Matale Academic Programs


Regular Courses


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

The Centre presently facilitates to register for these Online courses and Center facilitates the day-schools and examinations based on the demand for the programmes.

The Programmes are offered by the following faculties.,

  • 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 SCIENCE

Course

Type

Duration

Medium

Entry Quantifications

Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences ( BASS)

Undergraduate

3 Years

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

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

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 Professional Communication

Certificate

2 Years

English

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

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

Course

Type

Duration

Medium

Entry Qualification

Certificate in Computer Literacy

Certificate

75 practical hours

Sinhala /English

Age- 16 and above

Short course in Speech and listening in English

Certificate

2.5 months

English

Age- 16 and above

Short course in Human Recourse Management

Certificate

04 months

English

G.C.E. O/L or G.C.E.A/L

Age- 18 and above

Short course in Marketing Management

Certificate

03 Months

English

G.C.E. O/L or G.C.E.A/L

Age- 16 and above

FACULTY OF 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

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

Programme Name Tentative application issuing periods
Eng.Tech Programmes Aug/Sep 2021
BSc (Natural Science) Oct 2021
Advanced Certificate in Pre-school Education Oct 2021
Advanced Certificate in English for Business & Professional Communication Dec 2021
Certificate in Tamil as a Second Language Mar 2022
Certificate in  Sinhala as a Second Language Mar 2022
Advanced Certificate in Tamil as a Second Language Mar 2022
BSc Honours Nursing May 2022
BSc Honours Medical Laboratory Sciences May 2022
Bachelor of Pharmacy Honours May 2022
BSc Honours in Psychology May 2022
PGD Education Dec 2022
BA in Social Science January 2022
BA – Primary Edu.
Advanced Certificate in Entrepreneurship and small business management July
Computer literacy Throughout year
English Speech and Listening Throughout year
Certificates  in HRM and management Throughout year
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