Head’s Message


It is with much pleasure I welcome you to the official website of the Department of Insurance and Valuation, the pioneer academic center in risk and insurance education in Sri Lanka.

The Department of Insurance and Valuation of the Wayamba University of Sri Lanka is committed to enhancing education in the field of Risk, 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 excellence in teaching and learning in Risk, 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.

At present, the Department is successfully conducting undergraduate, Higher Diploma, Diploma, and Certificate programmes for internal and external students, and planned to commence the postgraduate degree programme specific to Risk Management and Insurance.

Bachelor of Science Honours in Insurance & Finance is the main degree programme offered to the internal undergraduates of the department and the curriculum of the degree is designed to provide a sound academic & professional background in Risk Management & Insurance, and Finance Services enabling the graduate to secure a wide range of job opportunities and professional developments. The department is offering students an outcome-based education through outcome-based teaching and learning processes to develop their capabilities, discipline-specific competencies, and professional, ethical and social attributes to become skilled graduates who can compete in the global context. The department has partnered with leading Insurance and Financial Services Companies in Sri Lanka enabling students to gain the opportunity to expose to real-world, by completing a comprehensive internship programme of six months during the degree programme.

To meet the requirements of the insurance industry in Sri Lanka, we are successfully conducting external academic programmes for employees who are working in the insurance industry in Sri Lanka. 

Our academic staffs have received doctoral training with relevant work experience in Risk management, Insurance, Financial services related fields, and most have professional qualifications in the discipline of insurance and finance. They are actively involved in research, with interests in risk management, insurance, and financial services.

This website will provide you with detailed information about the programmes, people, teaching and learning activities of the Department. Any comments or suggestions would be highly appreciated.


Dr. Weedige Sampath Sanjeewa