Colombo University PhD in Economics – 2015 – Application Calls now till 6th February 2015

The doctoral degree programme is aimed at meeting the academic and professional needs of those who are engaged in research and consultancy, higher levels of teaching and training, administration and management, and advocacy and policy making

The initial registration s for the MPhil with the provision for upgrading to PhD studies on the basis of performance during the first year of studies. The degree shall be awarded on the basis of a thesis and its defence. The thesis will be prepared under the guidance of supervisors appointed by the University, and the supervisory panel consists of experienced academics and professionals from Sri Lanka and abroad

The sleeted candidates shall be required to attend course work on Economic Research Methods, scheduled for Saturdays during the first four months, and simultaneously to develop their research.


Admission Requirements

  • First or Second Class (upper) division in the Special Degree in Economics or related field from a recognized university
  • Master’s Degree in Economics or in a related field from a recognized university.
  • Any other postgraduate qualifications recognized by the University as equivalent to above.

A good knowledge of English and adequate computer literacy are essential Working experience and research experience in the relevant fields are considered as additional qualifications.


Duration 3 years, by research under supervision

Course fee: Rs 780,000 00, payable in 3 annual installments


Application procedure

Submit an Application for Admission to the study programmes in Economics with a brief outline of the intended research project and a payment of Rs 2,000 as the application processing fee

Application forms could be either downloaded from the website |] or obtained from the department of Economics (in person or by post).


Submission of Applications

In person Department of Economics Library, located in the Faculty of Arts building on Reid Avenue, Colombo 07

By post . Coordinator, MPhil /PhD in Economics, Department of Economics, University of Colombo, Colombo 03, Sri Lanka

By email Send a scanned copy of the application and other documents as attachments of an email to:

Application closing date: February 6, 2015

For more details see below image or contact to Coordinator, MPhi|/PhD in Economics on 94-11-2158485, +94-77-738-8855

Colombo University PhD in Economics – 2015 – Application Calls now till 6th February 2015

Colombo University PhD in Economics – 2015 – Application Calls now till 6th February 2015

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