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

The MPhil in Business Economics programme is a two year programme, which is equivalent to the SLQF Level 11. This programme 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.

Programme Objectives

The aim of this programme is to enhance the capacities of the candidates with economics and managerial skills, which are necessary to deal with the challenges posed by the increasingly complex and rapidly changing business environment. In addition, it aims at meeting the educational and professional needs and expectations of those who require a comprehensive business education with policy making skills. Further the students may gain an understanding of governance issues as well as opportunities to develop strong business and managerial skills.

New Intake: Call for applications in early January each year

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Contact Details:

Prof. (Mrs.) Sumudu Perera

Coordinator (MPhil (BEc))

Department of Business Economics, FMSC, USJ

Mobile: +94 71 8 386 626

Office: +94 11 2 802 005