Department of Insurance and Valuation

Welcome to the Department of Insurance & Valuation

The Department of Insurance and Valuation is committed to enhance the education in the field of Insurance and Finance by introducing undergraduate, diploma and higher diploma programmes with skills, capabilities and competencies to meet the real world requirement through interaction with public and private sector organizations. It is also committed to pursuing the excellence in teaching and learning in Insurance and Finance by conducting research and community service while making all efforts to contribute to the vision of the Faculty of Business Studies and Finance.

Vision

“To be the Centre of Excellence in the Arena of Risk and Insurance Education.”

Mision

“Department of Insurance and Valuation is committed to develop its stakeholders’ competencies through education, training, research, and other outreach programmes to more effectively manage the challenges in the field of risk,insurance and finance.”

The Aim of the Degree Programme
This programme aims to set Risk Management, Insurance and Finance in a broader social science framework to:

  • Prepare graduates with sound theoretical and practical knowledge and skills required to perform in the disciplines of Risk, Insurance, Finance and related fields.
  • Empower the graduates to apply the knowledge by concentrating on research work and by providing a practical focus in professional settings in the field of Risk, Insurance, Finance and related fields.
  • Equip students with the all-around knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the constantly evolving fields of Risk, Insurance, Finance in Sri Lanka and the global context.
  • Prepare undergraduates for challenging carrier in Risk, Insurance, Finance and related fields, as well as for higher degrees/research.
  • Prepare responsible and effective graduates in the fields of Risk, Insurance, Finance and related fields with ethical competency and lifelong learning for the betterment of society.

Message from the Head of the Department

The Department of Insurance and Valuation was established in 2001 as the first Academic Department of the university system in Sri Lanka to offer a specialized degree in the field of Insurance with the intention of providing quality graduates to fulfill the needs of the Insurance Industry in Sri Lanka.

At present Department is committed to enhancing the education in the field of Insurance and Finance by introducing undergraduate, diploma, and higher diploma programmes with skills, capabilities, and competencies to meet real-world requirement through interaction with public and private sector organizations. It is also committed to pursuing excellence in teaching and learning in Insurance and Finance by conducting research and community service while making all efforts to contribute to the vision of the Faculty of Business Studies and Finance.

Department of Insurance and Valuation has offered Bachelor of Science (Special) Degree in Insurance and Valuation from the commencement of the Department in 2001 and with effect from 07th December 2017, the title of the degree was changed as “B.Sc. Honours in Insurance & Finance”.

B.Sc. Honours in Insurance & Finance is a four-year degree programme. During the first two years of the degree programme, students are required to follow the common programme which is to provide the core management knowledge by giving them in all functional areas in Business Studies and Finance. Third-year and fourth-year courses are specialized in insurance and finance including dissertation and six months training components. This course extensively covers all aspects of insurance and business finance while developing the areas of technical skills, creative skills, communication skills, cross-functional skills, ethical and people skills, and innovative capabilities of the students.

Our final ambition is to produce self-motivated graduates to fulfill the dynamic requirements of the insurance and financial sectors locally and globally while producing opportunities for the employees at the sector for professional development through Diploma and Higher Diploma in Insurance.

I invite you to explore our web site, to learn more about our department, our staff, and research facilities, students and outreach activities and our subjects and programs.

Ms. Priyanka Chandrarathne.

Contact Info

Department of Insurance and Valuation

60200, Kuliyapitiya,
Sri Lanka.

Tel : +94 37 22 83618

Email : div@wyb.ac.lk

Mon – Fri 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

Downloads

Graduate Profile

 

Industrial Training Manual

 

Undergraduate Programme Structure

 

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