GS-5010 - Language Skills for Research Communication

The FGS will offer the above module for Postgraduate Students from August 2021. The objective of the module will be to strengthen the basic English language skills necessary for postgraduate level education/research in order for students to be able to

  • Effectively carry out their research
  • Take a leading role in the preparation of research papers
  • Produce written outputs of good standard at the end of the degree programme

This will be an interactive module, with a number of hands-on learning activities. The module is offered as a compulsory module to all research degree applicants during their first year of registration and is effective from September 2021. Students must pass this module as a prerequisite of degree requirements. It will be an optional module for existing research students. Existing students who wish to follow this module should enroll via the LMS (using their UoM accounts). They may obtain approval to follow this module.

Module Code: GS 5010

Credits: None

Duration: 14 consecutive weeks (3 hour sessions will be conducted on weekends)

Evaluation: 100% Continuous Assessment Commencement

The course fee: Rs. 7,500.00

GS-5020 - Introduction to Research

The FGS will offer the above Short Course starting from March 2020. Resource persons will be academic staff of the University of Moratuwa, drawn from across Faculties, who are eminent and experienced researchers as well as younger academics who have had formal training in Research Methodology.

This will be an interactive course module, with a number of hands-on learning activities. It is ideally suited for those currently conducting research or interested in engaging in postgraduate studies or a research related career in the future.

Those who complete the Short Course successfully will get a Certificate as per the university rules and regulations. In addition, they are able to claim credit for GS 5020 if they register for a postgraduate degree program at the University of Moratuwa within 3 years of completing the Short Course.

Module Code: GS 5020

Credits: 2

Duration: 9 -10 consecutive weeks

Evaluation: 100% on continuous assessment

Eligibility: A Bachelor’s degree