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University of the Visual & Performing Arts

Vision: To be the centre of excellence for serenity of the man kind through Visual and Performing Arts.                                               Mission: To offer culturally enriching opportunities to all students and members of the University. To obtain prominence in the Asian region while conforming to the
University of the Visual & Performing Arts was established on 1st of July 2005, by the former President of the Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, (Government Gazette notification issued on 09th November 2005). This University replaces the former Institute of Aesthetic Studies affiliated to the University of Kelaniya. The University of the Visual & Performing Arts has three faculties, namely Faculty of Dance & Drama, Faculty of Music and Faculty of Visual Arts and the three faculties comprise twenty two departments.
origin of the University of the Visual and Performing Arts can be traced back to the year 1893, the era in which the Ceylon Technical College was established. Drawing and Design were among the first courses to be taught there.Approximately five decades later, on the 1st of October 1949, the Department of Arts and Aesthetics shifted its locality from Horton Place to Haywood College. The subsequent renaming of the institution to the “School of Art” marked yet another hallmark in the saga of the University of the Visual and Performing Arts. The

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Are there any courses offered for the international students
Contact relevant faculty and head of department
Are there any part time courses offered for the external applications
Please contact the FGS for postgraduate courses and contact CODL for Undergraduate courses
Are there any post graduate degrees offered by the university and what are the minimum entry qualifications
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Do student face any aptitude test before entering the university?
Yes
What are the relevant documents need for the university registration?
Please refer the student hand book issue from UGC

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