MSc. in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

MSc. in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology is a 24 months(2 years) program conducted by the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology.

The program will provide a broad understanding of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, that is fundamental to all biological disciplines. Graduates from our MSc. program seek careers primarily in academia or research and most transition to PhD programs both abroad or locally.

will be advertised for the 2022 Intake

  • To provide a broad understanding of biochemical processes at cellular and molecular level as well as knowledge of key techniques in biochemistry & molecular biology and their applications in medicine and industry
  • To provide training in core transferable skills that are fundamental to all biological disciplines.
  • Duration: 24 months (2 years)
  • Credit Hours:
  • SLQF level: 10

A Bachelor’s Degree in Science with Chemistry/ Biochemistry as a subject , Medicine , Dental, Veterinary Science or Agriculture from recognized university or a Gratuateship of the collage of Chemical Science, Institute of Chemistry , Sri Lanka.

  • By an Interview
  • Lectures
  • Online learning
  • Laboratory work
  • Practicals
  • Self learning
  • Library research
  • Formative assessment
  • Projects with Assessments
  • Research project
  • Three continuous Assessments
  • Final Assessment Test
  • Research thesis which will be evaluated by extertnal examiners

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  • Application Fee: Rs. 1,500/-
  • Course Fee:
    • Local Students: Rs. 550,000
    • International Students: USD 8,000

Course Fee Can be paid either,

  • Full payment at the registration OR
  • By Installments: Rs. 100,00 / USD 4,000 at the registration +  Rs. 120,000 / USD 1,0504  X 4 installments within a year.

Dr. Indu Waidyatilaka – Course Coordinator,
Ms. Sudeshika Lakmali – Course Adaminstrator

Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
+94 112 695 300 ext. 128