M.Eng/PG Diploma in Energy Technology

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The whole world faces a daunting array of energy & environment related challenges, which would be decisive factors in sustainable economic and industrial growth and technological innovations. There is a necessity for utilization of energy in a rational manner without overloading the carrying capacity of ecosystem and depriving the ingenuity of the future generation. In fact, sustainable development with a minimum environmental degradation has become the motto of energy engineering. The importance of these aspects has received a new momentum in the recent past with the concerns & mechanisms originated by international level activities such as ISO14000 on environmental aspects in the industrial sector, Montreal protocol and Kyoto protocol in relation to climate change.

Therefore the energy sector should never be analyzed in isolation but with interrelation to environment and society. For such analysis, a sound knowledge on all the related areas and associated skills are vital not only for technical aspects of energy but also for managing, advising and policy making in the sector, through well structured and planned educational framework. As such, the Postgraduate Programme in Energy Technology is developed with reference to synthesis of trends in sources, technologies and relevant environmental and social aspects. Detailed design aspects of energy systems and related issues are also incorporated in the programme. The knowledge and experience imparted by the Postgraduate programme will flow downwards to the technician level where operational & maintenance aspects of energy technology occur.

The curriculum of the postgraduate studies in Energy Technology enhances the knowledge and skills of the participants in many areas. Some of the specific objectives of the course are;

  • Diffuse the fundamental knowledge and state of the art of the Engineering Science involved in Energy conservation & utilization.

  • Provide an environment to foster the attainment of Research & Development targets related to the Energy sector.

  • Enhance the knowledge of Engineers in contributing to national, regional & global energy environmental issue and clean & efficient technologies.

Eligibility Requirements

  • The Degree of Bachelor of the Science of Engineering of the University of Moratuwa in a relevant field of specialization, OR

  • Any other engineering degree of at least four years duration, from a recognised University, in a relevant field of specialization as may be approved by the Senate, OR

  • Any recognized category of membership of a recognized Professional Institute, obtained through an academic route, WITH a minimum of one year of recognized appropriate experience obtained after the membership, as may be approved by the Senate.

Note: More suitable for those with a Mechanical or a Chemical Engineering Degree. Preference will be given for those who are employed in a relevant field.

Programme of Studies

Postgraduate Diploma (PG Dip.): 12 months (part-time)

  • Taught courses, laboratory work, assignments, presentations, seminars, field visits and written examinations.

  • All academic work will normally be conducted on Friday and Saturdays.

Master of Engineering (M.Eng):  24 months (part-time) | 12-15 months (full-time)

  • Successful completion (overall GPA not less than 2.5) of the academic requirements for the Postgraduate Diploma and additional mandatory individual research project leading to a thesis/dissertation meeting the minimum duration condition of the degree.

Course Fees

Tuition Fees:

  • PG Diploma (First year) -  Rs. 275,000/=
  • M.Eng. (Second year) - Rs.  75,000/=
  • Rs. 30,000 for an additional year (up to maximum duration of the programme)

Other Fees:

  • Registration Fee (First year) - Rs. 2000/=
  • Registration Fee (Second year) - Rs. 2000/=
  • Registration Fee (in case of an extension) - Rs. 2000/= per additional year up to maximum duration of the programme
  • Examination Fee - Rs. 500/= per year
  • Re-examination Fees - Rs. 1000/= (Additional Rs. 100/= per subject)

Library Deposit:

  • Normal Deposit - Rs. 2,500/= per book, up to 6 books
  • Deposit with guarantee - Rs. 7,500/= for 6 books
  • Concessionary Deposit* - Rs. 2,500/= for 2 books

Note: Tuition fees and other fees will not be refunded in any case.

Application Procedure

A sample application form can be downloaded from the here OR obtained from PG Course Coordinator, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Katubedda, Moratuwa by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope 100 x 225 mm² in size OR sending an email to the respective Course Coordinator/Secretary.

More information about the course can be found in the ET Handbook 2018/2019.

Contact us

Course Coordinator

Dr. Nissanka NAID

Email: nissankai[at]uom.lk

Office of Department of Mechanical Engineering

Address: Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Katubedda, Moratuwa.

Phone: +94 11 2650286

Fax: +94 11 2650622 (Please insert  “ATTN: Dept. Mech. Eng.”)

Secretary for Energy Technology

Ms. Udari Kaushalyani


Phone: +94 75 4037950