This degree programme is a blend of Management and Business Economics disciplines. A graduate of the Department of Business Economics should possess both theoretical knowledge as well as the skill to apply that knowledge in real life. Hence, the graduate should be competent in rational decision making to face today’s dynamic environment and challenging economic trends irrespective of the sector of occupation  i.e., private or public. Researching should be an important part of the life of that graduate. The graduate should contribute for the social, national as well as for the global well-being by researching contemporary issues and by giving recommendations to overcome those issues. In order to be a graduate with those qualities, he/she should be competent in analytical thinking, communication skills especially in English language, team work, leadership, and policy making, implementation and evaluation. Ultimate goal of this degree programme is to build employable graduates who enhance personal, social, national as well as global development.

Best student’s Experience

Business Economics Student representing Sri Lanka in Unilever Future Leaders’ League 2018

Virgin Fernando, third year student of the Department of Economics along with Madusha de Silva from the Department of Finance and Umendra Abeynayeke from the Department of Commerce representing University of Sri Jayewardenepura were adjudged as winners of Unilever Challenge … Continued


Best Student’s Experience – Ms. Amanda Perera

Selecting the Business Economics degree programme offered by the Department of Business Economics of the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce is a milestone in my life and I can confidently say that it is one of the best decisions … Continued


Japura Undergrate represents Sri Lanka at SAESM 2016

South Asian Economics Students’Meet (SAESM) has become one of the most prestigious undergraduate events in the South Asian region. Since the start of SAESM preparations, the value and importance of this programme was quite clear to me. SAESM acts as … Continued


Ms. Thilini L. Navaratne

I believe that I have been privileged to follow the degree programme offered by the Business Economics Department of the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce. It is one of the most unique undergraduate programmes offered by the entire university … Continued