Master of Economics | Attracting International Brilliance the Inaugural Batch of 63 Chinese Students Enrolled at USJ

Introducing the Master of Economics, a visionary one-year postgraduate program offered by the Department of Economics at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, with a special focus on attracting international students from around the world, under the leadership of Prof. Shirantha Heenkenda, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences welcomed its inaugural international batch of 63 Chinese students, who will be guided by a distinguished teaching panel for an exceptional educational journey. The Department of Economics and the Faculty of Graduate Studies jointly oversee the program’s management, ensuring a seamless experience for students.

This innovative program aims to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of economic theories and principles, equipping them with the necessary skills to excel in the field. Through a specialized curriculum, graduates will be well-prepared to tackle complex economic challenges and contribute to national and global development. The program offers a strong emphasis on research and practical application, allowing students to explore various areas of economics, including macroeconomics, microeconomics, econometrics, and international economics.

With a total of 30 credits aligned with the Sri Lanka Quality Framework at Level 09, completing this degree will equip students for success in an increasingly globalized world. The primary language of instruction is English, further preparing students for international opportunities and collaborations.

The Inaugural Ceremony of the Master of Economics degree program is scheduled to take place on the 2nd of August 2023,  from 8:30 am at the  Sri Sumangala Auditorium of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.



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