MA Degree programme is a 2 year post-graduate course which is conducted in English medium only. It has 15 taught modules covering an array of subject areas and a dissertation component. All lectures of this programme are conducted in Colombo (at Marga Institute) with the participation of subject experts and other professionals. However examinations can be faced from Colombo and other regional centers of the university. This programme is bound to provide a rich learning experience in expanding knowledge, analytical ability, practical application skills and building -up new fellowships.

Post Independence Development History of Sri Lanka, Development and Public Policy, Concept of Development, Economic Fundamentals of Development, Social Fundamentals of Development, Political Fundamentals of Development, Multi-Disciplinary Framework for Research and Analysis, Development Strategies and Policies in Sri Lanka,Contemporary Economic thought and Public Policy, Contemporary Social Thought and Public Policy, Contemporary Political Thought and Public Policy , Development Communication for Behavior and Social Change, Advanced Research Methodology in Social Sciences, Communication and Presentation Skills, Information Processing for Social Scientists, Dissertation

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Programme Category :
Post Graduate Degree Programme
Conducted by :
Dept. of Social Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Programme duration :
Minimum 2 years
Discipline(s) / Course(s) :
Political Science, Economics, Sociology, Communication, History, English Language, IT/software skills
(a) A degree from a recognised University with two years of work experience in the development sector, OR
(b) An equivalent or higher qualification acceptable to the Senate of the Open University of Sri Lanka with at least two years of work experience.
Issuing of Applications :
24th March 2015
Closing Date for Applications :
24th April 2015
Programme Commencing Date :
23rd June 2015

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Rs. 90,000 first year Rs. 60,000 second year
This Post Graduate Degree programme is conducted by the department of Social Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Download Advertisement, Application and Guideline Contact the coordinator, Ms. Dulanii Liyanahetti for further details.

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