Master of Business Studies (MBS) and Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Post Graduate Programme

The MBS/ MBA programme is designed with a clear idea that this should not be merely another MBS/ MBA but should make a tangible value addition so that the programme produces useful Managers, who are capable of contributing to sustainability of the business, which they are involved in. Accordingly, the design of the programme emphasizes intended qualities of the graduates it produces;

  • an effective negotiator
  • an innovative thinker
  • technically an expert in the area of managerial work
  • an effective leader

No person shall be registered for the Programme of study leading to the Degree of Master of Business Studies or Master of Business Administration unless candidate possesses any one of the following qualifications:

  • A Degree in the field of Commerce, Economics, Management, Business or Accounting or in a related field, awarded by a recognized institution;
  • A Degree in any other field other than those mentioned in (a) above, awarded by any recognized institution and a minimum of one year’s executive experience in a field acceptable to the Board of Studies for Postgraduate Programmes.
  • A Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management, which satisfies the criteria for a level 8 programme as specified in the Sri Lanka Qualification Framework, awarded by an institution acceptable to the NSBM and a minimum of two years’ experience at executive level in the field of business management in an institution acceptable to the NSBM.
  • Any recognized professional qualification that is acceptable, on a case by case basis, to the Academic Governing Council of the University as an equivalent qualification to any of the above mentioned requirements and a minimum of  two years’ work experience in a managerial capacity in an institution acceptable to the NSBM
  • A good working knowledge of English.
Module Code Module Credits
Year 01 – Semester 01
MBS 5101 Management Theory and Practice 3
MBS 5132 Business Economics 3
MBS 5133 Accounting & Finance 3
MBS 5125 Legal Aspects for Managers 2
MBS 5116 Business Communication (Residential workshop) 1
MBS 5134 Human Resource Management 3
Year 01 – Semester 02
MBS 5231 Quantitative Methods for Management 3
MBS 5232 Marketing Management 3
MBS 5233 Managing Operations in Business 3
MBS 5234 Managing Information system 3
MBS 5235 Organizational Behaviour 3 15
Total Credit for Year 1 – MBS 30
Year 02 – Semester 01
MBA 6131 Research Methodology 3 3
For Specialty in Operation
MBAOp 6131 Logistics and Supply Chain Management 3
MBAOp6132 Managing Service operation 3
MBA 6132 Strategic Management 3
MBA 6133 Big Data Analytics 3 12
For Specialty in Entrepreneurship
MBAEn 6131 Innovation and Entrepreneurship 3
MBAEn 6132 Small Business Management 3
MBA 6132 Strategic Management 3
MBA 6133 Big Data Analytics 3 12
For Specialty in Finance
MBAFn 6131 Coporate Finance 3
MBAFn 6132 Strategic Cost Analysis 3
MBA 6132 Strategic Management 3
MBA 6133 Big Data Analytics 3 12
Year 02 -Semester 02
MBA 62121 Final Thesis 15
MBA 6232 International Business Practice – Case Study 3 18
Total Credit for year 2 33
Total credits for MBA 63

Course Fee
MBS - 1 Year (Part Time) 300,000
MBA - 2 Years (Part Time) 600,000
TOTAL 600,000 LKR
Registration Fee -
10,000 LKR
Library Fee -
5000 LKR

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