18 months
960 USD/year
960 USD/year
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Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering is a multi-disciplinary field that integrates exciting and diverse disciplines such as design, robotics, systems engineering, automation, mechatronics, sustainable engineering, manufacturing, operations management. The Manufacturing Engineering MScEng programme is offered at University of Peradeniya.


The Department of Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering was first established in 1976 as the Department of Production Engineering. Up to now, over 1000 graduates have graduated with specialization in Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering. The Manufacturing Engineering MScEng programme is offered at University of Peradeniya.


  • To be a center of excellence in higher education in the field of Manufacturing & Industrial Engineering.
  • To create an innovative, project-based-learning experience for students that is focused on enhancing creative and analytical thinking, knowledge and skills in the manufacturing & industrial engineering discipline, lifelong learning, communication, positive attitude and respect for environment, ethics & sustainability.
  • To impact society in a positive and transformative manner by providing high quality services, consultancy and capacity building programmes to enhance the local manufacturing and service industry and improve lives and livelihood.
  • To create a work environment that can help cultivate a motivated, multidisciplinary group of researchers who continuously produce research output with high impact and national relevance in the field of manufacturing & industrial engineering.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Manufacturing Technology
  • Engineering
  • Technology
  • Applied Science

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

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  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Engineering with First or Second Class Honours or
  • A Bachelors’ Degree in Engineering with acceptable postgraduate qualifications or
  • A degree or such other qualifications equivalent to Bachelors’ Degree in Engineering as may be approved by the Faculty Higher Degrees Committee as suitable for candidature for the MSc Eng degree with a minimum of one years’ experience, after obtaining the degree or such other qualification, in a field related to the programme of study
  • Degree/Diploma certificate(s) (photocopies)
  • Birth certificate (photocopy)
  • Four copies of passport-size colour photograph of yourself
  • Three self-addressed stamped envelopes (22 cm x 10 cm)
  • The applicant is also required to arrange to send separately and under confidential cover, two letters of recommendation.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 960 USD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 960 USD per year during 18 months.


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