Our course guide
Presently there are five faculties offer programmes encouraging independent learning with flexible course structures in various disciplines.
- Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
- Faculty of Natural Sciences
- Faculty of Engineering Technology
- Faculty of Education
- Faculty of Health Sciences.
FACULTY OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
Studying for a degree in HSS in our prestigious university is an enriching and rewarding experience. The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences specializes in providing progammes of Law, Management, Language studies and Social Studies. Presently there are approximately 1,800 students following different degree programmes in wide-ranging disciplines.
DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL STUDIES
Our degree will provide you with the intellectual skills for your chosen career and give meaning and value to it! You will gain skills including critical analysis, communication, teamwork, research and writing. BA in Social Science is a Multidisciplinary degree offered in English medium. Students who register for the degree can choose from the following four streams: Economics and Development Studies, Communication Studies, Politics and International Relations, Society and Culture Studies.
The number of graduates is increasing vastly over the past years. Today we have a student body of approximately 570 students and their excellent performances in final examination is an honor to our Department.
OUR DEGREES AND COURSES
DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES
World around us is changing and so is the way we do business and management! Our programmes have professional accreditation and our focus is to offer an immersive learning environment to achieve success. Our aim is to impart & develop the management knowledge, skills and appropriate managerial attitudes. Our degree is highly recognized world-wide and respected.
THE DEPARTMENT OF LANGUAGE STUDIES
Our unit will help you reach the language proficiency level needed to enter your course at the university. Courses are offered in all three languages and are tailored alongside subject related disciplines and you will learn the general skills required for academic purpose.
FACULTY OF NATURAL SCIENCES
Scientific knowledge is advancing at an unprecedented rate. Our commitment to excellence in science teaching and research are reflected in our course of study. The Faculty of Natural Sciences offers programmes in areas of Zoology, Botany, Chemistry, Mathematics and Computer Science. Practical work is an integral part our degree programme. These sessions are designed to transfer practical skills, experimental methodology, planning, interpretation of data as well as other generic skills. Our science degree can take you beyond the classroom to engage with industry and better prepare you for your career.
FACULTY OF ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
The faculty of Engineering Technology provides courses in Agricultural and Plantation Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, computer engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics and Philosophy, and Textile and Apparel Engineering
FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES
Our aim is to produce graduates who have the core skills and knowledge to provide the best healthcare for people. Students are exposed to professional development through learning management skills, research methodology, communication skills and many other areas in subject of nursing. Our four year Bachelor of Nursing Degree develops a professional nurse to work in constantly evolving clinical and administrative environments in any division in healthcare sector.
FACULTY OF EDUCATION
Our wide range of course combinations will help you to tailor your degree according to your goals and ambitions. Faculty of Education offers programmes in the areas of early childhood, secondary and tertiary education and special needs.
DEPARTMENT OF EARLY CHILDHOOD AND PRIMARY EDUCATION
Our programmes are aimed at developing professional primary school teachers who have a strong understanding of contemporary theories and approaches in teaching and a sound knowledge in Child Development, cultural and social diversity, early intervention, curriculum design and research skills. We also offer career counseling forums, teacher training programmes, and provide our service as resource personnel for the central province preschool authority. Our Supipi model Pre- school is a set example in pre- Education system and more beneficial for the local community.
DEPARTMENT OF SECONDARY AND TERTIARY EDUCATION
Professional skills and experience are compulsory components embedded in our certificate and diploma courses. All courses involve a two month professional teaching practice placement in local government schools as part of the professional experience component. Moreover the students gain a sound knowledge in child psychology, research methodology and child development with contemporary theories and approaches. Students who participate in these courses are capable of meeting the demands of both national and international education sectors and career challenges. Today we have approximately 400 students enrolled in our courses.
The Kandy Regional Centre offers well designed Short Term Programmes (04 month courses) to meet your career requirements covering specific topics. On completion of these courses students may progress in to a range of related degrees as well.