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Vision

To maintain excellence by nurturing independent thought, critical analysis, awareness of social responsibility, respect for cultural diversity and ethical values through multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary collaboration with a commitment to development of Sri Lanka in particular and South Asia in general.

Mission

To advance and promote the socio-economic, political, cultural and academic development of Sri Lankan society through teaching, research, innovation and intellectual leadership.

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Departments
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Subject Areas
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Diplomas
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Masters
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Academic Staff
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Non-Academic Staff

Current Departments of Studies and their subject areas

Department of Archaeology
Archaeology , Tourism and Cultural Resource Management, Anthropology
Department of Economics
Department of Geography
Department of History
Department of International Studies
Department of Library and Information Sciences
Department of Mass Communication
Mass Communication, Public Relations and Media Management
Department of Philosophy
Department of Political Science
Department of Social Statistics
Department of Sociology
Department of Sports Science and Physical Education

Academic Programs offered by the Faculty

Diploma Courses offered by the Faculty
  • Diploma in GIS

  • Diploma in Disaster Management

  • Diploma in History

  • Diploma in International Studies

  • Diploma in Mass Communication

  • Diploma in Public Relations

  • Diploma in Library and Information Science

  • Diploma in Information Management and Technology programme

  • Higher Diploma in Library and Information Science

  • Diploma in Correction and Rehabilitation for Prison officers (DCRP)

  • Higher Diploma in Public Relations

  • Diploma in Sport Management

Masters Degree Programs offered by the Faculty
  • MA and MSSc in Archeology
  • MA and MSSc in Economics
  • MA and MSSc in History
  • MA and MSSc in Library and Information Science
  • MA and MSSc in Mass Communication
  • MA and MSSc in Philosophy
  • MA and MSSc in Political Science
  • MA and MSSc in Sociology
  • MA and MSSc in Geography

Sub-committees Established at the Faculty Level

Finance Committee
Finance CommitteeChair- The Dean of the Faculty
Prof. M.M. Gunathilake
Curriculum Development Committee
Curriculum Development Committee Chair - Snr. Prof. R.K.L.M Dharmasiri
Land & Buildings Maintenance and Development Committee
Land & Buildings Maintenance and Development CommitteeChair- Snr. Prof. K. Karunatilake
Grievances Redress Committee
Grievances Redress CommitteeChairperson - Snr. Prof. Bimali Jayawardena
Former Dean of the Faculty of Science

Current Departments of Study

Academic Year

1st Year

2nd Year

3rd Year

4th Year

Total

2014/2015

Faculty of Arts Sheet

859

805

588

2252

2015/2016

Faculty of Arts Sheet

685

857

736

2278

2016/2017

742

849

688

795

3074

2017/2018

Faculty of Arts Sheet

722

824

592

2138

2018/2019

827

863

924

854

3468

2019/2020

776

827

863

924

3390

Human Resources of the Faculty

FOSS Departments

Academic Staff

Non- Academic Staff

Other Academic post

Chair

Assistant Registrar

Existing Management Assistants

Existing Technical Officers

Existing Work Aids

Lab Assistants

Number of Existing Staff Members

Faculty

 

 

1

4

2

2

3

12

Department of Archaeology

15

1

 

1

1

1

 

3

Department of Economics

15

0

 

1

1

 

 

2

Department of Geography

11

1

 

1

1

1

1

4

Department of History

13

0

 

1

 

1

 

2

Department of International Studies

07

No

 

1

 

 

 

1

Department of Library and Information Sciences

10

0

 

1

1

1

 

3

Department of Mass Communication

16

0

 

1

1

1

 

3

Department of Philosophy

11

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

Department of Political Science

08

No

 

1

 

1

 

2

Department of Sports Science and Physical Education

09

No

 

1

 

1

 

2

Department of Social Statistics

07

No

 

1

 

 

 

1

Department of Sociology

12

1

 

1

 

1

 

2

Total

134

3

 

39

Faculty of Social Sciences - Degree Completion Rate

Academic Year

Registered Students

No of Stu. First Time sat for the Final Exam

No of Stu First Time Pass for the Final Exam

Pass Rate %

2004/2005

561

602

528

88

2005/2006

596

824

765

93

2006/2007

836

556

535

96

2007/2008

707

572

528

92

2008/2009

633

594

555

93

2009/2010

633

833

802

96

2010/2011

608

671

633

94

2011/2012

931

602

548

91

2012/2013

711

656

614

94

2013/2014

922

714

640

90

2014/2015

916

790

752

95

2015/2016

713

Pending

Ongoing Collaborative Research Projects of the Faculty

Department of Archaeology
  • Jaffna Fort, Post-Disaster Archaeological Project,- Northern Province, Sri Lanka. (In collaboration with Durham University, British Academy, University of Jaffna and Central Cultural Fund - 2019).
  • Research Projectin collaboration with Shanghai Museum and Central Cultural Fund - 2019.
  • Mantai Port Site Excavation Project (In collaboration with Sichuan University, China.)
Department of Economics

Research Project:

The Impact of Social Protection on Sustainable Development Goals in Sri Lanka: An Empirical Analysis.

(Received 10 Million LKR research grant from the World Bank AHEAD project     on competitive basis)

Contacts

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

Tel : 011 2903802 (Direct line)
Email:
  deanss@kln.ac.lk

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