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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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Hi, I have resubmitted my application and am a little bit worried to whether you have recieved it? I was also wondering when you will let me know if i can do my elective so i can book flights in advance. Many thanks

~Ranjuhi Raveendran~

Application 1843 Confirmation of payment number: OV273G20 320 USD Paid 27/10/2017

~Sioned Williams~

Dear Sir/ Madam, My MTCS number is HK130097Q1OZGD6O. The amount transferred is USD 320. Transferred on 30 September, 2017. Thank you very much. Yours faithfully, Yan Yin Liu

~Yan Yin Liu~

My MTCS number is 1217100339715942. The amount transferred is USD 320, transferred on 3rd October 2017.

~Lee Chung Ho~

Dear Sir/ Madam, My MTCS number is 1217100339715942. The amount transferred is USD 320. Transferred on 3 October, 2017. Thank you very much. Yours faithfully, Lee Chung Ho

~Lee Chung Ho~


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