Postgraduate Diploma in Development Studies - PGDip (Dev St) 2022/23 - Online Mode


Postgraduate Diploma in Development Studies - PGDip (Dev St) 2022/23 - Online Mode
@ University of Colombo

This course is available to study as an Online Course.

  • Duration: One year
  • Weekend Programme
  • SLQF level: 8
  • Number of Credits: 25
  • Medium of Instructions: English

Entry Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree, from a recognized University/Institution in Development Studies or related subject area; OR
  • Any other Bachelor’s Degree, with prior learning/ work experience in Development Studies or related subject area; OR
  • Professional Qualification in Development Studies or related subject area from a recognized professional body acceptable to the faculty Board and the Senate of the University  (hereafter the Senate) with prior learning/ work experience in Development Studies or related subject area; OR
  • Completion of NVQ level 7 (equivalent to Bachelor’s Degree in SLQF) with relevant work experience in Development Studies or related subject area as determined by the Faculty Board and Senate; And
  • A good knowledge of English language and satisfactory performance at a selection test and/or selection interview.

How to Apply

Application form can be downloaded from the Faculty website fgs.cmb.ac.lk. Completed application form along with the certified copies of National Identity Card, Birth Certificate, relevant educational and professional qualifications and work experience (if any) and payment slips should be scanned and sent via email (pgdds@fgs.cmb.ac.lk). In addition, the hard copies of these certified documents should also be sent through the registered post to reach the Senior Assistant Registrar, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Colombo, No 35/30, Prof. Stanley Wijesundara Mawatha, Colombo 07 on or before 15th October 2022. Please mention the programme name on the left side of the envelope.

Application fee of LKR 3,000/= (Local Students)/ USD 15 (Foreign Students) can be paid by using the code 318-5611-0001-0  through any People’s Bank Branch or by using the online payment portal (pay.cmb.ac.lk).

Course Modules

Semester I

PGDip Dev St 5101 – Development: Theory and Practice
PGDip Dev St 5102 – Current and Emerging Development Issues
PGDip Dev St 5103 – An Introduction to Social Research
PGDip Dev St 5104 – Globalization and Development

Semester II

PGDip Dev St 5201 – Sri Lankan Economy: Past, Present and Future Outlook
PGDip Dev St 5202 – Development: Roles of the Stakeholders
PGDip Dev St 5203 – Reading in Development Literature
PGDip Dev St 5204 – Environment and Development

For more details Please vist our website: fgs.cmb.ac.lk

Commencement

January 01, 2023

Duration

One Year

Course Fee

LKR 102,500/=

Course Level

Post Graduate Diploma

Location

Colombo

Category

Governance & Society

Contact Details

+94 11 2 05 56 56

fgs.cmb.ac.lk

35/30, Prof. Stanley Wijesundara Mawatha, Colombo 07, Sri Lanka , Colombo 03

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