Bachelor of Science Honours in Electronics and Computer Science

Introduction:

The rapid urbanization all over the world creates a higher demand for smart city solutions to uplift the living standards of citizens. To get the economic advantage over this demand as a citizen and a country, the knowledge delivery on IOT based ecosystems and associated technological advances would become an indispensable part of modern STEM education. In this context, Electronics and Computer Science become one of the most demanding combinations for worldwide university-level degrees. Identifying the necessity of knowledgeable human capital in these areas within the country and in the world, the Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya is now ready to offer an innovative degree programme to the nation's future generation. The main objective of this Bachelor of Science Honours in Electronics and Computer Science programme is to produce skillful and responsible graduates with a sound knowledge of both theoretical and applied aspects of computer science coupled with electronics for them to contribute to the national and international developments. With the vision of producing quality graduates who are competent with both hardware and software technologies, the Department of Physics and Electronics, Departments of Statistics & Computer Science and Department of Mathematics have conceptualized, designed, and received approval from the University Grants Commission to commence this new double major degree programme in Electronics and Computer Science disciplines.

 

Program Objectives/Graduate Profile:

Produce graduates with following competencies:

  1. Utilize basic knowledge in Computer Science and Electronics in relevant Industry.
  2. Identify existing problems in the fields of Computer Science and Electronics and propose creative solutions using the knowledge acquired from the programme.
  3. Design and implement novel and innovative real-world applications that ease industrial processes and for the benefit of human society while ensuring the requirement of public safety and environmental concerns.
  4. Apply research-based knowledge to design and conduct experiments, analyse, synthesize, and interpret data pertaining to the areas such as Computer Science and Electronics and arrive at valid conclusions.
  5. Construct, choose and apply the techniques, resources and modern engineering tools required for Computer Science and Electronics applications
  6. Apply the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety and cultural issues and endure the consequent responsibilities relevant to professional practice.
  7. Examine the impact of proposed solutions to industrial processes in global and environmental contexts and utilize the knowledge for sustainable development.
  8. Develop consciousness of professional, ethical, and social responsibilities as experts in the fields of Computer Science and Electronics
  9. Perform effectively as a member/leader in multidisciplinary teams with good communication, interpersonal & managerial skills.
  10. Communicate their knowledge to society for national development.
  11. Demonstrate resourcefulness for contemporary issues and lifelong learning.

 

Entry Qualifications:

Having obtained at least a ‘C’ grade in one of the subjects; Combined Mathematics, Higher Mathematics or Physics and

  • (i) Should have passed the three subjects at the GCE (A/L) examination in Physical Science stream:

                       or

  • (ii) Two subjects from Physical Science stream including Physics, and Combined Mathematics or Higher Mathematics, and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) as the third subject:

 

Course structure:

Programme Structure:

Semester

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Value

Status (Compulsory(C)/ Optional(O))

1

BCSE 11213

Introduction to Programming using C language

3

C

BCSE 11222

Foundations in Computer Science

2

C

BCSE 11413

Analogue Electronics I

3

C

BCSE 11422

Electric Circuit Fundamentals

2

C

BCSE 11431

Analogue Electronics Laboratory I

1

C

BCSE 11613

Applied Algebra & Statistics

3

C

BCSE 11712

Foundation Course in English

2

O

BSCE 11722

Fundamentals of Management Accounting

2

O

2

BCSE 12233

Data Structures and Algorithms

3

C

BCSE 12243

Object Oriented Programming

3

C

BCSE 12443

Digital Electronics

3

C

BCSE 12451

Digital Electronics Laboratory

1

C

BCSE 12462

Mechanics & Properties of Materials

2

C

BCSE 12623

Calculus

3

C

BCSE 12732

Professional English

2

O

BCSE 12742

Project Management and Financing

2

O

3

BCSE 21213

Computer Architecture and Organization

3

C

BCSE 21223

Database Management Systems

3

C

BCSE 21413

Analogue Electronics II (Operational Amplifiers)

3

C

BCSE 21422

Electromagnetism

2

C

BCSE 21431

Analogue Electronics Laboratory II

1

C

BCSE 21613

Differential Equations, Integral Transforms & Numerical Methods

3

C

BCSE 21712

English in Today’s World

2

O

BCSE 21722

Organizational Behaviour

2

O

4

BCSE 22233

Operating Systems

3

C

BCSE 22243

Data Communication and Networks

3

C

BCSE 22252

Web Technologies and Human Computer Interaction

2

C

BCSE 22443

Measurement & Instrumentation

3

C

BCSE 22451

Measurement & Instrumentation Laboratory

1

C

BCSE 22462

Signals and Systems

2

C

BCSE 22623

Implementation of Numerical Methods using appropriate software (Scientific Computing)

3

C

BCSE 22811

Creative Design Project I

1

C

BCSE 22732

Marketing Fundamentals

2

O

5

BCSE 31213

Software Engineering

3

C

BCSE 31223

Cyber Security and Forensics

3

C

BCSE 31233

Visual Programming

3

-

BCSE 31412

Microcontrollers and Embedded Electronics

2

C

BCSE 31421

Microcontrollers and Embedded Electronics Laboratory

1

C

BCSE 31433

Communication Systems

3

O

BCSE 31443

Control Systems Design

3

C

BCSE 31712

Technical Communication

2

O

BSCE 31722

Introduction to Entrepreneurship

2

O

BCSE 31732

Legal Environment of Business

2

O

6

BCSE 32233

Software Project Management

3

C

BCSE 32243

Advanced Information Management and E-Business

3

O

BCSE 32253

Embedded Systems and Applications

3

O

BCSE 32263

Web & Internet Technology

3

O

BCSE 32272

Mobile Application Development

2

O

BCSE 32282

Systems and Network Administration

2

-

BCSE 32453

Digital Signal Processing (DSP)

3

C

BCSE 32461

Digital Signal Processing Laboratory

1

C

BCSE 32472

Programmable Logic Devices and HDL

2

O

BCSE 32482

Robotics & Automation

2

O

BCSE 32492

Electrical Machines & Drives

2

O

BCSE 32502

Micro-Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS)

2

O

BCSE 32811

Creative Design Project II

1

C

BCSE 32742

Operations Management

2

O

7 and 8

BCSE 44213

Advanced Computer Networks

3

O

BCSE 44223

Intelligent Systems

3

O

BCSE 44233

Computer Graphics and Visual Computing

3

0

BCSE 44243

High Performance Computing

3

O

BCSE 44253

Professional and Social Issues in Computer Science

3

O

BCSE 44263

Machine Learning

3

O

BCSE 44273

Internet of Things

3

O

BCSE 44283

Data Mining and Warehousing

3

O

BCSE 44414

Power Electronics

4

O

BCSE 44424

CMOS VLSI system design

4

O

BCSE 44434

Special Topics in Electronics

4

O

BCSE 44443

RF & Microwave Circuits Design

3

O

BCSE 44453

Industrial Electronics

3

O

BCSE 44462

Industrial Automation

2

O

BCSE 44716

Industrial Training

6

C

BCSE 44472

Electronics Product Design & Manufacturing

2

O

BCSE 43816

Research Project (Group)

6

C

 

 

 

 

 

Electronics Design and Innovation Centre (EDIC):

Department of Physics and Electronics

In the effort of mitigating the adverse effects caused by evolving urbanization the modern technological advancement paves the way for the birth novel range of smart electronics such as smartphones. For further advancement of electronics and related industry, continuous research is needed through a multidisciplinary and multi-stakeholder approach, and by a close cooperation among researchers with different, complementary interests and innovation attitude. With the vision of exploring and developing novel and innovative electronics products and applications to be commercialized in the domestic and international market through collaborative research with the electronics industry, the Department of Physics and Electronics has established a high-end laboratory equipped with state-of-the-art design and testing facilities which is named as Electronics Design and Innovation Centre (EDIC). The centre is to contribute to creating deep insights into consumer lifestyle, envisioning conceptual products that do not exist today and developing the technology to realize them. It is believed that the establishment EDIC dedicated for research and innovation will enable the emergence of novel products to the world while creating skilful personal in the field. Five research assistants are currently actively engaged in developing several products. The research team has diverse expertise including supercapacitor assisted power electronics, PV energy harnessing, organic solar cell material development, acoustic wave propagation control and wireless power transfer. Electronics Design and Innovation Centre at the Department of Physics and Electronics uplifts the name of University of Kelaniya by contributing to the economic development of the country.

Some of key achievements of Electronics Design and Innovation are listed below.

Patents:

  1. Patent obtained for Remotely controllable regulator connected in series with resistive and inductive loads (Remote control for fans (different speeds), lights, dimmers etc) [SL Patent No. 18447 – Technology is transferred to OREL Cooperation (Pvt) Ltd for developing a commercial product by signing an NDA.
  2. Patent obtained for Auto removing regulator for Liquefied Petroleum Gas Cylinders and Electricity CUT-OFF system at Gas Leakages (Automatically cuts off circuits to electrical appliances in vicinity of gas leaks AND disconnects gas regulator from cylinder – SL Patent No: 20365) – Currently there are ongoing discussion with few leading companies to Technology Transfer for developing a commercial product.
  3. Supercapacitor assisted power management system – Patent Filed. (Application No. 21483).
  4. Smart Agriculture Monitoring and Controlling System – Patent Filed. (Application No. 21656).


On going Research Collaborations:

  1. MOU is signed with SLTMobitel for Research and Developments.
  2. There are ongoing discussions with Litro Gas Lanka (Pvt) Ltd and Infosoft Lanka (Pvt) Ltd for possible commercialization plans for on-going research. 


For More Information:

Programme Coordinator,
Dr Aruna Ranaweeera
Phone: 077 7179201
Email: arunaran@kln.ac.lk

Contact Us :

Faculty of Science,  
University of Kelaniya,
Dalugama, Kelaniya,
Sri Lanka, 11600.

Tel: +94 (0) 112 903 201
Fax: +94 (0) 112 903 203
Email: deansc@kln.ac.lk

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