Department of Built Environment

Construction industry is growing fast to meet the demand in housing and infrastructure developments in New Zealand. Our qualification pathways with credit transfer arrangement provide students with knowledge and training to become experts in construction project management and Quantity Surveying.

Department of Built Environment offers degree pathways (1+2) in collaboration with Massey University. Upon the successful completion of first year at GISM Campus, students will earn the Diploma in Construction and will be able to directly enter to the second year of the relevant degree programme at Massey University New Zealand.

Bachelor of Construction

Bachelor of Construction will teach you how to develop and implement best practice building solutions and construction management techniques. You’ll learn how to add value to the sustainable development of the built environment. This qualification will give you sound technical and theoretical knowledge, industry experience, management and interpersonal skills.

Construction Degree Pathways

Construction Master Pathways

Our Faculty Members

Students will be guided by a well-qualified and experiences panel of lecturers consisting of engineers in the relevant disciplines. Most of the lecturers are PhD or MSc. qualified with years of teaching experiences both in Sri Lanka and abroad.

Prof. G. G Senaratne

President & Head of Dept Engineering/ GISM Campus

Lecture-Legal & Social Enviroment PhD (Massey, NZ), MSc (UK)
Former Academic member, Massey University NZ
Visiting Prof Electronics and Communication, Sharda University, India

Eng. Geethike Ranga Vidana Arachchi

Lecture/Visiting – Properties of Construction, Introduction to Construction, Construction Technology - GISM

BSc Eng (Hons) – University of Moratuwa
Engineering Manager | Lecturer | Part-time Business Strategist

Dr. Janaka Perera

Senior Lecture/Visiting – Construction Research, Research Methods - GISM

B.Sc. (Engineering) (Hons), University of Moratuwa, M.Phil. (UOM), Ph.D. Saitama University, Japan
Senior Lecturer – SLIIT (Faculty of Engineering)
Member, Japan Concrete Institute (JCI)

Dr. Karunanayake K.A.S.G.S.

Senior Lecture/Visiting – Construction Project Management - GISM

Deputy Director AHED/OTS Projects, and Former Acting Works Engineer, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Research areas, Cost, Contract and Commercial Management, Supply Chain Management, Sustainable Construction, Building Pathology