Bachelor of Education Honours in Primary Education

Bachelor of Education Honours in Primary Education

Entry Requirements

Three passes at the G.C.E. A/L Examination (Sri Lanka) in any subject stream or an equivalent qualification obtained from a recognized institution approved by the UGC
At least a Credit Pass for English at G.C.E. (Ordinary Level) or an equivalent qualification


4 Years

Awaiting the UGC Approval

About the programme

Teaching at a primary level allows you to discover the potential of each child. You can make a real difference in their lives by encouraging productive learning, helping the children build important relationships and adding positive experience into their lives. If you are energetic, committed, creative and love working with children this is the ideal opportunity for you to start your profession.

Why should you choose this programme?

Through a Primary Education degree, graduates develop a valuable set of skills that are transferable to professions. The skills and knowledge gained through the teaching and learning process of this degree programme as follows:

  • Creativity and challenging ideas
  • Patience and flexibility
  • Planning and organizing
  • Knowledge of child development
  • Improve oral and written communication skills.

The qualification is recognized, if you are planning to choose teaching as a profession. With the supervision of a strong and dedicated staff, you will also be eligible to follow international programmes after completion.

Career opportunities

  • Primary school teacher
  • Special education teacher
  • Private tutor
  • Child advocate/ child support officer
  • Entrepreneur in education field

Structure and the duration of the degree

The curriculum of the Bachelor of Education Honors in Primary Education Degree meets the requirement of SLQF Level 6.
The four-year study program consists of 122 credits including,

  • Professional and academic studies
  • Internal teaching practice program
  • One-year internship program
  • Research project.

An academic year consists of two semesters. There are three parallel exits.
On successful completion of;
2nd Year: Higher Diploma in Primary Education

4th Year: Bachelor of Education Honors in Primary Education

The curriculum of the Bachelor of Education (hons) Degree in Primary Education Programmme is divided into the following five areas of study:

  • Professional Studies
  • Curriculum Studies
  • Foundations of Learning
  • Optional Elements / Electives
  • Research
  • Professional Development and School Experience.