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MASTER OF COMMERCE

The Master of Commerce (M.Com) degree program is a two year fulltime degree program offered by the department which was launched in 1993. M.Com program includes one year course work and one year research as its unique feature. The Academics from University of Kelaniya and other universities in Sri Lanka are participating as resource persons for taught courses and as supervisors and examiners for thesis. In addition to this, workshops on report writing, presentation skills, and soft skills are organized to equip the students with the skills and knowledge. 
The objective of the degree program is to disseminate knowledge on advanced aspects of Commerce and Management through teaching and research. The degree program attracts candidates from the public sector as well as from the private sector. Past students of M.Com include academics, senior and middle level managers, officers from various government organizations, officers from Banks and Central Bank.

M.Com curriculum is regularly revised to meet the industry requirements. Current curriculum is as follows. This course structure will be revised for the next intake, 2012/2014 batch which is due in June 2012. New course structure will be made public soon.

Course Work

Course Code Description of Courses Credits Nature of the Course
Year 1
Semester I
MCOM 51013 Marketing Management 03 Compulsory
MCOM 51023 Advanced Economic Theory 03 Compulsory
MCOM 51033 Statistics for Economics and Business 03 Compulsory
MCOM 51043 Human Resource Management 03 Compulsory
MCOM 51053 Accounting for decision making 03 Compulsory
Semester II
MCOM 52063 Econometric Analysis 03 Compulsory
MCOM 52073 Strategic Management 03 Compulsory
MCOM 52083 Technology and Operations Management 03 Compulsory
MCOM 52093 Financial Management 03 Compulsory
MCOM 52103 Research Methodology 03 Compulsory
Year 2
Semester I
MCOM 62113 International Business 03 Compulsory
MCOM 62123 Positive Psychology 03 Compulsory
MCOM 62133 Services Marketing 03 Compulsory
MCOM 62143 Entrepreneurship 03 Compulsory
MCOM 62153 Management of Technology and Innovation 03 Compulsory
Semester II
MCOM 6216X Business Research Project 03 Compulsory

 

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