ARC Academic Programmes

We are conduct Regular & Short courses.

 


Regular Courses


All regular courses should apply through online within defined period of time which is indicated in The Open University main website.

Presently we offer six faculty wise programmes encouraging independent learning with flexible course structures in various disciplines. Approximately 1500 numbers of students follow variety of courses conducted by following faculties with a visiting academic staff.

For all the regular courses applications are accepting via online. At the moment we are offering programmes covering all 6 faculties that are;

  • FACULTY OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • FACULTY OF EDUCATION
  • FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES
  • FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCE
  • FACULTY OF NATURAL SCIENCE
  • FACULTY OF ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences


To be a best fit to the society, we as a human being should aware about human society and behaviour, as well as culture and social constructs. To fulfil this requirement we are offering two degree programmes that are Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Arts in Youth and community Development. Also for those who are seeking to get a degree without the A/L qualification we are offering Advanced Certificate in Social Sciences programme as a foundation programme.
The Bachelor of Law (LLB) considered as a highly demanded degree program under Department of law. Those who are willing to upgrade language skills can follow Advance certificate in English for Business and Professional Qualification and Certificate in Basic Sinhala and Tamil.

FHSS

Departments

  • Department of Social Studies
  • Department of Language Studies
  • Department of Legal Studies

Department of Social Studies

Course

Type

Duration

Medium

Entry Quantifications

Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences ( BASS)

Undergraduate

3 Years

Sinhala/ English

3S Passes in G.C.E A/L in one sitting

OR

Foundation Programmes offered by the OUSL

Bachelor of Arts in Youth and Community Development

Undergraduate

4 Years

Sinhala/ English

3S Passes in G.C.E A/L,

OR

Minimum of 30 credits at SLQF level 2

OR

Qualification or accredited work experience equivalent to NVQ level 4

Advanced Certificate in Social Sciences (CSS)

Certificate

1or 2 Years

Sinhala/ English

Completed junior secondary level, which is grade 9 or equivalent,

OR

Completed primary education with certified work experience equivalent to a minimum period of 2 years

AND

Should be 18 years of age or above

Department of Language Studies

Course

Type

Duration

Medium

Entry Quantifications

Certificate in Basic Sinhala & Tamil

Certificate

1 Year (Beginner)
1 Year (Basic)

Sinhala/
Tamil

No formal qualification required, Age should be above 18 years

Advanced Certificate in English for Business & Professional Communication

Certificate

2 Years

English

6 Passes in G.C.E O/L
AND
Selection stage(1/2) depend on performace at Placement Test

Department of Legal Studies

Course

Type

Duration

Medium

Entry Quantifications

Bachelor of Laws(LL.B.)

Undergraduate

4 Years

Sinhala

3S Passes in G.C.E A/L in one sitting
OR
Foundation Programmes offered by the OUSL
AND
Pass Selection Test

FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES


The faculty of management Studies is offering you the programmes related to accounting, Human Resource Management and Marketing with a highly experienced group of academic professionals. This is the recently established faculty and the programmes are having huge demand among those who are ready to be the top professionals in the field of Management. We offer Bachelor of Management Studies and Advanced Certificate in Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management programs that are designed to equip professionals with the skills need to succeed in the ever-changing business world.

Course

Type

Duration

Medium

Entry Quantifications

Bachelor of Management Studies Honours ( BMS)

Undergraduate

4 Years

English
Level 3&4-E/S

3S Passes in G.C.E A/L in one sitting
OR
Foundation Programmes offered by the OUSL
AND
Pass Selection Test


Completed ESBM Course

Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (ESBM)

Certificate

1 Year

Sinhala/
English

6S Passes in G.C.E.O/L with Mathematics & Language

FACULTY OF EDUCATION


Education is an enlightening experience for all human beings; The Faculty of Education facilitates learning and acquisition of knowledge and skills by providing highly sought-after degree programs and certificate courses for those who need to be updated with knowledge, particularly in the education sector. We recently introduced Bachelor of Education in Primary Education and Certificate in preschool Education under the department of Early Childhood and Primary Education. Graduate school teachers those who are interested to climb the ladder of education can enrol with the Postgraduate Diploma in Education offers by Department of Secondary and territory Education.

FHSS

Departments

  • Department of Secondary & Tertiary Education
  • Department of Early Childhood Education

Department of Secondary & Tertiary Education

Course

Type

Duration

Medium

Entry Quantifications

Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)

Postgraduate

1.5 Years

Sinhala/
Tamil

A government or private school teacher with UGC recognized Degree

Department of Early Childhood Education

Course

Type

Duration

Medium

Entry Quantifications

Bachelor of Education Honours in Primary Education

Undergraduate

4 Years

Sinhala

3S Passes in G.C.E A/L
AND
Pass Selection Test

Certificate in Pre School Education

Certificate

1 Year

Sinhala

6S Passes in G.C.E O/L including mathematics & first language
AND
Pass Selection Test

FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCE


With the Aim of developing competent personals who are capable of assuming leadership positions, both in the academic and clinical sectors we offering  Bachelor of Science Honors in Nursing, Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science Honors and Bachelor of Pharmacy Honors under the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Course

Type

Duration

Medium

Entry Quantifications

Bachelor of Science Honors in Nursing[B.Sc. Hons(Nursing)]

Undergraduate

4 Years

Sinhala/
Tamil

Diploma in Nursing of the ministry of Health
AND
Registered in Medical Counsel
AND
Pass selection test.

Advanced Certificate in English for Business & Professional Communication

Undergraduate

4 Years

English

Diploma in Medical Laboratory of the ministry of Health
AND
Registered in Medical Counsel
AND
Pass selection test.

Bachelor of Pharmacy Honours

Undergraduate

4 Years

English

Diploma in Pharmacy of the ministry of Health
AND
Registered in Medical Counsel
AND
Pass selection test.

Bachelor of Honours in Psychology

Undergraduate

4 Years

English

3S Passes in G.C.E A/L in one sitting
AND
Pass selection test.

FACULTY OF NATURAL SCIENCE


Faculty of Natural Science offers you Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree programme which helps to acquire knowledge in natural world through scientific methods. To those who are following Bachelor of Science can improve your knowledge in Chemistry, Zoology, Botany, Computer Science and Mathematics. Those who are passionate to advance the knowledge can be specialized in Computer Science, Mathematics and Physics areas. For those who are not qualified to directly follow a degree in science stream can follow our Advanced Certificate in Science programme and make the path towards a science or engineering degree.

Course

Type

Duration

Medium

Entry Quantifications

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

Undergraduate

3 Years

English
Level 3 - E/S

3S Passes in G.C.E A/L in physical or biologycal Science stream
(in any number of sittings)
OR
OUSL Advanced Certificate in Science

Advanced Certificate in Science

Certificate

1or2 Years

Sinhala

6S Passes in G.C.E (O/L) including Mathematics and Science

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY


Hope is a way of making dreams become reality. The Faculty of Engineering offers you the opportunity to pursue your ideal job as an engineer. Those who have completed G.C.E A/L with 3 ‘S’ passes can begin their Bachelor of Technology Honors in Engineering B.Tec (Hons) degree and pursue their aspiration.

Course

Type

Duration

Medium

Entry Quantifications

Bachelor of Technology Honors in Engineering (B.Tec (Hons))

Undergraduate

4 Years

English

3 Passes in G.C.E A/L in physical Science stream
OR
OUSL Advance Certificate in Science

 


Short Courses


Applications can be collected from office on working days during the application opening period. (Except Sunday & Monday).

University has designed short term certificate courses for those who are seeking to fulfil knowledge in English, Management and Computer Science & Information Technology. Currently more than 400 students are enrolled with us to follow short courses. At the moment there are six (6) short courses conducted by the centre.

NAC

Course

Type

Duration

Medium

Entry Quantifications

Certificate in Human Resources Management

Certificate

4 Months

Sinhala/
English

Pass GCE O/L or GCE A/L
Age : 18 years and above

Certificate in Speech & Listening in English

Certificate

3 Months

English

Pass GCE O/L or GCE A/L
Age : 16 years and above

Certificate in Dynamic Graphics

Certificate

4 Months

Sinhala/
English

Pass GCE O/L or GCE A/L
Age : 18 years and above

Certificate in Computer Literacy

Certificate

6 Months

Sinhala/
English

Pass GCE O/L or GCE A/L
Age : 16 years and above

Certificate in Advance Information Communication Technology

Certificate

6 Months

Sinhala/
English

Pass GCE O/L or GCE A/L
Age : 16 years and above

Certificate in Professional Web Designing

Certificate

4 Months

Sinhala/
English

Pass GCE O/L or GCE A/L
Age : 16 years and above

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