B.Sc. Banking & Finance Degree

Department of Banking & Finance offers Bachelor of Science Honours in Banking & Finance. Being the pioneer in offering a degree for banking and finance in Sri Lanka, B.Sc. Honours in Banking & Finance is offered with the objective of providing a sound Academic & Professional background in Banking & Finance enabling our graduates to be innovative financiers.

The curriculum of the degree consists with the subjects covering all the major areas of Finance and Banking and also it includes other subjects relating to the core areas Economics, Business Management and Accountancy. The most recently revised curriculum is designed in a way allowing undergraduates to select the program starting from their second year onwards. The students are selected to the degree program based on the academic results of the Year 1, Semester I of the common program in the areas of Microeconomics, Financial Accounting, and Business Mathematics. Accordingly, students are able to get deeper knowledge in Banking & Finance field starting from their second year onwards.

In addition to the theoretical background they gained throughout the program every student would spend a minimum of six months In-Plant Training at a Financial Institution or a business enterprise and require to write a thesis related Banking or Finance field to fulfill the degree requirement of the B. Sc. Degree program that is offered by the Department.
The curriculum of the BSc Honours in Banking & Finance Degree has been recognized under the CFA Affiliation Program, CFA Institute, USA. Accordingly, the curriculum of the degree covers 70% of the CBOK topics for all three levels of the CFA program exams.

STRUCTURE OF THE DEGREE PROGRAMME

(02ND YEAR, 03RD YEAR, AND 04TH YEAR)

Bachelor of Science Honours in Banking & Finance – BSc Hons (Banking & Fin.)

 

Year

Semester Course Code Course Title Credits

2nd Year

Semester – I

MGT 2113 Human Resource Management 03

BNF 2113

Monetary Economics

03

ACT 2133

Business Law

03

BNF 2123

Financial Mathematics

03

BNF 2133

Principals of Banking & Finance

03

BNF 2140* Social Ethics, Values & Professional Skills Development

00

ELT 2111

Professional English I

01

Total Credits for the Semester I

16

Semester – II MGT 2213 Marketing Management 03
BNF 2213 Managerial Economics 03
ACT 2214 Taxation & Auditing 04
MGT 2223 Organizational Behavior 03
BNF 2223 Finance Essentials 03
ELT 2211 Professional English II 01
Total Credits for the Semester II 17
Total Credits for the 2nd Year

33

3rd Year

Semester – I

BNF 3113

Investment & Portfolio Management 03
BNF 3123 Financial Markets

03

BNF 3133

Financial Econometrics

03

BNF 3143 International Economics

03

BNF 3152

Bank Management 02

BNF 3162

Management Information Systems

02

BNF 3170*

Public Relation & Networking

00

Total Credits for the Semester I

16

Semester – II

BNF 3213 Corporate Finance

03

BNF 3223

Research Methodology

03

BNF 3233

Project Management & Financing

03

BNF 3242

Credit Management

02

BNF 3252

Exponential Technologies in Banking

02

BNF 3262

International Banking

02

BNF 3272

Corporate Governance

02

Total Credits for the Semester II

17

Total Credits for the 3rd Year

33

4th Year Semester – I

MGT 4113

Strategic Management

03

BNF 4113

Financial Modeling & Forecasting

03

BNF 4123

Financial Derivatives

03

BNF 4133

Banking Law

03

BNF 4143

Risk & Treasury Management

03

BNF 4153

Entrepreneurship & Financing

03

BNF 4162

Fixed Income Securities

02

Total Credits for the Semester I

20

Semester – II

BNF 4214

Internship 04
BNF 4226 Research Project

06

Total Credits for the Semester II

10

Total Credits for the 4th Year

30

Total Credits for the Entre Degree Program (33+33+33+30)

129

*Non-credit compulsory course bearing non-credit assessment.

Contact Info

Department of Banking and Finace

60200, Kuliyapitiya,
Sri Lanka.

Tel : +94 37 228 4216

Email : dbnf@wyb.ac.lk

Mon – Fri 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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