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Bachelor of Industrial Studies Honours
Bachelor of Industrial Studies Programme is especially designed and offered by the Faculty of Engineering Technology for those who are engaged in a particular industry or intend to join the industry. The entry qualification for this programme is three passes at the G.C.E. (A/L) examination – local or equivalent. The A/L subjects required vary with the specialization (read Admission for more details). The minimum duration of the programme is four (04) academic years. Those who have higher qualifications can obtain exemptions from certain courses and could complete the degree in less than four years (read Further Details for more information). The programme offers specialization in Agriculture, Apparel Production and Management, Fashion Design and Product Development and Textile Manufacture.
This study programme has been designed to include all aspects of necessary engineering and industrial needs by specifying a minimum number of credits for different course categories of Engineering, Industrial Projects, Mathematics, General Management, English Language and Computer Literacy. All engineering and industrial category courses are supported by relevant laboratory classes, mostly conducted at the central campus in Nawala, while some facilities for lower level courses are provided at the Regional Centers. The core (compulsory) courses vary according to the field of specialization, and other courses are to be chosen from a list of courses to meet the credit requirement for an award. Minimum and maximum category-wise and level-wise credit requirements for Bachelor of Industrial Studies degree are given in the credit requirement table (see under Further Details). In addition to course credits, the students need to undergo industrial training for 30 weeks in a recognized organization.
A person seeking admission to the programme leading to the award of the Degree of Bachelor of Industrial Studies Honours in the specialisations in Apparel Production and Management, or Textile Manufacture or Fashion Design and Product Development shall be required to have,
obtained three passes in any stream, at the General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) Examination, Sri Lanka, in one sitting or,
completed the Certificate in Industrial Studies in Apparel technology offered by the Open University of Sri Lanka or,
completed the Advanced Certificate in Industrial Studies in Apparel Technology offered by the Open University of Sri Lanka or,
completed the Advanced Certificate in Apparel Technology offered by the Open University of Sri Lanka or
A person seeking admission to the programme leading to the award of the Degree of Bachelor of Industrial Studies Honours in the specialisation in Agriculture shall be required to have,
obtained three passes from Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Agriculture at the General Certificate in Education (Advanced Level) Examination, Sri Lanka in one sitting, or
completed foundation programme in Science offered by the Open University of Sri Lanka including Biology as a course or,
Secured an equivalent or higher qualification acceptable to the Senate.