Bachelor of Industrial Studies Honours – Agriculture
Those who have obtained Diploma in Agriculture from any recognized institution are eligible to register for the BIS programme. The programme will complement the training obtained at the diploma level by providing in-depth training on important areas related to the discipline. The students will also be given six months of first-hand experience on research at one of the agricultural research stations in Sri Lanka. Through this research project they will be trained in proposal writing, conducting research on their own and presenting the findings and dissemination. Minimum duration for this programme is four (04) years and it is an Honors degree.
Agricultural Biology, Land and Soil Tillage Management, Postharvest Biology and Technology, Bio Statistics, Mathematics for Agriculture, Integrated Crop Protection, Soil and Water Conservation, Food & Nutrition, Crop Production and Farming Systems, Plant and Soil Science, Design and Analysis of Experiments, Soil Plant and Water Relationship, Farm Power and Machinery, Environmental Control in Farm Structures, Food processing, Post-Harvest Biology & Technology, Hydrology and Water Resources, Individual Project, Industrial Training (Agricultural)
• Obtained three (03) passes from Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Agriculture at the G.C.E. (A/L) Examination, Sri Lanka in one & the same sitting, or
• Obtained a minimum three (3) credit (C) passes for Biology , Physics and Chemistry in Cambridge International/ Edexcel Advanced Level Examination, Within three years, or
• Obtained the Advanced Certificate in Science with courses in the disciplines of Biology, Physics and Chemistry offered by the OUSL, or
• Obtained an equivalent or higher qualification acceptable to the OUSL Senate.
Curriculum for Bachelor of Industrial Studies (Agriculture)