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Department of  English Language Teaching

Department of  English Language Teaching, which accommodates the largest body of students enrolled to all faculties of the University of Colombo. The courses provided range from General English to English for Specific Purposes according to the needs of the different faculties. In addition to conducting intensive and ongoing courses for undergraduates, the unit also contributes to the English language enrichment of the wider community through their online and offline Business English programmes.

The strength of the unit lies in its versatile teaching staff consisting of more than 40 permanent, temporary and visiting lecturers with postgraduate qualifications and its dedicated team of 1 Administrative Officer and 3 non-academic staff.

Diploma in Business English

The Diploma in Business English is a one-year programme that is conducted in a blended mode with both online and face-to-face interactive learning opportunities. This offers the opportunity for the participants to earn a qualification that will add value to their professional life. 

The programme enables the participants to experience online learning which will equip them not only with language skills but also with IT skills.

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