BSc (Hons) in Information Technology

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Overview of the Degree Programme

Duration : 4 Years
Credits : 120
Institution : Horizon Campus
Mode of Study : Full Time
Type of award : BSc. (Hons.)

Enrolled students will study major-specific courses in the Third and Fourth Years of the Degree program. A student who has completed the degree program in IT should be able to explain and apply appropriate information technology skills and employ appropriate methodologies to help an individual or organization achieve its goals and objectives. A degree in Information Technology will enable you to understand how to program today’s computers and also how to design and implement the systems of the future, from traditional computer systems to the most modern smart phone.

The 4-year degree course structures are designed in compliance with the most recent guidelines of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE).

Suited for

  • Students just after the A’Levels with an eye towards a career in Information Technology
  • Students with Diploma-Level Information Technology Qualifications seeking a High-Caliber BSc in Information Technology as a top-Up
  • Foreign Students seeking a Quality IT Degree at reasonable cost
  • Students with an eye for high-caliber Post-Graduate level Computing research
  • Students wishing for a dream career in IT-related academia
  • Students wishing to blend an IT career with a super IT Qualification
  • Mature students wishing to complement acquired IT-related Industrial Skills and Experience with solid Computing Foundations and Qualifications

What Will You Learn

The BSc. (Hons) in Information Technology Degree focuses on developing IT Professionals with both traditional research orientation, as well as top-of-the-line industrial-skill strengths. This twin-focus emphasizes on a strong background in the prevalent computer science theory and concepts, and their pertinence and application in academia, research, and industry-focused domains.

Through practical and analytical engagement, students gain both advanced skills and in-depth understanding in a broad range of IT-related disciplines, and proficiency in developing effective strategies in managing computing projects in the local or global context.

How to Pursue the Degree

The minimum entry requirements for the above program are as follows,

Minimum 3 “S” passes for GCE Advanced Level Examination.

Future After the Degree

  • Pursue post graduate study (Masters, PhD) in Information Technology
  • Pursue post-graduate research in IT
  • Pursue entrepreneurship in the Computing or Information Technology discipline
  • Pursue an excellent career in Computing or Information Technology
  • Pursuable designations include CEO, Director-IT, Head of IT, Software Manager, IT Manager, Database Manager, System Manager, QA Manager, Software Architect, System Administrator, and System Analyst, amongst others
  • Pursue a rewarding teaching career in IT-related Academia

Lecturers of Malabe Branch

Dr. Ruwan Perera

Acting Vice Chancellor / Dean - International Programs

LL.B / LL.M, Ph.D. (Hull, UK)

Dr. Thusitha Gajanayake

Senior Lecturer - Faculty of Science

BVSc (Peradeniya) / MSc (Fribourg), PhD (Bern)

Mr.Priyanka Dharshana

Lecturer

BBM (Marketing) special (Hons) / Master in Business Administration, University of Ballerat Australia

Mr. Dayal Baduraliya

Lecturer

National Diploma in Teaching

Mrs. Shanika Gamage

Lecturer

MSc. In Food Science and Technology / BSc. Bio Sciences

Mr.Terence Kahapola Arachchi

Dean - Faculty of Management

B.Sc, MBA (Leicester) / PGDip. (Marketing) (CIM,UK)

Mr. Udara Dewamuni

Head of Faculty - Education Senior Lecturer/Psychology / Academic Counselor / Chairman/Mentoring Committee.

BSc (UK), MSc (UK) / MSc (India)

MS.Kumuduni Sakunthala Rathnakara

Lecturer

M.Sc. (Mgt) (SJP) / B.Sc. (HRM)(SJP) ICASL (CAB II) / Dip. In Counselling Psychology

Mr. Mohamed Ishan Sabar

Head - Dept. of Information Technology / Senior Lecturer - Faculty of IT

MS in Computer Science (USA) / BSc.(Hons) in Computer Science (Col.) / First Class, Diploma in Computer Systems Design (NIBM)

S.P. Chathurangi Lankika

Lecturer - Faculty of Science

MSc in Biotechnology / BSc (Hons.) Agriculture

Dr. Amal Rajapakse

Dean - Faculty of IT

Ph.D. Computational Graph Theory (University of Mining & Metallurgy, Austria) / MSc Computer Science (University of Wales, Cardiff, UK) / BSc (Hons) Maths Special (PDN) / PMP (USA), OCA (USA) / Grad Cert. (Australia)

Senior Lecturer/Faculty of IT / Executive in Quality Assurance

Senior Lecturer - Faculty of Science

MSc in IT (Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK) / BIT (UCSC) / MCS (SL) / Dip. in QA in Higher Education (UNESCO)

D. Eranda Nipunika Mandawala

Lecturer/Faculty of Science

Dip. In Bioinformatics, BSc.Biotechnology(India) / MSc. Biotechnology(Aus) / MBA (General) (Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK) - Merit

Ms. Nipuni Upeksha

Lecturer

PG.Dip in Computer Science (SJP) / BIIT (Hons)(Uva Wellassa) / ACS (SL) / ICASL (CAB I)

Mr. Sachith Wickramasinghe

Lecturer

M.Sc (South Korea) / B.Sc (Colombo)

G. M. Wasana R. Bandara

Lecturer

BSc (Hons) Bio Science and Environmental Science, Asian University for Women, Chittagong, Bangladesh

Prof. T. Thanaraj

Dean - Faculty of Education

B.A. (Colombo) / Dip. Ed.Mgt (NIEPA, New Delhi) / PGD Ed. (Colombo) / M.Ed. (OUSL) / MBA (USJ)

Dr. (Mrs.) Lekha Wanasekera

Dean - Faculty of Science

B.Sc. (Hons) (Sri Lanka) / Ph. D. (Immunology) (Colombo)

Mr.Medhisha Gunawardena

Lecturer

Reading - M.Sc. In Integrated Water Resource Management (PGIA) / B.Sc.(Sp. Second Upper) In Environmental Conservation and Management

Dr. Roshini Nilupama Wimalarathna

Senior Lecturer - Faculty of Science

Ph.D. in Biology (NY, USA) / M.Sc. In Biotechnology (Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.) / B.Sc (Bangalore, India)

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