BSc in Social Sciences

BSc in Social Sciences degree programme offers Economics and Management, Social Studies and Communication and Media Studies as the main three broad areas and they are accompanied by a series of common and optional subjects carefully selected to instill the expected co-competencies of graduates in Social Sciences.

Name of the Degree ProgrammeBachelor of Science in Social Sciences
Abbreviated qualificationBSc in Social Sciences
Duration3 years
Number of Credits96 credits

The main purpose of the degree programme is to produce human resources competent in dealing with Social Science related issues as experts and to deliver productive contributions towards the objectives of the employing organizations, and the society at large while fulfilling the hierarchy of human needs as an individual in the society.

Course fee structure

Full payment (LKR)Installment Plan (LKR)
1,200,000.0001st yr480,000
02nd yr360,000
03rd yr360,000

 Eligibility Criteria – Day scholars (Civil Students)

  • The candidate should,
    • Be a citizen of Sri Lanka.
    • Be between 16-24 years of age on the closing date of applications.
  • The candidate must have,
    • Completed GCE (A/L) or Cambridge/ Edexcel (A/L) or an equivalent foreign examination in the relevant or immediately preceding year and be qualified for university admission.
  • GCE Advanced Level (local): A minimum of three Simple Passes (S) at the GCE (A/L) examination in any stream for all degree programmes in one sitting.
  • Obtained a minimum of Credit Pass (C) for English in the GCE (O/L) examination.


  • IGCSE / GCSE (Cambridge) or Advanced Level (Edexcel): Obtained a minimum of three ‘D’ Passes in the Cambridge or Edexcel (A/L) or an equivalent foreign examination in any stream in one sitting.
  • Obtained a minimum of ‘C’ Pass for English Language in the GCE O/L (Cambridge or Edexcel) examination.