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Diploma in English (for C1 Advanced)

The Course

The Diploma in English offered at ACBT is a comprehensive English language course that assists students to reach a high level of proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. The course is a dual qualification designed and delivered to give students the necessary exposure to the advanced language skills they are expected to demonstrate at CEFR C1 level as per international standards.

For Whom

The course is ideal for:

Students pursuing higher studies, school leavers and working adults The course provides advanced training in listening, speaking, reading and writing in English which develops language competence that is necessary for students to become proficient in English in order to secure and succeed in employment or engage in higher studies.


Upon completion of the Diploma in English students will receive an ACBT Diploma certificate and will be eligible to sit for Cambridge C1 Advanced, an internationally recognized language qualification awarded by Cambridge Assessment English, UK.

C1 Advanced certification allows you access to foreign universities and employment and is a prestigious qualification that proves your high proficiency in English. For more information about C1 Advanced, please visit:

Course Schedule

Level Duration Weekly Schedule* Time Fee Assessment Award
Beginner 10 weeks Monday - Wednesday - Lectures 8.30 - 12.30 30000/= Continuous + Final Evaluations Certificate of Proficiency
4 hours - Resource* Room  
Intermediate 10 weeks Tuesday - Friday -Lectures 8.30 - 12.30 35000/= Continuous + Final Evaluations Certificate of Proficiency
4 hours - Resource Room  
Advanced 10 weeks Thursday - Saturday -Lectures 8.30 - 12.30 45000/=* Continuous + Final Evaluations Certificate of Proficiency
4 hours - Resource Room   Cambridge C1 Advanced
*The days assigned for each level in the schedule may change.
*Resource Room is a self- learning facility with reference material.
*Course fee for Advanced Level is inclusive of registration fee for C1 Advanced Examination.

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Call us on : Fixed Line : +(94) 112565511
Inquiry and Enrollments: +(94) 0773000900
English Department: +(94) 773928783 / +(94) 770312374
Visit us at : ACBT, 442 Galle Road, Colombo 03. Sri Lanka.
ACBT, 32C, Dickmans Road, Colombo 05, Sri Lanka.