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Whether you are looking to expand your horizons and enhance your skills or simply extend your qualifications, postgraduate degrees are an excellent addition to your career. Postgraduate study which is typically undertaken after a bachelors degree, involves in-depth and specialized education in your chosen area of interest. It includes hands-on work, expansive research and liaising with industry professionals one-on-one to delve into the known and discover the unknown.
Our postgraduate degrees have been instigated to encourage outstanding research and higher studies amongst both the faculty and the students. Aside from commercializing research and startups, collaboration with the relevant industries in order to conduct industry-focused research is also possible. We make it a priority to maintain a consistently stimulating environment to foster a positive atmosphere for all.
SLIIT has curated a wide range of postgraduate degree options that are designed to mold independent, analytical and critical individuals, who will, in turn, become leaders in their respective fields. We focus on an academic approach throughout, with a healthy dose of practical exposure for a wholesome experience. This, together with our state-of-the-art facilities allows us to offer our postgraduate students a unique learning curve that enables them to succeed in the outside world. Our goal is to help our students reach their maximum potential, by constantly challenging themselves so they learn and grow on a daily basis, long after they have graduated.
Here are the postgraduate degrees we offer:
As a leading tertiary educational institute in Sri Lanka, SLIIT plays an integral part in research. SLIIT strives for a vibrant research culture and numerous initiatives have been taken to promote research among the academic and student communities. SLIIT Research Grant Scheme, SLIIT conferences and symposia, industry/university research collaborations, Honorary professors Network, establishing a research center to carry out research work, Integrating research methodology to undergraduate and postgraduate curricula are all meant to promote research.
Research programmes at SLIIT have gained popularity with the introduction of the research grant scheme. All academics are clustered into research groups and each group is headed by a senior academic.The senior academics as the principal investigators are eligible for the SLIIT annual research grants.
As a part of its vision and evolution, SLIIT aspires to become a research intensive university with most productive international engagements. The SLIIT Honorary Professors Network programme was launched aiming this. SLIIT researchers are offered research grants every year. These grants can be freely utilized for research including traveling, registration etc; related purposes such as accessing useful research resources (e.g. online journals) and participation in conferences. SLIIT research seminar sessions provide all academics a platform to present their research work.
The Sri Lanka Technology Incubator (SLTI) also known as Conceptnursery is located at SLIIT Malabe Campus to establish, assist and promote innovators and start-up companies by providing access to business and technical expertise, financial resources, international industry contacts, communication facilities, business advice and business plan development, and marketing.
These Companies/establishments use the Institute’s State-of-the-art facilities including modern networking infrastructure and will have access to a pool of expertise and well-trained students to carry out research and development. Selected students will have the opportunity to work in this facility by engaging themselves in research and development projects undertaken by these resident companies.
The exposure will provide the students with valuable experience in a working environment.