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Equip yourself with the skills needed to tackle the environmental and medical challenges of the 21st century with Deakin’s biological science program. Deakin offers a wide range of study areas to prepare students for a career in general health and medical industry; food and agriculture-based industries; wildlife biology; environmental consulting; museums; herbaria; and the emerging biotechnology industries.


Entry Requirements

• 9 points in Sri Lankan National A/Levels
• 6 points in UK A/Levels*

*To calculate A/L (UK) points: A*/A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1
  To calculate A/L (Sri Lanka) points: A*/A=5, B=4, C=3, S=2


If the above grades are not obtained, the student is required to complete the Deakin Foundation Programme.


Course Structure

The course comprises a total of 8 credit points.

Year 1

SLE133   Chemistry in Our World
SLE115   Essential Skills in Bioscience
SIT191    Introduction to Statistics and Data Analysis
SLE111   Cells and Genes
SEP122  Physics for Life Sciences
SLE132  Biology: Form and Function
SLE155  Chemistry for the Professional Sciences
SLE103  Ecology and the Environment

For Year 2 and Year 3 subjects, refer to 


Some of Our Best Performers….

Royal Institute of Colombo – the only Affiliate Center in Sri Lanka for University of London – produced 24 BSc First Class graduates in 2016/17 academic year.