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Certificate in Traditional Sports & Outdoor Recreation

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Entity offering programme of study: Department of Sports Sciences and Physical Education, Faculty of Applied Sciences 

Objectives of the programme of study
This program aims to bridge the knowledge gap of traditional sports and outdoor recreation in practical and academic settings.

Learning outcomes 
1.    To understand the basic principles, and ideas of the discipline of Traditional Sports and Outdoor Recreation.
2.    To plan and organize new activities within the discipline of Traditional Sports and Outdoor Recreation.
3.    To select appropriate tasks and use them effectively to promote the traditional sports in Sri Lanka as well as outdoor recreation.

Required entry qualifications:
•    Completion of junior secondary level, which is grade 9 or an equivalent, or
•    Completion of primary education and certified work experience equivalent to a minimum period of two years in a particular field may also be considered as an equivalent qualification and at least 16 years of age.
•    An equivalent qualification to GCE O/L for foreign students is required.

Admission process: After review the required qualification, selected candidate will be interviewed
Proposed intake: maximum number of students per batch is 50
Duration of programme of study: 6 months

Programme structure  
Course code description: 







Course Abbreviation

Year 1

Semester 1

Credit value

Subject number


Course No

Course Title

TSOR 11301

 Traditional Sports and Cultural Activities in Sri Lanka

TSOR 11402

Combat Art of Ancient Sri Lanka

TSOR 11203

Introduction to Ayurveda, Traditional Medicine

   TSOR 11104

Health and Traditional Foods

TSOR 11105

Outdoor Recreation for Leadership and Community Development

TSOR 11306

Outdoor Recreation Water Activities

TSOR 11307

Outdoor Recreation Dry Land Activities

   TSOR 11108

Wilderness First Aid

TSOR 11109

Resource base Sport and Recreation Tourism

TSOR 11110

Ecological and Awareness

TSOR 11111

English for Professional Development

TSOR 11112

Application of Information Technology


All subjects are compulsory