Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Practice in English (PGDip PPE)

An innovative one-year intensive English language enhancement and communication course offered by highly experienced and qualified faculty. The programme has a strong practice orientation and integrates insights from key stakeholders in the industry – backed by the academic excellence of the Postgraduate Institute of English and The Open University of Sri Lanka.

– 250 hours of in-class teaching and hands-on language practice

– A unique focus on the unwritten rules involved in communicating in English in professional contexts

– Teaching panel consisting of both English language teaching experts and professionals from HR

– Motivational talks by industry leaders

– Content that has been vetted by leading figures in the business world

– A postgraduate diploma qualification from a leading state university in the country

Core Courses

PGP8501 Professional Communication I – Professional Writing Skills
PGP8401 Professional Communication II – Skills in Presentation and Technology Mediated Communication
PGP8302 Professional Communication III – Language of Negotiation
PGP8601 Key Language Competencies and Advanced Grammar
PGP8301 Continuous Professional Development (including soft skills and IT skills)
PGP8303 Writing and Presenting Project Proposals
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Programme Code :
Programme Category :
Diploma Programme
Conducted by :
Post Graduate Institute in English
Programme Duration :
One year with more than 250 hours of face-to-face contact and practical sessions
Discipline(s) / Course(s) :

A degree from a recognized university and/or relevant work experience

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


Course fees for 2020 entry (subject to revision)

fee: Rs 90,000

Please contact Ms. Mihiri Jansz for more details

Address :
Postgraduate Institute for English (PGIE)
The Open University of Sri Lanka
Nawala, Nugegoda
Contact :
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