M.Eng/PG Diploma in Manufacturing Systems Engineering

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

  • To provide the knowledge and skills required in automating and controlling the functions of the manufacturing processes.

  • To provide a sound knowledge of the advanced aspects of manufacturing processes and to introduce recent advances in manufacturing technology with respect to process, machinery, materials and tooling.

  • To provide the understanding of complete product development process and impart the knowledge required for developing successful product.

  • To improve the students knowledge and skills of computer-aided draughting and design, and operation & programming of computer controlled manufacturing systems.

  • To provide general management background needed by the manufacturing executives for effectively participating in the total business environment of a firm.

  • To enhance the understanding of the impact of human capabilities and limitations on the design and development of products and equipment.

  • To develop the skill of handling challenging design/research projects.

Eligibility Requirements

  • The Degree of Bachelor of the Science of Engineering of the University of Moratuwa in Mechanical Engineering/Textile and Clothing Technology/Materials Science and Engineering/Chemical Engineering/Electrical Engineering, 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 Production 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 Saturdays and Sundays.

Master of Engineering (M.Eng):  24 months (part-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 MSE Handbook 2019/2020.

Contact us

Course Coordinator

Dr. Gamage JR

Email: gamagejr[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 Manufacturing Systems Engineering

Ms. Sevwandi Priyadarshani

Email: msesec.uom[at]gmail.com

Phone: +94 77 9801579