Advanced Diploma In Pharmaceutical Sciences

@ PATHE Academy

As one of the most lucrative professions in the world pharmaceutics is a rapidly developing area with continuous growth in new sectors. The pharmacy programme is delivered exclusively according to the curriculum of external pharmacist examination developed by the Ceylon medical college council.

PATHE Academy enjoys status of being the exclusive private educational institution in Sri Lanka to provide a wide range of programmes in healthcare sector. The programme curriculums are designed according to the international standards & are upgraded yearly in order to meet the ever-changing employment demands.

We are proud to mention that PATHE health programme graduates are working in more than 20 countries including UK, Italy, Sweden, Germany, France, Finland Dubai and Cyprus. 


  • G.C.E. A/L simple pass for Chemistry with G.C.E. O/L passes for Mathematics and English OR
  • Foundation Diploma in Health Sciences with G.C.E. O/L simple passes for Mathematics and English OR
  • More than one year experience in relevant field.

NOTE: Special consideration and credit exemptions will be given to those who have past experience in the medical sector related to the HND programme.


PATHE HND is recognized by the Health Ministry of Sri Lanka and recognized worldwide including in private health sector in Sri Lanka.


The programme is part time based.

The programe is delivered with emphasis stressed to vocational aspect of the course and but not limiting to class room theory, assignments, exams, class room practices, demonstrations, job training and internships. Some of our modules may be delivered fully or partly by online or through video presentations. PATHE management has the industrial training carried out in collaboration with major private healthcare institution networks.


  • General English
  • Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Pharmacy Practice
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Microbiology and Immunology
  • Basics of Quality Control and Quality Assurance
  • Natural Products in Pharmacy Practice (pharmacognosy)
  • Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Practical’s
  • 960hrs Internship


1 1/2 Years

Course Level

Advanced Diploma





Contact Details

+94 11 5 883087, +94 72 1566566

No.7, Rajaguru Sri Subuthi Mw , Colombo 06

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