Diploma in Youth Development is a programme offered by the Department of Social Studies of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL). The main aim of this Diploma is to empower young people to maximize their human potential including knowledge and skills to render a better service to nation building and national development by being an emphatic stakeholder of the development process.

The primary objectives of the programme are:

  • To enable youth workers to gain professional credentials to practice this vocation nationally and internationally.
  • To equip practitioners with generic and core competencies, knowledge, values and skills needed for this field.
  • To encourage enlightened youth policy development, implementation and evaluation.

Subjects

DSD3207-Working with People in their Communities, DSD3208-Population and Family Life Education, DSD3305-Personality Development and Communication Skills, DSD3306- Management Skills, DSD3501-Commonwealth Values in Youth in Development Work, DSD3502-Young People and Society, DSD3503-Learning Process, DSD3504-Principles and Practices of Youth In Development Work, DSD4205-Promoting Enterprise and Economic Development, DSD4207-Youth and Health, DSD4304-Sustainable Development and Environment, DSD4306-Gender and Development, DSD4501-Policy Planning and Implementation, DSD4502-Project Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, DSD4503-Conflict Resolution: Strategies and Skills, DSD4508-Action Research


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Programme Code :
DY
Programme Category :
Advanced Diploma Programme
Conducted by :
Dept. of Social Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Programme duration :
Minimum 2 years
Discipline(s) / Course(s) :
empower young people to maximize their human potential and help in the transformation of youth as partners of development
  • A minimum of three passes at the General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) examination in any stream, or
  • A minimum of 30 credits at SLQF Level 2 or above from any programme offered by a Higher Education Institution approved by the Senate of the Open University of Sri Lanka, or
  • Qualification or accredited work experience equivalent to NVQF Level 4 or
  • An equivalent or higher qualification acceptable to the Senate.
  • Accepting on-line Applications:
    From 22nd April 2018
    Closing Date for Applications:
    10th July 2018
    Programme Commencing Date:
     

     

    • Application fee (on-line)- Rs. 350/=

    Please note that 60% of the fee should be paid at registration

    This Advanced Diploma programme is conducted by the Department of Social Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Contact the coordinator: Ms. Wasantha Manthreepala for further details.

     

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    Address :
    Department of Social Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala, Nugegoda.
    Contact :
    011-2881514
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