhD degrees are introduced to undertake in-depth study in various computing areas with a particular emphasis on modern trends and the need of the country.

  • Master Of Information Technology (E-Learning)
    University of Colombo School of Computing - UCSC

    The course is open for anyone who has a degree from a recognized institute or professional qualifications deemed to be satisfied to the senate of University of Colombo School of Computing.

    2 years long

  • MSc. Counselling Psychology
    Metropolitan College

    Girne American University, UGC recognized MSc. Counselling Psychology programme delivered in Sri Lanka by Metropolitan College, an accredited offshore campus of GAU. Girne American University is the largest American system university in Europe.

    1 year long

  • MSc in Management
    European Institute of Professional Education - EIPEL Campus

    The Master of Science in Management post graduate degree program facilitated at European Institute of Professional Education (EIPEL Campus) is designed for managers & executives who wish to gain higher knowledge, skills & virtues in Management.

    12 months long

  • MBA For CIMA Graduates
    American Education Centre - ANC

    Having carefully studied the CIMA curriculum, UWL has designed a tailor made MBA for CIMA graduates which will equip them with knowledge and skills in Marketing, HRM, Global Business and Research enabling them to progress to strategic positions in their career.

  • MSc in Management
    BMS

    The MSc in Management prepares you for these demands by providing a comprehensive grounding in the functions of management supported by critical analysis of the context in which managers work.

    2 - 5 years long

  • Master of Science in Security & Strategic Studies
    Kotelawala Defence University - KDU

    The Faculty of Graduate Studies of General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University in collaboration with the Department of Strategic Studies, has introduced a Masters of Science Security and Strategic Studies programme (MSSS).

    2 years long

  • MSc in Cyber Security and Forensics
    Informatics Institute of Technology - IIT

    The MSc Cyber Security and Forensics is awarded by the University of Westminster, United Kingdom. The course has been designed with a high degree of relevance to the industry's needs.

    2 years long

  • PhD (Management Stream)
    ESOFT Metro Campus

    The candidate can select from a range areas of subject specialisations in order to focus on the specific area of research.

    3 - 5 years long

  • Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in Electrical Engineering
    Kotelawala Defence University - KDU

    The Department of Electrical, Electronic & Telecommunication Engineering offers Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in Electrical Engineering. This postgraduate programme is conducted on Saturdays and Sundays for a period of one/two years.

    1 - 2 years long

  • MBA
    Metropolitan College

    MBA is a fast-paced, dynamic program designed to provide participants with a global view of business.

    12 months long

  • MBA in Logistics & Supply Chain Management
    European Institute of Professional Education - EIPEL Campus

    This course is suitable for professionals who wish to develop knowledge, understanding and skills in the fields of Logistics and Supply Chain Management. The Master Degree facilitated in cooperation with UGC recognized foreign Universities.

    2 years (part time) long

  • Masters in Business Administration (London Met – UK)
    ESOFT Metro Campus

    This course is designed for graduates who wish to acquire a strong background in business and professional development on an intensive 18-month course.

    1 1/2 years long

  • MSc in Advanced Software Engineering
    Informatics Institute of Technology - IIT

    The course is designed to enhance your knowledge in a specific area of your choice which is compliant with the emergent trends and technologies in Computer Science and Software Engineering.

    2 years long

  • Executive MBA (EMBA)
    Metropolitan College

    Executive MBA (EMBA) is a fast-paced, dynamic program designed to provide participants with a global view of business.

    12 months long

  • Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering
    Kotelawala Defence University - KDU

    The Department of Electrical, Electronic & Telecommunication Engineering in collaboration with the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) offers Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering. This postgraduate programme is conducted on Saturdays and Sundays for a period of one/two years.

    1 - 2 years long

  • Master of Laws
    Kotelawala Defence University - KDU

    The KDU Master of Laws offers an outstanding postgraduate degree programme for law graduates and Attorneys. It covers the subject areas of legal specialization which focus on contemporary legal issues in combination with the latest legal professional expertise and academic excellence.

    2 years long

  • Master of Business Administration
    Metropolitan College

    Metropolitan College offers a unique, broad opportunity for students to earn masters degrees through Lincoln University.

  • MSc in Military Science and Technology
    Kotelawala Defence University - KDU

    The Faculty of Graduate Studies of General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University provides an opportunity to obtain a Master of Science Degree in Military Science and Technology.

    2 years long