Electronics and automation

University of Moratuwa

12 months
3500 USD/year
1024 USD/year
Tuition fee
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This specially designed postgraduate programme is for practising engineers in the areas of electronics and automation industry to help them enhance their analytical and hands-on skills. The programme consists of weekend lectures, reading research papers, take-home assignments, lab experiments and two major projects in the fi rst year, which is the diploma level of the programme.


The second year is devoted for MSc research for those who want to continue from Diploma to MSc degree. The fl exible nature of the programmeallows practising engineers to enrol and follow the programme with minimum intervention to their employment. The programme has three semesters in the first year, and successful achievement in the diploma level is the eligibility to pursue the MSc degree.Total time duration allocated to complete diploma and/or MSc degree is four years.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

• Electronic Systems

• Computer Systems• Electronic Computer Systems• Power Electronics and Application• Digital Control Systems• Digital System Design• Industrial Electronics• Electronic Devices• Medical Electronics• Electronic Product Development• Electronic Circuits Design• Computer Control Systems• Advanced Instrumentation• Special Topics in Electronics• Digital Electronics and Applications• RF Circuits Design• Digital Signal Processing• Vision Based Automation• Advanced Optoelectronics• Robust Control of DC Servo Motors• Computer Integrated Manufacturing• Computer Aided Design and Mfg• Mechatronics and Robotics• Wireless NetworksCareer Progression:• Manufacturing and Production Industries• Electronic Design Industry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Please fill the application after consulting your prospective supervisor, as he/she will be the person who will be guiding you throughout your research study program, including any coursework components
  • Guidelines for preparation of the Research Proposal are issued along with the application form
  • You should complete and sign the application, get it signed by the supervisor, and submit it to the Head of the Department in which you are planning to study
  • You are required to submit two recommendation forms

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3500 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1024 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1024 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.


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