Faculty of Arts - University of Peradeniya
Post Graduate Courses are the study of a particular subject within a wider subject area and is the basic building block of a postgraduate qualification.
A course includes lectures; assessment such as assignments, essays, reports, tests and exams; and either tutorials or presentations.
8.1 Registration procedure for the Postgraduate Programme in history is as follows: Master of Arts / Master of Philosophy Programmes
Stream I (One Year)
Stream II: (Two Years)
1. The Period for the completion of the requirements for Doctor of Philosophy is 3-5 years
2. Students are admitted to the Ph.D. programme any time of the year.
HIS- 601 Historical Methodology and Historiography
HIS- 602Sources of Ancient History (Literature)
HIS- 603 Social Theories and Institutions of the South Asian Sub-continent up to Circa 1200 A.D.
HIS- 604 Identification of Sources for the Study of Socio-Political Developments in Sri Lanka 1796-1931 AD
HIS- 605 Western Political Thought – Some Thematic Issues up to the French Revolution
HIS- 606Historiography (Historical Method and Philosophy of History)
HIS- 607 Analysis of Sources for the Study of Socio-Political Developments in Sri Lanka 1796 – 1931 AD
HIS- 608Issues of Colonial State Formation and National Integration in Post-Colonial Sri Lanka
HIS- 609 History of Sri Lanka from the Third Century B.C. to the Middle of the Sixth Century A.D. (Epigraphy and Archaeological Sources)
HIS- 610 Sources of Ancient History (Epigraphy)
HIS- 611 Political Theories and Institutions of the South Asian Sub-Continent up to Circa 1200 A.D.
HIS- 612 Identification of Sources for the Study of Socio-Political Developments in Sri Lanka, 1931 to the Present Day.
HIS- 613 Analysis of Sources for the study of Socio-Political developments in Sri Lanka, 1931 to the Present Day.
Any student who fails to obtain at least 50 marks out of 100 with a minimum of 20 marks for the assignment and 30 marks for the final written examination in any subject related course shall be required to repeat that course.