MA in English Studies - 2018


courses , Masters Degree

Applications are invited for the Masters in English Studies due to commence in January 2018 by the the Department of English, University of Colombo.

Eligibility:          A Special Degree in English with a Class from a recognized university,

               OR          A General Degree with a class with English as one subject from a recognized university

               OR          A Postgraduate Diploma in a field related to English Studies from a recognized university

            OR         Any other academic qualification and / or at least five years’ relevant experience deemed equivalent by the Senate on the recommendation of the Arts Faculty Board and the Department of English, University of Colombo.


Course  fee :      Rs.250,000/=


Duration :            24 months


The MA in English Studies consists of two parts.  Those who successfully complete the first part will be eligible for the second year of the degree.

Lectures will be held on Wednesday evenings and Saturdays.


Further information can be obtained by contacting the programme coordinator:

Dr. Dinithi Karunanayake, Department of English, University of Colombo (011-2500438).


Application procedure:  An application fee of Rs. 1000/- should be paid to the Main Collection Account of the “University of Colombo”  under the  Ref. No. (Account No 304025900007) at the People’s Bank  (Thimbirigasyaya or Campus branches only).   An application form and a  brochure containing details of the  course can be obtained on submitting the bank receipt to  the Dept. of English, University of Colombo on weekdays from 9.00  4.00 p.m.

Completed application forms, together with one certified copy each of all necessary documents and a self-addressed stamped, long envelope should be sent by post to reach:   The Coordinator. MA in English Studies, Department of English, University of Colombo, Colombo 3,   on or before 22nd  September  2017.


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