- The Faculty of Geomatics **
The Faculty of Geomatics is one of the five 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 degree programme in Surveying Sciences in 1996. 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 needed of the country. The degree programme is a four-year course leading to a special degree. The first batch of students was admitted to the degree programme in 1997 and was graduated in 2002. Presently the faculty has a student population of about 200 with about 50 graduating annually.
The present faculty consists of two Departments
(a) Department of Surveying and Geodesy (b) Department of Cartography, Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and GIS