BBA (Hons) Specializing in Accounting & Finance

Knowledge of Accounting & Finance is essential for the management of a business. A sound grasp of fundamentals is required to keep pace with the rapid changes and increasing complexity of modern business; especially true for the Accounting & Finance disciplines. Building on the strong foundation laid in the first three years of study, the special degree programme allows the students to acquire an in depth knowledge required by an expert in Accounting & Finance. Moreover , electives that are available in the final year. allow a student an avenue for further specialization in a selected field.

Career Opportunities

  • Accounts Executive
  • Accountant
  • Audit Executive
  • Finance Executive
  • Finance Manager
  • Audit Supervisors
  • Management Trainee (Finance)
  • Management Accountant
  • Cost Accountant
  • Financial Analyst
  • Internal Auditors
  • Academics / Lecturer

Program Contents

Year 01

Code Module Credit
Semester 1
BM0010 Accounting (Compulsory for Non-accounting background)  
BM1010 Learning and Study Skills 01
BM1020 Principles of Management 03
BM1030 Microeconomics 03
BM1040 Business Mathematics 03
BM1050 Information Technology for Business 03
BM1060 English Language Skills I 03
Semester 2
BM1070 Self Management 01
BM1080 Principles of Marketing 03
BM1090 Financial Accounting 03
BM1100 Legal & Political Environment in Business 03
BM1110 Human Resources Management 03
BM1120 English Language Skills II 03

Year 02

Code Module Credit
Semester 1
BM2010 Personal Development Planning 01
BM2020 Organizational Behavior 03
BM2030 Management Accounting 03
BM2040 Macroeconomics 03
BM2050 Business Statistics 03
BM2060 Business Communication 03
Semester 2
BM2070 Leadership and Teamwork 01
BM2080 Operations and Supply Chain Management 03
BM2090 Business Information Systems 03
BM2100 Financial Management 03
BM2110 Operations Research 03
BM2120 Entrepreneurship 03

Year 03

Code Module Credit
Semester 1
BM3310 Corporate Finance 03
BM3320 Application Software in Accounting 02
BM3330 Advanced Management Accounting 03
BM3340 Financial Reporting 03
BM3010 Career Readiness and Business Ettiquette 01
1 Elective:
BM3050 Project Management 03
BM3040 Strategic Management 03
Semester 2
BM3020 Research Methodology 03
BM3350 Financial Analysis for Business 03
BM3060 Professional Relationships and Networking 01
Business Internship OR 2 Modules
BM3030 Business Internship 06
BM4530 Global Business and Strategy 03
BM3070 Business Law 03

Year 04

Code Module Credit
Semester 1
BM4010 Comprehensive Research Project (Continued to Semester 2) 09
BM4310 Taxation 03
BM4320 Investment and Portfolio Management 03
BM4330 Contemporary Issues in Accounting and Finance 02
Semester 2
BM4340 Banking 02
BM4350 Strategic Finance 03
BM4360 International Financial Management 03
BM4370 Audit and Assurance 02

Entry Requirements

Passes in three subjects (in any subject stream) at the G.C.E. (Advanced Level) Examination (Sri Lanka / London) in one and the same sitting and a pass at the Aptitude test conducted by SLIIT

Fee & Funding

A semester fee of Rs.150,000/= ( + Taxes ) will have to be paid to the SLIIT for each semester for the period of four years, to complete the degree in Sri Lanka. Fees for any subsequent semester should be paid prior to the commencement of each semester.


February / September / June

Approved by the University Grants Commission under the Universities Act

Member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities

Member International Association of Universities (IAU)

Member of Association of Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)