External Degrees and Extension Course Unit of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura offering six external degree programs by the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce.
University of Sri Jayewardenepura which was ceremonially opened in February 1959, celebrates its 60th Anniversary in the year 2019. In commemoration of the 60th Anniversary many programmes are scheduled to be held at the university.
University of Sri Jayewardenepura has a rich history that dates back to the revival of the country’s oldest education tradition: the ‘Pirivena system’
The university since its inception was partial to evolution and innovation. Today it is the largest university in terms of student population and one that offers a series of interesting course units in a variety of on demand subjects for both local and foreign students.