Course Unit Selection for the BEd Programme
The total number of CUs for the BEd programme depends on the requirements and guidelines given by the Faculty of Education. However, students who read for the BEd are requested to be in line with the requirements and regulations for three-year degrees in Arts up to Part II of the BEd programme.
Students who opt to join the BEd programme from the second year, when selecting subjects in the first year in Arts, are advised to select subjects which are taught in schools. The subjects that are taught in schools presently are: Languages, Economics, History, Geography, Political Science and Religious Studies.
Criteria for B.ED Selection
• Selection will be on merit basis (average marks of first year examination)
• Should have passed FND – 1110/1210 Education for Individual and Social Development
• Should offer at least two subjects from the following: 1. Economics, 2. Geography, 3. Political science, 4. Sinhala, 5. Buddhist Studies, 6. English, 7. Tamil, 8. History, 9. Journalism
• Students to follow the B.ED Course in English Medium will be selected from an admissions test and an interview instead of average marks of first year final examination