Centre for Distance and Continuing Education

University of Peradeniya

Centre for Distance and Continuing Education

University of Peradeniya

Diploma Programs


Application for all diploma programs are now open for 2017. Please download the common application below, duly fill the application and post it on or before 10th November, 2017 .

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Download Instructions in Sinhala


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For detials on Entry Requirements(Qualifications), Subjects, Duration, Medium, Credits and Investment of each course, click your prefered course from the following list.


The applicant should have at least:

  1. Passed all the subjects in the G.C.E A/L examination, or
  2. Passed two subjects in the G.C.E A/L examination with two years industry experience at the appropriate level, or
  3. Passed the G.C.E O/L examination with four years industry experience at the appropriate level, or
  4. Any other equivalent qualification approved by the Board of Management of the CDCE
  • First Semester
    • DMD 011 - Principals of Management
    • DMD 012 - Problems and Challenges of Development
    • DMD 013 - Basic Business Mathematics and Statistics
    • DMD 014 - Environmental Aspects of Natural Resource Management
    • DMD 015 - Human Resource Management
  • Second Semester
    • DMD 021 - Entrepreneurship
    • DMD 022 - Introduction to Marketing
    • DMD 023 - Accounting for Managers
    • DMD 024 - Information Technology for Managers
    • DMD 025 - Business Communication and Secretarial Practice
1 Year with 2 semesters
Sinhala/ English
Course Fee:
Rs. 30,000.00
Application Fee:
Rs. 250.00
Registration Fee:
Rs. 1000.00
Examination Fee (per subject):
Rs. 1000.00
The applicant should have at least:

  1. General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) or an equivalent qualification, or
  2. A foundation course equivalent to SLQF level 2 after a minimum of 12 years of schooling followed by passing an aptitude test, or
  3. General Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level) and 3 years working experience in the relevant field OR Certificate obtained from the Faculty of Management in the relevant field.
  • First Semester
    • DAF 101 -Financial Accounting I
    • DAF 102 - Business Mathematics and Statistics
    • DAF 103 - Business Environment
    • DAF 104 - Business Communication
    • DAF 105 - Financial Management
  • Second Semester
    • DAF 106 - Financial Accounting II
    • DAF 107 - Computer Based Accounting
    • DAF 108 - Auditing & Assurance
    • DAF 109 - Management Accounting
    • DAF 110 - Financial Statement Analysis
1 Year (2 semesters) - total 450 hours
Sinhala/ English
Course Fee:
Rs. 50,000.00
Application Fee:
Rs. 250.00
Registration Fee:
Rs. 1000.00
Examination Fee (per subject):
Rs. 500.00
The applicant should have at least:

  1. General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) or an equivalent qualification, or
  2. A foundation course equivalent to SLQF level 2 after a minimum of 12 years of schooling followed by passing an aptitude test, or
  3. General Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level) and 3 years working experience in the relevant field OR Certificate obtained from the Faculty of Management in the relevant field.
  • First Semester
    • DBM 101 – Business Environment
    • DBM 102 – Principals of Management
    • DBM 103 - Business Economics
    • DBM 104 - Business for Finance
    • DBM 105 – Information Technology for Business
  • Second Semester
    • DBM 106 – Managing Human Resources
    • DBM 107 – Project Management
    • DBM 108 – Marketing Management
    • DBM 109 – Capacity Building
    • DBM 110 - Entrepreneurship
1 Year (2 semesters) - total 450 hours
Sinhala/ English
Course Fee:
Rs. 50,000.00
Application Fee:
Rs. 250.00
Registration Fee:
Rs. 1000.00
Examination Fee (per subject):
Rs. 500.00
The applicant should have at least:

  1. Passed General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) in Sri Lanka, or
  2. A foundation course equivalent to SLQF level 2 after a minimum of 12 years of schooling followed by passing an aptitude test, or
  3. Passed General Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level) in Sri Lanka and 3 years working experience in the relevant field OR Certificate obtained from the Faculty of Management in the relevant field.
  • First Semester
    • DPM 101 – Principals of Management
    • DPM 102 – Introductory to Project Management
    • DPM 103 – Business Mathematics and Statistics
    • DPM 104 – Project Selection
    • DPM 105 – Project Scheduling
    • DPM 106 – Project Exposure
  • Second Semester
    • DPM 107 – Computer-Aided Project Management
    • DPM 108 – Managing Project Teams
    • DPM 109 – Project Controlling Techniques
    • DPM 110 – Project Communication
    • DPM 199 – Project Report
1 Year (2 semesters) - total 450 hours
Sinhala/ English
Course Fee:
Rs. 50,000.00
Application Fee:
Rs. 250.00
Registration Fee:
Rs. 1000.00
Examination Fee (per subject):
Rs. 500.00