Faculty of Graduate Studies

Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) is one of three faculties of the Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka. It is the largest graduate faculty of BPU internationally famous among the students and the researchers. It is conducted the Post-Graduate Degree programs in many fields like Buddhist studies, English and etc.

This faculty was established under the full approval of Ministry of Higher Education of Sri Lankan government. Its current and First Dean is Ven. Prof. Moragollagama Uparathana Thero who is the chairman of the FGS and manages under the purview of the Senate and the Council of the Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka.

Faculty of Graduate Studies is responsible for conducting all Post Graduate Degree Programmes in the University and other affiliated International Institutes of BPU situated in eastern and western countries as well.

The following services are provided by the FGS which is functioning under the Dean of the Faculty and Deputy Registrar.

  • Calling Applications for Post Graduate Degree Programmes.
  • Registering of Students for Post Graduate Degree Programmes.
  • Issuing Students ID cards.
  • Conducting the lectures and seminars for Master of Arts and Post Graduate Diploma Programmes.
  • Calling Applications for examinations conducted by PGS
  • Issuing Admissions for the examinations.
  • Conducting the Examination and issuing the results of examinations.
  • Conducting Research Planning Presentations, literature survey Presentations and Viva Presentations.
  • Issuing examination certificates,
  • Charging the fees for all the Post Graduate Degree Programmes.
  • Charging for all repeating examinations and parts of degree courses.
  • Preparing the Estimate Budgets and Actual Budgets for all Post Graduate Programmes and obtaining the recommendations of the Finance Committee and the approval of the Council of the University.
  • Preparing and submitting vouchers for payments.
  • Planning the Curriculum Update and Preparation of Post Graduate Criteria.
  • Conducting the monthly Faculty board of Graduate Studies.
  • Obtaining the recommendations of the Faculty Board of Graduate Studies.
  • Obtaining the approval of the Senate and the Board of Council.
  • Conducting the Convocations.

Study Programmes Conducted by the FGS

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
  • Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.)
  • Master of Arts 2 year Full time (M.A.)
  • Master of Arts 1 year Full Time (M.A.)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Buddhist Studies (P.G.D)


Dean - Faculty of Graduate Studies



Professor Ven.Dr. Moragollagama Uparathana Thero
B.A. (Hons) Kelaniya,
M.A. Kelaniya (Sinhala Medium),
M.A. Kelaniya (English Medium),
Master of Buddhist Studies (Hong Kong),
M.Phil. Kelaniya,
Ph.D. China

Official Telephone     : +9411-2593397
Personal Telephone  : +9471-4432198
Email Address           : moragollagama6@gmail.com
                                   moragollagamau@bpu.ac.lk

                                                                        

Non Academic Staff




Mr. E. A. Gunasena
B.A.(hons), M.P.M., Dip in Psychology., H.C.C.G in Counselling
Designation: Deputy Registrar (Faculty of Graduate Studies and Center for External Examinations)
Department: Faculty of Graduate Studies and Center for External Examinations.
Official Telephone: +9411-2502942
Personal Telephone: +9471-8486742
Email Address: exexam@bpu.ac.lk



Ms. J.C. Thilagani
Designation: Assistant Bursar
Department: Finance Division (Faculty of Post Graduate Studies and External Exams)
Official Telephone: +9411-2580609
Personal Telephone: +9470-4313704
Email Address: thilagani@bpu.ac.lk


W.M. Pubudu Dhammika Weerasinghe - Management Assistant - Grade III

A.G.C. Suranga Indrajith – Book Keeper – Grade III


Contact Details

Telephone: +9411-2580609

Fax: +9411-2580610

Email: fgs@bpu.ac.lk


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