Department of Social Statistics

The Department of Social Statistics is one of the most progressive departments of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka. The department was established in the year 1995 and this is the pioneer department in the Sri Lankan University System which offers degrees in Social Statistics and Business Statistics in the stream of Humanities and Social Sciences. The department has a proud history of teaching, research, and consulting over almost three decades. The department conducts three honors degree programs: Social Statistics, Business Statistics and Information Technology. Also, the department offers subjects for three-year Bachelor degree program mainly in three main fields of study as Social Statistics, Management and Information Technology, and Information Technology to cater to the requirements of the country.

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Dr.(Ms) H. P. T. N. Silva
Head of the Department

Message of the head

Welcome to the Department of Social Statistics, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura. With the rapid progression technology, data have become integral part of our life. The department strives to produce quality graduates with sound theoretical and practical skills in statistics to confront the challenges of handling data in the modern era. The staff members in the Department of Social Statistics have committed to provide prompt and quality service to students to shape their analytical skills to assist making dynamic decisions in a variety of organizational settings. Let me invite you to join with us for success journey.

Academic Programs

The degree program produces graduates who are knowledgeable and skilful in the theoretical and applied use of Statistics in the contexts of Social Sciences. In this degree program Statistics is offered as the core subject with other required numerical, computing, analytical and transferable skills. Further undergraduates…

The degree program underpins the understanding of numerical techniques used in the business world to aid decision making by providing statistical, mathematical, management and information technology foundations that are necessary in any area of business. The courses of the study program…

The degree program produces graduates who could utilize the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills in Information Technology field. It aims to fulfil the shortage of the needed labour force requirements of the emerging field such as e-learning, creative designing…

Volume 02; No 01

සංඛ්‍යාන සරණිය Magazine

Students’ Association of Department of Social Statistics (SADSS) is publishing ‘සංඛ්‍යාන සරණිය’ bi-annually to boost creativity and rationality of students’ thoughts. The goal of producing this magazine is to keep inform and educate especially the undergraduates on a wide range of topics in Statistical aspect, and also encourage creativity of thoughts among students of the Department of Social Statistics (DSS) to create a culture of learning and growth in every aspect with the ability to think outside the box.

Volume 01; No 02