Applied Biology – Routes of progression


The HND in Applied Biology creates an opportunity to enter a wide range of scientific research careers, discovering life saving innovative medical developments; thereby enhancing the lives of humanity.

Career Opportunities

The HND in Applied Biology imbues and develops the knowledge, skills and abilities that enhance the student’s career prospects in areas such as Laboratory Medicine, Laboratory Techniques, and Research, Quality Control / Quality Assurance and the Academics. The rapid expansion of Pharmaceutical, Drug Manufacturing, Drug Research and Chemical industries creates a lucrative platform for students to further their careers in highly skilled areas in demand globally on completion of HND in Applied Biology.

Further studies in the areas of Biology leads to rewarding career options as a biomedical scientist, Biotechnologist, Forensic scientist, Healthcare scientist or a Microbiologist in Sri Lanka or overseas.

Valuable Skill Sets

The HND in Applied Biology arms the student with the analytical skills, problem-solving skills, data analysis, evaluation and interpretation, time management, oral and written communication.

Further Studies

The HND in Applied Biology provides a direct entry pathway to complete the final year of the Degree in Biomedical Science and other related academic studies in the UK as well as many other universities that recognize HND qualification.