Faculty of Science

University of Peradeniya

Faculty of Science

University of Peradeniya

Applied Science Degree Programme

 

The Applied Science Degree Programme of the Faculty of Science at the University of Peradeniya was established in 2005 to meet the demand of the industrial sector of lacking graduates with suitable knowledge in industrial activities. Thus, the goal of the programme is to produce a model science graduate to be competent to work in the industrial sector.

The Applied Sciences Degree programme will be offered to a restricted number of students as decided by the Faculty. Selection of students for this four year degree programme shall be made at the end of the third academic year from students admitted to the General Degree programme. Students selected for the Applied Science Degree programme must be prepared to undertake four months industrial training in any part of the island at the discretion by the Faculty. They will not be eligible for financial assistance or University Hall accommodation during the fourth year.

The Board of Examiners will meet to consider the performance of the candidates. To pass the Applied Sciences Degree, candidates have to fulfill the set of requirements in the section "Requirements to Pass the Applied Sciences Degree" in Undergraduate Student Handbook.

A student who has fulfilled all the conditions stipulated in "Requirements to Pass the Applied Sciences Degree" shall be awarded honours, if he/she fulfills the additional requirements in the section "Award of Honours for the Applied Sciences Degree Programme" in Undergraduate Student Handbook.