Postgraduate Diploma in Bilingual Education (BE)

Presently, the Ministry of Education sponsors 40 full-tuition-fee scholarships to follow this programme.

Applications are invited for the above programme of study to be conducted by the Postgraduate Institute of English (PGIE), the Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL).

Who is this programme for?

  • Bilingual education teachers in government, semi-government, private and international schools
  • Teacher educators, in-service advisers, principals of schools & educational administrators
  • Non-bilingual education teachers interested in teaching in the bilingual system
  • Teachers in higher education institutions/universities, who teach content subjects in English


PGP8308 Language Arts PGP8307 Sociological and Philosophical Bases of Education
PGP8502 Theories, Concepts, Models and Issues of Bilingual Education PGP8607 Methodology, Material Design and Classroom Management in Bilingual Education
PGP8309 Educational Psychology PGP8310 Assessment and Evaluation
PGP8311 Teaching Practicum PGP8402 Continuing Teacher Professional Development, Mentoring & Supervision (Project/Portfolio)
Programme Category :
Postgraduate Programme
Conducted by :
Postgraduate Institute of English

Entry Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university at SLQF Level 5 or above, or
  • A professional qualification equivalent to NVQ Level 07, or
  • an equivalent or higher qualification acceptable to the Senate.


  • Successful performance at a selection test/interview.

The course is advertised in June/July. The advertisement will be circulated in the newspapers and on social media



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Please contact Dr Harsha Wijesekera for more details
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