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

The MSc (BEc) programme is a two years Master’s degree programme which is equivalent to the SLQF Level 10. The programme has been structured in a manner that will benefit professionals from both the corporate and government sectors. This programme has been designed to enhance the theoretical knowledge and analytical skills of the candidates who undertake the course. Additionally, successful graduates of this programme will be able to analyse practical and theoretical research problems using advanced analytical techniques.

The general objective of this programme is to impart economics skills and managerial skills, necessary to deal with the challenges posed by the increasingly complex and rapidly changing business environment. The specific objectives of this programme are three fold.

(1)  Guide corporate/public sector employees to make rational business/policy decisions.

(2)  Promote employment in International Organizations by providing opportunities to acquire the required postgraduate qualifications.

(3)  Guide graduate students to pursue their Doctoral studies.

Option A: With Specialization Areas

Duration: 02 Years

Course Work: 36 Credits

Thesis Research: 24 Credits

Total Credits: 60 Credits

Option B: General

Duration: 02 Years

Course Work: 45 Credits

Thesis Research: 15 Credits

Total Credits: 60 Credits

Contact Details:

Dr. Janaka Fernando

Coordinator (MSc (BEc))

Senior Lecturer
Department of Business Economics, FMSC, USJ

Mobile: +94 71 4 191 996

Office: +94 11 2 802 005 / +94 11 2 758 841



Application Closing Date: 18th January 2021

Link to Apply: