Main intake opens for 2020/2021
According to the Graduate Tracer Studies of 2016/2017’, SLIIT has cemented its position amongst the echelons of higher education institutions with 65% of individuals employed in the field of information technology in Sri Lanka, having graduated from its campus.
Today the SLIIT Faculty of Computing is recognized as the largest faculty offering several computer degree programmes and degree specializations.
Equipped with a range of courses specialising in various areas geared for the IT sector, at SLIIT’s Faculty of Computing students are provided an ideal environment to develop their technological skills. Especially in the post-Coronavirus pandemic era where specialists in the areas of Information Technologies, Data Sciences, Software Engineering, Computer networks and Information Systems are expected to be in great demand, SLIIT’s focused academic approach and strong emphasis on practical exposure enables students to pursue substantial careers in their selected field.
Curtin University Computing degrees through SLIIT offer a distinct advantage in providing the critical portfolio of skills and capabilities necessary to guarantee successful careers in the rapidly evolving information and communications technology industry.
Curtin’s Bachelor of Information Technology course ensures graduates are experts in programming skills and computing and can address even the most complicated and intricate problems with avenues for employment as information technologists, computer scientists, software engineers, programmers and other computing professionals.
Students selecting Curtin’s Bachelor of Computing (Software Engineering) gain expertise in software engineering that incorporates the latest technology in the design and implementation of large-scale software systems for commercial purposes. They receive a strong foundation in computer science, with further emphasis on software requirements gathering, design, implementation and testing. This course aims to produce graduates who are well-versed in the principles of design, measurement and analysis applied in the context of the development of software-based systems.
The Bachelor of Science (Computer Systems & Networking) programme enables students gain a thorough understanding of computer networks. They develop skills in network design and management, the convergence of IT and telecommunications, embedded systems, computer hardware and software, real-time systems and IT technical support.
Curtin University’s Computing qualifications ensure students learn from one of the highest ranking computing programmes in the region, and at the forefront of their respective field. According to the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2018, Curtin was ranked within the top one per cent of universities globally.
Curtin’s computing degrees are also approved by the UGC under the Universities Act. SLIIT is also a Member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities and International Association of Universities (IAU) providing further recognition for graduates.
Additionally, graduates are eligible to apply for professional level accreditation from the Australian Computer Society and receive formal recognition.
Ensuring a truly global experience, students have the option of studying at the Curtin University offshore programmes at SLIIT or even complete their degree at one of SLIIT’s partner universities in UK, USA, Canada and Australia.
Upon completion of the chosen degrees, students have wide career prospects including abundant opportunities as Games Developer, Information Technology Administrator, Analyst (Information Technology), Programmer (Information Technology) and Information Technology Support Technician.
All degree programmes mentioned are full-time study for a duration of three years. SLIIT welcomes students interested in joining the September intake to contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 011 7544801 for further information.