Welcome to the Faculty of Geomatics
The Faculty of Geomatics is one of the six Faculties of the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka and was established in 2004. It is the successor to the Department of Surveying Sciences, which introduced the BSc (Surveying Sciences) Degree Programme in 1997. This was the first time in the history of the university system in Sri Lanka that such a degree programme was introduced by a university fulfilling a much felt need of the country. The Degree Programme is a four-year course leading to a special degree. The first batch of students were admitted to the degree programme in 1997 and graduated in 2002. Presently, the faculty has a student population of about 250 with the aim of producing 60 graduates annually and this year intake is 74 The Faculty, with its predecessor, Department of Surveying Science, has a history of over 18 years with a total of over 529 students graduating since 2002.
At present, the faculty consists of two Departments: