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BA – English (Top-up)

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Bachelor of Arts – English (Top-up)

Academic Year -2019/2020


Eligibility for Admission

HNDE   from a recognized university / higher educational institute


English Trained Teachers – College of Education / Govt . Teachers’ Training College


Any other equivalent qualifications acceptable to the Academic council of the Blue Sky Campus

Ø Selection Criteria

The selection procedure is through open advertisement and interview.


Ø Course Requirement

All candidates are required to obtain 36 credits from the programme with Project Report at the end of the successful completion.

  • Attendance

All students are required to satisfy 80% of attendance in each course to get the eligibility to sit each course at the end semester Examination.

  • Closing Date: 31/05/2019
  • Duration : 15 Months
  • Course Commencement : 08/06/2019
  • Awarding : Pathumthani University [PTU]
  • Recognition : UGC – Sri  Lanka / CWU – International

Course Structure

Semester 1 :

S. No. Code No                        Course Tittle No. of Credits
01 ELAN- 3113              Presentation Skills 03
02 ELAN- 3123   Teaching Approaches and     Methods in Language               Teaching 03
03 TESL- 3133 Lesson Planning and Material     Designing 03
04 ELIT- 3143 World Literature in English 03
05 ELAN- 3152 Research Methodology 02
06 TESL- 3163 ELT Curriculum in Sri Lanka 03
                                              Total Credits 17

Semester 2 :

S. No. Code No. Course Tittle No. of Credits
01 TESL- 3213 Testing and Evaluation 03
02 ELAN- 3223 Language and Speech Disabilities 03
03 ELAN- 3233 Academic Writing and Business English 03
04 TESL- 3243 Teaching Practice 03
05 ELAN- 3253 Phonology and Applied Linguistics 03
06 ELIT- 3263 Literary Theory in English 03
07 BAEN-3273 Project Report 03
                                                       Total Credits 21

Bachelor of Business Management – BBM

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Bachelor of Business Management – BBM

  • Course Title :      Bachelor of Business Management
  • Duration :       3 Years
  • Medium :       English / Tamil
  • Mode :       Part time (Saturday & Sunday) / Full Time
  • Entry Qualification :       GCE A/L 3 Passes Or NVQ Level 4
  • Course Fee :      Registration – Rs.22,500/- + Tuition Fee – Rs. 2,10,000/-
  • Mode Of Payment :       08 Installments (08 x Rs.26,250/-)
  • Examination Fee   :       Per Semester  5,000 /-      
  • Course Title : Bachelor of Business Management ( Top-up )
  • Duration : 1 Year
  • Medium : English / Tamil
  • Mode : Part time (Saturday & Sunday) / Full Time
  • Entry Qualification : HND in Related Field Or NVQ Level 6 or an equivalent professional qualification accepted by the Academic council, Blue Sky Campus
  • Course Fee : Registration – Rs.11,500/- + Tuition Fee – Rs. 1,80,000/-
  • Mode Of Payment : 5 Installments (8 x Rs.36,000/-)

Examination Fees        :       Per Semester  Rs.5,000/-  

Structure and design of curriculum

The course structure of Bachelor of Business Management (BBM) degree programme consists of the following three generic courses.  They are shown in the Table.01 below

Table 01-: Generic category of course unit

Generic category of courses Number of course units Number of credits
Core courses 16 64
General Educational Requirement(GER) 16 48
Electives 08 08
Total 40 120

For the second, third and fourth years; the detailed course structure is shown year wise in Table 2,3,4&5

The list of electives available are shown in Table 6.

Table 02:   First year study of Bachelor of Business Management  Degree programme.

S. No. Code No. Course title No. of. Credits Generic Structure
    First Semester    
01 BBM 10013 Introduction to IT


03 GER
02 BBM 10024 Principles of Management 04 Core
03 BBM 10033 Business Mathematics 03 GER
04 BBM 10044 Business communication 04 Core
05 Elective-01 01 Elective


S. No. Code No. Course Title


No. of Credits Generic Structure
    Second Semester    
06 BBM 10053 Computer Software Applications 03 GER
07 BBM 10063 Business Accounting 04 Core
08 BBM 10073 Macro Economics 04 Core
09 BBM 10083 Basic English Grammar 03 GER
10 Elective -02 01 Elective
Total Credits 30


S. No. Code No.


Course Title No. of Credits Generic Structure
    First Semester    
1 BBM 20094 Marketing Management 04 Core
2 BBM 20104 Organizational Behaviour 04 Core
3 BBM 20113 Business &Commercial Law 03 GER
4 BBM 20123 Auditing 03 GER
5 Elective 03 01 Elective
  Second Semester
6 BBM 20134 Micro Economics 04 Core
7 BBM 20144 Cost Accounting 04 Core
8 BBM 20153 Business Ethics 03 GGR
9 BBM 20163 Transformational Leadership 03 GGR
10 Elective-03 01 Elective
Total Credits 30

Table-03 Second year study of Bachelor of Business Management Degree Programme.

S. No. Code No. Course Tittle No. of Credits Generic Structure
    First Semester    
1 BBM 30174 Human Resource Management 04 Core
2 BBM 30184 Financial Management 04 Core
3 BBM 30193 Taxation 03 GER
4 BBM 30203 Strategic Planning 03 GER
5 Elective 5 01 Elective
  Second Semester  
6 BBM 30214 Capital Market & Finance 04 Core
7 BBM 30224 Project Management 04 Core
8 BBM 30233 Industrial Psychology 03 GER
9 BBM 30243 Banking & Finance 03 GER
10 Elective 01 Elective
Total Credits 30

Those who opt. to leave the programme with a general degree   have to submit a skill report instead of following the course unit BBM 30203 Strategic planning

Table 05: Fourth year  study of Bachelor of  Business Management degree programme.

S. No. Code. No. Course Tittle No. of Credits Generic Structure
First Semester
1 BBM 40254 International Trade 04 Core
2 BBM 40264 Research 04 Core
3 BBM 40273 Micro Finance 03 GER
4 BBM 40283 Entrepreneurship 03 GER
5 Elective-7 01 Elective
Second Semester
6 BBM 40294 Procurement Management 04 Core
7 BBM 40304 Economic Development& Planning 04 Core
8 BBM 40313 Management Accounting 03 GER
9 BBM 40323 Conflict Management 03 GER
10 Elective-8 01 Elective
Total Credits 30

Table 6 List of Elective Courses for the first, Second, Third and Fourth years of study.

First Year

Code Number


Course Tittle No. of Credits
BBM 10511 Introduction to Psychology 01
BBM10521 Basic English Composition 01
BBM10531 Introduction to philosophy 01
BBM10541 Career Guidance 01

 Second Year

Code Number


Course Tittle No. of Credits
BBM 20551 Personality development 01
BBM 20561 Introduction to sociology 01
BBM 20571 Introduction to e-commerce 01
BBM 20581 Persuasive Communication 01

 Third Year

Code Number


Course Tittle No. of Credits
BBM 30591 Introduction to Auditing 01
BBM30601 Small Business Management 01
BBM30611 Statistical Software Application for Research 01
BBM30621 Community empowerment 01

Fourth Year

Code Number Course Tittle No. of Credits
BBM 40631 Introduction to Inflation 01
BBM 40641 Introduction to Finance Management 01
BBM 40651 Import Export Procedures 01
BBM 40661 Introduction to Critical Thinking 01
BBM 40671 Introduction to Hospitality Management 01



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Programme Outline

All candidates are required to obtain 36 credits from the programme with research at the end of the successful completion. The research is base on classroom teaching improvement on action research. Programme duration is one academic year (2 semesters). Maximum period for completion of this programme is three years from the date of registration. The programme shall normally be a one year full-time. The number of credits to graduate is 36. All students shall take all courses. Thus the Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) shall compromise 10 core courses and an additional compulsory teaching practice worth 6 credits (10 weeks – 50 days). The students must be spending their time 6 hrs per day at school during this teaching practical. (6 x 50 days = 300 notional hrs. ie 6C).  Courses are offered during the week ends.

 Eligibility for Admission

To study for this postgraduate diploma programme you must hold a bachelors degree from a recognized university or other recognized degree-awarding body, or a qualification at equivalent level. The content of this programme requires you to reflect on your own educational work experience; therefore, you will need to be employed in a teaching role currently, or have some experience of teaching in a post-compulsory education context or have regular access in a teaching capacity to an educational workplace or organization during your studies. We have flexible entry requirements that look at both your academic and work-based experience as well as your motivation to do the course.

You will be encouraged to relate the content of the teaching practices to your own experiences. Therefore, you will need access to an educational setting either through employment or other means such as volunteering and special arrangements for purposes of your study.

Selection Criteria

The selection procedure is through open advertisement and interview.


This course is treated as an independent unit for the purpose of attendance. A student shall attend a minimum of 80% of the total instruction hours in a theory course including tutorials and seminars in each semester. There shall be no provision for condonation of shortage of attendance and a student who fails to secure 80% attendance in a course shall be required to repeat that semester.

Medium of Instruction

Tamil / English Medium

 Marks Systems

The performance of a student in each course will be evaluated in terms of percentage of marks Evaluation in each course shall be done through continuous comprehensive assessment (CCA) and end semester examination (ESE) which will be consolidated at the end of each semester. The evaluation system of the students shall have following two components Continuous Comprehensive Assessment (CCA) shall account for 30% of the final marks that a student will get in a particular course. The evaluation of students under CCA will be done on the basis of following parameters;

  1. Assignment 1
  2. Assignment 2
  3. Individual Presentation

All courses will be assessed by means of continuous comprehensive assessment (CCA) and final examination. Students shall be encouraged to visit schools and produce reports based on their observations and practical applications of the theoretical approaches they will have been provided with e.g. evaluation of curricula in practice or writing a report on a school’s Guidance and Counseling programme.

Formative Evaluation (CCA) – 30 marks

Summative Evaluation (ESE) – 70 marks

Note : Final Semester end Examination – Model of the question paper consists of 6 questions for 3 C subjects and students required to answer four questions out of six.

 Course Evaluation

 Based on the standard achieved under different components of the course students will be given the following grades:

Candidates who fail to obtain at least a grade of ‘C+’ in a particular component has to repeat the subject when it is offered next. A subject can be repeated only up to a maximum of three times. The final grade (Grade point average ‐ GPA) will be a weighted average of the number of credits of the subject and the grade point. The calculation of GPA will be based on the following formula

Scheme for Grading Courses and Computation of Grade Point Average (GPA)

Each course shall be graded out of 100 marks.

Grades and Grade Points as follows:

Percentage Grade Grade Point
80 – 100 A+ 4.0
75 – 79 A 4.0
70 – 74 A- 3.7
65 – 69 B+ 3.3
60 – 64 B 3.0
55 – 59 B- 2.7
50 – 54 C+ 2.3
45 – 49 C 2.0
40 – 44 C- 1.7
35 – 39 D+ 1.3
30 – 34 D 1.0
Below 35 E 0.0

 The pass grade of the course unit is C+. A candidate who possesses two C or a C- and D+ shall be awarded the degree subject to the special approval of the faculty board, Blue Sky Campus.

 Calculation of Grade Point Average (GPA)

Grade point average will be calculated as the weighted average of grades obtained for the number of course credits. This aggregate index shall be called as Grade Point Average. It is computed as follows:


GPA   =          ————-

                                    ∑ Ci


G- Grade Point of the ithcourse,

C- Number of credits of the ithcourse


Cut-off levels of GPA for Awarding Classes/Passes



Grade Point Average (GPA) for Awarding Grades
Distinction Merit Pass Fail
> 3.70 3.30 – 3.69 2.30 – 3.29 0.00 – 2.29

 Teaching Practice (10 weeks – 50 days)

 Teaching Practice is a compulsory component of the course. Students will be assigned to a few selected schools within the vicinity of the Blue Sky Campus. They are expected to teach 10 hours per week for 10 weeks under the guidance and supervision of two supervisors appointed by the faculty of Education. Demonstration lessons also carried out during the period of teaching practice under the guidance of the staff. They will be evaluated by two examiners. Students who failed to fulfill the teaching practice component within the given period of time shall complete within the next available time (Medical Certificate or relevant evidence must be provided). Workshops for evaluators will be held prior to teaching practice.

Note: 6 hours / day and totally the students 300 notional hours spend their time at school for their practices (50 notional hours is equal to one credit. So this subject is designed as 6 Credit).

Dissertation (Action Research Report)

Dissertation is a compulsory component of the course. 45 hours in research methodology will be provided during the first semester. Students have to submit a part-dissertation of 15000 to 20000 words based on a research conducted by them. Students have to score 50 marks or above for a pass.

Medical Certificate

If a candidate unable to sit the examination under medical grounds he/she should submit valid medical certificate and it would be accepted by the Higher Degree committee.

Effective Date of the Degree

The effective date of the degree is submission date of the dissertation to the examination branch or last dates of written examination whichever the latest.

PGDE Graduation Requirements

  1. Students must complete all program courses.
  2. To remain eligible for continuance in the PGDE and to be awarded the graduate degree, students must maintain progress toward completion of the program and may earn no grade lower than a C+ in any individual subject, and maintain a C+ average (2.3 GPA) for all courses completed in the program.
  3. Each student must complete a culminating research experience; this is an independent action research at classroom level project that integrates what he or she has learned during the research methods in education.
  4. Teaching Practice is a compulsory component of the course.
  5. Students must remain continuously enrolled while in the PGDE. program.

Structure of the Curriculum

Postgraduate Diploma in Education is a general post-graduate diploma programme professional and research oriented post‐graduate programme in Education. To beat par with the professional requirement of the programme, the board of studies in education pooled the best expertise available in various are as to modify and improve the existing curriculum. The board formulated recently the this programme by diversifying the courses offered and strengthening the content and structure of the programme, in tune with the National Curriculum Framework for Teacher Education in Sri Lanka.

Status of the structure

Subject Code Subject Credits Teaching hrs
First Semester
PGDE 1113 Psychology of Teaching and Learning 3 45
PGDE 1123 Philosophy and Principle of Education 3 45
PGDE 1133 Educational Measurement and Evaluation   3 45
PGDE 1143 Methodology of Educational Research 3 45
PGDE 1153 Educational Management and Supervision       3 45
PGDE 1163 Comparative and International Education 3 45
  Total Credits 18
Second Semester
PGDE 1213 Curriculum Theories and Development 3 45
PGDE 1223 Counseling and Psychology 3 45
PGDE 1233 Contemporary studies in Education 3 45
PGDE 1243 Instructional Methodology         (2+1) 45**
PGDE 1256 Teaching Practice (Internship Programme) 6 300*
PGDE 1266 Dissertation 6
  Total Credits 24       


*PGDE 1256 Teaching Practice (6C) – 6 hrs/day in school, totally 300 notional hrs.

**PGDE 1243 Instructional Methodology (2C for general methods and 1C for special methods of teaching).


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