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B.Ed (Hons) in Social Sciences

The BEd (Hons) in Social Sciences is a four-year full-time degree programme. In the four years of study, we provide a balance between both theoretical and practical essence of Social Sciences and Education related subjects. This degree runs alongside courses focusing on developing educational skills essential for teaching subjects related to Social Sciences at secondary schools, including Advanced Level classes. Our Bachelor of Education graduates are sought after by both public and private sector institutions and will be acceptable locally and globally.

Graduate Opportunities

  • To become teachers in Government schools
  • To become teachers in Private or International schools
  • To join Private Universities as junior Academics
  • To consolidate the status of Academic Administrators
  • To become training executives in private/semi-governmental organisations
  • To work as research associates in NGOs
  • To work as development officers in NGOs
  • To gain teaching opportunities in foreign countries

Entry requirements

Minimum 3 “S” passes in G.C.E A/L (Sri Lanka) or minimum 3 “D” passes in G.C.E A/L Cambridge or Edexcel in Arts and Commerce streams in one and the same sitting AND a pass in the Aptitude Test conducted by SLIIT.

  • Duration : 4 Years
  • Entry : February / September
  • Location : Malabe
  • Delivery: Weekdays
  • Medium of Instruction: English
Code Module Credit
Semester 1
ED1013 Philosophical Foundations of Education 03
ED1023 Psychological Foundations of Education 03
ED1033 General English 03
HM1015 Economics I 05
BM1025 Commerce I 05
Semester 2
ED1043 Sociological Foundations of Education 03
ED1052 Soft Skills for Teachers 02
ED1062 Introduction to Teaching Skills 02
ED1073 Teaching Methods (General) 03
HM1035 Economics II 05
BM1045 Commerce II 05
Code Module Credit
Semester 1
ED2013 Comparative Education 03
ED2022 Educational Planning 02
ED2032 Physical Education 02
ED2042 ICT for Education 02
BM2055 Commerce III 05
HM2065 Economics III 05
HM2075 Political Science I 05
BM2085 Business Studies I 05
HM2095 Geography I 05
BM2105 Accounting I 05
HM2115 History I 05
HM2125 Mass Comm. I 05
Semester 2
ED2053 Guidance and Counselling 03
ED2063 Approaches and Strategies in Assessment 03
ED2073 Educational Management 03
HM2135 History II 05
BM2145 Business Studies II 05
BM2155 Accounting II 05
HM2165 Political science II 05
Code Module Credit
Semester 1
ED3013 Curriculum Theories and Practice 03
ED3022 Value Education 02
ED3032 Child Rights 02
ED3042 Aesthetic Education 02
HM3175 Geography II 05
HM3185 Mass Comm. II 05
HM3195 History III 05
BM3205 Business Studies III 05
Semester 2
ED3052 International and Multicultural Education 02
ED3062 Life-long Education 02
ED3072 Tertiary Education 02
ED3082 Inclusive Education 02
HM3215 Geography III 05
HM3225 Mass Comm. III 05
BM3235 Accountancy III 05
HM3245 Political Science III 05
Code Module Credit
Semester 1
ED4013 Research Methods in Education 03
- Teaching Methods (Special) (Two subject specific methodologies are to be selected. (Credits 2+2 =4) 04
ED4094 School Project 02
ED4102 Orientation Workshop 02
Semester 2
ED4117 Teaching Practice 07
ED4128 Dissertation 08

* Electives to be chosen with the prior approval of the Acadamic Department


The fee is presently Rs. 200,000 per semester. Fees for any subsequent semester should be paid prior to the commencement of each semester. This all inclusive fee is charged to cover lectures, tutorials and examinations and access to computer laboratory facilities and library.

The fees should be credited to, Account No 1630552 of the Bank of Ceylon in favour of Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology, at the Bank of Ceylon Kollupitiya Branch located at the first floor of the BoC Merchant Tower Building or at any branch of the Bank of Ceylon; or to Account No 00 399 0000033 of the Sampath Bank at any branch of Sampath Bank. Normally, fees paid will not be refunded. However, requests for refund of fees may be considered if made before expiry of one week from the date of commencement of lectures for each semester. The date of commencement of lectures for the new applicants will be the date of commencement of lectures of the Orientation Programme. The refund, if made will be subject to a deduction of ten percent of the fee paid.

Account No 1630552

of the Bank of Ceylon

Account No 00 399 0000033

of the Sampath Bank

Account No 156010007350

of the Hatton National Bank

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