Department of Linguistics


Linguistics as an independent field of study was recognised by  the university  in 1972  after the establishment of the Department of Linguistics under the Faculty of Humanities. Professor S.L. Kekulawela was the founder Head of the Department of Linguistics.

The vision of the department is directed towards a centre for excellence in language and linguistic studies. With this vision in mind the department disseminates knowledge in different fields of language and linguistics and provides the students with necessary language and analytical skills.

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