The Open University of Sri Lanka

Energy for Industry Track Offered by The Open University of Sri Lanka

The Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL) is the premier Open and Distance learning institution in Sri Lanka where students can pursue their studies through Open and Distance Learning (ODL) methodologies. Established in 1980, under the Universities Act No. 16 of 1978 and OUSL Ordinance No. 1 of 1990, as amended, the OUSL has the same legal and academic status as any other national University in Sri Lanka. According to the Public Administration Circular No. 16/92, dated 13.03.92, issued by the Ministry of Public Administration, Provincial Councils & Home Affairs, the degrees awarded by The Open University of Sri Lanka are treated as equivalent to degrees awarded by any other University under the purview of the University Grants Commission.

Course Details

First Year Curricula

The first year Common Curriculum (Semesters 1 and 2 Courses) under The Open University of Sri Lanka. In the first year, you will take core modules in advanced technology concepts and methods in one of the four universities offered by the programme, as well as in the production and utilisation of sustainable energy.

Second Year Curricula

The second year Specialisation Curriculum (Semesters 4 and 4 Courses) under The Open University of Sri Lanka. In the second year, you will take core modules in Energy for Industry specialisation track offered by the masters programme.

Course Information

Courses Under Common Circular (Semester 1 and Semester 2)

  • DMX9301 Circular Economy towards Energy
  • DMX9102/ MRT9102 Introduction to Renewable Energy
  • DMX9303/ PDN9303 Applied Thermal Engineering
  • DMX9104/ PDN9104 Thermal Energy Conversion Technologies
  • DMX9205/ MRT9205 Professional Ethics and Responsibility
  • DMX9106 Information search and Report Writing
  • DMX9707 Entrepreneurial and Innovative Challenges in the field of Energy
  • DMX9108/ PDN9108 Life Cycle Analysis
  • DMX9209 Sustainable Transportation Systems
  • DMX9110/ RHU9110 Hydrogen Technologies and Fuel Cells
  • DMX9111/ PDN9111Thermochemical Principles
  • DMX9312/ MRT9312 Renewable Energy Systems
  • DMX9213 Research Methodology and Scientific Writing
  • DMX9114/ PDN9114 Computational Tools in Energy systems
  • DMX9215/ RHU9215 Energy Project Planning & Management
  • DMX9216/ RHU9216 Operation and Maintenance of Energy Systems
  • DMX9117 Nuclear Energy
  • DMX9118/ RHU9118 Geothermal Energy
  • DMX9119/ PDN9119 Ocean Energy
  • DMX9120/ PDN9120 Modern Leadership

Energy for Industry Track (Semester 3 and Semester 4)

  • DMXA301 Reformation of Energy Supply for Industry
  • DMXA302 Energy Management and Auditing in Industry
  • DMXA203 Pollution Control and Waste Management
  • DMXA204 Energy Storage in Industry
  • DMXA205 Renewable Energy for Industry
  • DMXA206/ PDNA225 Entrepreneurship in Energy Business
  • DMXA107 Biorefinery Process Technologies
  • DMXA108 Net Zero Buildings for Industry
  • DMXA109 Industrial Energy Plantations
  • DMXA110 Smart Electrical Energy Systems
  • DMXAD00 Research Project (Energy for Industry)

Course Lecturers

Prof. Nihal S. Senanayake
Dr. (Ms.) Iresha Aththanayake
Dr. Ruminda Wimalasiri
Dr. Chaminda Udayakumara
Eng. Nelaka Priyankara
Eng. Ruchira Abeweera
Eng. (Ms.) Sumudu Jatunarachchi
Eng. (Ms.) Hemali Pasqual

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