This  course  is  designed  promote  academic  and  professional  development  of  teachers,  teacher  educators,  principals  of  schools  and  others  in  the  field  of  education.


Postgraduate Diploma in Education  – Part Time Course – SInhala Medium

Duration: The course is of 18 months duration conducted on weekends, in three semesters each of 15 weeks’ duration. In addition, a student has to engage in supervised practical teaching over a 10 weeks period in an educational institution.

Medium: Sinhala

Entry Qualifications:

Course fee:

Course coordinator(Sinhala Medium): Mr.Jude Nonis

Postgraduate Diploma in Education  – Part Time Course – English Medium

SLQF Level – SLQF 8

Medium :English

Duration of the Programme :18 Months

Application Period: 01st November 2020 to 31st December 2020

Application Fee: USD 60

Application process/guidelines/link to the webpage:

Any person who wishes to apply for the PG Dip (Ed) 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.

Admission requirements:

  1. Good command of English acceptable to the Faculty
  2. A Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University/Institution by the UGC;
  3. 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.

Program fee for the international students: 

USD 3,860

Payment period:

Full payment before the commencement of the programme

Contact details:

 Contact Person:

Dr. Sulochana Neranjani

Senior Lecturer

+94 112588812

Email: sulochana@humed.cmb.ac.lk


Postgraduate Diploma in Education  – Full Time Course

Duration: The course is of  1 year 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: Sinhala / Tamil

Entry Qualifications:

Course coordinator(Sinhala Medium): Ms. Anuruddhika Siriwardhana

Course coordinator(Tamil Medium): Dr. S. Athirathan

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.