Bachelor of Arts in English and English Language Teaching

@ Open University of Sri Lanka - OUSL

The B.A in English and English Language Teaching is a four year special degree which includes the study of Applied Linguistics, English Language Teaching, Literature and relevant areas of Education. It is meant for anyone who wishes to enter the ELT profession and, would, therefore require a sound knowledge of the theories of ELT.

Subjects: Literature and Society, Basic Concepts in English Language Teaching, Discourse Analysis and ELT, The Second Language Classroom: Issues and Concerns, The Theory and Practice of Language Testing, Teaching English for Special Purposes, Principles of Education, Psychology of Learning, Psycholinguistics and Sociolinguistics, Methodology of Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL), Research Project, Literature in the Second Language Classroom, Computers & ELT (Adjunct Course).


  • Those who have passed the OUSL Advanced Certificate in English (after 2012) will be permitted direct entry to the Bachelor of Arts in English and English Language Teaching programme. Students who qualify under this category should nevertheless submit an application form before the closing date. Those who have completed or are currently following the Advanced Certificate in English 2013/2014 may apply for the programme pending results
  • National Diploma in Teaching (ESL) from National Colleges of Education (NCOE)
  • 3 GCE Advanced Level (local) passes with English Literature as a subject
  • Students who have completed all six courses at Level 3 of the Diploma in English and English Language Teaching offered by the OUSL and gained eligibility in all six courses in Level 4 of the same programme can enter Level 5 of the Bachelor of Arts in English and English Language Teaching programme


4 Years

Course Level



Education , English General

Contact Details

+94 11 2 881430

P.O. Box 21 , Nawala , Nugegoda

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