A diploma in English has many benefits. Learning to speak the English language is a necessity or of great benefit when searching for jobs. After completing this programme, students will be able to find more lucrative jobs with an improved ability to speak and write English academically and professionally. Moreover, it would provide a competitive edge in career choices. They may also be able to use this diploma to pave the path toward earning further higher-level academic degrees and professional qualifications. Learning English is important for socializing and entertainment as well as work. One participates more effectively and responsibly in a multi-cultural world if one knows another language. Therefore, it is hoped that by following this course, the participants will be able to confidently face the challenges in their life.
What you will learn
To facilitate the undergraduates of the university to continue their English medium education in the university
To add value to the degree students obtain in a discipline they desire by enabling them to simultaneously earn a Diploma in English too and better equip the undergraduates of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura to compete in the open job market and find more lucrative jobs after graduation.
To give students an ability to think critically and use language powerfully, by being aware of the ideological power of language.
To give students a basic idea of literature in English and the genres available, while also giving them the ability to analyse them.
To create an opportunity for the undergraduates of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura to further continue their English education after the first year compulsory English programme and develop their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in English
Why this course
This course will fulfil the growing demand for a Diploma in English from a wide range of undergraduates who are aware of the demands of the market and therefore wish to enhance their command of the target language and thereby increase their employment prospects both locally as well as overseas. Moreover, those who complete this course will be more confident to take international exams such as IELTS, TOEFL, etc. and sit for professional courses conducted by local and international institutions.
Who this course is for
Currently this course is only for the internal students of Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of University of Sri Jayawardenepura.
Online courses will be conducted using Zoom and CDEPD LMS. Once you successfully register to the course, LMS credentials will be sent to your registered email address.
Internal FHSS Students : Please be notified that students who have got a B- and above for the First Year Second Semester-end Compulsory English examination are eligible for this course. The grade for the First Year First Semester-end examination will not be considered. Current third-year students who have got a B- or above for their First Year Second Semester-end Compulsory English examination are also eligible for this course.
Internal FHSS Students: An interview will be held to examine the first-year results sheet to determine if the applicants have passed the first year Compulsory English Course and select an appropriate number of candidates that the DELT can accommodate at a time.