This prestigious English Language Programme conducted by Aquinas University College is much in demand in Sri Lanka. The Department of Examinations in Sri Lanka recognizes it as one of the qualifying requirements to sit for some of its higher and professional examinations. More than 7,000 students enroll annually to obtain the Diploma certificate yearly to progress in their studies or career.This educational course is now conducted in Kurunegala, Kuliyapitiya and Pannala at JVI, which is situated in surroundings helpful to learning.
Age limit: Any individual (students, school leavers, those in employment or unemployed) over 16 years of age Minimum educational requirements: A simple pass in English Language at the G.C.E O/L Entrance Exam: Applicants are required to sit for an entrance exam which will decide in what stage they could be placed.
A student's course duration may vary depending on the proficiency level shown at the entry point placement test.
i. Grammar ii. Comprehension iii. Composition iv. Spoken English with conversational practice v. Literature using selected texts
On the result of the examination that will be held at the end of each stage, students will be promoted to the next higher grade. Only students who have 80% attendance will be permitted to sit for the promotion examination. Those who successfully complete the final stage will be awarded the Aquinas Diploma in English.
Weekday Morning Intensive Course
Duration - 19th Sep to 30th Nov (03 months) Tuesday to Friday 08:15am - 12:45pm Commencement - 19th Sep Application deadline - 01st Sep
Weekday Afternoon Intensive Course
Duration - 19th Sep to 30th Nov (03 months) Tuesday to Friday 2:00pm - 5:45pm Commencement - 19th Sep Application deadline - 01st Sep
Weekend Morning Course
Duration - 16th July to 26th Nov (06 months) Saturday & Sunday 08:15am - 12:45pm Commencement - 16th July Application deadline - 02nd July Entrance Exam - 24th June
The Diploma course consists of four stages i. Foundation ii. Preliminary iii. Intermediate iv. Final