Degrees, Courses at State Universities – Z-score values, and Job opportunities

Are you a Sri Lankan student looking to pursue higher education at a state university? If so, you’re in luck! If you have a good Z-score at the GCE A/L examination in Science, Mathematics, Arts, Commerce, or Technology streams, then you can enter high-quality university courses available to Sri Lankan students, and the options are nearly limitless.

In this post, we’ll highlight some of the top university courses available to Sri Lankan students based on a recent video by studentlanka (https://youtu.be/1IY7di2M-08).

Best University courses based on Z-score cut-off marks

Z Score Cut-off Marks of 2021 A/L- 2021/2022 Academic Year University Selection

Here is a brief description and job opportunities for each of the courses mentioned in the video:

0:00 start

The video discusses a variety of university courses available to Sri Lankan students.

1:56 Medicine

Medicine is a highly competitive and demanding field that involves the study of human health and disease. You get MBBS medical degree from one of the Medical Faculties in Sri Lanka. After completing their studies, doctors can work in a variety of settings, including hospitals, clinics, and private practices. They may also choose to specialize in a specific area of medicine, such as surgery, pediatrics, or gerontology.

2:53 Dental/ Veterinary

Dental studies involve the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of oral diseases, while veterinary studies focus on the health and well-being of animals. Dental and veterinary professionals may work in government hospitals, private practices, hospitals, or research institutions.

3:54 Agriculture

Agricultural studies involve the cultivation of crops, livestock, and other plants and animals for food, fuel, and other purposes. Students in this field may study topics such as soil science, plant and animal health, and agricultural business management. After completing their studies, agricultural professionals may work in a variety of settings, including farms, government agencies, and research institutions.

4:33 Food Science and Technology

Food science and technology is a field that involves the study of the physical, chemical, and biological properties of food and the processes used to produce, preserve and distribute it. Students in this field may study topics such as food safety, nutrition, and food processing. After completing their studies, food science and technology professionals may work in a variety of settings, including food manufacturing, research and development, and quality control.

4:57 Biological Science

Biological science is a broad field that involves the study of living organisms and their interactions with the environment. Students in this field may study topics such as chemistry, botany, zoology, environmental science, genetics, fisheries, genetics, molecular biology and ecology. In many universities, you have to select three-subject combinations and then you can do a special (honors) degree in one subject. After completing their studies, biological science professionals may work in a variety of settings, including research laboratories, government agencies, and environmental organizations.

Biological Science Degrees programs in Universities

5:37 Applied Science

Applied science is a field that involves the practical application of scientific principles and theories to solve real-world problems. Students in this field may study topics such as environmental science, agriculture, and fisheries. After completing their studies, applied science professionals may work in a variety of settings, including research laboratories, government agencies, and private companies.

5:58 Engineering

There are numerous engineering programs available at universities in Sri Lanka, including civil, mechanical, electrical, and computer engineering. These programs provide students with the skills and knowledge needed to design, build, and maintain a wide range of systems and structures.

Engineering is a field that involves the design, construction, and operation of systems and structures. Students in this field may study a variety of specialties, including civil, mechanical, electrical, and computer engineering. You will get a B.Eng degree and become a chartered engineer once you get your Chartered from the Institute of Engineers, Sri Lanka. After completing their studies, engineers may work in a variety of settings, including construction firms, manufacturing companies, and research institutions.

7:32 Physical Science

Physical science is a field that involves the study of the fundamental principles of matter and energy. Students in this field may study topics such as physics, chemistry, mathematics, computer science and statistics. After completing their studies, physical science professionals may work in a variety of settings, including research laboratories, government agencies, and private companies.

8:41 Management and Commerce

Management and commerce studies involve the management and operation of businesses and organizations. Students in this field may study topics such as accounting, finance, marketing, and human resources. After completing their studies, management and commerce professionals may work in a variety of settings, including corporate offices, government agencies, and non-profit organizations.

10:47 Law

Law is a field that involves the study of legal principles and the application of those principles to real-world situations. Students in this field typically earn a bachelor’s degree in Law. After completing Law college qualifications you can become an Attorney at Law.

11:17 Arts (Humanities and Social Science)

Arts (humanities and social science) studies involve the study of human culture, history, and behavior. Students in this field may study a variety of subjects, including language, history, media studies, economics, social statistics, literature, philosophy, psychology, political science and sociology. After completing their studies, arts (humanities and social science) professionals may work in a variety of settings, including education, research, and social services.

14:12 Architecture and Design:

Architecture and design studies involve the design and construction of buildings and other structures. Students in this field may study topics such as building materials, construction techniques, landscape archetecture and urban planning. After completing their studies, architects and designers may work in a variety of settings, including architecture firms, construction companies, and government agencies.

16:07 ICT and Software Engineering

ICT (Information and Communications Technology) and software engineering studies involve the design, development, and maintenance of computer systems and software applications. Students in this field may study topics such as computer programming, database management, and cybersecurity. After completing their studies, ICT and software engineering professionals may work in a variety of settings, including tech companies, research institutions, and government agencies.

How to become a software engineer in Sri Lanka?

With the growing demand for skilled professionals in the tech industry, a degree in ICT or computer science can open the door to a wide range of career opportunities. From software development to data analytics, a degree in computer science can provide you with the skills you need to succeed in the tech industry.

16:54 Ayurveda and Indigenous Medicine

Ayurveda is a traditional system of medicine that originated in India and these courses involve traditional medicinal practices from Sri Lanka also (Indegenous Medicine). It involves the use of natural remedies and therapies to treat a wide range of conditions. Students in this field may study topics such as herbal medicine, massage, and yoga. After completing their studies, Ayurveda professionals may work in a variety of settings, including private practices, wellness centers, and spas.

17:55 Nursing, Pharmacy, Medical Laboratory Science – Allied Health

Nursing, pharmacy, and medical lab studies involve the provision of healthcare services to patients. Nursing studies focus on the care of individuals across the lifespan, while pharmacy studies focus on the preparation and distribution of medications. Medical lab studies involve the analysis of samples to diagnose and treat diseases. After completing their studies, nursing, pharmacy, and medical lab professionals may work in a variety of settings, including government and private hospitals, clinics, and research institutions.

22:10 Engineering Technology – For the Technology stream

Engineering technology is a field that involves the application of engineering principles and technologies to solve practical problems. Students in this field may study a variety of specialties, including electrical, mechanical, and computer engineering. After completing their studies, engineering technology professionals may work in a variety of settings, including manufacturing companies, research institutions, and government agencies.

22:46 Bio-systems Technology – For Technology stream

Bio-systems technology is a field that involves the design and development of systems and technologies for the production, processing, and distribution of food, fuel, and other bioproducts. Students in this field may study topics such as agriculture, food science, and environmental science. After completing their studies, bio-systems technology professionals may work in a variety of settings, including farms, research institutions, and government agencies.

24:29 Performing Arts

Performing arts studies involve the creation and presentation of art, music, dance, and theater. Students in this field may study a variety of subjects, including music theory, dance technique, and acting. After completing their studies, performing arts professionals may work in a variety of settings, including theaters, music venues, and dance companies.

No matter your interests or career goals, a university course will likely be available to you in Sri Lanka. With so many options to choose from, you’re sure to find a program that aligns with your passions and ambitions.

In conclusion, there are countless university courses available to Sri Lankan students, including engineering, computer science, business, medicine, and law. No matter what your interests or career goals are, there is likely a program that aligns with your passions and ambitions.

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