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BEd (Hons) in Physical Sciences

This programme aims to produce teachers who are competent to teach secondary schools including G.C.E Advanced Level classes.

The BEd (Hons) in Physical Sciences specializes in methods to teach subjects, namely Physics and Mathematics.

Graduate Opportunities

  • Upon completion of this programme, the graduate will not only be able to join the public sector but also will be highly sought after by the private sector since the medium of instruction of this degree programme is English.
  • A graduate has the potential for employability in positions where the basic requirement is an undergraduate (Hons) degree
  • In the event of a graduate wanting to pursue a career as an academic, there is a possibility of enrolling either in a Masters' in Education (M.Ed.) or Masters' in Philosophy (M. Phil.) programme

Entry requirements

Passes in three subjects including Mathematics (Combined Mathematics or Higher Mathematics) and Physics at G.C.E (Advanced Level) Examination in one and the same sitting and a pass in the Aptitude Test conducted by the Institute.

  • Duration : 4 Years
  • Entry : July
  • Location : Malabe
  • Delivery : Weekdays/ Weekends*
  • Medium of Instruction: English
Code Module Credit
- Philosophical Foundation in Education 03
- General English 02
- ICT for Education 02
- Pre-calculus 04
- Discrete Mathematics 03
- General Physics I 03
- Physics Practical 1 01
- Psychological Foundation of Education 03
- Teaching Methods – General & Special 03
- Sociological Foundation of Education 02
- Differential Calculus 04
- Probability Theory and Statistics 03
- General Physics II 03
- Physics Practical 2 01
Code Module Credit
- Comparative Education 03
- Guidance and Counselling 02
- Measurement and evaluation 03
- Integral Calculus 04
- Linear Algebra 03
- Waves and Optics 03
- Physics Practical 3 01
- Aesthetic Education 02
- Management of Learning 02
- Value Education 02
- Multivariate Calculus 04
- Advanced Statistics 03
- Electromagnetism I 03
- Physics Practical 4 01
Code Module Credit
- Soft Skills for Teachers 02
- Child Rights 02
- Physical Education 02
- Ordinary Differential Equations 03
- History of Mathematics 02
- Electromagnetism II 03
- Thermodynamics 03
- Physics Practical 5 01
- Portfolio and Teaching Practice 08
- Dynamics 03
- Numerical Methods 03
- Electronics 03
- Physics Practical 6 01
Code Module Credit
- Research Methods 03
- Curriculum Theory and Practice 03
- Partial Differential Equations 03
- Real Analysis 03
- Modern Physics 03
- Dissertation 06

* Electives to be chosen with the prior approval of the Acadamic Department


The fee is presently Rs. 125,000 ( + Taxes ) per semester. Fees for any subsequent semester should be paid prior to the commencement of each semester. This all inclusive fee is charged to cover lectures, tutorials and examinations and access to computer laboratory facilities and library.

The fees should be credited to, Account No 1630552 of the Bank of Ceylon in favour of Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology, at the Bank of Ceylon Kollupitiya Branch located at the first floor of the BoC Merchant Tower Building or at any branch of the Bank of Ceylon; or to Account No 00 399 0000033 of the Sampath Bank at any branch of Sampath Bank. Normally, fees paid will not be refunded. However, requests for refund of fees may be considered if made before expiry of one week from the date of commencement of lectures for each semester. The date of commencement of lectures for the new applicants will be the date of commencement of lectures of the Orientation Programme. The refund, if made will be subject to a deduction of ten percent of the fee paid.

Account No 1630552

of the Bank of Ceylon

Account No 00 399 0000033

of the Sampath Bank

Account No 100380005000

of the Nation Trust Bank