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B.Ed (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

Minimum 3 “S” passes in G.C.E A/L (Sri Lanka) in the Physical Science Stream including Mathematics (Combined Mathematics or Higher Mathematics) and Physics or a minimum 3 ”D” passes in G.C.E A/L Cambridge or Edexcel, including Mathematics and Physics in one and the same sitting, and pass the Aptitude Test conducted by SLIIT.

  • Duration : 4 Years
  • Entry : February / September
  • Location : Malabe
  • Delivery: Weekdays
  • Medium of Instruction: English
Code Module Credit
Semester 1
ED1013 Philosophical Foundation in Education 03
ED1022 ICT for Education 02
ED1062 General English 02
MA1014 Pre-calculus 04
MA1023 Discrete Mathematics 03
SC1033 General Physics I 03
SC1041 Physics Practical 1 01
Semester 2
ED1033 Psychological Foundation of Education 03
ED1043 Teaching Methods – General &Special 03
ED1052 Sociological Foundation of Education 02
MA1054 Differential Calculus 04
MA1063 Probability Theory and Statistics 03
SC1073 General Physics II 03
SC1081 Physics Practical 2 01
Code Module Credit
Semester 1
ED2013 Comparative Education 03
ED2022 Guidance and Counselling 02
ED2033 Measurement and evaluation 03
MA2014 Integral Calculus 04
MA2013 Linear Algebra 03
SC2023 Waves and Optics 03
SC2031 Physics Practical 3 01
Semester 2
ED2042 Value Education 02
ED2052 Management of Learning 02
ED2062 Aesthetic Education 02
ED2072 Educational Planning 02
MA2044 Multivariate Calculus 04
MA2053 Advanced Statistics 03
SC2063 Electromagnetism I 03
SC2071 Physics Practical 4 01
Code Module Credit
Semester 1
ED3012 Soft Skills for Teachers 02
ED3022 Child Rights 02
ED3032 Physical Education 02
MA3013 Ordinary Differential Equations 03
MA3022 History of Mathematics 02
SC3033 Electromagnetism II 03
SC3043 Thermodynamics 03
SC3051 Physics Practical 5 01
Semester 2
ED3043 Lifelong Education 02
ED3053 Portfolio and Teaching Practice 08
ED3052 Tertiary Education 02
MA3063 Dynamics 03
MA3073 Numerical Methods 03
SC3083 Electronics 03
SC3091 Physics Practical 6 01
Code Module Credit
Semester 1
ED4013 Research Methods 03
ED4023 Curriculum Theory and Practice 03
MA4013 Partial Differential Equations 03
MA4023 Real Analysis 03
SC4033 Modern Physics 03
Semester 2
ED4036 Dissertation 06
ED4046 Practicum (Teaching Practice) 06

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


The fee is presently Rs. 200,000 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 156010007350

of the Hatton National Bank

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