Apply Now! Closing Date for Applications: 30th April 2018

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science conducts Certificate programmes that would enhance the knowledge, skills, and positive work attitude among employees/students in the government and non-government sector.

For whom?

  • System Administrators and Network Support Staff
  • Hardware Technicians who wants to enhance knowledge in Computer Networking
  • University Students School Leavers
  • Those who need to become professionals in Computer Networking

Programme content - Introduction to Computer Networks, Network Models, OSI Layer, Identifying Networking Equipment and Interfaces, Configuring LAN and WAN, Network Routing / Remote Access, Setting up Windows / Linux Servers and Clients, Configuring Networking Applications: e-mail, FTP, DNS, DHCP, Database, Web, WIKI and related new technologies, Computer Information and Network Security, Setting up a software firewall, Wireless networking applications, Designing a Secure network with components through a simulator (as a project), Maintenance of Computer Networks.

Programme Code :
Programme Category :
Short Programme
Conducted by :
Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, Faculty of Natural Sciences
Programme duration :
Minimum 06 months
Discipline(s) / Course(s) :
Computer Science
Pass in English Language at G.C.E (Ordinary Level) or an equivalent qualification
Issuing of Applications :
12th February 2018
Closing Date for Applications :
30th April 2018
Programme Commencing Date :
June 2018 (Tentative)

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Course fee for a student will be Rs. 30,000/-. A discount of 5% will be given for the presently registered students of the OUSL. Groups of five or more participants from a single institution will also be eligible for a discount of 5 %. Only one discount scheme can be utilized at a time.
This Certificate programme is conducted by the department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Faculty of Natural Sciences. Download Brochure for more details or Contact the coordinator, Mr. Duminda de Silva for further details.
Address :
Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science, S & T Building, The open University, Nawala, Nugegoda.
Contact :
+94112881278, +94713266868, +94769969991
Email :
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