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University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.

The Division of Maritime Studies functions under the Department of Mechanical Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering. Lecturers in the Division include Marine Engineers and Master Mariners and the services of lecturers of the other academic Departments are also obtained for its academic programmes. The Division conducts the following courses at NDT level

Marine Engineering

    Nautical    Studies 

The Division of Maritime Studies consists of a Marine Engineering Laboratory, an Instrumentation and Control System Laboratory, a Radar Simulator and Navigation Equipment Laboratory, a Chart Room, a seamanship room and a Library. The major equipment available for training of students include a Marine Engineering Test Bed and a Radar &Navigation Simulator.
Facilities available in the Physics, Chemistry, electrical machines, electronics, mechanics and Thermodynamics Laboratories as well as in the Main Workshop are used for these courses.
The University is situated bordering a large lake and the specially built Boat House and Jetty provide Ideal conditions for Life Boat and Life Raft training. The Division uses these facilities to conduct short courses in Sea Survival and Proficiency in Sea Survival Craft.


ISO 9002 certified

Quality Policy

It is the policy of the Division of Maritime Studies of University of Moratuwa to produce seafarers and maritime personals internationally accepted standards. Our staff shall exercise individual responsibility for quality in all activities strives excellence in the level of services provided.


  1. To provide knowledge and competency based training satisfying IMO requirements and the requits of local Maritime Administration.
  2. To upgrade and update training facilities to be on per with accepted new training technologies.
  3. To maintain competent qualified and motivated staff through training and continuous improvement of teaching/training skills.
Our objectives shall be achieved by maintaing and operating a Quality System based on the requirements of ISO9002 (1994).

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