Bachelor of Education in Special Needs Education

The Department of Special Needs Education of the Faculty of Education has developed this programme in collaboration with the respective Faculties/ Departments of the Open University of Sri Lanka.

The principal goal of this programme is to develop professional knowledge, attitudes and skills of the participants. The course would deal comprehensively with all aspects of Special Needs Education.

Programme Code :
Programme Category :
Undergraduate Programme
Conducted by :
Dept. of Special Needs, Faculty of Education
Programme Duration :
Minimum 4 years
Discipline(s) / Course(s) :

Entry qualifications

Applicants who already have completed  any Diploma (Levels 3 & 4) from the Open University of Sri Lanka


A candidate who has obtained a National Diploma in Teaching (Special Education) from a National College of Education may seek admission to Level 5 and subsequently Level 6 of the Bachelor of Education Honours in Special Needs Education Degree Programme, with exemptions for Levels 3 & 4 of the Bachelor of Education Honours in Special Needs Education Degree programme.

Registration/Re -Registration 3rd  May -28th May 2021
Late Registration 28th   May 2021
Add/ Drop Dates 21st May to 21st June 2021
Drop Date 21st  June  2021
Commencement of Academic Activities 12th  June, 2021

Course fees for level 5 only – Rs. 77840.00

This Under Graduate programme is conducted by the department of Special Needs, Faculty of Education. Download Brochure for more details or Contact the coordinator, Ms. H.D.C. Priyadharshani for further details.

Address :
Coordinator, Department of Special Needs Education, Faculty of Education, The Open University of Sril Lanka, Nawala, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka
Contact :
011 288 1492
Email :

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