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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
IT11120 Introduction to Programming 04
IT1030 Data Communication Networks 04
IT1130 Mathematics for Computing 04
IT1040 Fundamentals of Computing 04
Semester 2
IT1160 Discrete Mathematics 04
IT1170 Data Structures and Algorithms 04
SE1010 Software Engineering 04
IT1150 Technical Writing 04
Code Module Credit
Semester 1
IT2120 Probability and Statistics 04
SE2010 Object Oriented Programming 04
IT2130 Operating Systems & System Administration 04
IT2140 Database Design and Development 04
Semester 2
IT2011 Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning 04
IE2100 Data Communication and Wireless Networks 04
IE2110 Network Management and Systems Administration 04
IE2160 Professional Skills 04
Code Module Credit
Semester 1
IT3120 Industry Economics & Management 04
IE3090 Network programming 04
IE3100 Virtulization and Cloud Computing Technologies 04
IE3110 Advanced Network Engineering 04
Semester 2
IE3190 Industry Training 00
IE3120 Capstone Project 03
IE3130 Enterprise Network and Systems Security 04
IE3160 Research Methods 04
Code Module Credit
Semester 1
IT4200 Research Project - I 04
IT4090 DevOps 04
IE4100 Network Storage and Architecture 04
IE4112 Data & Systems Security 04
IE4102 Governance, Risk Management & Compliance 04
Semester 2
IE4200 Research Project - II 08
IE4110 Software Defined Networks 04
IE4120 Robotics and Intelligent Systems 04
IT4130 Internet of Things 04

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


The fee is presently Rs 330,000(till year 2 Sem: 1), 350,000 (from year 2 sem: 2). 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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