An applicant with the following qualifications may be admitted to follow the Master of Development Practice degree programme:
A Bachelor's Degree of the University of Peradeniya or its equivalent from a recognized University/Institution
A Postgraduate Diploma of the University of Peradeniya or its equivalent from a recognized University/Institution and five years’ work experience in the relevant field
A person may also be admitted as a student to follow the Master of Development Practice Programme if he/she has obtained special qualifications for direct admission to the Master of Development Practice Programme which the relevant Board of Study of the Institute has accepted as suitable for the applicant’s proposed field of study.
An applicant shall submit evidence of English competency or shall perform satisfactorily at a test to determine English competency.
Any other eligibility requirements determined by the PGIHS as specified by the relevant Board of Study.
Completion of sixty one (61) credits from 500 and 600 level courses (45 credits of compulsory courses, 14 credits of optional courses and 2 credits from the successful completion of an internship)
On completion of 24 credits from 500 level or 600 level courses, a student will be eligible to receive a Postgraduate Diploma in Development Practice and exit from the programme.