Social Studies at the Open University of Srilanka – Academic Year for 2012

Social Studies at the Open University of Srilanka – Academic Year for 2012

The Department of Social Studies, the Open University of Srilanka calls Applications for the following Courses

  • Certificate in Social Sciences
  • Diploma in Youth Development
  • BA Degree in Social Sciences
  • MA in Development Studies and Public Policy
  • M. Phil / PhD Programme in Development and Policy Studies

About Open University of Srilanka

The Open University of Srilanka was established in 1980, provides wider range programmes and Short Courses to Improve the Srilanka Educatory Level.

The Open University of Srilanka is one of the best rank universities in Srilanka and worldwide.

 Certificate in Social Science

The Programme is with the basic principles of social science and provides a unique opportunity to those who do not have formal qualifications to pursue higher education.

Entry Qualifications

  • Minimum Age of 18 years and
  • Should possess basic literacy skills

 The Grading Test for English will be held on 29.10.2011

 Diploma in Youth Development

The programme is offered in collaboration with the Commonwealth Youth Programme. The programme empowers young people to enhance their contribution to Development.

Entry Qualifications

  • 3 Passes at GCE Advance Level or
  • Completion of any Level 2 Programme offered by OUSL Or
  • Equivalent Qualification accepted by OUSL.
Medium:Sinhala, Tamil and English
Duration:2 Years

 BA Degree in Social Sciences

The programme is an Undergraduate programme in social science offered in English medium.

Entry Qualification

  • 3 Passes at GCE Advance Level or
  • Completion of any Level 2 Programme offered by OUSL or
  • Any equivalent or High Qualification acceptable by OUSL and
  • A Credit passes for English at GCE O/L.

 The Grading Test for English will be held on 29.10.2011

 MA in Development Studies and Public Policy

MA Degree Programme is offered by OUSL in to build the capacities of graduate in different disciplines to work national development sectors and related policies

Entry Qualification

  • A degree from Recognized University with 2 years work experience in development sectors or
  • Any equivalent or higher qualification accepted by OUSL

Selection

The university will select students on selection test.

Medium:English
Duration:2 Years

M. Phil / PhD Programme in Development and Policy Studies

The Programmes are design the learners to explore advance theoretical and thematic issue in social sciences.

Entry Qualification for M. Phil

  • A Special Degree in a Relevant Social science from Recognized University with at least a Second Class Honours (Lower Division) Pass Or
  • An Equivalent or Higher Qualification acceptable by OUSL

Entry Qualification for PhD

  • A Master’s Degree by Research in relevant discipline from a recognized university or
  • A Master’s degree with a research component by way of thesis/Dissertation from a recognized university or
  • Any Other qualification acceptable by OUSL

Duration

M. Phil:2 Years
PhD:3 Years

 

The Application Closing date will be on 19.10.2011.

For more information:

Contact: 011 2881256 / 327 or 011 2881377




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