Diploma in Natural Resources and Ecotourism

This is the Programme for you, if you are

  • Planning to start your own Ecotourism Business
  • Already in the business, but don’t understand the concepts
  • Just interested in increasing your knowledge base on natural tourism and natural resources management in Sri Lanka
Programme Code : DR
Programme Category : Diploma Programme
Conducted by: Department of Zoology, Faculty of Natural Sciences
Programme duration : Minimum 01 Year
Discipline(s) / Course(s) : Diploma in Natural Recourses and Ecotourism  involves courses related to diversity of Living Organisms, ecological Assessment  of Habitats Environment, Society and Culture in Sri Lanka, natural Resources, Biodiversity and Wildlife Conservation in Sri Lanka, Environmental  Communication and Interpretation, Concepts and Practices in Eco-tourism, Environmental Policies of Sri Lanka and a compulsory research project.
  1. minimum of three (03) Pass grades in three subjects at the General Certificate of Education (G.C.E) Advanced Level Examination, or,
  2. Pass grades in three subjects equivalent to 60 credits, in the Advanced Certificate in Science/Foundation courses/Foundation Programme offered by The Open University of Sri Lanka, or,
  3. successfully completed the Advanced Certificate in Wildlife Conservation and Management/ Certificate in Environmental Sciences conducted by The Open University of Sri Lanka, or,
  4. successfully completed a NVQ Level 5 qualification in the field of Environmental, Biodiversity, Wildlife Conservation, or,
  5. five years working/research experience in the field of Environmental Science, Biodiversity or Wildlife Conservation and pass the selection test conducted for the purpose of admission, or
  6. an equivalent or a higher qualification acceptable to the Senate of The Open University of Sri Lanka
Accepting On-line Applications:
Closing Date for Applications:  26th November 2020 
Programme Registration date:
Commencement  of Academic activities:

Online Application Fee – Rs 350/
Tuition Fee- Rs. 35,000/
Fees can be paid in installments

This Diploma in Natural Recourses and Ecotourism   programme is conducted by the department of Zoology, Faculty of Natural Sciences.

Address : Dr . Kirthsiri Jayawardenata
Head,  Department of Zoology, Faculty of Natural Sciences,. The Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala.Dr.  Saminda Fernando and Dr. Gihan Dahanayaka, Coordinators,
Department of Zoology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, The Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala.
Contact : 011 288 1488, 0112881446
Email : hdzoo@ou.ac.lk

saminda@ou.ac.lk

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