Diploma in Youth Development is a programme offered by the OUSL in collaboration with the Commonwealth Youth Programme (CYP). This Diploma intends to empower young people to maximize their human potential and help in the transformation of youth as partners of development. 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 enable youth workers to facilitate the national development process with enlightened youth policy development, implementation and evaluation.

Subjects

SSD1201 - Commonwealth Values in Youth in Development Work SSD1202 - Young People and Society SSD1203 - Learning Process SSD1204 - Principles and Practices of Youth in Development Work SSD1105 - Personality Development and Communication Skills SSD1106 - Management Skills SSD1107 - Working with People in their Communities SSD1108 - Population and Family Life Education SSD2201- Policy Planning and Implementation SSD2202-Project Planning and Implementation SSD2203- Conflict Resolution: Strategies and Skills SSD2104 - Sustainable Development and Environment SSD2105-Promoting Enterprise and Economic Development SSD2106 - Gender and Development SSD2107 - Youth and Health SSD2208 - 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) Three passes at the G.C.E. Advanced Level in any stream, OR
(b) Completion of any Level 2 programmes offered by the Open University of Sri Lanka, OR
(c) An equivalent or higher qualification acceptable to the Senate of the Open University of Sri Lanka which includes occupational experience relevant to the field of youth work.
Accepting on-line Applications:
From 05th march 2017
Closing Date for Applications:
20th April 2017
Programme Commencing Date:

 

  • Application fee (on-line)- Rs. 350/=
  • Registration fee - Rs. 400/=
  • Course fee (Local Students) - Rs. 21,600/= (per year)
  • Course fee (Foreign students) – Rs.86,400 /= (per year)
  • Facilities fee - Rs. 1500 /=
  • Library fee - Rs. 100/=

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. Niluka Senaratne for further details.

Address :
Department of Social Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala, Nugegoda.
Contact :
0112881427
Email :
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