Notice Board-Civil Engineering Dept

Updated 25.10.2022

Emerging Civil Engineer Award 2022

Mr Suresh Chanaka Padmasiri, a student of the  Department of Civil Engineering, The Open University of Sri Lanka has won 2 runner-up place at the 2022 Emerging Civil Engineer awards organized by the institution of Civil Engineers student Chapter of Sri Lanka  based on the outstanding research findings of his undergraduate research project carryout under the supervision of Dr.P.A.K.Karunananda, senior lecturer of OUSL.  Read more

Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Structural Engineering

Department of Civil Engineering
The Open University of Sri Lanka
Intake – 2022/2023

The above postgraduate course is expected to commence in February 2022.        Apply Online


The selection of students to the Masters Degree Programme will be made by the Department of Civil Engineering, in accordance with the following extended eligibility requirements approved by the Senate. A person seeking admission to the ‘Master of Science in Structural Engineering’ programme shall be required to have obtained,

1.1  A four-year degree of Bachelor of Science of Engineering in Civil Engineering from a recognized university or Bachelor of Technology (Engineering) in Civil Engineering from The Open University of Sri Lanka.


1.2 At least the Associate Membership of a recognized professional Engineering Institute in a relevant field with a minimum of one (01) year period of appropriate experience, as approved by the Senate.



Taught Courses + Research Thesis       


*Advanced Structural Mechanics (3 Credits) *Advanced Design of Concrete Structures (4 Credits) *High Rise Building Design (4 Credits) *Advanced Design of Steel and Composite Structures (4 Credits) *Geotechnical Design and Soil Structure Interaction (4 Credits) *Independent Study (5 Credits) *Project Management (5 Credits) *Sustainable Built

Environment (5 Credits)

ELECTIVE SUBJECTS [4 credits each] – (8 credits)

*Bridge Design and Construction or *Computer aided Finite Element Applications in Structures *Seismic Design of Structures or *High Performance Concrete

RESEARCH THESIS – (20 Credits)


M.Sc. Degree –  Rs. 400,000/=
Application Fee – Rs. 800 /=


Contact for more details,
Dr. I.S.K. Wijayawardane (Program Coordinator): 071-6177677

Dr. P.A. Karunananda: 071-8385810
Hotline: 011-2881248 (on working hours) or sending an E-mail to


You can start the online application from here or by clicking theApply Onlinebutton at the right-side-bar of the webpage.

Complete online application on or before 13th December 2021.

The Open University of Sri Lanka
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