BA in Business Communication

National School of Business Management - NSBM

Description of Course

Business Communication being an integral part of every discipline pertaining to the modern corporate sector and the subject being a vibrant field in the global context, BA in Business Communication is a definite value addition to both the professionals and amateurs in the corporate sector. It creates multiple career opportunities and this specialized undergraduate qualification offered locally will train the scholars to be competent communicators in diverse socio-political, cultural and economic situations. BA in Business Communication provides both the theoretical underpinning as well as functional acumen for scholars to be effective communicators in a wide array of sectors and careers to skilfully manage the diversity and fast pace of the contemporary business atmosphere.

Entry Requirements

To Enroll 3 passes for G.C.E. Advanced Level Examinations any stream with Simple Pass for General English

Course Content


The first year of the degree provides students with the knowledge of fundamentals of Communication, Business Management and ICT.


  • Personal Development
  • English for Professional Purposes (I)
  • Introduction to Management
  • English for Global Communication
  • ICT for Communication
  • Fundamentals of Communication Studies
  • Professional Communication
  • World of Business
  • English for Professional Purposes (II)
  • Marketing Communication



The second year of the degree aims at providing students with advanced knowledge in the related subjects.


  • Intercultural & Interpersonal Communication
  • Visual Communication
  • Business Ethics
  • Organisational Behaviour and Communication
  • Corporate Communication Management
  • Law for Communication, Media and Advertising
  • Communicating in Web-Based Applications
  • International Business
  • Research Methods for Communication Research
  • Advertising




Third year of the academic calendar includes six months of internship for which student placement and monitoring is done by NSBM. If students have a preference for an organization to do their internship, they are allowed to proceed with the choice, provided NSBM can approve the duties and responsibilities assigned to them by the organization to be compatible with the requirements of an internship stipulated by the degree programme. The interns must report to NSBM once a week during this period and their performance will be monitored by an academic supervisor appointed by NSBM. After successful completion of the internship, the students will undoubtedly be more comfortable and confident in facing job interviews and carrying out their job related responsibilities. The final year project of the 3rd year is an opportunity for students to apply the knowledge and experience gained so far into solving real life problems. A supervisor is allocated from NSBM for the project.


  • Internship
  • Final year project


Basic Info

  • : 3 Years
  • : LKR. 1,515,000/-
  • : 2020-12-01
  • : Full time
  • : Degree
  • : March / October
  • : English

Branch Info.

  • :National School of Business Management - NSBM
  • : Head Branch
  • :Mahenwaththa, Pitipana, Homagama
  • :+94 11 5 445000


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