Being the pioneer Department in the field of Business Administration, over the past 50 years, the Department has produced a number of eminent professors, and prominent business leaders, politicians and entrepreneurs in Sri Lanka. Moreover, enumerable executive and managerial level positions in the public and private sector organizations in our country are held by the graduates produced by the Department of Business Administration. There are more than 5000 business administration graduates who are holding responsible managerial and top leadership positions in the private and public local and international organisations. Enormous job opportunities are available to our graduates as these expanding modern-day business organisations are now looking for versatile graduates with interdisciplinary knowledge, entrepreneurial flavour, Leadership and Strategy orientation.

The Department of Business Administration has developed strong links and close ties with major private and public sector professional bodies and organisations. The Degree programme in Business Administration has been highly recognized by local and international corporate entities, professional bodies and governments

Unique Identity

Our study programmes integrate knowledge from multiple disciplines while focusing on critical perspectives; the curricula have been developed in a way that widely encourages students’ creativity and innovation, productivity and quality consciousness, leadership and strategy orientation. Hence, the core courses of the degree programme include interdisciplinary courses such as Organisational Behaviour, Entrepreneurship, Knowledge Management, Organisational Culture and Leadership, Managing for Productivity and Quality, Strategic Management, International Business Management and Organisational Change and Development etc. with a view to produce a generalist in management.

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Primary Point Of Contact

Dr. (Mrs.) Seshika Kariyapperuma
Head of the Department,
Department of Business Administration,
Telephone: +94-(0)-112803472

Other Important Info


Maximum Intake
Maximum intake is 225 students.
Length of the Degree Program
Four (04) Academic Years. An academic year consists of two semesters, consisting 15 weeks each.
Course Load
120 credits covered within a period of 1800 contact hours.