Diploma in Special Education (Dip.SE)


Institute of Mental Health

36a Shrubbery Garden Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka

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  • Sector: Education , Health Care , Psychology
  • Study Mode: Part Time, Online
  • Full Fees (LKR) : 48,000
  • Full Time Duration: 4 Months
  • Degree Type: Diploma
  • Awarding University: Institute of Mental Health

Course Description

This is a structured and comprehensive Diploma program for all those who wish to study and obtain the advanced body of knowledge (BOK) and training in the many theories and principles of Special Needs Education. This is an essential course of study for practicing pre-school, primary and secondary school teachers, special education teachers, trainee teachers, assistant teachers and teacher aides, social workers, child care and child protection workers and officers and other teacher training and psychology students who want to broaden their theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the field of special eduction. This course is also suitable for those who wish to embark on further academic and/or professional studies and practical training in the field of General Psychology, Infant, Child and Adolescent Psychology and Mental Health, Teacher Training, Educational Psychology, Education Management and Pedagogy in Sri Lanka or abroad.




Entry Requirements

  • G.C.E. O/L or A/L
  • Age not less than 21 years
  • Fluency of the English language is essential.

Suitable for,

  • University Graduates in any discipline
  • Members of recognized Professional bodies
  • School Teachers or Montessori / Assistant Teachers
  • Professional / Academic Diploma or Advanced / Higher (National) Diploma holders
  • Holders of a Certificate / Diploma in Child Psychology, ECE, ECD, Teacher Training, Education, Montessori Teacher Training, Psychology or Counselling



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