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Peradeniya University is renowned for its world-class education and vibrant academic community. With a rich history spanning over eight decades, the university stands as a beacon of knowledge and innovation. The diverse range of Faculties and Departments provides an extensive array of programs. Faculty of Engineering at the University of Peradeniya where imagination meets innovation and dreams become reality. As one of the premier engineering institutions in Sri Lanka, we are committed to shaping the future through excellence in education, research, and engineering prowess. our state-of-the-art facilities provide a stimulating environment for learning, discovery, and collaboration. The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering is the First Department in the country covering the particular area of specialization and provides students with a diverse range of opportunities to build their careers in various fields inter-related to electrical engineering.



The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (DEEE) offers a Postgraduate Program that allows students to pursue advanced studies and research in the field of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. The program includes two options: the Regular MSc and the Double Degree Master program in Wireless Communications Engineering. The Regular MSc program offers three specializations in Engineering: Electrical Power Applications, Communication and Information Engineering, and Control and instrumentation. Candidates can choose between a taught course option or a research option to advance their career in industrial and research environments. In the Double Degree program, offered by the University of Peradeniya and the University of Oulu, Finland, candidates can obtain two degrees from both Universities.

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The application call for the 1st Intake-2024 is over. The department will call for applications for the 2nd Intake-2024 around August.  The first semester of 2024 will be started in March.

Programs We Offer

Research (30 credits) plus Taught Course (30 Credits) Option (M.Sc./M.Sc.Eng.)
Fully Taught Course Option (Masters/M.Eng.) - 30 Credits
Postgraduate Diploma (PG.Dip.) - 25 Credits
Double Degree of M.Sc. in Engineering Specializing in Wireless Communications
Fully Research Course Option (M.Phil./Ph.D.)

Details of the PG Programs

DEEE offers several research and taught course postgraduate programs in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at different SLQF levels: 8 to 12.

Resources that Inspire, Inform, and Ignite Excellence!

Welcome to the Postgraduate Program of the department, where academic excellence and innovation converge to shape the future leaders of tomorrow. DEEE is equipped with a wealth of resources to provide an enriching and comprehensive learning experience for our postgraduate students. Our dedicated and highly qualified staff members are committed to fostering a stimulating academic environment, offering guidance and mentorship to facilitate your intellectual growth. With state-of-the-art computer facilities, cutting-edge laboratories, and an extensive library, you will have access to the tools and knowledge necessary to engage in advanced research and coursework. Our Learning Management System (LMS) ensures seamless communication and interaction, facilitating a collaborative and technologically enhanced learning environment. Additionally, we recognize the importance of a holistic educational experience, and our sports facilities are designed to promote physical well-being and a sense of community. As you embark on your postgraduate journey with us, you will find a supportive and resource-rich environment that encourages both academic excellence and personal development.

PG Resources

Well-Qualified Academic Staff


The Department has more than 20 fulltime teaching panel with PhDs from a wide spectrum of areas within Electrical and Electronic Engineering. These individuals are not only dedicated to teaching but also to advancing their fields through research and leadership roles at various levels. Remarkably, two of our members are ranked among the top 2% of scientists worldwide, a testament to the caliber of education and opportunities available at our Department, Faculty, and the University. See the Academic Staff page to learn more about their research interests, etc.

State-of-the-Art Laboratories


In engineering education, there's nothing quite like project-based learning and hands-on experience. These methods are essential to help students acquire knowledge and gain practical skills through experimental setups and the use of advanced technology. Experimentation fosters a desire to learn and helps students understand the practical aspects of engineering. At DEEE, we have an integrated laboratory that caters to students in several subdisciplines of Electrical and Electronic engineering. Read more about the laboratories here.

Learning Management System


A Learning Management System (LMS) is a software application for the administration, documentation, tracking, reporting, automation, and delivery of educational courses, materials, learning and development programs, etc. DEEE has adopted the Faculty LMS for the PG students as well and the platform streamlines students' educational experience, offering tools and resources to support their growth, collaboration, and engagement. in addition, Students can participate in discussions, and stay informed about announcements, etc. Click here to log into LMS.

Library Network - Knowledge Hub

Library Network

Faculty of Engineering has a state-of-the-art Engineering Library – a beacon of knowledge, innovation, and collaboration. With a vast collection of resources, technology, and knowledgeable staff, the library provides a dynamic environment where our postgraduate students can also explore the latest research, access specialized texts, and engage in collaborative projects. The library is not just a collection of books; it is a vibrant space that fosters intellectual growth and interdisciplinary exploration. In addition, The University has a Network of Libraries. Welcome to where ideas take flight (Engineering library), and the next generation of engineering leaders shape the future.

Extracurricular Opportunities


The University of Peradeniya is the most prestigious in Sri Lanka, providing excellent studying conditions and opportunities for extracurricular and recreational activities. The Faculty of Engineering, thus DEEE offers the same unique experience as the rest of the university, with students from all over the island sharing their cultural and ethical values in harmony. The lush environment and ideal climate create a perfect learning and recreational atmosphere. Open Air Theater provides the opportunity for the students to show their hidden talents and to improve their aesthetic skills as well. Sports facilities include Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Cricket, Football, Hockey, Netball, Rugger, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Wrestling, Elle, Chess, and Swimming, which are also accessible to postgraduate students.

Important Documents at your Fingertips


As you embark on your Postgraduate journey, it is imperative to have access to crucial documents that will serve as guiding lights throughout your academic pursuit. This collection of important materials has been curated to empower you with the necessary information, postgraduate applications, regulations, thesis format/submissions, guidelines, and resources essential for your success/continuation in postgraduate studies. Embrace the wealth of knowledge at your fingertips, overcome challenges, and celebrate the milestones that shape your academic voyage. Happy studying and best of luck! Link to the documents.

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Tailoring Expertise: Specialize According to Your Needs

In the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (DEEE), we believe in empowering our students with in-depth practical knowledge, a high degree of analytical skills, the ability to handle subject-specific simulation tools, the ability to handle software-based applications, and sound knowledge of the design process. The Department offers Postgraduate students a range of opportunities to specialize in several sub-disciplines within the field of Electrical and Electronics. Through core course modules, technical electives, projects, and other facilities, students have the means to delve deeper into their areas of interest. These sub-disciplines encompass a diverse spectrum of topics allowing them to explore and develop expertise in specific areas of their choice.

Taught + Research Programs
Fully Research Programs

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Salubrious Place to Study

Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya situated in the salubrious city of Kandy, a city nestled amidst the lush green hills of central Sri Lanka, where ancient traditions seamlessly blend with the vibrancy of modern life. Known as the cultural capital of the island, Kandy exudes a charm that captivates the hearts of all who visit.

Steeped in history, Kandy was the last stronghold of the Sinhalese kings during the colonial era. The city's most iconic landmark, the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, houses a revered relic of Buddha, making it a pilgrimage site for Buddhists from around the world. Beyond its religious significance, Kandy offers a tapestry of experiences. Take a stroll around the tranquil Kandy Lake, framed by picturesque hills and lush botanical gardens.

Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere of the Kandy market, where vibrant colors, aromatic spices, and local craftsmanship create a sensory feast. For those seeking adventure, the nearby Hanthana, Knuckles Mountain Ranges beckon with its hiking trails and breathtaking views. Kandy is also a gateway to exploring the cultural heritage of Sri Lanka, with traditional dance performances, artisan workshops, and the Peradeniya Royal Botanical Gardens adding to the city's allure.

Message from the Postgraduate Program Coordinator

We welcome you to the pioneer in Electrical and Electronic Engineering in the country !!!

The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Peradeniya has been known to provide an excellent postgraduate program in Electrical and Electronic Engineering over the recent past under the light of superior laboratory facilities and a well-qualified lecturer panel. I would like to invite prospective graduates to follow our postgraduate program to qualify in three different sub-specialties:
Communication and Information Engineering, Control, Robotics and Instrumentation Engineering, and Power, Energy Systems and High Voltage Engineering. In addition, DEEE offers a Double Degree of M.Sc. in Engineering specializing in Wireless Communications in collaboration with the University of Oulu, Finland.

- Dr. W.A.N.I. Hariscandra

Postgraduate Coordinator

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