Bachelor of Science (BSc. Hons) Degree Pathway Programmes

GISM Campus, being the pioneer in providing New Zealand and UK degree pathway programmes, offers valuable pathways to study Life Sciences at Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland, UK.

Under these pathway programmes students can study Diploma and Higher Diploma at GISM Campus, Sri Lanka and transfer to the third year of the relevant degree programme at Edinburgh Napier University, UK.

This is a unique opportunity for both Sri Lankan and foreign students to obtain a world class degree at an affordable cost. By studying Degree pathway courses at GISM, students can save up to Rs. 7.2 million* from their total cost to obtain the degree otherwise studying all four years on campus.

GISM Campus has a well qualified and reputed panel of lecturers who guarantees the highest level of academic quality to proceed studying on campus in Edinburgh Napier.

Faculty of Sciences offers four degree pathways namely Microbiology & Biotechnology, Biological Sciences and Biomedical Sciences with which students can enter to the third year of the respective degree programmes at Edinburgh Napier University.

GISM Degree Pathway Programs


Two Years in Sri Lanka

Obtain the Higher Diploma in Science by completing the first two years at GISM Campus, Sri Lanka.


Transfer to UK

Directly enter to the third year of the relevant degree programme offered on campus at Edinburgh Napier University.


University Placement

Upon completion of the higher diploma, you will be guaranteed a place to the on campus degree programmes in Edinburgh.


Huge Saving

Save upto Rs. 7.2 million* by studying the first two years at GISM Campus and obtaining the Higher Diploma.

Our Science Degree Pathways


Microbiology is an essential science that helps us understand

Marine Biology

Bachelor of Science (Honours) with a major in Marine


Bachelor of Science (Honours) with a major in biochemistry

Marine & Freshwater Biology

Explore the aquatic environment, its importance in understanding climate

Biological Science

Develop your knowledge and research skills in a variety

Biomedical Science

Develop your understanding of the scientific investigation of human

Microbiology & Biotechnology

Develop specialist skills in food, medical and environmental microbiology

Our Faculty Members

Professor G. G. Senaratne

Chairman / Professor

Professor Senaratne is a leading researcher in the field of Electronics and Telecommunication industry in Sri Lanka.

Prof. Stanley Weerarathne

Director, GISM Research Group

BSc. Agri (Pera), PhD. (London), Former Chairman of Sri Lanka Sugar Cain Corporation

Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University is a public university in Edinburgh, Scotland. It has over 19,500 students, including those on-campus in Scotland and others studying on transnational programmes abroad and online. In 2016 this included nearly 9,500 international and EU students, from more than 140 nations worldwide.

Edinburgh Napier has been awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize twice. Its most recent win came in 2015, when it was recognised for its work in timber engineering, sustainable construction and wood science. Edinburgh Napier was previously awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize in 2009 when the award was made for ‘Innovative housing construction for environmental benefit and quality of life’. This recognised the contribution made by the University’s Building Performance Centre towards improving sound insulation between attached dwellings.