Advanced Certificate Course in Geology at University of Moratuwa – 2023 Intake


Calling all aspiring geology enthusiasts! The Department of Earth Resources Engineering at the University of Moratuwa is delighted to invite applications for the Advanced Certificate Course in Geology for the academic year 2023. This prestigious program provides a unique opportunity to delve into the fascinating world of geology. With over 50 years of experience, the University of Moratuwa has been the sole provider of this esteemed certificate course within the Sri Lankan university system, producing a significant number of proficient geology professionals.

Course Details:

The Certificate Course in Geology spans a duration of one year, with classes held on weekends (two days per week). This schedule allows students to pursue their studies while accommodating their other commitments. The course is designed to impart a strong theoretical foundation and practical experience through well-equipped laboratories. Experienced and qualified staff members ensure a comprehensive learning experience for all participants.

Admission Requirements:

Candidates interested in admission to the program must meet one of the following educational qualifications:

  1. Successful completion of the GCE (A/L) examination or an equivalent academic qualification.
  2. Individuals who have sat for the GCE (A/L) examination or possess an equivalent qualification and have a minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience, as evaluated by the university Senate, are also eligible to apply.

Course Fees and Medium of Instruction:

The course fee for the Certificate Course in Geology is Rs. 120,000.00. The medium of instruction for the program is English, ensuring effective communication and comprehension for all students.

Preference for Admission:

Candidates employed in related fields will be given preference during the admission process. This recognition highlights the value of professional experience and enables individuals already working in the geology sector to further enhance their skills and expertise through this advanced certificate course.

Application Process:

Interested applicants can easily access the application forms and relevant details by visiting the Department of Earth Resources Engineering’s official website at Alternatively, application forms can be obtained by visiting the department in person or by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope (10.0 × 22.5 cm) to the following address:

Course Coordinator (Certificate Courses)
Department of Earth Resources Engineering
University of Moratuwa

Applicants must complete the application forms diligently and send them via registered post to the aforementioned address. The deadline for submissions has been extended to 10.06.2023, allowing ample time for prospective students to submit their applications.

The University of Moratuwa’s Department of Earth Resources Engineering takes great pride in offering the highly esteemed Advanced Certificate Course in Geology. With a rich history of producing competent geology professionals, the university provides an ideal learning environment for individuals passionate about the field. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to expand your knowledge and skills in geology. Apply now and embark on a rewarding journey into the world of rocks, minerals, and the Earth’s geological processes.

For further information and updates, please visit the Department of Earth Resources Engineering’s website or contact the Course Coordinator at the provided address.

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