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Department of Physics

Admission to any study programme is based on general admissions to the Faculty of Science, University of Peradeniya.

Department of Physics offers courses to the students following three types of Study Programmes administered by the Faculty of Science.

B.Sc. Study Programme

Total of 60 credits from Physics out of which 23 credits are compulsory

B.Sc. Honours in Physics

Total of 117 credits from Physics out of which 60 credits are compulsory

B.Sc. Honours in Applied Sciences

Extended B.Sc. Study Programme after third year. Total of 10 credits from 400 level courses for Applied Sciences Study programme from Physics

In the first year of Study Programmes, following are the seven possible subject combinations to have Physics as one of the Major Subject area.

Subject Combination Combination Number
Biology* Chemistry Physics (BCP)4
Chemistry Geology Physics (CGP)15
Chemistry Mathematics* Physics (CMP)19
Physics Mathematics** (PMM)27
Physics Computer science Geology (PCG)28
Physics Mathematics* Computer science (PMC)31
Physics Mathematics* Statistics (PMS)32

Physics Course Details

  • Summery of Courses Offered (Student Handbook - 2020/2021)