Department of Management Sciences
The Entrepreneurship and Management degree programme offers two specialization areas namely Entrepreneurship and Management Technologies and Insurance and Actuary. Further, specialization areas would be added when situation demands in the field of Management. This degree programme has been designed in such a way that it is matched with the stakeholder requirements and in turn matches with the overall value proposition of Uva Wellassa University.
Department of Public Administration
Department of Public Administration was established in 2006 with the inception of the University in the Faculty of Management. Currently the Department holds the Administrative Functions of the Bachelor’s in Business Management in Hospitality, Tourism and Events Management. Further, the department is the center of Broad General Education which is unique to all curricula of Uva Wellassa University.
Department of English Language Teaching (DELT)
The Department of English Language Teaching was established as the third Department of the Faculty of Management of Uva Wellassa University by the Extraordinary Gazette No: 2079/12 of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka issued on Monday, July 09th, 2018.
The Department of English Language Teaching has now organized all its course modules to be delivered by the Academic Staff of the DELT in an organized way reaching the productive results to be benefitted by all the Study Programmes of the University irrespective of Departments and Faculties as the establishment of the DELT is for the entire university albeit it is attached to the Faculty of Management.
The Department also ensures aligning all its delivery of course modules reaching the Vision of the University “To be the Centre of Excellence for Value Addition to National Resources” imparting Essential Skills Development (ESD) by means of innovative pedagogical practices deviating from traditional methodologies.
Department of Tourism Studies (DTS)
The Department of Tourism Studies (DTS) was established in 2019 as the fourth department of the Faculty of Management of Uva Wellassa University. The DTS is expected to deepen its teaching and research capacity with applied and trans-disciplinary atmosphere as a cornerstone to inspire new era in global tourism industry. BBM in Hospitality, Tourism, and Events Management is currently offered under the DTS and further study programmes will be developed to cater to the changing demand and industry needs aligning to the university vision of “To be the Centre of Excellence for Value Addition to National Resources”.
In keeping with the vision of Uva Wellassa University, the Hospitality, Tourism and Events Management degree programme was introduced in 2009 with the conducive atmosphere for the development of Tourism and Leisure Industry in the country addressing the need of producing employable graduates who can contribute significantly towards the economic development of Sri Lanka. This is a four years special degree organized and developed covering a wider perspective proving a comprehensive knowledge and understanding to scoop out the graduates’ capacity providing essential theoretical and practical knowledge on the tourism industry, and how tourism influences society locally, nationally and globally.