Centre for Distance and Continuing Education

University of Peradeniya

Centre for Distance and Continuing Education

University of Peradeniya

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)


The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) online Degree programme is delivered by Centre for Distance and Continuing Education (CDCE), University of Peradeniya and conducted in collaboration with the department of Management Studies of the Faculty of Arts , University of Peradeniya. This degree program intends to provide opportunities to those students who qualify for university admission, but fail to obtain placement within the national university system in Sri Lanka.

Last intake for BBA Degree programe ended on October, 2017. Next intake will be notified via the web in due course.

General objectives of this program are to prepare the students;

  • to proceed to senior management positions in various organizations and to participate in effective decision-making,
  • to acquire analytical and problem solving ability, and to enhance their capacity to learn from experience,
  • to receive a strong foundation to continue further studies
  • to develop new entrepreneurial ventures to capitalize on the opportunities available in Sri Lankan context.

Passed G.C.E (A/L) in one sitting (any stream) or any other equivalent qualifications recognized by the UGC. Basic computer literacy and good knowledge in English is an added advantage.

The instructions are in blended mode. Course materials are delivered online and limited number of face-to-face discussion sessions are held at CDCE. A written examination is held at the end of each semester at CDCE, University of Peradeniya. Tutor-Mentors and Subject Matter Experts (SME) are available online throughout the programme to facilitate the online learning.
The duration of the programme is three academic years and an academic year consists of two semesters. The programme is offered in three levels ; Certificate, Diploma and Degree.


Every year applications are called during November/ December through news paper advertisement. Application forms can be obtained from the CDCE website http://www.pdn.ac.lk/cdce when CDCE call for applications.

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