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Students Corner

Welcome to Department of Economics

The Department of Economics came into existence with the establishment of the University in 1959 and since then thousands of skillful graduates have been produced for a period of more than 60 years. At present, the Department offers a wide array of courses through which students are provided with subject-specific knowledge and skills and the soft-skills needed to build up as economics graduates who can serve in a wider range of careers. Furthermore, the department provides opportunity to the students to have an experience as an intern in a wide range of reputed organizations of the country.

Prof. Gamini Weerasinghe
Head of the Department

Message of the Head

The Department operates according to the vision, mission and the strategic goals and objectives of the corporate plan of the university and maintains the following strategic aspiration which helps understand the activities of the Department: To contribute to the knowledge through learning, teaching and research within the discipline of Economics….

The Department of Economics offers courses leading to Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree in Economics and Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree in Financial  Economics…

Department of Economics offered Ph.D., M.Phil. leading to Ph.D., M.Phil., MSc., MEcon degrees in Economics as the postgraduate degrees. Postgraduate programs offered..

Department of Economics offers Diploma in Development Policy Analysis with the aim of improving the skill requirement of potential workers for the labor market…