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Centre for Open & Distance Learning – CODL

The Centre for Open & Distance Learning of the University of the Visual & Performing Arts provides opportunities for students who wish to become graduates under the open and distance learning mode. Various Diploma and Certificate Programs are available for desired parties to nurture their professional competencies and to be graduated with academic and professional qualifications of a renowned government university. The students get the opportunity to learn in a real university environment with conducive lecture hall facilities, computer laboratories, and library facilities. This is an affiliated centre of the University where university faculties and professionals in the field conduct lectures and provide guidance for students.
Diploma/Certificate Courses offered at Present

  Diploma Courses

  • Diploma in Dancing (1 year)

විෂය නිර්දේශය

දේශීය නර්තනය
  • උඩරට නර්තනය (ප්‍රායෝගික)
  • පහතරට නර්තනය (ප්‍රායෝගික)
  • සබරගමු නර්තනය (ප්‍රායෝගික)
විදේශීය නර්තනය
  • භරත නර්තනය (ප්‍රායෝගික)
  • කථක් (ප්‍රායෝගික)
  • ජන නැටුම් (ප්‍රායෝගික)
සෛද්ධාන්තික විෂයයන්
  • භාෂා අධ්‍යයනය – සිංහල සහ ඉංග්‍රීසි
  • සෞන්දර්ය කලා ප්‍රවේශය
  • දේශීය/ විදේශීය(ස්වයං අධ්‍යයනය)
  • Diploma in Oriental Music (Vocal)

Course Coordinator – Mr. Kumara Liyanawatta Contact – 0714452107 / 07733311402

  • Diploma in Drawing and Painting (1 year)

Course Coordinator – Contact – email –


I Semester
  • DIDP -11013- Object Drawing
  • DIDP -11023- Nature Drawing
  • DIDP -11033 – Figurative Drawing
  • DIDP -11043 – Still Life Painting
  • DIDP -11053 – Art History
II Semester
  • DIDP – 12063 – Figurative Painting
  • DIDP – 12079 – Sculpture
  • DIDP – 12083 – Composition Painting

Admission Requirements Minimum 03 passes at the GCE (A/L) Examination


Admission – Theory/ Practical 2018/2019- First Semester

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