SLIIT, Sri Lanka’s premier and only higher education institute accredited by the world renowned Institute of Engineers and Technology, (IET) UK, has just commenced enrollment of students for its MSc Degree programmes. SLIIT offers students a choice of five MSc Degree programmes: Information Technology, Information Management, Information Systems, Information Technology Specializing in Cyber Security and Information Technology Specializing in Enterprise Application Development.
The closing date for applications is 8th December and selection test and interview will be held between 27th and 31st December 2017 for the courses that are scheduled to commence on 21st January 2018. Students who wish to enroll are required to submit their applications on or before the closing date. SLIIT MSc Degree courses are specially designed for graduates and members of professional bodies with managerial experience, who seek advanced knowledge in IT. The Degree courses are supplemented by a variety of optional subjects.
Students who aspire to enroll are required to have a BSc in IT, Computer Science, Software Engineering or any other relevant degree or membership at a professional institute approved by SLIIT together with relevant work experience. The MSc programmes will foster abilities to crucially analyze, design and evaluate strategies in information technology via lectures, continuous assessments, seminars, lab work and a final examination. Students are granted the Postgraduate Diploma on completion of the first year in the MSc Degree programme. Prof. Samantha Thelijjagoda, Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research at SLIIT explained that students who enroll have access to the best of resources for higher education.
“We have just opened our new intake of Postgraduate students for courses commencing in January 2018. We focus strongly on providing high quality of education to our students seeking PhD and MPhil Degrees in computing and engineering ensuring the best possible learning and research environment. This ensures they excel both in and out of classroom. We have a range of industry partners such as IFS, Virtusa, IBM, CISCO, Microsoft and Prometric and this enables us to provide our students with a real work setting that adds significant value to their learning experience and helps them to successfully integrate into the corporate world and apply their expertise with commercial relevance” he said.
The selection criteria for both PhD and MPhil Degrees stipulate high academic performance, research capability and relevance of experience of the student to the proposed research. SLIIT MSc in IT specializing in Cyber Security provides knowledge of key concepts in data, resource protection and equip graduates to make strategic decisions important to maintaining cyber security. MSc in IT specializing in Enterprise Applications Development offered by SLIIT caters to the requirements of those aspiring to become Software Architects.
At the end of the course, students will be able to make forecasts based on diverse and emerging business and technological environments and develop adequate problem solving, design and research skills to develop complex software applications. Students can obtain the application form from the Manager, Academic Affairs at the SLIIT Campus at the BOC Merchant Tower, Level 16, #28, St. Michael’s road, Colombo 3 or by calling 011 754 4801 or 0777605077 or from the website www.sliit.lk