Center for Distance and continuing Education (CDCE) of University of Peradeniya offers several external degree, diploma and certificate courses. These external degrees provide alternative pathways for obtaining competence and higher educational qualifications for your career advancement.
Major external programs offered by University of Peradeniya:
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Bachelor of Business Administration(BBA)
DIPLOMA IN MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT.
DIPLOMA IN COOPERATIVE AND DEVELOPMENT.
DIPLOMA IN PARTICIPATOR HOUSING AND COMMIUNITY DEVELOPMENT.
SHORT-TERM COURSES ON PARTICIPATORY PROJECT PLANNING
Details on Degree Programs:
BACHELOR OF ARTS (BA)
The Faculty of Arts of the University of Peradeniya has conducted the BA Degree programme since the establishment of the External Examinations Division in 1978. The Centre for Distance & continuing Education (CDCE), University of Peradeniya has now taken over the implementation of the programme and is in the process of revising the curriculum. The largest number of students sitting for the GCE (Advanced Level) examination come from the Arts stream. These students are unable to enter the University system and often find it difficult to find career placements. The BA Degree has served many such students in furthering their higher studies as well as permitted those employed to obtain a degree for career advancement.
- Those who have passed GCE(A/L) in Arts stream to enter the University system in Sri Lanka.
Mode of Instructions:
- A seminar series is conducted in Sinhala/Tamil for all subjects. Seminar schedule can be accessed
- at : www.pdn.ac.lk/cdce
The degree is evaluated at two levels. The first Examination is the General Arts Qualifying (GAQ) Examination. A student passing all three subjects or referred in one subject may proceed to the next level.
The second stage is the BA Final Examination. A student is required to pass all three subjects in one sitting at the GAQ as well as the BA Final Examination to be eligible for graduation.
BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION [BBA]
The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) online Degree programme is delivered by Centre for Distance and Continuing Education (CDCE), University of Peradeniya and conducted in collaboration with the department of Management Studies of the Faculty of Arts , University of Peradeniya. This degree program intends to provide opportunities to those students who qualify for university admission, but fail to obtain placement within the national university system in Sri Lanka.
Entry Requirements :
Passed G.C.E (A/L) in one sitting (any stream) or any other equivalent qualifications recognized by the UGC. Basic computer literacy and good knowledge in English is an added advantage.
Mode of Delivery :
The instructions are in blended mode. Course materials are delivered online and limited number of face-to-face discussion sessions are held at CDCE. A written examination is held at the end of each semester at CDCE, University of Peradeniya.
Tutor-Mentors and Subject Matter Experts (SME) are available online throughout the programme to facilitate the online learning.
Medium of Instruction : English
Programme Structure :
The duration of the programme is three academic years and an academic year consists of two semesters. The programme is offered in three levels ; Certificate, Diploma and Degree.
FOR MORE DETAILS CONTACT:
Center for Distance and continuing Education (CDCE)
University of Peradeniya
Old Galaha Road,
Telephone: 081-2392222 , 081-2392210 , 081-2392209
Other External Degree Programs in Sri Lanka http://studentlanka.com/2010/02/26/external-degrees-in-sri-lanka/