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BSc (Hons) in Information Technology

Specialising in Computer Systems & Network Engineering

The programme aims to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and comprehension required to allow them to contribute to the planning, design and management of modern network-based computer systems. The degree programme delivers an extensive knowledge on computer hardware, network engineering, embedded systems, communication systems, interface design and automation.

Approved by the University Grants Commission under the Universities Act

Member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities

Member International Association of Universities (IAU)

Career Opportunities

  • Network Administrator
  • Network Engineer
  • Network Designer
  • Database Engineer
  • Infrastructure Manager
  • System Designer
  • Systems Administrator
  • Embedded Systems Designer
  • Embedded Software Designer
  • Information Systems Auditor
  • Information Security Manager
  • Database Administrator
  • IT Manger
  • Communication Engineer
  • Cloud Engineer / Architect
  • Network Architect
  • Network Programmer
  • Duration : 4 Years
  • Entry : February / June / September
  • Location : Malabe / Colombo / Matara / Kandy / Kurunegala / Jaffna
  • Examinations : Weekdays / Weekends

Entry requirements

Minimum 3 “S” passes in G.C.E A/L (Sri Lanka), including Physics and Combined Mathematics or a minimum 3 ”D” passes in G.C.E A/L Cambridge or Edexcel, including Physics & Mathematics in one and the same sitting and pass the Aptitude Test conducted by SLIIT.

Code Module Credit
Semester 1
IT 1010 Introduction to Programming 04
IT 1020 Introduction to Computer Systems 04
IT 1030 Mathematics for Computing 04
IT 1040 Communication Skills 03
Semester 2
IT 1050 Object Oriented Concepts 02
IT 1090 Information Systems and Data Modeling 04
IT 1080 English for Academic Purposes 03
IE 1010 Engineering Mathematics 03
IE 1020 Network Fundamentals 04
Code Module Credit
Semester 1
IE 2020 Routing & Switching 04
IE 2030 Analog Electronics 02
IE 2080 Database Systems Administration 04
IE 2010 Digital Electronics 02
IE 2030 Object Oriented Programming 04
IT 2100 Probability and Statistics 03
Semester 2
IE 2040 Advanced Internetworking 04
IE 2060 Computer Systems Administration 04
IE 2050 Operating Systems 04
IE 2090 Professional Skills 02
IE 2070 Embedded Systems 04
Code Module Credit
IE 3010 Network Programming 04
IE 3020 Directory Services and Network Management 04
IE 3030 Wide area Networks 04
IE 3040 Information Storage Management 04
IE 3050 Wireless Communications 04
IE 3060 Business Management for IT 03
IE 3070 Network Technology Project 04
IE 3080 Network Security Engineering 04
IT 3110 Industry Placement (Non-GPA) 08
IT 3050 Employability Skills Development –Seminar (Non GPA) 01
Code Module Credit
IT 4010 Research Project 16
IT 4070 Preperation for Professional World (Non-GPA) 02
Four Electives Modules from the Following
IE 4040 Information Assurance and Auditing 04
IE 4060 Robotics & Intellingent Systems 04
IE 4020 Enterprise Standards for Information Systems 04
IE 4010 Information Security Management 04
IE 4080 Software Defined 04
IE 4050 Parallel and distributed computing 04
IT 4030 Internet of Things 04
IE 4070 Design and Management of Enterprise Network 04
IE4030 Virtualization and Cloud Computing Technologies 04

* Electives to be chosen with the prior approval of the Acadamic Department


The fee is presently Rs 320,000 per semester. Fees for any subsequent semester should be paid prior to the commencement of each semester. This all inclusive fee is charged to cover lectures, tutorials and examinations and access to computer laboratory facilities and library.

The fees should be credited to, Account No 1630552 of the Bank of Ceylon in favour of Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology, at the Bank of Ceylon Kollupitiya Branch located at the first floor of the BoC Merchant Tower Building or at any branch of the Bank of Ceylon; or to Account No 00 399 0000033 of the Sampath Bank at any branch of Sampath Bank. Normally, fees paid will not be refunded. However, requests for refund of fees may be considered if made before expiry of one week from the date of commencement of lectures for each semester. The date of commencement of lectures for the new applicants will be the date of commencement of lectures of the Orientation Programme. The refund, if made will be subject to a deduction of ten percent of the fee paid

Account No 1630552

of the Bank of Ceylon

Account No 00 399 0000033

of the Sampath Bank

Account No 156010007350

of the Hatton National Bank

Accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as an Incorporated Engineer and partly meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer.

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