Diploma in English Language and Literature


The main focus of this course is to make students and working adults proficient in English language in order to make them successful in their careers, and to enable them to cope up with the modern world.

Entry Requirements

All students must have at least reached the O/L standard to be eligible to apply for this course.
Admission will be issued after a written examination conducted by the Department of English.

Program Duration

Weekday full time course – Three months
Evening and Weekend Courses – Six months

Program Schedule

Week Day Full time
Certificate Level I, II & III
Tuesday & Thursday 08.30 a.m. – 03.45 p.m , OR
Wednesday & Friday 08.30 a.m. – 03.45 p.m.
Intermediate & Final Levels
Tuesday to Friday 8.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.
(Final Level Classes: Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 1.00 p.m. – 3.00 p.m.)
Evening Course
Tuesday to Friday 5.30 p.m. – 7.30 p.m.
Weekend Course
Saturdays 8.00 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.
Sundays 8.00a.m.– 10.a.m (Final Level Only)

Course Fee

For Certificate Level I, 11, 111 & Intermediate Levels: LKR 15,000/=

  • Placement test fee: LKR.1000/- (To be paid before the Entrance Examination)
  • Course fee: LKR.15, 000/- (To be paid before the commencement of Lectures)
For the Final Level LKR 18, 000/=
(Please Note: Payments are non-refundable)


Fr. in Charge
Rev. Fr. Thilina Geeth Gayan
Contact Nos : 011-7389115/ 22, 011-2694014/4;
Ext : 318

Academic / Administrative Officer
Mr. Vishath Fernando
Contact Nos. : 0763598414, 011-7389115/22, 011-2694014/4;
Ext : 319
e-mail : english@aquinas.lk
Office Location : Peter Pillai Building – Ground Floor