MSc In Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

: LKR 551,500

: LKR 13,798

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Field : Science
Provider : University of Colombo
Granting Institute : University of Colombo
Mode of Study: Full time in Sri Lanka
Duration : 2 Years

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  • 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.

Objectives / Learning Outcomes

  • 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, Credit hours & SLQF Level

  • Duration: 24 months (2 years)
  • Credit Hours:
  • SLQF level: 10

To Whom? / Entry Criteria

  • 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.

Selection Method(s)

  • By an Interview

Teaching Method(s)

  • Lectures
  • Online learning
  • Laboratory work
  • Practicals
  • Self learning
  • Library research
  • Formative assessment
  • Projects with Assessments
  • Research project

Assessment Method(s)

  • Three continuous Assessments
  • Final Assessment Test
  • Research thesis, which will be evaluated by external examiners

Tuition & Other Fees

  • 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


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