The Department of Business Economics offers B.Sc. Business Administration (Business Economics) (Special) Degree. The total number of credit hours required for the graduation is 121 credits. During the common program (Year I) undergraduates earn 31 credits, and 30 credits each year during Year II, III and IV.  This is relevant for 4th-year students, 3rd-year students, and 2nd-year students in the department.

The previous major curriculum review of the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce (FMSC) was performed in 2015. Since then, some minor changes have been carried out from time to time to the study programmes with the approval of the Faculty Board and the Senate. Taking into consideration the changes that have taken place within as well as outside the University and to meet the curriculum review cycle of five years, the reviewing of curriculum for 2021-2025 commenced. During the reviewing process, the FMSC Curriculum Review and Development Committee (CRDC) reviewed and developed the curriculum of each and every study programme in order to ensure the quality and relevance.

The Department of Business Economics is pleased to announce the introduction of a new degree program, which is the BSc Honors in Business Administration in Business Economics. The total number of credit hours required for graduation is 126 credits.

Total overall credits                126

Total credits for coursework     114

Total credits for research/independent study 06

Total credits for internship        06

Medium of Instructions

All lectures are conducted only in English medium during all four years of the degree program. However, the students can sit for examinations either on Sinhala or English upon their preference during Year I.