The Department of chemical sciences sits at an intellectual and physical nexus of the basic sciences, engineering, and medicine at Rajarata University of Sri Lanka. In addition to conducting our own forms of exiting research, our natural synergies with other fields have driven our department into fascinating exchange and collaborative projects across disciplines.
The courses offered by the department provide in-depth knowledge of conventional areas of chemistry and application in the relevant field and hence provide structured and tailored service to the industry and other institutions.
The Department of chemical sciences is committed to fostering a respectful workplace culture. We strive to cultivate a safe, inclusive and fair environment where our staff, researchers and students can collaborate as they advance new chemical frontiers through research and innovation.
Currently, the department accommodates numerous undergraduate and graduate students with distinguished permanent academic staff, and a team of skilled technical officers, laboratory staff and administrative staff leading the department to run at its’ high level.
Degrees offered by the department
- Bachelor of Science in Applied Sciences
- Bachelor of Science Honours in Applied Sciences
- Bachelor of Science Honours in Chemistry
- Bachelor of Science Honours in Chemistry and Physics