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The foundation year of the programme provides students with non-standard entry qualifications a thorough and supportive academic preparation for successful degree level study in the School of Biomedical Sciences. The foundation year to this degree is carefully designed to build your confidence in your abilities, develop essential academic and study skills, and provide the subject specific knowledge essential for success.

The foundation year is taught within the School of Biomedical Sciences for Lifelong Learning, helping them to unlock their potential to succeed through offering accessible foundation courses that can lead to full- time Higher International Diploma (HID) (Level 5)/ degree (Level 6) level study. During this year, you'll be learning alongside other students, typically in small classes, supporting one another to develop and succeed.

  • Title: Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Biological Sciences
  • Credits: 45
  • Duration: 9 months (full time)
  • Scheduled Intakes: March/ September
  • Mode of Assessment: Written Examination, Assignments, Presentation (oral and poster)
  • Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Awarding Body: Edulink International Campus Colombo
Code Title Credits
FDBS/C001 Key Concepts of Biology 3
FDBS/C002 Key Concepts of Chemistry 3
FDBS/C003 Key Concepts of Mathematics 3
FDBS/C004 Key Concepts of English for Academic purposes 3
FDBS/C005 Key Concepts of Study Skills and ICT for Science 3
FDBS/C006 Foundation Biology I 3
FDBS/C007 Foundation Chemistry I 3
FDBS/C008 Foundation Mathematics and Statistics I 3
FDBS/C009 English for Academic Purposes I 3
FDBS/C010 Study Skills and ICT for Science I 3
FDBS/C011 Foundation Biology II 3
FDBS/C012 Foundation Chemistry II 3
FDBS/C013 Foundation Mathematics and Statistics II 3
FDBS/C014 English for Academic Purposes II 3
FDBS/C015 Study Skills and ICT for Science II 3

- Applicants who are 17 or above years of age and should have completed the GCE O/L examination with credit passes in Science, Math, and English

- Applicants who have completed in the GCE A/L examination subjects different from Biology stream

- Mature applicants with skills and experience from employment and can show recent study