Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Bachelor of Arts Degree Programme

In accordance with the re-structuring of existing External Degree Program as per the Commission Circular no 932, Faculty of Arts, University of Jaffna, proposing a new structure, incorporating the provisions of the credit valued system.
The new regulations shall be effective for the new entrants of the forthcoming academic year 2011/2012 onwards.

The Subject Area

The study program consists of Foundation course Units, Core courses in Principal subject area/s, and Supplementary courses in subjects of emerging importance.

Foundation Courses

These courses are compulsory for all students and consist minimum of 20% weightage ( 18 credits for 3 year course) of the study program.

Core Courses

The compulsory courses (Core) are defined by the study program for the general/special degree. The core/compulsory courses consist minimum of 65% weightage (58 credits for 3 year course) of the study program.

Supplementary Courses

The courses consisting minimum of 15% weightage (14 credits for 3 year course) of the study program and supplement the study program based on the student choice. Supplementary courses are given in the basket 1