Master of Philosophy in Education and Doctor of Philosophy in Education

Master of Philosophy in Education and Doctor of Philosophy in Education

The Faculty conducts two Post Graduate Programmes namely Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy in Education. Particulars regarding M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees are summarized below.

Format for Submission of the Research Proposal   

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Programme Code :
x2
Programme Category :
MPhil Programme
Conducted by :
Dept. of Secondary and Tertiary, Faculty of Education
Programme duration :
M.Phil : 02 years
Ph.D. : 03 years
Discipline(s) / Course(s) :
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Doctor of Philosophy in Education

A candidate should have one of following qualifications:

  • A Master of Philosophy Degree from the PGIE, or
  • A Master’s Degree by research (Minimum SLQF level 10) in a relevant discipline from a recognized University, or
  • An equivalent or higher qualification acceptable to the Board of Management of the PGIE,

AND

  • At least two research papers published (or accepted for publication) in peer-reviewed journals,

AND

  • At least two research presentations at a national/international Conference.

AND

  • A research proposal* of 3,000 – 3,500 words to demonstrate her / his capability to undertake research. The proposal should conform to any specific guidelines set out by the PGIE.

* (The proposal should contain sufficient information on the background, justification, objectives, research plan and research methodology, as well as a brief literature review, to enable a determination of whether the proposal is suitable for an advanced degree. The proposal should also conform to any specific guidelines set out by the PGIE. Such a proposal shall be presented to a Research Panel appointed by the PGIE. The research Proposal will be evaluated by a Research Committee appointed by the PGIE to determine whether the proposal is suitable for an advanced degree.)

 

Master of Philosophy in Education

The candidate should have one of the following qualifications:

  • A Master’s Degree from the Postgraduate Institute of English, Open University of Sri Lanka, or
  • A Master’s Degree with a research component in a relevant field from any recognized University, or
  • A Master’s Degree in the relevant field and at least two research papers published (accepted for publication) in peer-reviewed journals after completion of the Master’s Degree, or
  • Any other qualification accredited by the PGIE and acceptable to the Senate of the OUSL.

AND

  • A research proposal* of 3,000 – 3,500 words to demonstrate her / his capability to undertake research. The proposal should conform to any specific guidelines set out by the PGIE.

AND

  • High proficiency in academic English.
Starting date of issuing applications :
    14th February 2021
Application closing date :
    14th March 2021
Programme commencing date :
    01st  June 2021

This MPhil programme is conducted by the department of Secondary and Tertiary, Faculty of Education. Contact Assistant Registrar for further details.

Address :
Assistant Registrar, Faculty of Education, The Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka
Contact :
0112 881017
Email :
aredu@ou.ac.lk
The Open University of Sri Lanka
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