Higher Diploma in Biomedical Sciences

Faculty of Health Sciences has successfully initiated a Higher National Diploma in Biomedical Sciences. It is a professional pathway for students who are seeking to obtain higher qualifications up to degree level. Participants will greatly benefit from the experience of undergoing the educational programs offered by the Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, CINEC Campus, Malabe. This Higher National Diploma is designed for students to develop a good understanding of Biomedical Science in general and the importance of applying the knowledge and skills into the practice in the biomedical science field in Sri Lanka and other countries.

Course Type

Full Time / Part Time

Course Commencement Dates

March 2021

Duration

2 years : 4 semester programs mixed with blended learning modules.

Course Modules

Year 1 Semester 1

HNDBSY1S101

Cell Biology

HNDBSY1S102

Introduction to Microbiology

HNDBSY1S103

Chemistry for Biomedicine

HNDBSY1S104

Lab Safety and Ethics

HNDBSY1S105

English

Year 1 Semester 2

HNDBSY1S201

Anatomy

HNDBSY1S202

Physiology

HNDBSY1S203

Biochemistry

HNDBSY1S204

Fundamentals of Genetics

HNDBSY1S205

Instrumentation

Year 2 Semester 1

HNDBSY2S101

Haematology and Transfusion Science

HNDBSY2S102

Molecular Biology

HNDBSY2S103

Clinical Biochemistry

HNDBSY2S104

Introduction to Immunology

HNDBSY2S105

Quality Assurance & Quality Control

Year 2 Semester 2

HNDBSY2S201

Fundamentals of Laboratory Management

HNDBSY2S202

Pharmacology

HNDBSY2S203

Pathology

HNDBSY2S204

Biostatistics & Bioinformatics

HNDBSY2S205

Research Project

Entry Requirements

  • G.C.E (A/L) Sri Lankan/ London 2 passes at one sitting in the Bio Science stream (Biology, Chemistry and Physics subjects) with credit pass for English in G.C.E (O/L) Sri Lanka /London.
  • Diploma in Biomedical Science/ Medical Laboratory Science with credit pass for English in G.C.E (O/L) Sri Lanka /London.
  • Registered Medical laboratory technicians with credit pass for English in G.C.E (O/L) Sri Lanka /London.