Aquinas Diploma in English

20% Discount Package

for students enrolling for both an English course and an ICT Course (Certificate/Diploma in ICT) on weekdays

20% Discount Package

for students enrolling for both an English course and an ICT Course (Certificate/Diploma in ICT) on weekdays

About Course

This prestigious English Language Programme conducted by Aquinas college of higher studies 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 Negombo, at BCI, which is situated in surroundings helpful to learning.

Course Structure

A. The Diploma course consists of four stages

i. Foundation

ii. Preliminary

iii. Intermediate

iv. Final

Course Content

i. Grammar

ii. Comprehension

iii. Composition

iv. Spoken English with conversational practice

v. Literature using selected texts

Entrance Requirements

  1. Age limit: Any individual (students, school leavers, those in employment or unemployed) over 16 years of age
  2. Minimum educational requirements: A simple pass in English Language at the G.C.E O/L
  3. Entrance Exam: Applicants are required to sit for an entrance exam which will decide in what stage they could be placed.

Promotion Examinations

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.

Course Duration

A student's course duration may vary depending on the proficiency level shown at the entry point placement test.

Student Intake per Class

25 - 30

Course Schedule

Weekday Tue & Thu
Duration - 17th January to 29th March (03 months)
Tuesday & Thursday 08:30am - 03:45pm
Commencement - 17th January
Only for girls
Weekday Wed & Fri
Duration - 16th January to 28th March (03 months)
Wednesday & Friday 08:30am - 03:45pm
Commencement - 16th January
For girls and boys
Weekend Course
Duration - 13th January to 23rd June (06 months)
Sunday 08:15am - 5:00pm
Commencement - 13th January

Course Fees

For Foundation,Preliminary and Intermediate levels

  • Application Fee - Rs. 250/=
  • Course Fee - Rs. 13000/=
  • Course Material Charges - Rs. 750/=

For Final level

  • Course Fee - Rs.16,000/=
  • Course Material Charges - Rs.750/=

Next Intake

  • Commencement: 13th, 16th and 17th January 2019

Contact us for more details: +94 31 222 4422, info@bci.lk


Entrance Exams

14th Dec 2018

Session 1 - 09.00 AM to 11.30 AM

Session 2 - 12.00 PM to 02.30 PM

15th Dec 2018

Session 1 - 09.00 AM to 11.30 AM

Session 2 - 12.00 PM to 02.30 PM

16th Dec 2018

Session 1 - 09.00 AM to 11.30 AM

Session 2 - 12.00 PM to 02.30 PM

17th Dec 2018

Session 1 - 09.00 AM to 11.30 AM

Session 2 - 12.00 PM to 02.30 PM

18th Dec 2018

Session 1 - 09.00 AM to 11.30 AM

Session 2 - 12.00 PM to 02.30 PM

05th Jan 2019

Session 1 - 09.00 AM to 11.30 AM

Session 2 - 12.00 PM to 02.30 PM

06th Jan 2019

Session 1 - 09.00 AM to 11.30 AM

Session 2 - 12.00 PM to 02.30 PM

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