Sc in Chemistry Education
Chemistry is the foundation for all other sciences. It embraces the areas of medicine, engineering, agriculture, environment, biotechnology and nanotechnology. The beauty of this subject lies in its applicability to all aspects of our lives. In recognizing the importance of Chemistry, Sri Lankan education system has made it a key subject in the curriculum of the secondary level of science education. Students are eager to learn Chemistry as it has been the base for many other branching areas in science. It is therefore, imperative that the teaching of Chemistry be conducted in such a manner to lay a strong foundation on which their future careers would be building upon. With the advancement of science & technology, the understanding of core concepts in Chemistry has been made easier, enabling the learning of Chemistry interesting and rewarding.
This program is, therefore, designed to impart new approaches to teaching and learning Chemistry and to update the subject knowledge in both Chemistry and Science education. This course is of particular value to those who are currently working in the field of Chemistry education in state or private sectors and for those seeking employment in the field of Chemistry education.
Application for admission to the course will be entertained from candidates who have passed the BSc Degree with Chemistry as a subject from a recognized university
an equivalent qualification acceptable to the Faculty Board of the Faculty of Science, University of Colombo.
The selection will be on the basis of MCQ Examination and / or an interview.
Call for applications: 21st June 2020
Closing date of applications: 15th August 2020
Date of commencement: 03rd October 2020
Registration for 2020 intake
A duly completed application form should be submitted online using the following Google Form before 15th August 2020. Program brochure and the advertisement (with instructions for applying) are also available.
The Application form for 2020 intake of MSc Chemistry Education.
Registration Fee: LKR 2,500/-
Library Fee: LKR 2,000/-
Library deposit (refundable): LKR 5,000/-
(Rs. 2,500/= per card)
Course Fee: 240,000/- (Subject to change)
Part 1: Rs. 200,000/= to be paid in two installments. The first installment of Rs. 140,000/= should be paid at the beginning of the course and the second installment of Rs. 60,000/= to be paid within 06 months of the commencement of the course.
Part 2: Rs. 40,000/= payable at the commencement of the project.
Examination Fees: Rs. 10,000/= payable on application for Part ‘A’ examination (at the end of first semester).
*** Please note that fees paid are not refundable and subject to revision from time to time.