Postgraduate Diploma in Health Development
Postgraduate Diploma in Health Development

Postgraduate Diploma in Health Development is a 18 months program conducted by Health Development and Research Unit, Faculty of Medicine.

Next Intake On 2018 January

Closing Date for Applications is 2018 – 12 – 01

  • Understand the concepts related to health, the dynamic nature of its determinants and its relevance to health in all policies.
  • Describe and analyze the multifaceted nature of the health system and related organizations.
  • Apply the knowledge and skills gained to analyze present and future challenges in health development.
  • Take an advocacy role in encouraging others to view health outcomes to be a result of policies and advances in other sectors.
  • Duration: 18 months (12 months lectures & 6 months dissertation writing)
  • Credit Hours: 20
  • SLQF Level: 8
  • A first Degree from a recognized University in a health related field.
  • A professional qualification of at least one year in a health related field which is acceptable to the University , together with two years experience in a health related field acceptable to the University.
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  • Lectures
  • Lecture Discussions
  • Small group discussions
  • Case studies
  • Presentations
  • Field visits
  • In-course formative assessments
  • End of course Examination – SEQ paper

Specialists, Senior lectures & Professors in related area.

  • Course Fee: Rs. 58,000
  • Application Fee: Rs. 2,500
  • Registration Fee: Rs. 3,000
  • Examination Fee: Rs. 4,500
  • Library Fee: Rs. 2,000
  • Total Fess: Rs. 70,000

Professor Ravindra Fernando (course coordinator)
Department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology
+94 112 600 395 ext. 148 / 149

Ms. Krishni (contact person) – 0775 273 707