New software updates, innovative apps, and smarter cellphones underscore just how quickly and constantly technology evolves. It can be hard to stay on the cutting edge with advances in today’s software, hardware and networks. With so many new ways for people and companies to use technology, there is a need for technical guidance and insight from Information Technology professionals paving the way for a huge spectrum of careers in the field of Information Technology.
Encompassing three key IT degrees that comprise of the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Bachelor of Information Technology in Network and Mobile Computing and The Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) program of University of Moratuwa, Horizon Campus has fully geared the Faculty of IT to meet the current and future needs of the Tech industry and to produce tech savvy professionals that will pave the way for innovations of the future.
This internationally recognized triple accredited modern campus has a range of fully fledged IT labs that allow students to have more hands-on experiences.
Dr. Amal Rajapakse, Dean – Faculty of IT said “connecting our nation’s young minds with opportunities for futuristic IT education is of critical importance, and to teach them the skills and perspectives to lead in today’s digital age, harnessing the power of digital technologies to drive business success. Given the scale of digital disruptions, the skills and perspectives of innovative tech professionals are now required in every industry and job function: from operations to HR; accounting to product development; marketing to strategy. These professionals will need to be tech savvy, data driven and be able to inspire teams to engage in rapid experimentation that drives transformation and business outcomes. These are the components that we aim to impart to our students where they will gain hands on experience in understanding and articulating strategies to drive and transform businesses in the digital economy, drive business value through experimentation, develop platform based strategies for growth, and manage digital transformation projects to lead organizational change and transformation.”
He further explained that the Bachelor of Information Technology in Network and Mobile Computing degree is focused on the technical and administrative skills required to create and use computer networks for a range of different purposes. Topics covered will include security, multimedia, programming languages, system architecture, network administration, project management, databases, and much more.
Dr. Amal Rajapakse said that the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology has a strong focus on industry projects, giving students the chance to develop software programs. They will also gain skills in project management, project estimation, documentation and report evaluation through the theoretical side of these core subjects. The curriculum will include web and software development, IT systems analysis, design, and programming. In these classes students will develop an understanding of infrastructure technology, planning and management and develop ways to understand systems and how to implement technical programs, and data systems.
He added that upon completion of the degrees, students will also have the opportunity to pursue post graduate study (Masters, PhD) in Information Technology, pursue post-graduate research in IT and even pursue for entrepreneurship in the Computing or Information Technology arena.
Providing a quality education that focuses on the skills and knowledge needed to promote career advancement, the degrees offered by Horizon Campus looks well placed to be the ideal choice for students searching to acquire qualifications that will be well accepted by employers both locally and internationally.
Interested parties can obtain further information by visiting www.horioncampus.edu.lk or by contact 0716 623 623, 0713 159 159, 0114 365 555 or visit Horizon Campus at Malabe.