HNDE


english

 

Higher National Diploma in English is being conducted as full time and part time with the duration of 2 ½ years.

The full time course has 2 years course work and 06 months implant training in specialized fields where as the part time course has 2 years course work and a project submission.

Mode of conducting of lectures

  • Full Time Course:Monday- Friday ( 8.30 am- 4.00 pm)
  • Part Time Course:Saturday and Sunday ( 8.30 am- 5.00 pm)

Assessment Method

The assessment method includes two semester end examinations per year and continuous assessments.

Course Fees

No course fees are levied for full time course. Course fees for the part time students will be Eight thousand Rupees (Rs 8000 /-) per semester.

Selection Method

Short listed applicants will have to sit for a written test or face an interview for the selection (depending on the number of applicants). The selections of the students will be based on the merit performance in the written examination or interview.

The number of students to be recruited will be decided by the relevant institutes according to the availability of resources.

The decision of the Director General SLIATE will be the final decision on the admission of the students.

Date, Time and Venue of the interview and written examination and the necessary documents to be submitted in the interview will be notified in writing after receiving all the applications.

Entry Requirements:

The applicants should have one of the following.

  1. Successful completion of GCE ( A/ L) Examination (Old syllabus ) in four subjects with “ C “ pass in English Language at GCE (O / L) Examination.
    OR
  2. Successful completion of GCE ( A/ L) Examination (New syllabus ) in three subjects with “ C “ pass in English Language at GCE (O / L) Examination.
    OR
  • English specialist Teacher Training certificate; or the Diploma offered by the College of Education.
    OR
  1. Successful completion of GCE ( A/ L) Examination (New syllabus ) in three subjects and a pass at the National Certificate in English for Commerce, industry and further Education conducted by the Department of Technical Education & Training or equivalent qualifications

NOTE: The applicants for the Part Time course should have a permanent employment with one of the above mentioned qualifications.

Modules of Study

Year 1

  • Advanced Reading & Vocabulary Development
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Listening Skills
  • Language Structure, Usage & Linguistics
  • Introduction to Literature
  • Practical & Professional Writing
  • Computer Assisted Language Learning & Study Skills (CALL)

Year 2

  • Advanced Reading & Vocabulary Development
  • Technology based Communication Skills
  • Research Methodology
  • Language Structure, Usage & Linguistics
  • Common wealth Literature
  • Practical & Professional Writing
  • 3 Specialization areas

 

Career Path

  • Those who have completed HND in English course become eligible to apply for the government teaching appointments which are gazetted provincially.
  • A 2 years exemption from the B.A. Degree from the University of Kelaniya is being discussed to be granted to the HND in English diploma holders.
  • Opportunities for receiving exemptions from foreign universities (ex. B Ed. Degree from Lincoln University) are available for the HND in English diploma holders.