The Department of Agricultural Systems (DAS) is one of the four academic units within the Faculty of Agriculture at Rajarata University of Sri Lanka (RUSL). The Department is highly dedicated and committed to realize the vision of the faculty that is to be a dynamic, innovative and renowned centre for excellence in Agriculture.
The department offers two advanced programmes to disseminate up-to-date knowledge that relevant to Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Extension and Agricultural Systems. Moreover, Theoretical courses offered by the department have been carefully blended with proper practical and field exposure to help students learn closely to the field realities. Further, the department has vast and long experience in providing quality training, conducting research for development, and offering advisory services in agriculture and agribusiness sectors in the field of applied economics, development and entrepreneurship. The department dedicates to provide degree to the undergraduates with;
- A wide range of learning opportunities to develop knowledge on fundamentals of Agricultural Economics and Extension, Agricultural systems and management.
- An exposure to the farming community in order to give students an opportunity to work closely with the field realities finding solutions to problems faced by the community.
- An opportunity to expose the students to a research project that would develop their research as well as personal skills.