The Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka (SUSL) has the unique capability of catering to the higher educational needs of the Sabaragamuwa and Uva provinces. One of the prime objectives of the University is to fulfill these needs of the community. It is a common understanding that the residents in these provinces have a sever lack of access to computer facilities and hence, less opportunities, to improve their computer skills.
It provides the opportunity to improve and develop programming & designing skills needed in a number of professional situations. The course will mainly emphasize on theory and practical aspects of the Programming, Designing and Web Based Application Development.
Objective of the course
School leavers, undergraduates and graduates are desperately in need of good Computer literacy, programming & designing skills etc, to be competitive in the job market. Further, those who are employed, have the need to improve their general computer knowledge to meet the professional demands of their career.
In order to fill this vacuum, the Extension service Unit of the Sabaragamuwa University has decided to offer a Certificate Courses in Web Based Application Development course, according to the Sri Lanka Qualifications Framework (SLQF) –Level-01 and 30 credits.
Learning outcome of the course
After the completion of the course students will be able to acquire their knowledge in programming skills, designing and develop Web Based Applications.
The course duration is six months (26 weekends ). Classes would be held in Sunday (8.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.) with 450 Lecture/Practical hours, Web based projects, Quizzes and Assignments for the course.
Medium of the Course: - English/Sinhala
G.C.E (O/L) or above or any other qualifications accepted by the University
Application Fee: Rs. 500.00
Course Fee: Rs. 15,000.00
Participants can pay the course fee in two installments as follows.
At registration Rs.9,000.00
Within Six months Rs.6,000.00
CERTIFICATE IN WEB_BASED APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT
O Introduction to IT (15 Hours)
IT usage in day today applications in SriLanka
Web based communication
O Fundamental of Programming (30 hours)
Introduction to Programming &
Programming Design Techniques using java,
O HTML/CSS and XML (30 hours)
HTML and CSS their application
O Image editing tools ( 15 hours)
Introduction to CS6 /Photoshop and Applications
O Video/ Audio editing tools (15 hours)
Introduction to Adobe premier
O Web Design tools (30 hours)
Dreamweaver/Joomla and their Applications
O Group Project(Static) (45 hours)
O Introduction to Computer Networks (15 hours)
O Ecommerce Technology (15 hours)
Introduction to day today applications in
O Fundamental of PHP Programming (30 hours)
Advanced PHP programming
O Funder mental of e-learning concepts (15 hours)
Usage in SriLanka and introduction
O Sever Configurations (WAMP, Moodle) (15 hours)
WAMP server and Moodle installation
O Database Connectivity (Access, MySQL) (30 hours)
Funder mental in Ms Access and Mysql
Database connectivity PHP and Mysql
O Individual Project (Web based-Dynamic) (60 hours)
Each course module is evaluated through an examination. The final examination will carry 60% of the final marks. An appropriate proposition of marks not exceeding 40% will be assigned to practical, assessments, quizzes and attendance of each course module. The course module will be evaluated by the Lecturer or Instructor who conducts the module based on all above mentioned evaluations and totaled up to 100 marks.
Group project - 40%
Assignments - 20%
Practical Examination - 40%
Theory paper - 60%
Web based project - 30%
Assignments - 10%
Final Examination =mid examination-30% +Final Examination -70%+Assignments- 10% = 100%
Grades and Grade Points
A letter grade assigned for each course module. The cut-off marks and the corresponding grade points are given below.
All E grades should be upgraded at the first available opportunity.
The maximum grade given for the repeat examination shall be C.
Grade Point Average (GPA)
n - Number of subjects GP (i) – Grade point of ith subject CP (i) – Credit point of ith subject N - Number of credits assigned for the course
The candidate must obtain at lease the minimum grade of C for each course module securing final GPA grater or equal 2.00.
Awards of Merits
Final grades will be calculated on the basis of the average marks of the two papers and the practical component.
4.00 - 3.70 Distinction
3.69 - 3.30 Merit
3.29 – 2.70 Credit
2.69 – 2.00 Pass
University Academic Staff will conduct Lectures and Practical classes.