Centre for Distance and Continuing Education

University of Peradeniya

Centre for Distance and Continuing Education

University of Peradeniya

Diploma Programs


For details on Entry Requirements(Qualifications), Subjects, Duration, Medium, Credits and Investment of each course, click your prefered course from the following list.


Diploma in Management and Development - End of 1st Semester Examination - 2021/2022NEW

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Examination Entry Form for Diploma in Management & Development First Semester Examination - 2021/2022

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Results - Diploma in Development and Management End of Second Semester Examination 2020 <

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Diploma in Management and Development - Student Handbook

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The applicant should have at least:

  1. Passed all the subjects in the G.C.E A/L examination, or
  2. Passed two subjects in the G.C.E A/L examination with two years industry experience at the appropriate level, or
  3. Passed the G.C.E O/L examination with four years industry experience at the appropriate level, or
  4. Any other equivalent qualification approved by the Board of Management of the CDCE
  • First Semester
    • DMD 011 - Principals of Management
    • DMD 012 - Problems and Challenges of Development
    • DMD 013 - Basic Business Mathematics and Statistics
    • DMD 014 - Environmental Aspects of Natural Resource Management
    • DMD 015 - Human Resource Management
  • Second Semester
    • DMD 021 - Entrepreneurship
    • DMD 022 - Introduction to Marketing
    • DMD 023 - Accounting for Managers
    • DMD 024 - Information Technology for Managers
    • DMD 025 - Business Communication and Secretarial Practice
1 Year (2 semesters)
Course Fee:
Rs. 50,000.00
Application Fee:
Rs. 250.00
Examination Fee (per subject):
Rs. 1,000.00
Awarding Ceremony Fee
Rs. 2,000.00
Fee for Detailed Crtificate:
Rs. 250.00
The applicant should have at least:

  1. Passed all three subjects in the G.C.E (A/L) examination, or
  2. Completion of NVQF level 4 / SLQF Level 2, or
  3. A foundation course in the field of Library and Information Services equivalent to SLQF level 2 with a minimum of 12 years of schooling, or
  4. 4 year work experience in the field of Library and Information Services with a minimum of 12 years of schooling

NB: Applicants should have a credit pass or above in the G.C.E. (O/L) for the language of instruction which they want to follow the course if it is not their mother language

Semester

Course Code

Course unit Title

No. Credits

Compulsory

/Optional

 

 

 

1

LIB  1113

Introduction to Libraries and Librarianship 

  3

C

LIB 1123

Knowledge Organization

   3

C

LIB 1133

Collection Development 

   3

C

LIB 1142

Information Resources & Services (Part I) 

  2

C

LIB 1153

Library Administration and Management

  3

C

LIB1162

Managing Service Quality in Libraries

   2

O

LIB1172

Services & Management in Public Libraries     

  2

O

 

 

 

 

2

LIB 1213

Preservation & Conservation of Library Materials 

 3

C

LIB 1223

Information Resources & Services (Part II)

  3

C

LIB 1233

ICT in Libraries  

  3

C

LIB 1243

Libraries , Information  and Society

  3

O

 LIB  1253

School Librarianship

  3

O

LIB 1262

Internship in Library & Information Services  

   2

C

Total 

 

 

35

 

One Year (Two Semesters)
Sinhala, Tamil and English
Course Fee:
Rs. 35,000.00
Application Fee:
Rs. 500.00
Awarding Ceremony Fee
Rs. 2,000.00
Admission - Diploma in ECCD Programme - First Semester Examination - October 2022

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Timetable - Diploma in ECCD Programme - First Semester Examination - October 2022

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The applicant should have at least:

  1. Passed all three subjects in the G.C.E (A/L) examination in any stream, or
  2. Foundation course equivalent to SLQF level 02 after a minimum of 12 years of schooling, or
  3. Any other qualification acceptable to the Board of Stydy in Arts, CDCE, UOP

Semester

Course Code

Course unit Title

 

Notional Hours

Course Status: Core

/Optional

No of credits

1

ECCD 1001

Early Childhood Care, Development and Education

150

C

3

ECCD 1002

Foundation of Child and Childhood

100

C

2

ECCD 1003

Health, Hygiene, Care, and Nutrition of Children

150

C

3

ECCD 1004

Early Childhood Curriculum Development: Principles and Practices

150

C

3

ECCD 1005

ECCD Teacher as a Facilitator of Learning

150

C

3

2

 

ECCD 1006

Early Childhood Care and Education in Sri Lanka

100

C

 

2

ECCD 1007

Learning Environment in Early Childhood Education

150

C

3

ECCD 1008

Teaching Methods and Materials in ECCD

150

C

3

ECCD 1009

English for ECCD Teachers

50

C

1

ECCD 1010

ICT for ECCD Teachers

50

C

1

ECCD 1011

Practice Teaching 

200

C

4

ECCD 1012

Identifying Children with Special Needs

100

O

2

ECCD 1013

Appreciation of Natural Environment

100

O

2

 

Completion of the Diploma level

3200

 

32

One Year (Two Semesters)
Sinhala and English
Course Fee:
Rs. 30,000.00
Application Fee:
Rs. 500.00
Awarding Ceremony Fee
Rs. 2,000.00
Applications are now open

Application fee (Rs. 1,000.00) payable to any branch of people’s bank. Application receiving date extended until: 08.01.2023
People’s bank Account No: 057-1001-41338036
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The applicant should have at least:

  1. Passed all three subjects in the G.C.E (A/L) examination in Science or Technology stream, or
  2. Completion of NVQF level 4, or
  3. Pass G.C.E. (O/L) and a Certificate in Laboratory Handling offered by CDCE,UOP/any other recognized institute, or
  4. Pass G.C.E. (O/L) and at least four year work experience in managerial level, or
  5. Any other equivalent qualification as approved by the BoS/Science, CDCE.

Semester

Course Code

 

Course Unit Title

 

No. Credits

1


DLT1113

Intermediate Level English Course for Laboratory Saff*

3

DLT1122

Laboratory Safety

2

DLT1132

Ethins for Professional Development*

2

DLT1142

Mathematcis and Data Handdling in Laboratory

2

DLT1152

Physics Laboratory Technilogy

2

DLT1162

Chemical Laboratory Management and Maintainance

2

DLT1172

Laboratory Techniques in Botany

2

DLT1182

IT Laboratory I

2

 

 

 


2

DLT1212

Technical Mathematics with Applications

2

DLT1222

Operation Principles of Electrical Devices

2

DLT1232

Chemistry Laboratory Tchniques and Instruments

2

DLT1243

Laboratory Techniques in Zoology

3

DLT1253

Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

3

DLT1262

IT Laboratory II

2

DLT1282

Management for Laboratory Handling

2

DLT1273

Lab Maintenance

2

One Year
Lectures are held on weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) (physical and online)
Course Fee:
Rs. 120,000.00 (three or two installment)
Application Fee:
Rs. 1,000.00