Master of Education

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


  • To expand the opportunities for higher studies in Education for those who are already serving in the field
  • To enable personnel already serving in higher educational institutions to obtain specialized knowledge in fields relevant to their professions by offering a variety of new subjects
  • To promote research in areas relevant to the development of Education

The programme consists of course work only. The course work comprises 3 compulsory courses and one optional course. This programme will be conducted in Colombo (Sinhala, Tamil & English), Kandy (Sinhala medium only) and Jaffna (Tamil medium only) regional centers.

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Programme Code :
Programme Category :
Post Graduate Degree Programme
Conducted by :
Dept. of Secondary and Tertiary, Faculty of Education
Programme Duration :
Minimum one year
Discipline(s) / Course(s) :
Master of Education

The minimum entry requirements for the Master of Education Degree Programme are as follows:

• Bachelor of Education (BEd) or Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) with a minimum GPA 2.7, or
• Bachelor of Education (BEd) minimum 2nd class lower division, or
• Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) Merit or Distinction Pass
• At least a ‘B+’ in Educational Psychology, Foundation of Education and Educational Measurement and Evaluation.

Accepting Online Applications from:
  03rd October 2021
Closing Date for Applications :
 02nd November 2021
Selection Test :
 21st November 2021 (applicants to sit from their homes)
Registration date :

Application Fee – Rs. 1,050/=
Registration Fee – Rs. 1,000/=
Facility Fee – Rs. 1,500/=
Library Facility Fee – Rs. Rs. 200/=
Examination Fee – Rs. 6,500/=
Tuition Fee – Rs. 105,000/= (Pay in two installments)
International student (Developed countries) US$160 per credit
International student (Developing Countries) US$ 80 per credit

This Post Graduate Degree programme is conducted by the Department of Secondary and Tertiary, Faculty of Education. Contact the Programme Coordinator, Dr. F.M. Nawastheen for further details.


Address :
Department of Secondary and Tertiary, Faculty of Education,Nawala,Nugegoda.
Contact :
011 288 1231  /  0716 368 235
Email :

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