Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) is the fourth Faculty of the University of the Visual and Performing Arts (UVPA), Colombo, Sri Lanka. FGS of UVPA was established according to the Faculty of Graduate Studies Ordinance No: 03 of 1987 and started functioning on 1st October, 2015. This Faculty is an upliftment of the Post Graduate Unit which was formed on 01st of July 2009. Senior Professor Mudiyanse Dissanayake and Prof.Ariyarathne Kaluarachchi have been served their duties as Director of the Postgraduate Unit since 2009 to 2015. Prof. Sarath cahandrajeewa is appointed as the first Dean of the FGS on 1st of October, 2015 and FGS is managed by Faculty Board of Graduate Studies.
At present undermentioned degree programmes are being conducted at the FGS.
- M.Phil. (two years)
- Ph.D. (three years)