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Founded

1980

History

The university was founded in 1980.

Admission to first degree courses

Either General Certificate of Education (GCE) A level with at least 3 passes; or completion of levels 1 and 2 of the university's foundation programme.

First Degrees

BA, BAELT, BEd, BI, BMS, BNursing, BSc, BTech(Eng), LLB

Higher Degrees

Masters

Admission: Applicants for admission to MTech must hold a relevant first degree and have field or industrial experience. MEd: first degree with at least second class honours and merit pass in postgraduate diploma in education; MPhil: good first degree.

MA, MBA, MEd, MPA, MPhil, MTech

Doctoral

Admission: PhD: applicants must hold a master's degree by research, or transfer from MPhil.

PhD

Language of Instruction

English for most programmes with some in Sinhala/Tamil.

Libraries

Volumes: 94,982.

Periodicals subscribed to: 74.

Other Holdings

231 CD-ROM
1,769 videos


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Social Policy
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Contact for Further Information

Address: PO Box 21, Nawala
Nugegoda,
Sri Lanka
Tel: +94 (0)11 285 3777
Fax: +94 (0)11 243 6858
URL: http://www.ou.ac.lk/
Email: postmaster@ou.ac.lk
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