Higher Diploma in Human Rights Studies (HDHRS) - 2023 - Online Mode

Intake 2023
Closing date of the applications is 31st May 2023

Payment Options

Payment Option 1

Please pay at any branch of the People’s Bank Island-wide using the usual deposit slip. Fill in the slip using the following information and your personal information. Please keep a photocopy/scanned copy of the slip with you before providing it to the university.

Account Number: 318840100007
Account Name:

Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Colombo

Payment Option 2

Please follow the instructions given below.

Those who are unable to pay the application fee to the Bank, they can pay the application fee using the online payment (Pay Online) method of the University of Colombo.

  • Please select “Course Fee – pst grad(FGS/FMF/FOS/Law” for the Fee Type
  • Select Visa or Master
  • Enter your Name, NIC (National Identity Card Number) or Passport Number and LKR 3,000/= as the Amount.
  • Type the account number 318840100007 for Payment Reference. Then click the verify button
  • Please add your name instead of Student Reg No.
  • Submit your information.
  • Check and confirm your details.
  • Enter your card details and proceed .

You should submit the online payment confirmation receipt instead of payment slip in addition to the requested documents as mentioned in the advertisement.

Duration:One year
Weekend Programme
Medium of Instructions: English

(a) Three Passes in G.C.E. (A/L) with two years’ experience in the relevant field; or
(b) Six Passes in G.C.E. (O/L) with five years’ experience in the relevant field; or
(c) Any other relevant qualifications and/or experiences accepted by the Board of Graduate Studies and the Senate of the University of Colombo; and
(d) A good working Knowledge of English.

(Candidates who are considered under category (c) and (d) will be subjected to an additional admission test to determine the suitability).

A person who wishes to apply for the FGS programmes shall forward the application to the Senior Assistant Registrar, Faculty of Graduate Studies, No.35/30, Pro. Stanley Wijesundara Mawatha, Colombo 07.
Applications can be downloaded from (fgs.cmb.ac.lk) the faculty website.
The students will be selected through an interview or a placement test or both.
The next intake will be announced via the website, at the time of calling for applicants.

Course Fee: LKR 150,000/= (Excluding Refundable Library Deposit & Application Fee)

Course Coordinator

LL.M, University of Malaya, Malaysia
LL.B, University of Colombo

Email:  hakeemmam@gmail.com / mamhakeem@law.cmb.ac.lk
Mobile: 077 768 00 35

Course Assistant

Ms. Pramodaya Sandamali

Email: hdhrs@fgs.cmb.ac.lk
Phone: (+94) 11 205 56 56