MSU Colombo Learning Centre

Here's an opporturnity for you to save 1 solid year of your time in studies. With our innovative university foundation programme, you can have a head-start in the area of study that you wish to major in, for your bachelor's degree. That simply means, you only need to study whatever is relevant to the degree programme that you intend to take, right from the onset - without having to go through two years of form six schooling!

Students who wish to focus their studies in areas of their interest but without having to invest much time in acquiring paper qualifications are invited to enroll in the MSU Foundation Programmes.

Foundation In Information Technology & Engineeering
Designed to meet the escalating demand for highly trained and skilled resources in the areas of Information Technology and Engineering. Students who wish to progress to Bachelor degree in Engineering will also be required to do Engineering Drawing. Subjects: Computer Programming, Networking, Multimedia, etc.

Foundation In Business
Designed in view of the increasing demand for professionals in Business Management and Accounting. Areas of specialisation that the students may choose at the Bachelor degree level at MSU include International Business, Accounting, Decision Science, Investment Management, Industrial Management and Hospitality Management. Subjects : Business Mathematics, Statistics, Business Management, Psychology (Marketing), Accounting, Economics, etc.

Foundation (Science Biology/Health Science)
Suitable for students who wish to pursue their career in Medicine, Dentistry or Pharmacy. Alternatively, students may progress into Bachelor degree in Biomedical Science, Bioinformatics, Optometry, Food Service Technology, Medical Sciences, or Pharmacy at MSU. Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Health Science, Anatomy and Physiology, etc.

Foundation In Law
Developed to meet the increasing needs for experts in the legal profession. Students who have completed this programme will be able to enroll in Law programmes at a higher level or pursue their Bachelor degree in Law and Commerce at MSU. Subjects: Sociology, Political Science, the Legal System, Law and Legal Methods, etc.

Fee Structure
For information on fees, please contact the university

Duration Of Programmes
1 Year (full-time basis)

Annual Intakes
Refer to University

Admission Requirements
0 - Level with 3 credits. Students who have qualifications other than the ones stated, are to submit them for the University's Senate consideration.

For a detailed breakdown of the entry requirement, please liaise with the Counselling & Communications department or email your queries to

The above information is accurate at the time of printing. However MSU reserves the right to make changes where required without notice.

    a) Total tuition fees charged is based on credit hour taken for each semester

    b) Full payment of tuition fee must be made on the Registration Day Or Prior To The Commencement of the semester

    c) Fees are charged on per semester basis and are based on credit hours taken by the respective students. Please contact the Counselling & Communications department on fees and other payments details

    d) Tuition fees inclusive of taxes

    Registration fees must be paid on the registration day
    Registration fees paid are not refundable