Admission to the Faculty
Admission of students to the Faculty of Management and Commerce is done by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The policies, procedures and requirements for the admission of students to the Faculty of Management and Commerce each year are determined by the UGC in keeping with the admission policy of the Government. The allocation of students to the Faculty of Management and Commerce is also made by the UGC.
All students selected for admission to the Faculty of Management and Commerce are required to register themselves with the Faculty of Management and Commerce before commencing their course of study each academic year.
Effect of Registration
Any student who complete registration and thereby becomes a registered student of the Faculty of Management and Commerce is bound by the By – Laws, Rules & Regulation of the South Eastern University of Sri Lanka and is forbidden to register for any undergraduate course in any other universities in Sri Lanka.
Academic Degree Programs
At present the Faculty of Management and Commerce offers special degrees in Business Administration, Commerce, Marketing, Accounting, Finance, Information System and Human Resource Management.
Duration of Degree Programs
The minimum period of study for completion of a special degree is four years of full time study for the award of a special degree offered by the Faculty of Management and Commerce. The maximum period of study for completion of a special degree is seven years.
Each course unit is identified by an alpha – numeric course code of three alphabets and four numerals. The three alphabets indicate the subject unit, which offers the course. The first digit indicates the year of study and can take the value of 1, 2, 3, or 4. The second digit signifies the semester. The third and fourth digits indicate the serial number of the course assigned by the respective units. For example, ACC 1201 indicates a first year course (first digit) in the Semester - II. It is offered by the Accounts Unit (ACC) and represents the first of the sequence of courses taught by that unit.
Common Core and Elective Course Units
The students of all special degree programs are required to complete course units and dissertation during their four year period of study: The total number of credit points required for graduation is 130.
Common core units are course units, which are compulsory for a given degree programme. For example: Cost Accounting is a common core unit for the BBA special degree programme.
An elective course unit can be any course unit other than common core units. An elective course unit may be from any approved area of study, other than the common core units. For example, a student specializing in Marketing can take a course offered by the Information System Department as an elective. All degree programs require a minimum of six credit points of elective course units.