Postgraduate Diploma in Toxicology
Postgraduate Diploma in Toxicology

will be advertised for the 2022 Intake

To fulfill a long standing need, the Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology  has organized a course leading to Diploma in Toxicology. The course is offered to applicants whom hold a first degree in a field related to life sciences including Medicine from a recognized University or a degree or professional qualification and experience of at least five years in a related field accepted by the Faculty of Medicine and the Senate. All candidates must have taken chemistry in GCE (A/L) as a subject. It is designed to suit even a busy professional who can spare a few hours during the weekend to attend lectures, seminars and practical demonstrations.

The main objective of the course is to provide up-to-date, advanced and relevant knowledge in Toxicology professionals of the field of Toxicology.

  • Duration: 12 months & 3 months of dissertation writing
  • Credit Hours:
  • SLQF level: 8
  • A first degree in a field related to life sciences OR
  • Professional qualification and experience at least 5 years in a related field. AND
  • GCE (A/L) Chemistry as a subject.
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  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Practical demonstrations
  • Tutorials
  • Essay Examination two papers: 50%
  • Dissertation: 50%

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  • Course Fee: Rs. 80000
  • Registration Fee: Rs. 200
  • Examination Fee: Rs. 1,500
  • Total Fee: Rs. 81,700

Professor Asela Mendis,
Course Coordinator.

+94 112 695 300 ext. 148 / 149