• Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies (BCIS)

  • " Established under the S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike National Memorial Foundation "

Higher Diploma in International Relations

Category Higher Diploma Programme
Target groups and prerequisites *A  Graduate with a Degree from a recognized University or equivalent professional qualifications.


*Those having pursued studies in International Relations subjects or at least 01 year experience in research related to the discipline. (International Trade, International Foreign Policy Studies, Tourism, Media and Armed Services.)


*Minimum of 10 years work experience in a recognized organization related to International Relations, International Trade, Tourism, Media sectors, Law and Armed Forces.


*Those who have completed the Diploma Programme with Merit or Distinction passes.

Note: The only difference between the Higher Diploma and the Post Graduate Diploma is that the latter will be required to submit a dissertation as per BCIS standards.

Medium of study English
Course Duration 12 months
Course fees


LKR 60,000

A registration fee of Rs. 1000/= (non-refundable) and the relevant course to be paid to the BCIS. Cheques should be drawn in favour of SWRD Memorial Foundation Fund (BCIS).