Diploma in Banking & Financial Studies
About the DBFS
It is with great pleasure, the Department of Banking and Finance, Faculty of Business Studies and Finance, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka offers Diploma in Banking and Financial Studies (DBFS). Duration of this programme is confined to one academic year. One year Diploma programme in Banking and Financial Studies prepare prospective candidates for a career in banking industry and services. The main objective of the programme is to improve the knowledge, skills and attitudes of Banking staff and those who would planning to join banking industry as junior and senior Executives.
The programme facilitate learning in theory and practices of major disciplines in economics and banking and to equip the students with an integrate approach to managerial skills. The course units are designed in such a manner to develop analytical, problem solving and decision making abilities, awareness of domestic and international economics and financial environment. The course structure comprised with compulsory ten units and upon successful completion of Diploma allows candidates to develop a learning programme that reflects their personal circumstances or career aspirations.
The DBFS has been designed to school leavers those who wish to join to the financial sector and anyone who wish to hold a recognized respected banking qualification from the university system. At the successful completion of this programme candidates will be awarded the Diploma in Banking and Financial Studies and are entitled to use the designation of DBFS. Further, those who successfully completed Diploma are eligible to pursue further studies in Banking and financial studies in the Department of Banking and Finance, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. The academic path of prospective students is given in following chart.
Higher Diploma in Banking and Financial Studies (HDBFS)
The HDBFS program specially designed to improve the skills and competencies of professionals in the banking and financial sector. This program facilitate learning in theory and practices of major disciplines in economics and banking and to equip the students with an integrate approach to managerial skills.
Objectives of the Program:
- The main objective of the program is to improve the knowledge, skills and competencies of banking staff and those who are planning to join banking industry as junior and senior executives.
Specific objectives are,
- To provide participants with an opportunity to develop knowledge of core concepts and theories in economics and banking and sharpen decision making capabilities.
- Produce quality professionals in the financial sector to meet the needs of the challenging environment.
- To improve research capabilities and create research opportunities in economics and banking.
Duration of the course: ONE (01) academic year [Two Semesters]
Medium of Instruction: English
Dr. HMSP Herath
Department of Banking and Finance