Department of Business Economics is launching the postgraduate programmes in Business Economics to expand its horizon to the postgraduate level. Four postgraduate degree programmes will be launched which have been especially designed for those who are employed in both public and private sector organizations and for those who wish to be qualified in the field of Business Economics and acquire theoretical and analytical knowledge in Business Economics

Following are the detail of the postgraduate programmes;

  • Master of Philosophy in Business Economics; MPhil (BEc)

MPhil (BEc) is a two year programme which is research-oriented and focuses firmly on the development of high-level independent research outcomes. Further, the programme allows graduates to enhance their theoretical knowledge and analytical skills in Business Economics, supplemented by courses, seminars, and the oral defense of a dissertation.

  • Master of Science in Business Economics; MSc (BEc)

MSc (BEc) is a two years Master’s degree programme which offers two options for candidates; Special degree and General degree. Under special degree there are four specializations; Development Studies, Policy Analysis, Women’s Studies and Banking which consist of course work and dissertation. General degree programme consists course works, overseas\domestic field works and a research project.

  • Master of Business Economics; MBEc

The MBEc Programme is a one-year degree programme which is mainly targeted at the private sector employees. This programme also acts as an early exit option for the students who enroll for the MSc (BEc) programme, but have been unable to complete the required number of credits by the Second Year.

Department of Business Economics in collaboration with the Faculty of Graduate Studies of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura offers following three postgraduate degree programmes.