Bachelor of Science Honours in Nursing (FOR REGISTERED NURSES)

Entry Requirements

  • A Registered Nurse in Sri Lanka Nursing Council or Sri Lanka Medical Council
  • An equivalent qualifications for international students

8 (4 Years)


KIU offers a BSc in Nursing which is accredited by Ministry of Higher Education and recognized by University Grant Commission.

Further we possess highly qualified and experienced panel of lecturers both permanent and visiting in the nursing degree programme.

KIU provides many student facilities such as library, clinical laboratory, science laboratory, cafeteria, gymnasium, and recreational facilities.

All the lecture halls are equipped with sophisticated modern technology and facilities for teaching and learning. Further, KIU has special facilities to accommodate needs regarding nursing mothers.

KIU invites you all to come; join with KIU and feel the difference of being the best.


Year One

Semester One

  • Applied Human Anatomy and Physiology I 
  • Pharmacotherapeutics I 
  • Fundamentals in Nursing I 

Semester Two

  • Adult Nursing I
  • Adult Nursing Practice I 
  • Community Health Nursing I 
  • Community Health Nursing Practice I 

Year Two

Semester One

  • Ward Management and Professional Development 
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Fundamentals in Nursing II
  • Adult Nursing II

Semester Two

  • Adult Nursing Practice II
  • Community Health Nursing II
  • Community Health Nursing Practice II
  • Nursing Ethics, History and Trends

Year Three

Semester One

  • Applied Human Anatomy and Physiology (II)
  • Applied Biochemistry
  • Soft skill development (I)
  • Nursing Research
  • Microbiology and Parasitology
  • Communication in Nursing

Semester Two

  • Pathology
  • Biostatistics
  • Pharmacotherapeutics (II)
  • Maternal, Neonatal and Gynecological Nursing
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing
  • Psychosocial aspects of Health

Year Four

Semester One

  • Teaching and Learning for Adults
  • Critical Care Nursing
  • Primary Health Care
  • Nursing Informatics
  • Nursing Research Project
  • Soft Skills Development (II)

Semester Two

  • Nursing Leadership and Management
  • Theoretical Bases of Nursing
  • Nursing Research Project
  • Nursing care for Aged
  • Nursing Trends and Issues

“The Department of Nursing is dedicated towards the development of nationally and internationally accredited, competent nursing professionals who will demonstrate a sense of commitment and responsiveness to meet the healthcare needs of the nation. The department will provide a supportive learning environment and creative, flexible programmes to foster lifelong learning, promoting excellence in nursing education, nursing care delivery and research development”