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Bachelor of Science (Computing) Software Engineering

Software engineers incorporate the latest technology in the design and implementation of large-scale software systems for commercial purposes. This course aims to produce graduates who are well-versed in the principles of design, measurement, and analysis applied in the context of the development of software-based systems.

You will receive a strong foundation in computer science, with further emphasis on software requirements gathering, design, implementation, and testing. You will also focus on communication skills, professional responsibility, ethics, interpersonal relationships, teamwork and time management. In your final year, you will undertake an an industry-based project

Recognized by the University Grants Commission under the Universities Act

Member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities

Member International Association of Universities (IAU)

Accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS)

Study method


Study mode



October 2018


3 years

Entry Criteria

Eligibility for the program are as follows:

Passes in three subjects (in any stream) at the G.C.E (Advanced Level) examination (Sri Lanka / London) in one and the same sitting and a pass at the aptitude test conducted by SLIIT.
Students may also apply with pending Advance Level Results.

Career Opportunities

This course can help you become a:

  • Games Developer
  • Information Technology Administrator
  • Analyst (Information Technology)
  • Programmer (Information Technology)
  • Information Technology Support Technician

Professional Recognition

Australian Computer Society

Code Module Credit
Semester 1
IT 1040 Communication Skills 03
IT 1010 Introduction to Programming 04
IT 1030 Mathematics for Computing 04
IT 1020 Introduction to Computer Systems 04
Semester 2
IT 1080 English for Academic Purposes 03
IT 1060 Software Process Modeling 03
IT 1070 Probability and Statistics 03
IT 1050 Object Oriented Concepts 02
IT 1100 Internet and Web Technologies 04
IT 1090 Information Systems and Data Modeling 04
Code Module Credit
Semester 1
IT2060 Operating Systems and System Administration 04
IT2020 Software Engineering 04
IT2030 Object Oriented Programming 04
IT2040 Database Management Systems 04
IT2050 Computer Networks 04
Semester 2
IT2010 Mobile Application Development 04
IT2070 Data Structures and Algorithms 04
IT2080 IT Project 04
IT2090 Professional Skills 02
IT2100 Employability Skills Development –Seminar
Code Module
Semester 1
COMP3008 Distributed Computing
ICTE3002 Human Computer Interface
ISAD3000 Capstone Computing Project 1
COMP2006 Operating Systems
Semester 2
CMPE3008 Software Engineering Testing
COMP2007 Programming Languages
ISAD3001 Capstone Computing Project 2
COMP3003 Software Engineering Concepts

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