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BEd (Hons) in
Information Technology

The BEd (Hons) in Information Technology (IT) is a four year full-time degree programme. In the four years of study, we provide a balance between both theoretical and practical essence of Information Technology and Education related subjects. This degree runs alongside courses focusing on developing professional skills essential for teaching subjects related to IT at the secondary schools including Advanced Level classes. Our Bachelor of Education graduates are sought after by both public and private sector institutions and will be acceptable locally and globally.

Graduate Opportunities

  • English medium teaching opportunities in State and Private sector schools University Lecturers (Teaching
    opportunities at state and private universities)
  • Opportunities to join Sri Lanka Education Administrative Service
  • Overseas teaching opportunities
  • Project officers in educational projects funded by International Organizations

Entry requirements

Minimum 3 “S” passes in G.C.E A/L (Sri Lanka) or minimum 3 “D” passes in G.C.E A/L Cambridge or Edexcel in one and the same sitting in any subject stream AND a pass in the Aptitude Test conducted by SLIIT.

  • Duration : 4 Years
  • Entry : February / September
  • Location : Malabe
  • Delivery: Weekdays
  • Medium of Instruction: English
Code Module Credit
Semester 1
P1 Psychological Bases of Education 03
G1 General English/Foreign Language 03
A4.11 Introduction to Programming 04
A4.12 Information Systems and Data Modeling 03
A4.13 Mathematics for Computing 03
Semester 2
P2 Philosophical and Sociological Bases of Education 03
P7 Student Counselling 03
A4.14 Introduction to Computer Systems 04
A4.15 Computer Networks 04
Code Module Credit
Semester 1
P3 Planning and Management in Education 03
G5 Physical Education or Aesthetic Education 02
A4.21 Computer Graphics and Multimedia 04
A4.22 Software Process Modelling 04
A4.23 Web Application Development 04
Semester 2
P4 Assessment and Evaluation of Student Progress 03
A4.24 Advanced Programming 04
A4.25 Design and Analysis of Algorithms 04
A4.26 Database Management Systems 04
Code Module Credit
Semester 1
P5 Contemporary Education Issues, Problems and Policies 03
P8 General Strategies of Teaching and Learning 02
G3 Soft skills - Professional grooming, Presentation skills, and Effective communication 02
A4.31 Operating Systems 04
A4.32 Network Design and Management 04
Semester 2
P6 School Curriculum Theory and Process 03
P9 Subject Specific Teaching and Learning Methods 02
A4.33 Information Technology Project Management 04
A4.34 Mobile Application Development 04
Code Module Credit
Semester 1
G4 Research Methods 02
G4 Research Project 06
G6 Practicum – (Teaching Practice) 06
A4.41 Modern Topics in IT 04
A4.42 Data Mining and Warehouse 04
Semester 2
G7 Portfolio (Introduction should be done in Y1/S1) 02
G4 Research Project 06
A4.43 Software Quality Assurance 04
A4.44 Artificial Intelligence 04

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


The fee is presently Rs. 230,000 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

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