Masters in Public Administration and Management 2023/2024 (MPA&M) SLQF Level 9 (Online Mode) – Faculty of Graduate Studies – University of Colombo

The programme of study leading to the PGDCP Degree, unless otherwise decided by the Senate on the recommendation of the Faculty Board for special reasons, shall be one academic year with seven (06) core modules, a practice placement (120 hours) and a placement report amounting to 30 total credits, offered in two semesters. In the case of the MCP Degree the schedule shall be one academic year with four (4) core modules, one (1) research project seminar, a practice placement (120 hours), and a dissertation of 15 credits amounting to a total of thirty (30) credits, offered in two semesters. Thus the overall credit value of the MCP Degree will amount to sixty (60) credits since the PGDCP Degree embodies the first year of the Masters in Counselling and Psychosocial Support (MCP) Degree programme.
The PGDCP programme shall include as prescribed in the schedule

  1. Six Core Modules
  2. A Practice Placement (120 hours of independent engagement in counselling and psychosocial support with site and faculty supervision)
  3. A Placement Report on field activities (8000 words)
  • The titles of courses, syllabi, course codes, credit point and other details are set out in the schedule and the Senate shall have power, on the recommendation of the Faculty Board to amend, add to, delete from or vary the courses, their titles, syllabi, course codes, credit points and other details of the program. Such amendments shall come into effect after due notice.
  • The ‘Practice Placement’ should be carried out in consultation with and guided by the coordinator and/or supervisor following the approval by the Senate, on the recommendation of the Faculty Board and the Board of Studies for Development Studies (BSDS)
  • The Senate, on the recommendation of the Faculty Board shall appoint a Board of Examiners to conduct the examinations and assess the performance of candidates.
  • The performance in the six course modules, the Practice Placement, and the Placement Report shall be assessed during or at the end of the course by lecturers concerned, who will also be members of the Board of Examiners.
  • The attendance requirement should also be satisfied and will be taken into consideration in the assessment.
  • The medium of instruction and examination shall be English.

Closing Date – 2023-06-18

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Address – Faculty of Graduate Studies, 35/30, Prof. Stanley Wijesundara Mawatha, Colombo 07, Sri Lanka

Telephone Numbers – +94112055656 | +94773635218

Fax – +94112591395

Email – [email protected] | [email protected]

Source – Sunday Observer (2023.05.21)