Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities
Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities
Dean:Dr. CR Withanachchi

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities has been functioning from the inception of the university in 1995. Faculty has 05 departments namely Humanities, Social Sciences, Archaeology and Heritage Management, Environment Management and Languages.

Below mentioned Six undergraduate degree programmes and one postgraduate diploma programme are offered by the faculty at present.

1.B.A. (General) degree
2.B.A. (Special) degree in Economics
3.B.A. (Special) degree in Environmental Management
4.B.A. (Special) degree in Sinhala
5.B.A. (Special) degree in Archaeology and Heritage Management
6.B.A. (Special) degree in History
7.Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)


In addition to that following degree programs are proposed to commence in 2017 onwards.

1.B.A. (General) degree in Fine Arts
2.B.A. (Special) degree in Heritage Management
3.B.A. (Special) degree in Water Resource Management
4.B.A. (Special) degree in Education
5.B.A. (Special) degree in Mass Communication
6.B.A. (Special) degree in Sociology
7.B.A. (Special) degree in English Language Teaching


Objectives of the Faculty

The objectives of the Bachelor of Arts General Degree program the Rajarata University of Sri Lanka is to produce graduates who would be able to

identify local and international social and cultural potentials perfectly and have sound knowledge, skills and self confidence to alter and develop them according to the necessity.

Possess a balanced education to develop and broaden their perception of the inherent inter- relationship between the physical and spiritual needs.

Not only master a specific area of artistic creation, but also to connect that area with other forms of artistic expression and to develop skills of Interpretation as well as creativities.

Be a well equipped person with necessary knowledge, skills, competencies, attitudes and social responsibilities, capable of developing harmony among people and inculcate ethical development.

Design and conduct scientific inquiries and experimentation when required.

Apply the principles of sound practice in relation to health, safety, human welfare and the environment in social sciences and humanities related industries.

Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Secure employment opportunities worthy of the degree earned.

General Contacts

Telephone: 0252266788
Fax: 0252266788
Extension: 2320
email: chandanawithanachchi@gmail.com
url: http://www.rjt.ac.lk/ssh/

Dean's Office

Dean: Dr. CR Withanachchi
Telephone: +94-252266788
email: chandanawithanachchi@gmail.com

Assistant Registrar Office

Assistant Registrar: Ms. HSMDSM Samrakone
Telephone: +94-252266818
email: samarakonedsm@gmail.com