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 Students awarded at TRIBUTE 2019

Third year undergraduates of the Department of Business Economics who are holding leadership positions in AIESEC of University of Sri Jayewardenepura,  have won Local Committee awards at “TRIBUTE 2019”, the Annual Awarding Ceremony of AIESEC, USJP for their best leadership … Continued

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Outstanding Student Performance at Intra-University Speech Contest: VORBITOR 2019

Mr. Nicolo Warnakula, second year undergraduate of the Department of Business Economics has won the championship at the VORBITOR 2019, the Intra-University Speech Contest organized by the Gavel Club of University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Grand finale of this contest was … Continued

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Business Economics Students won the Championship of All Island Inter-University Quiz Contest

Mr. Pasan Wijayawardhana, Ms. Kreda Shiwanthi, Ms. Rumesha Laksarani, Mr. Hiruna Sudhara and Ms. Dileesha Wickramaarachchi , third year undergraduates of the Department of Business Economics, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura  has won the Championship … Continued

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Two Business Economics Students participated in USJP Study Tour to Monash University, Australia

Mr. Asel Hettiarachchi and Ms. Nadunika Peiris, fourth year undergraduates of the Department of Business Economics visited Monash Business School, Monash University, Australia along with 24 other undergraduates of the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce and two academic members, … Continued

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Pasan Wijayawardhana wins Best Paper Award at South Asian Economics Students’ Meet (SAESM) 2019

Mr. Pasan Wijayawardhana, third year undergraduate of the Department of Business Economics, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce won the Best Paper Award under the theme of “Poverty and Food Security” at the 15th South Asian Economics Students’ Meet (SAESM) … Continued

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Three USJP Management Undergraduates won RB Global Challenge 2018

Ms. Virgin Fernando of the Department of Business Economics, Mr. Madusha de Silva of the Department of  Finance, and Mr. Umendra Abeynayeke of the Department of Commerce, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce representing Sri Lanka marked their victory at … Continued

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Business Economics Student wins Best Speaker National Youth Award 2018

Mr. Pasan Malinda Wijayawardhana, third year undergraduate of the department of Business Economics won the Best Speaker and Best Announcer (Runners-Up) awards at the 40th National Youth Awards Competition 2018 which can be cited as the largest national level youth … Continued

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Outstanding Student Performance at RB Global Challenge

Ms. Virgin Fernando, third year undergraduate of the Department of Business Economics, along with Mr.Madusha de Silva of the Department of Finance and Mr. Umendra Abeynayeke of the Department of Commerce representing University of Sri Jayewardenepura were adjudged as winners … Continued

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Ms. Udeshika Chandrarathne: Best Student of the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce in 2017

Ms. Udeshika Chandrarathne of the Department of Business Economics was awarded “the Venerable Prof. Walpola Sri Rahula Maha Thero Memorial Gold Medal” for being the Best Student of the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce for the year 2017 at … Continued

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Best Student Experience: Ms. Udeshika Chandrarathne

“I believe that it is a great privilege for me to follow the degree programme offered by the Department of Business Economics of the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce. It is a unique undergraduate programme among all degree programmes … Continued

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Best Student Experience: Ms. Sunari Bandara

“One of the best choices I have made in life is selecting the Business Economics degree offered by the Department of Business Economics in the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce. The knowledge and experiences I gathered while being an … Continued

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Outstanding Student Achievement at JESA 2018

Mr. Kevin Anthony Jansz, a third-year undergraduate of the Department of Business Economics was the 2nd runner up for the Best Team Player Award at the Japura Employability Skills Awards (JESA) 2018. The awards ceremony organized by the Career Guidance Unit of … Continued

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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

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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

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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

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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

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