Congratulations! You’ve just completed your A/Ls! You have now completed an early, but important, stage in your academic life.
While you take a moment to breathe and enjoy the results that you have worked for, we would urge you to not be too complacent. We want you to think about what comes afterwards. Your present success should always lead to something greater, and what better way to celebrate your efforts than by choosing the best possible path for your Degree?
Selecting a Degree Programme
It is important to note that your reputation as a graduate is closely linked to the reputation of the University you obtain your degree from. In particular, the ranking of the University that you choose is integral to its influence on your employability and further studies. Therefore, while you enjoy a well-deserved break, we would like to highlight the need to continue the momentum that you have built. The decision of where you will study for your Degree is one that must not be made lightly.
For your higher studies, an institute that provides a University experience which creates the environment for autonomous studying is what will provide you with the skills necessary to succeed in the modern world. At the Royal Institute of Colombo, we offer you the best opportunity to do so, while also reading for Degrees from the renowned University of London and from Deakin University – Australia; both Universities which have an unmatched reputation in the global field of education.
The Merits of Selecting RIC
The method of distance-learning that we have perfected, while still allowing you to obtain a world-class award, is more opportune now than ever before, particularly as countries abroad remain closed for travel. The qualifications awarded to you by the University will be of equal standard to those conferred on students studying at the constituent colleges abroad.
Our graduates enjoy tremendous success in their chosen career paths. The reputation of the degree itself provides the basis for guaranteed employment. What is particularly important in the context of the degree, however, is that it empowers you as a student to select whatever it is that you wish to do in life, and does not limit you to a narrow scope of employment. The value of the award is also self-evident: many of our graduates obtain attractive scholarships to prestigious Universities abroad for their postgraduate (Masters and Doctoral) studies.
What Degree Should You Choose?
The programmes offered at the RIC may offer you the best route to establishing yourself in your chosen career path:
The Bachelor of Sciences Programmes (BSc) offered with academic direction from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). The programmes encompass undergraduate courses in the fields of Economics, Management, Finance, and the Social Sciences (EMFSS). The LSE is ranked #2 in the world for the Social Sciences, per the QS University Rankings, 2021. The BSc. programmes include:
- Accounting and Finance
- Business and Management
- Data Science and Business Analytics
- Economics and Finance
- Economics and Management
- International Relations
- Management and Digital Innovation
- Mathematics and Economics
Similarly, you could enter the Bachelor of Laws (LLB) programme offered with the academic direction from six world-renowned colleges of the University of London, which includes:
- London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
- UCL – #10 in the world, per the QS University Rankings, 2021
The University of London LLB offers the security of an internationally recognized qualification. Becoming an attorney-at-law is not the only reason for studying for an LLB degree. You can get employed incorporates and banks as Corporate Lawyers, Company Secretaries, Legal Officers as well as Human Resource Managers, Management Consultants, Arbitrators, Mediators et al. Many graduates of RIC are employed at the Attorney General’s Department, prestigious law firms and top companies in addition to having lucrative practices.
We also offer the Bachelor of Engineering and Sciences Programmes, offered with academic direction from Deakin University – Australia, which is ranked in the Top 1% of all universities worldwide (ShanghaiRankings World University Rankings, 2021). It is also noted to have the highest level of student satisfaction among Victorian universities for the last 10 years (AGS 2010–2015, GOS – QILT 2016–2017). The following Degree programmes may be studied:
- Bachelor of Biomedical Science
- Bachelor of Forensic Science
- Bachelor of Science
- Bachelor of Environmental Science
- Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours)
- Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Honours)
- Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Honours)
- Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering (Honours)
We take great pride in academic excellence, and this is reflected in the quality of our lecturers. The quality of education at RIC is of the highest caliber – and is a guiding light in the field of higher education in Sri Lanka. We believe that you can achieve the same standard in May, and with us as a student of RIC.
Admissions are now open for our Orientation Programme commencing March 2021. We would like to take this opportunity to extend a warm invitation to you to visit the Institute and mark your place for the upcoming intake. As limited places are available, it is vital that you come and reserve your place at the earliest.