Brief Description
The Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo would like to offer their 3-year degree programme leading to a Bachelor of Arts Degree in the following study streams. The course carries 90 credits that are distributed throughout the 3 years as minimum 30 credits per academic year. All programmes are offered in English medium.
Bachelor of Arts (Study Stream)
Study Stream in Applied Demography
Study Stream in Applied Islamic Studies
Study Stream in Applied Sociological Studies
Study Stream in Banking and Finance
Study Stream in Buddhist Studies
Study Stream in Business and Managerial Economics
Study Stream in Communication and Creative Arts
Study Stream in Conflict Resolution and Peace
Study Stream in Culture and Heritage
Study Stream in English as a Second Language
Study Stream in English studies Theory and Practice
Study Stream in Geography and Environmental Management
Study stream in ICT for Development
Study Stream in Pali Language
Study Stream in Sports Studies
Study Stream in Urban and Community Studies
For further information on the study stream degree programmes

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SLQF Level : The degree falls under Level 5 of the Sri Lanka Qualification Framework (SLQF). The Framework can be viewed at
Application process/guidelines/link to the webpageAll interested students should apply according to the guidelines provided in the University Grants Commission (UGC) website at the following link :




3 years

Application period

1st August 2021 to 31st December 2021

Application fee

USD 100

Program fee for the international students

USD 9000 (USD 3000 per annum)
Payment period : The full payment may be done in full or part. If paying in part the amount should be paid in 2 installments.
  1. Contact Person: Dr Mahinda Pushpakumara
Title: Coordinator, Information and Documentation Centre
Telephone: +94 11 5745210
  1. Contact Person: Mr P.M.S.Bandara
Title: Deputy Registrar, Faculty of Arts
Telephone: +94 714418483