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University of Moratuwa

Address: Bandaranayake Mawatha, Moratuwa 10400, Sri Lanka

Description University of Moratuwa

  • Established: 1978
  • Type: State Higher Educational Institution
  • Location: Moratuva, Sri Lanka
  • Number of students: 9916
  • Language of instruction: English.

University of Moratuwa (UoM) is a Sri Lankan public higher education institution, founded on December 22, 1978 in accordance with the Law on Educational Institutions No. 16 and operating under the general supervision of the University Grants Commission. UoM is one of the best universities in the country and the undisputed leader in the field of engineering, architectural and technological education.

The university implements educational programs at 4 faculties:

  • IT technology
  • Architecture
  • Business
  • Engineering.

University of Moratuwa is part of the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU).

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in University of Moratuwa

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  • Dates: year-round
  • Duration: 4 years.

The university offers undergraduate programs in the following areas:

  • IT technology
  • Architecture
  • Business
  • Civil Engineering
  • Design
  • Land resources
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • landscape architecture
  • Logistics and transport management
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Textile and sewing equipment
  • Property Management
  • Electrical Engineering, etc.

Postgraduate diploma

  • Dates: year-round
  • Duration: 1 year.

The university offers programs in the following areas:

  • IT technology
  • Business administration
  • Mining and mining
  • Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems
  • Industrial automation
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Materials Science
  • Multimedia technology
  • Fundamentals of Engineering Systems
  • Structural Design
  • Construction Project Management
  • Financial math
  • Environmental Engineering and Management
  • Environmental design and water management, etc.


  • Dates: year-round
  • Duration: 1-2 years.

The university offers programs in the following areas:

  • Architecture
  • Business statistics
  • Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems
  • Water Engineering and Management
  • Landscape design
  • Multimedia technology
  • Polymer technology
  • Structural Design
  • Construction Law and Dispute Resolution
  • Spatial Planning Management and Design
  • Construction Project Management
  • Financial math
  • Fundamental engineering systems
  • Electronics and automation, etc.
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  • Dates: year-round
  • Duration: 2 years.

The UoM MBA program is designed to prepare students for effective work in a dynamic business environment. This course will help strategically manage technology assets to ensure competitiveness and sustainable growth.

All modules of the educational program are provided by experts from the scientific community and industry in a dynamic and interactive style. Special guest lectures, field trips, and research seminars are used as supplements to topics covered by the main subject areas using the case study approach.

Accommodation, housing and food

University of Moratuwa provides the opportunity to live in a hostel.


  • The University is among the top 5 best universities in the country, occupying the 2nd position in the national ranking and 11th place among educational institutions in the South Asian region
  • UoM offers scholarship programs to its students.

Equipment University of Moratuwa

UoM is located on the southwest coast of the state of Sri Lanka in the city of Moratuva overlooking the picturesque Lake Bolgoda. The material and technical base of the university includes:

  • The library
  • Medical Center
  • Sports infrastructure
  • Information Technology Center (CITES)
  • Industrial Automation Research Center (IARC).

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The school has a two-semester academic year.

Additional expenses:

  • Cost of living Moratuwe = $ 256 -462 $ / month.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

To enter the University of Moratuwa, you must provide educational documents and pass the entrance exams.

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- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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