Science and Engineering Foundation Courses are designed to encourage those without the basic entry qualifications to pursue higher studies in Science and Engineering Technology to achieve such qualifications. Courses are delivered according to the Sri Lanka Qualification Framework (SLQF) Guidelines and will be of two-year duration. The credit content of courses is thirty (30) per each level, which will include six (6) courses, each of five (5) credit weightage totaling up to ten (10) credit of courses each for a discipline. The main disciplines are Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics. The courses will be offered jointly by the Faculty of Natural Sciences and the Faculty of Engineering Technology through the Foundation Academic Unit of the University.
In this DTP course teach students how to manipulate photographs and other images, create design layouts, and use a variety of desktop publishing programs. Also to learn the elements and principles behind creating effective visual communications such as a stationary system, poster, and brochure etc.
This programme is being conducted in all three media ( English, Sinhala and Tamil). The duration of the programme is one year.
This programme focuses on developing the four major language skills, viz. listening, speaking, reading and writing and also the appropriate use of grammar. The programme also pays special attention to the needs of employees in the government sector and private sector who wish to improve their communication skills in Tamil, in order that they may function more efficiently at their places of work. A variety of exercises, tasks and activities have been designed following the communicative method of language teaching. This has been especially designed for those whose first language is Sinhala/ Tamil
This course is a unique combination of research methodology and writing-giving participants hands-on experience in conceptualizing and designing a research project along with the skills to effectively communicate research in line with international best practices and conventions.