Frequently Asked Questions

Who are your Partnered Institutions?

Staffordshire University, UK:
Staffordshire University is a modern University with 100 years' experience of pioneering higher education within the creative, technological and scientific industries. The University delivers relevant, inspiring and vocationally led courses and develops its students to be independent thinkers.

Staffordshire University is rated as Gold for teaching in the UK government’s Teaching Excellence Framework. It’s a top 250 young university in the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings and was shortlisted as young University of the year, Times Higher Awards 2020. Staffordshire University ranks in the top 15 for teaching quality and social inclusion in the Times and the Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2021.

Deakin University, Australia:
Deakin University is ranked in the top 1% of all universities by QS in 20 study areas, including business and management, communication and media, computer science, education, law, medicine, and nursing.

Northern Consortium, UK:
NCUK is unique in UK higher education. Established in 1987, NCUK is a consortium of leading universities dedicated to giving international students guaranteed access to universities worldwide and helping them succeed when they get there. The NCUK main office is located in Manchester, UK with other key staff members being located in China and the wider Asia region.
With a diverse set of qualifications available as well as opportunities for qualified students to progress directly to university, NCUK supports thousands of students each year on their academic journeys. NCUK qualifications are recognised by universities from within the NCUK Global Network and beyond, giving students the best start and guaranteed access to an NCUK University upon successful completion of their NCUK qualifications.

NCUK qualifications are designed in collaboration with NCUK universities and combine high academic standards, with language, study, social and cultural skills. Students can study in their own country or at one of the Study Centres, taught by quality assured partners. The qualifications are backed by fantastic levels of service and support, and an outstanding track record with over 35,000 students progressing to university since inception.

Students who progress to NCUK Universities have a choice to study one of thousands of different degree courses, and enabling them to progress to enriching careers following graduation or obtaining further degrees.

Pearson Education, UK:
Pearson is the largest provider of vocational qualifications in the world with 35,000 employees across 70 countries worldwide. The unique insight and world-class expertise come from the long history of working closely with teachers, learners, researchers, authors, and thought leaders. Pearson products and services are used by millions of teachers and learners around the world every day. Pearson is here to help everyone, everywhere, to learn throughout their lives.

Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation, Malaysia :
The Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) is amongst Malaysia’s Premier Private Universities, and is where a unique fusion of technology, innovation and creativity works effectively towards transforming students into highly competent, employable and future-proof professionals. APU has earned an enviable reputation as an award-winning University through its achievements in winning a host of over 200 prestigious awards at local and international levels.

What are the programmes you offer for students after O' Levels?

The NCUK International Foundation Year
APIIT Degree Foundation
APIIT Law Degree Foundation

What are the programmes you offer for students after A' Levels?

The following degrees all offered by Staffordshire University, UK
BSc (Hons) International Business Management
BSc (Hons) Computer Science
BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Software Development)
BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Cloud Technologies)
BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Network Computing)
BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Internet and Web Management)
BSc (Hons) Cyber Security
BEng (Hons) Software Engineering
LLB (Hons) Law

The following Pearson BTEC Higher National Diplomas

Pearson BTEC Higher National Diploma in Business
Pearson BTEC Higher National Diploma in Computing

What are the programmes you offer for students after bachelor’s ?

MSc Computer Science (Business Computing)
LLM International Business Law

How do I apply?

The application process is simple and easy. You may apply online or call us on +94 117 675 100 or email and one of our counsellors will guide you every step of the way.

What will happen when I’ve sent my application?

One of our student enrolment counsellors will contact you and guide you through the registration process.

What are the payment options?

You may pay fees through a payment scheme of your choice. We have annual, semester-wise or monthly payment schemes and a variety of payment methods including direct bank transfers, credit card payments and payment through the digital platforms MyFees and Frimi.

Are there any scholarships available?

Everyone has the ability to excel at something in life. Finding that one thing that you really love and are really good at is the challenge. We would like to help hardworking young adults find what they are really good at through an opportunity to study for a degree in business, computing or law awarded by Staffordshire University, UK. Please send in your application <>
Because affordability should not be a barrier to find what you love to do with your life.

Do you offer internship opportunities?

All our degree programmes have an integrated internship/work placement typically at the end of the second year of study.
The benefits of internships are manifold. An Internship helps you to apply what you have learnt in the classroom in a work setting and continue your learning in a practical context. You will understand the dynamic requirements and expectations of the industry and be inducted into work practices and the corporate culture.

What is the transition plan for students from Sri Lanka to Deakin University, Australia?

Students may complete one year of study of the business or computing degrees at APIIT and transfer onto Deakin University, Australia to complete the last two years and earn a degree in IT or Commerce from Deakin University, Australia.

What is the transition plan for students from Sri Lanka to Staffordshire University, UK?

Students may transfer seamlessly onto the identical degree programmes at Staffordshire University after one or two years of study at APIIT.

Are the degree programmes offered by APIIT, internal or external programmes?

All degree programmes offered at APIIT are awarded by Staffordshire University and have the same contact hours and assessment schemes as those applicable to Staffordshire University students studying on-campus.

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Next Intake

NCUK International Foundation Year

Intake : September 27, 2021

LLB (Hons) Law

Intake : October 4, 2021

BEng (Hons) Software Engineering

Intake : October 18, 2021

MBA General

Intake : October 18, 2021
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