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Bachelor of Business Management Honours Degree in Financial Engineering

The Department of Finance is one of the most prominent academic departments in the Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies of University of Kelaniya, which currently offers B. B. Mgt.  (Special) Degree in Finance, B. B. Mgt. Honors Degree in Insurance and B. B. Mgt. Honors Degree in Banking which are primarily focused on the areas of finance, insurance and banking. Further Department of Finance aspire to introduce B. B. Mgt. Honors Degree in Financial Engineering from the academic year 2017/2018 to produce highly skilled finance literate graduates to better serve in dynamic financial services industry.

This degree programme is introduced to produce graduates with specialized knowledge in financial engineering to cater to the requirements of the dynamic financial services industry. The curriculum is designed to provide future professionals who are skillful and knowledgeable in risk management, financial model building and product development. The programme consists of subjects in the key areas of financial engineering such as mathematical modeling for finance, simulation techniques in finance, efficient mathematics and optimization, etc. Further all the exams and lectures in the degree programme are conducted in English medium.

Selection

Applicants should possess the minimum requirements for admission to universities, specified under the section 2.2.8 and 2.2.8.36 of the handbook on “Admission to Undergraduate Programmes of the Universities in Sri Lanka for the Academic Year 2017/2018”, issued by the University Grants Commission. In addition, those who apply to the UGC for admission to the Universities are required to apply, sit and meet the minimum criteria set for the aptitude test. The aptitude test will be held on 1st April 2018 in the areas of Mathematical and Analytical Reasoning. Exam will be held in English medium.

The Test Consists of

Test Area Weight
Reading comprehension 30%
Mathematical skills 50%
General knowledge on Finance, Financial Markets and Economics  
20%

 

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Course Structure of the Bachelor of Business Management Honours Degree in Financial Engineering

Level

Semester

Course Code

Title of the Course Unit

Type

Level 1

I

BBFE11213

Economic Theory

Compulsory

MATH11223

Mathematics for Finance I

Compulsory

BBFE11233

Financial Accounting

Compulsory

BBFE11243

Fundamentals of Information Technology

Compulsory

MATH11252

Statistics for Finance

Compulsory

BBFE11262

Legal Environment of Business

Compulsory

II

BBFE12273

Fundamentals of  Management Accounting

Compulsory

BBFE12283

Introduction to Corporate Finance

Compulsory

BBFE12293

Management Functions and Practices

Compulsory

MATH12303

Mathematics for Finance II

Compulsory

BBFE12312

Skills Development

Compulsory

BBFE12322

Marketing for Financial Services

Compulsory

 

ELTU13034

English for Business Communication

Compulsory

Level  2

I

BBFE21334

Advanced Management Accounting

Compulsory

BBFE21343

Advanced Financial Accounting

Compulsory

BBFE21353

Management Information Systems

Compulsory

MATH21362

Linear Algebra

Compulsory

BBFE21372

Corporate Governance and Business Ethics

Compulsory

BBFE21382

Managerial Economics

Compulsory

ELTU 21012

English in Today’s World

Compulsory

II

MATH22393

Numerical Methods

Compulsory

MATH22402

Computer Applications in Finance

Compulsory

BBFE22413

Strategic Management

Compulsory

BBFE22422

Forward Commitment Derivatives

Compulsory

BBFE22433

Project Management and Financing

Compulsory

MATH22443

Advanced Statistics for Finance

Compulsory

Level  3

I

BBFE31453

Monetary Economics

Compulsory

BBFE31473

Risk and Insurance Service Management

Compulsory

MATH31482

Differential Equations

Compulsory

BBFE31493

Financial Reporting and Analysis

Compulsory

MATH31523

Mathematical Modelling for Finance

Compulsory

BBFE31502

Principles of Banking

Optional

MATH31512

Efficient Mathematics and optimization

Optional

II

MATH32523

Options Pricing & Stochastic Calculus

Compulsory

BBFE32553

Research Methodology

Compulsory

BBFE32543

Econometrics

Compulsory

BBFE32582

Advanced Corporate Finance

Compulsory

BBFF32563

Internship in Financial Engineering I

Compulsory

BBFE32592

Micro Finance and SME

Optional

BBFE32572

Analysis of  Fixed Income Investment

Optional

Level 4

I

BBFE41622

Econometrics of Financial Markets

Compulsory

BBFE41633

Portfolio Management and Wealth Planning

Compulsory

BBFE41642

Organizational Behaviour

Optional

BBFE41652

Credit Derivatives

Optional

II

MATH42683

Simulation Techniques in Finance

Compulsory

BBFE42692

Alternative Investments Analysis

Compulsory

BBFE42662

Treasury Management

Optional

BBFE42672

Actuarial Valuation

Optional

 

BBFE43706

Internship in Financial Engineering II

Compulsory

BBFE43718

Dissertation

Compulsory

Courses with codes "MATH" are offered by the Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya.

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Last Updated on Saturday, 03 February 2018 04:17