Head's Message

Welcome to the Department of Political Science. The Department of Political Science is one of the newly established department in the Faculty of Social Sciences. The department offers a BA in Political Science Program, MA/ MSSC and PhD programs. The curriculum in Political Science is designed to enhance   student’s liberal thinking and to develop an understanding of government and the political process in Sri Lanka and the World. At the graduate level we offer Masters of Arts, Masters of Social Sciences, Masters of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy programs that will provide with the advanced knowledge and research skills for careers either in academia or other important persist. We hope you find valuable information on our website to learn more about our programs.  Please feel free to visit us in person as well as through our website for additional information.


Ms. Yamuna Mendis
Head / Department of Political Science


"The Department of political science strives to be an extremely certificatory, dynamic and productive academic department of scholars. We are dedicated to the formation of intellectually deep, civically-engaged, globally-aware, and ethically-minded students. We accept, in human spirit, the challenge to be distinctive, thoughtful, expert and service-oriented critics of society and agents of modification as they reliably pursue justice and peace in their individual lives, communities and also the world."


Workshop on Syllabus Revision

Soft Skills Development Program

Department Seminar Series


Undergraduate Students Honours Degree


Undergraduate Students General Degree


Postgraduate Students



Department of Political Science,

Faculty of Social Sciences,
University of Kelaniya,
Sri Lanka.

Telephone: 0112903833



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