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M.Sc. /P.G. Diploma in Project Management

Project Management

The role of project manager could be denfined as the overall planning , control and co-ordination of a project from inspection to completion, to ensure completion on time with required quality and within the client's budget. Duties of a project manager consist of wide range of activities.

The taught Part-time Masters of Science Programme in Project Management was first offered in March 1996.It is a part time fee levying course carefully designed to appeal to the industry's top achievers.The objective is to enable qualified and experienced professionals to participate in a course leading to the award of the University's M.Sc. degree in Project Management.As a result the programme has rich blend of participants consisting of various professionals in the construction industry as well as other professionals from project orientated industries. The course offers specialization in the following areas: Technological Management, Resource Management, and Financial Management.  

Medium of Instruction

Medium of instruction is English.  

Course Structure

The course covers two academic years,

First Year :The student will follow a course of lectures including seminar and coursework which are designed to be intensive but scheduled to suit the busy schedule of the working professional.

Second Year : The students will undertake the writing of a dissertation in a significant area selected in the field of project management under the guidance of supervisors appointed by the co-ordinator.

Module Breakdown

Module code Module Title Credit Value
BE5301 Introduction to Project Management 3
BE5302 Principles of Management 3
BE5303 Project Procurement and Marketing 3
BE5304 Project Planning and Control 4
BE5305 Managerial Accounting and Finance 3
BE5306 Project Quality Management 3
BE5307 Project Information Systems 3
BE5308 Managerial Economics 3
BE5309 Operations Research and Statistics 3
BE5310 Legal Aspects of Project Management 3
BE5311 Sustainable Development 3
BE5312 Project Appraisal 3
BE5313 Directed Study in Project Management 3
Total for Year 1 40
BE6301 Research Methodology 4
BE6302 Dissertation 16
Total for Year 2 20
Total for the MSc Degree Programme 60

 

Special Features of the Course

Workshops and Seminars will be conducted by guest lecturers from eminent national and international professionals. A dedicated team of lecturers who are specialized in a vast variety of fields strengthens the course. 

Eligibility

The selection of students to the Postgraduate Diploma leading to Master of Science in Project Management will be made by the Department of Building Economics, in accordance with one of the following extended eligibility requirements, approved by the Senate.

  • An Honurs Bachelor’s degree of the University of Mortuwa AND a minimum of one (01) year experience related to Project Management after the effective date of the degree

OR

  • Any other four (04) years Honours Bachelor’s degree AND a minimum of one (01) year experience related to Project Management after the effective date of the degree,

OR

  • Any other three (03) years Bachelor’s degree AND a minimum of two (02) years experience related to Project Management after the effective date of the degree,

OR

  • Any recognized category of membership of a recognized Professional Institute obtained through an academic route AND a minimum of two (02) years experience related to project management after the effective date of obtaining the recognized category of membership.

The recognition of the institution, the relevant experience required for eligibility shall be judged by the Faculty and approved by the Senate.

Applications Process

The application form and details can be downloaded from the following links.       

word APPLICATION  FORM
pdfAPPLICATION  FORM
pdfINSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLICANTS

Course Fees 

The course fees for local and overseas students are given below.

 

Local Students

Overseas Students

Course Fee – First Academic Year

Rs.150,000/-

US$2,000 + Rs.150,000/-

Course Fee – Second Academic Year

Rs.100,000/-

US$2,000 + Rs.100,000/-

Registration Fee

Rs. 1,500/- per semester

(First year - Rs.4,500/- and

Second year - Rs.3,000/-).

Rs. 1,500/- per semester

(First year - Rs.4,500/- and

Second year - Rs.3,000/-).

Examination Fee (payable at the registration)

Rs.500/- Per annum

Rs.500/- Per annum

Refundable library deposit

Rs.2,500/- per book

Rs.2,500/- per book 
( Maximum 05 Books )

 
[The Course fee for the first academic year and second academic year are Rs.150,000/- and Rs.100,000/- respectively. The registration fee per semester is Rs.1,500/- (First year - Rs.4,500/- and Second year - Rs.3,000/-). In addition a refundable deposit of Rs.2,500/- (for library facilities) and an examination fee of Rs.500/- is payable at the registration.]

All duly filled applications, along with a paying-in-voucher for Rs.1000/- as the application processing fee, drawn in favour of University of Moratuwa Account No. 70993353 obtained from Bank of Ceylon shall reach the Department of Building Economics, Faculty of Architecture, University of Moratuwa. 

Application Enquiries

Any inquiries should be forwarded to Ch.QS Vijitha Disaratne, the Acting Programme-Director: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For any clarification regarding application and related matters please contact Ms. Lakshmi on 011 2 650301, Extension Line 7200.  

Course Team

Acting Programme Director
Ch.QS Vijitha Disaratne
B.Sc.(QS) (Hons), MBA(UK), RICS PM Diploma(UK), A.I.Q.S SL,MRICS, ACI Arb, SEDA(UK)

Lecturing Faculty:

Ch.QS Indunil Seneviratne
B.Sc.(QS) (Hons), M.Sc.(Const. Mgt.)-US, F.I.Q.S. SL
 
Ch.QS. Prof. (Mrs.) Chitra Weddikkara 
B.Sc(QS)Aust, M.Sc(Bld)Aust, Ph.D(Law), BSc(BE) Colombo , Arch(Aus), ARAIA, FAIQS, F.I.Q.S SL, FIA(SL), FIA(SL), ASLIA, MCSI(London)
 
Assoc.Prof Archt . Lalith De Silva 
B.Sc (BE), M.Sc Arch(Moratuwa), RIBA, FIA(SL)
 
Dr.(Mrs.) Yasangika Sandanayake
B.Sc (QS) (Hons), Ph.D (UK)
 
Ch.QS Mrs. BAKS Perera
B.Sc (QS) (Hons), M.Phil,F.I.Q.S SL, AIQS, ICEECA
 
Ch.QS Vijitha Disaratne
B.Sc (QS) (Hons), MBA(UK), RICS PM Diploma(UK), A.I.Q.S SL,MRICS, ACI Arb, SEDA(UK)
 
Ch.QS Suranga Jayasena
B.Sc (QS) (Hons), M.Sc.(Building), A.I.Q.S SLCh.QS
 
Ch. QS Dr.(Mrs.) Thanuja Ramachandra
B.Sc (QS) (Hons), M.Phil (SL), Ph.D (NZ), A.I.Q.S SL
 
Dr.(Mrs.) Nayanathara De Silva 
B.Sc ( Eng.) (Hons), M.Sc (Building), PhD.
 
Dr.(Ms.) S.V.S. Gunathilake 
B.Sc (QS) (Hons), Ph.D(UK)
 
Mr. Mahesh Abeynayake
LL.B(Hons), LLM( Colombo), M.Phil( Moratuwa)
Attorney-at-Law & Notary Public
 
Ch.QS Dr.(Mrs.) Anuradha Waidyasekara
B.Sc (QS) (Hons), M.Sc (Civil Eng.), PhD( SL), A.I.Q.S SL, AAIQS, SEDA(UK)
 
Dr.(Mrs.) Chandhani Hadiwattege
B.Sc (QS) (Hons), Ph.D(SL), SEDA(UK)
 
Dr. KAK Devapriya
B.Sc (QS) (Hons), Ph.D (Hongkong)
 

Visiting Staff

The skills offered by the permanent staff are complimented and supported by a team of visiting staff including members of other Universities and leading practitioners from industry.

Enquiries

Ch.QS Vijitha Disaratne
Department of Building Economics
University Of Moratuwa ,
Sri LankaTel: +94-1-2650301 ext 7216
Fax: +94-1-2650738 
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.