Wayamba University of Sri Lanka possesses high quality research base covering a wide spectrum of academic disciplines engaging in research at national and inter-national levels. The University strongly supports research activities of its academics, including postgraduate research degrees.

The Senate Research & Higher Degrees Committee (SRHDC) is responsible to the Senate of WUSL for the development and management of strategic policies in meeting matters concerning Research & higher degrees.

The SRHDC looks for way to raise the profile of academics of the University, better ways of serving its academic community and encouraging them to actively participate in research. In this connection, the University awards research grants to permanent academic staff, annual awards are given for outstanding researchers to appreciate their contribution to the development of the research culture in the University.

The University confers postgraduate degrees by research, which includes M.Phil. and Ph.D., in respective disciplines, to those who successfully complete postgraduate research leading to such degrees under the supervision of senior academics in the Faculties. The SRHDC deliberates on the candidature of postgraduate research students and is responsible for maintaining appropriate academic standards in respect of postgraduate research.

The Chairman of SRHDC:

                            Dr. W.A.S Wijesinghe

                            Faculty of Applied Sciences

The Secretory of SRHDC:

                           Mrs. D.M.K.G Niroshini

                           Senior Assistant Registrar/Academic

Latest News

  • New Progress Report Format +

    The revised “Progress Report Format” for the Postgraduate Research Degrees (M.Phil. and PhD) of Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, which is effective from 21 June 2017. Please refer to the download section.


    SENIOR RESEARCHER AWARD - 2016 Prof. Udith K. Jayasinghe-Mudalige, the Chair Professor of Dept. of Agribusiness Management, has been awarded the ‘Most Outstanding Senior Researcher – 2016’ of the Wayamba University of Sri Lanka (WUSL) in the Wayamba University Annual Research Congress held recently. Read More
  • New Thesis Preparation Guides +

    New thesis preparation guidelines have been approved by the Senate and Higher Degrees Committee. See the download section of this page for more information.
  • Amendments to The By-Laws +

    The By Laws of Postgraduate Research Degrees No. 01 of 2014” for Post Graduate Research Degrees of Wayamba University of Sri Lanka have been updated. 

    Please check the "By laws" in the main menu.

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