Master of Information Technology

Department of Industrial Management, Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya


Introduction

This programme is designed for graduates desiring to enhance their competencies when pursuing a career in information technology and for those graduates in other functional areas desiring to use information technology to enhance their ability to provide effective and efficient solutions to their stakeholders.



Programme Objectives

  • Developing high quality IT professionals to meet the growing demand in the IT industry
  • Upgrading the professionals who are already in the software industry with the basic knowledge and skills in machine learning and analytics
  • Enabling non-computing graduates to secure a career in the IT industry


Programme Outcomes

On successful completion of the programme, the candidates are converted to IT professionals who are able to:
  • write high-quality, efficient and effective software code
  • contribute effectively as a member of a software development team
  • accept responsibilities in non-development careers in IT such as database administration, network and systems administration, UI/UX designing, graphic designing, data analysis, etc.
  • identify problems in the environment and propose effective solutions using emerging information and communication technologies
  • passionately continue self-study on more focused and advanced disciplines of IT
  • start a freelancing career in software development

Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent acceptable to the Senate of the University of Kelaniya

 

Duration: 18 Months (Sunday free)

 

Application Procedure:

 

  • Application can be submitted online through fgs.kln.ac.lk or collected from the Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya

 

  • Application fee of Rs. 1000/- can be paid to any branch of People’s Bank to the credit of Account No: 055-1-001-1-0667549, People’s Bank, Kelaniya Branch.

 

  • Perfected applications should be forwarded to Senior Assistant Registrar, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya along with the certified copies of the following documents and the customer’s copy of the paying-in voucher.
    • Certificates of educational and professional qualifications
    • Letters in proof of work experience
    • Birth certificate
    • Identity card/passport
    • Other relevant documents (if any)

 

Closing Date: 30th April 2021

 

Course Fee: Rs. 200,000/- (could be paid in three instalments with an initial upfront fee of Rs. 100,000/- at registration). Additionally, a one-time fee of Rs. 10,500/- would be applicable as registration, library, examination, and ICT fees. A refundable deposit of Rs. 5000/-, will be charged for use of the university library.

 

Commencement: July 2021

 

Further information is available from the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) and, the postgraduate office and the web site of the Department of Industrial Management.
 

Graduation Requirements of the Master of IT Programme

The following criteria applies for the award of the Master of Information Technology degree.
 
 
Pass
 
A candidate is eligible for the Master of IT if he/she
 
  1. obtains grades of B- or better in course units aggregating to a minimum of 32 credits inclusive of all Compulsory course units.
  2. achieves a minimum GPA of 2.70
                     
AND
 
  • completes the relevant requirements within a period of three academic years.
 

Merit Pass
 
A candidate shall be awarded a Merit Pass provided he/she
  1. obtains grades of B+ or better in all course units aggregating to a minimum of 32 credits inclusive of all Compulsory course units.
  2. achieves a minimum GPA of 3.70
  • Obtain grades of A or better in course units aggregating to at least 50% of total credits for the course units considered for awarding the MIT
                AND
  1. completes the relevant requirements in the first attempt.
 

Distinction Pass
 
A candidate shall be awarded a Distinction Pass provided he/she
  1. obtains grades of A or better in course units aggregating to a minimum of 32 credits inclusive of all Compulsory course units.
  2. achieves a minimum GPA of 4.00
                AND
  • completes the relevant requirements in the first attempt
 

A candidate should apply for the award of the Master of Information Technology (MIT) degree on satisfying the above requirements. On completion of the MIT degree, a candidate is entitled to an official transcript giving the grades in the respective course units after the confirmation of the results by the University Senate.


Note: No refund of the payment would be applicable
 

Programme Structure
 

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Value

 

Status

(Compulsory /Optional)

IMIT 53203

Computer Systems

3

Compulsory

IMIT 53213*

Programming Concepts

3

Compulsory

IMIT 53223

Database Concepts

3

Compulsory

IMIT 53233

Data Communication and Computer Networks

3

Compulsory

IMIT 53243*

Web and Multimedia Technologies

3

Compulsory

IMIT 53253

Software Engineering

3

Compulsory

IMIT 53263*

Internet of Things

3

Compulsory

IMIT 53272

Intelligent Systems

2

Compulsory

IMIT 53282

Management Information Systems

2

Compulsory

IMIT 53293*

Advanced Programming

3

Optional

IMIT 53302*

Machine Learning

2

Optional

IMIT 53313*

Big Data Analytics

3

Optional

IMIT 53323*

Seminar on Emerging Technologies in ICT

3

Compulsory

 
* - These modules contain guided self-study components

Note: The minimum credit requirement of the Master of IT programme is 32
 

 

Contact

Postgraduate Office

Telephone:
011 2903952 (FGS)
011 2914482 (Ms.Piyumi)
071 3102034 (Dr.Chathura)                     
Fax: 0112903281   

E-mail:
chathura@kln.ac.lk
pg-it@kln.ac.lk                                                          

Web:
http://fgs.kln.ac.lk
https://science.kln.ac.lk/depts/im/      
 

Last Update on 02/06/2021

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