Welcome to the Department of Human Resource Management

The Department of Human Resource Management is the national arm that has pioneered HRM education in Sri Lanka with notable landmarks since its inception in 1995. Some of these landmarks are introducing the Bachelor of Business Management (Human Resource Management) degree in 1995; initiating the nation’s first postgraduate diploma in HRM and Master of Human Resource Management degree programmes in 2005 and 2010 respectively. Further, the department has contributed to the development of the HRM profession by offering a Bachelor of Business Management, General (External) Degree Programme for external students which commenced in 1999, and a Higher Diploma in HRM established in 2015. The department also launched the first HRM journal in 2004, while providing leadership for many innovative events. Further, the Department enrolls students to pursue PhD degrees under the supervision of senior academics of the department.


"To be the best branded HRM Solution Providers in Sri Lanka"


"Becoming nature's choice for HRM research, consultancies and industry's first choice for HRM graduates and professionals' best choice for HRM/HRD postgraduate students"

Why study HR, at the University of Kelaniya?

Become part of HR community

We often have strong ties with industries and businesses. This can lead to internship opportunities, guest lectures from industry professionals, and potential job placements upon graduation.

Enjoy enriched learning

The curriculum may prioritize the development of key skills that are essential for success in the field of HR, such as communication, problem-solving, critical thinking, and leadership skills. 

Get career ready

Upon completion of your studies, you'll acquire a broad spectrum of versatile and sought-after skills applicable across various industries. You'll be adept at navigating the business environment and earning a globally recognized qualification.

Study with us

Undergraduate Programmes

Bachelor of Business Management (Special) Degree in Human Resource

Postgraduate Programmes

Master's in Human Resource Management (MHRM)

Diploma/Higher Diploma Programmes

Diploma and Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management

External Degree Programmes

Bachelor of Business Management (General) Degree

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