Today, the banking and financial sector is flourishing in our country and requires more employees and professionals to meet the demand. Having identified the expected qualities and competencies required for the financial sector, Department of Banking and Finance, the pioneer in banking and finance education provider in Sri Lanka has designed its external programmes to cope up with the challenge. The Department of Banking and Finance, proudly presents the Diploma in Banking and Financial Studies programme in line with the above objective.
The programme facilitates learning in theory and practices to improve skills in advanced areas of economics, banking and finance and equip the students with an integrated approach to managerial skills. The course units are designed in such a manner to develop analytical, problem solving and decision making abilities, awareness of domestic and international economics and financial environment. The successful completion of Diploma allows candidates to develop a learning programme that reflects their personal circumstances or career aspirations.
DBFS is a one year duration Diploma which consists of two semesters. Students should complete 30 credits of course units for qualifying and obtain the Diploma (SLQF level 3)
iii. Any other qualification not listed above with two years working experience, but may be considered case by case and acceptable to the Board of Study and the Senate of WUSL.
The course structure of the DBFS was designed considering the potential demand of the financial sector in Sri Lanka.
Semester I Credit
DBFS 1113 Economic Theory 03
DBFS 1123 Quantitative Methods for Banking
& Finance 03
DBFS 1133 Money, Banking and Financial Services 03
DBFS 1143 Entrepreneurship and Financing 03
DBFS 1152 Introduction to Banking Law 02
DBFS 1213 Managerial Economics 03
DBFS 1223 Financial Institutions & Markets 03
DBFS 1233 Project Evaluation and Risk Analysis 03
DBFS 1243 International Business and Finance 03
DBFS 1254 Comprehensive Project 04
The lecture panel of the programme comprises with qualified internal staff and external resource persons from banks and other financial institutions, who will provide the best academic experience for our students.
The total investment is Rs 65,000 and the student has to pay 35,000 at the time of registration and the balance can be made in two installments during the first semester before the semester examination