University of Colombo (CMB) 

IAU-020118

IAU Member

Sri Lanka

top General Information

Address

Street:Cumaratunge Munidasa Mawatha
PO Box 1490

City:Colombo

Province:Western Province

Post Code:3

Tel.:+94(11) 2581-835

Fax:+94(11) 5355-957

WWW:http://www.cmb.ac.lk

Other Sites

Also Teaching Hospitals

Institution Funding

Public

History

Founded 1921 as Ceylon University College, became University of Ceylon 1942, University of Ceylon, Colombo 1968, and Colombo Campus of University of Sri Lanka 1972. Again became an independent University with present title 1979.

Academic Year

October to September

Admission Requirements

General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced ('A') level in 3 approved subjects with a minimum mark of 40% in the Common General Paper and a higher aggregate mark

Language(s)

Sinhala;Tamil;English

Student Body

co-ed

top Officers

Head : Chandrika N. Wijeyaratne

Job title:Vice-Chancellor

Years of office:2019-


Senior Administrative Officer : K.A.S. Edward

Job title:Registrar

top Divisions

Campus : Sripalee

Fields of study:Dance, Design, Fine Arts, Mass Communication, Media Studies, Music, Performing Arts, Radio and Television Broadcasting, Theatre


Centre : Contemporary Indian Studies

Fields of study:South Asian Studies


Centre : Education and Research Evaluation

Fields of study:Education

More details:National


Centre : Human Rights

Fields of study:Human Rights


Centre : Social Policy Analysis and Research

Fields of study:Social Policy


Faculty : Arts

Fields of study:Asian Religious Studies, Demography and Population, Economics, English, Geography, History, International Relations, Journalism, Media Studies, Native Language, Political Sciences, Sociology


Faculty : Education

Fields of study:Art Education, Developmental Psychology, Education, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Foreign Languages Education, Science Education


Faculty : Graduate Studies

Fields of study:Business and Commerce, Clinical Psychology, Development Studies, East Asian Studies, Environmental Management, Gender Studies, Human Resources, Human Rights, Information Management, Peace and Disarmament, Psychology, Public Administration, Regional Planning, Women's Studies


Faculty : Law

Fields of study:Law


Faculty : Management and Finance

Fields of study:Accountancy, Business and Commerce, Economics, Finance, Hotel Management, Human Resources, International Business, Management, Marketing


Faculty : Medicine

Fields of study:Biochemistry, Health Administration, Medicine, Molecular Biology, Physical Therapy, Toxicology


Faculty : Science

Fields of study:Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Molecular Biology, Natural Sciences, Pharmacy, Physics, Zoology


Faculty : Technology

Fields of study:Agriculture, Biotechnology, Environmental Studies, Information Technology, Measurement and Precision Engineering


Institute : Agro-technology and Rural Sciences

Fields of study:Agriculture, Rural Studies


Institute : Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology

Fields of study:Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Molecular Biology


Institute : Human Resource Advancement

Fields of study:Human Resources


Institute : Indigenous Medicine

Fields of study:Ayurveda, Traditional Eastern Medicine


Institute : Library and Information Sciences

Fields of study:Information Sciences, Library Science

More details:National


Institute : Postgraduate Medicine

Fields of study:Anaesthesiology, Cardiology, Community Health, Dentistry, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Health Administration, Medicine, Microbiology, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Oral Pathology, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Pneumology, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Radiology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Rheumatology, Surgery, Venereology


School : Computing

Fields of study:Communication Studies, Computer Science, Information Sciences, Information Technology, Media Studies

top Degrees

Bachelor's Degree

Fields of study:Accountancy, Ayurveda, Biotechnology, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Finance, Fine Arts, Hotel Management, Human Resources, International Business, Law, Management, Marketing, Medicine, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy


Master's Degree (by coursework)

Fields of study:American Studies, Analytical Chemistry, Applied Chemistry, Art Education, Ayurveda, Biochemistry, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Clinical Psychology, Computer Science, Development Studies, Developmental Psychology, Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, Environmental Management, Fine Arts, Foreign Languages Education, Genetics, Human Resources, Human Rights, Information Management, Information Technology, Law, Management, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Nuclear Physics, Peace and Disarmament, Philosophy, Plant Pathology, Science Education, Women's Studies


Postgraduate Certificate / Diploma

Fields of study:Analytical Chemistry, Applied Chemistry, Art Education, Ayurveda, Banking, Educational and Student Counselling, Foreign Languages Education, Health Administration, Meteorology, Microbiology, Physics, Science Education, Toxicology


Master of Philosophy

Fields of study:Clinical Psychology, Education, Law, Medicine, Organic Chemistry, Statistics


Doctorate

Fields of study:Education, Law, Management, Medicine

top Academic Periodicals

Periodicals

Ceylon Journal of Medical Science

Sri Lanka Journal of International Law

University of Colombo Review

Updated on 17-05-2018