University of Colombo
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
First degree/qualification: Bachelor's and professional title (3-5 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Performance in upper half of class II lower division.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 4 year bachelor's degree, or master's degree following completion of 3 year bachelor's degree.
Documents required: Official academic transcript; official certification of degree and date awarded.
Description: Instituted in 1921, became University of Ceylon in 1942. Acquired university status and current name in 1979. Usual admission requirements are completion of senior secondary (12 years of education) and at least 3 advanced level passes in the Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education.
|60-69%||Class II upper division||AB|
|55-59%||Class II lower division||B|
Degrees are awarded in first class, second class upper division, second class lower division, or as pass.
Languages of instruction: Singhalese, Tamil and English.
- Master's: 1-3 years after first degree with minimum of class II. Singularly or by any combination of the following: coursework, research and examination.
- Ph.D.: 3 years by research and thesis.
Last updated: Jul 26, 2006