Postgraduate Diploma in Education ( Teaching of English as a Second Language) – Full Time Course


Duration: The course is of 12 months duration conducted on weekdays, Monday to Friday. In addition, a student has to engage in supervised practical teaching over a 10 weeks period in an educational institution.

Medium:  English

Application process/guidelines/link to the webpage:

Any person who wishes to apply for the PG Dip (Ed) (TESL) Programme shall submit an        application on the prescribed form and send it by registered post or online, to the        Deputy Registrar/Senior Assistant Registrar, Faculty of Education, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Entry Qualifications:

(a)       A Bachelor’s degree including a minimum of 30 credits for the course units of English Language and/or Literature from a University/Institution recognized by the UGC.

(b)       A Bachelor’s degree with a minimum three years of work experience in the field of English Education

(c)       Completion of NVQ level 7 (equivalent to Bachelor’s degree in SLQF) with relevant work experience as determined by the Faculty Board of the Faculty of Education and Senate of the University of Colombo.

Course fee: USD 40

Program fee for the international students: USD 2,800

Payment Period : Payment of the full programme fee before the commencement of the Programme

Course coordinator:

Ms. Shiranthi Rajendram

+94 112588812

Disclaimer: It is hereby informed that the above information is only for general information and is not for official purposes. Any information contained herein shall be confirmed by reference to the relevant authority.