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The Faculty of Medicine of the University of Colombo is the second oldest Medical School in South Asia and the forerunner of university education in Sri Lanka. Established in 1870 as the Ceylon Medical College, its status was elevated to the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Ceylon by 1942. Until 1995, the MBBS course was on traditional lines. Subsequently, it widened its horizons to spearhead the new medical curriculum that provides a more student-centered learning environment. One of the key features of this curriculum was an Undergraduate Electives Programme.

The Colombo Medical Faculty was the first medical school in Sri Lanka to have introduced an Electives Programme in its undergraduate curriculum. It was done in recognition of medicine as a highly complex and diverse field leading to varied needs and interests of medical students.

With the Global Health initiative and the university objective of developing strategic international links with centres of academic excellence, the Colombo Medical Faculty has extended the Electives Programme to overseas undergraduates in medical and allied health sciences.


We invite you to experience the Sri Lankan perspective of health in an atmosphere of academic excellence and international goodwill.


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Bank Transfer Number for Elective Fee: 1160626877823

~Artin Entezarjou~

May I know the deadline for application if I wish to have the elective in April 2017?

~Ruby~

Hi, I have transferred the elective fees and emailed you the confirmation slip and other documents, as I can't find where to upload it on here. My application number is 1243. Thanks!

~Wisha~

Application 1151 MTCS receipt number 452542 Lodgement number (for enquiries) 1130713445 (ANZ bank Australia)

~Justine Turnbull~

How is the college

~Ranjit adhikari ~


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