BSc (Hons) in Biotechnology

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Required results - A/L Passes in three subjects at the G.C.E Advanced Level Examinations (Local or London or equivalent) obtained at one and the same sitting in Biology stream.
Required results - O/L -

A Pass in the Aptitude Test conducted by the Institute.

June Intake

Time Duration Four years of full-time program
Lecture dates and time

Weekdays / Weekends

Qualification from (University/ Taff) SLIIT - Sri Lankan Institute of Information Technology
Fees informations -
Fees - Annually -
Fees - Per Semester Rs. 190,000 ( + Taxes )
Fees - Per Month -
Fees - Per Subject -
Locations Malabe

Year 1: Semester 1
Analytical and Physical Chemistry
Analytical and Physical Chemistry Laboratory
Introduction to Biology
Introduction to Info. Technology
Introduction to Biotechnology
Laboratory Safety and Management

Year 1: Semester 2
Organic Chemistry
Organic Chemistry Laboratory
Mathematics and Biophysics
Introduction to Molecular Biology
Cell Biology

Year 2: Semester 1
Animal and Human Physiology
Introductory Bioinformatics
Genome Structure and Organization
Molecular Biology
Plant Physiology

Year 2: Semester 2
Animal Cell Culture
Plant and Animal Breeding
Food Biotechnology
Techniques in Molecular Biotechnology
Plant Tissue Culture and Laboratory

Year 3: Semester 1
Omic Science
Genetic Engineering
Biotechnology for Crop and Animal Improvement
Environmental Biotechnology
Plant Pest and Diseases

Year 3: Semester 2
Industrial Biotechnology
Organizational Leadership
Protein Engineering
Human Genome and Medical Biotechnology
Introduction to Nano-Technology

Year 4: Semester 1 (Compulsory)
Experimental Design and Research Methodology
Regulation in Gene Expression
Biosafety, Regulations and Ethics
Introduction to Business Management and Entrepreneurship
Quality Control Management of food products

Year 4: Semester 1 (Electives - Students must select one from the following)
Advanced Molecular Biology
Advanced Bioinformatics

Year 4: Semester 2
Forensic in Biotechnology (Optional)
Research Project

Award BSc (Hons) in Biotechnology
Double Major Options -
Career paths -
SLIIT- Sri Lankan Institute of Information Technology
Academic centers SLIIT - Sri Lankan Institute of Information Technology
Pathway Options Career opportunities are available as Scientists or Managers in the Medical Laboratories, in the Veterinary Industry, the Pharmaceutical Industry, in Biomedical Engineering, in the Agricultural Industry, the area of product manufacturing & Production, Nutritional Biotechnology, in Bioinformatics, in forensic investigations, the Bioterrorism and Marine Biotechnology.