This MSc programme focuses on high-tech innovations in the field of IT and their successful integration to business. Managing the effective application of information technologies in modern business organizations requires a blend of business and technical expertise. Students need a good understanding of the significant issues facing enterprises throughout the business sector, as well as the impact of rapidly evolving technologies in information handling and communication. The demand for leaders of this sort often referred to as ‘hybrid managers’, is growing rapidly as these technologies become the cornerstone of strategic effectiveness for many enterprises.
This programme is especially and designed for graduates in Information Technology, Computer Science and Computer Engineering fields who are willing to be a professional in Business Information Technology where they can apply IT innovations to change the way businesses work. They need to be fully aware of the fact that introducing a new information system is not just a technical installation but requires keen insight into business processes and organizational culture.
Information Systems is a diverse and rewarding subject and this course covers several core areas and students will develop a sound theoretical and practical understanding of business information systems, technology and associated strategies. The teaching staff come from both academic and business backgrounds and brings together a broad range of strategic, tactical and operational perspectives on this advanced course.
Candidates applying for the M.Sc. Degree in Information Systems or PG Diploma in IS shall have one of the following qualifications:
- A Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Technology from the Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology.
- A Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science/Information Technology/Engineering from a University in Sri Lanka.
- A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field from a recognized University/Institute as approved by the SLIIT with relevant experience, where necessary.
- Membership of a recognized professional institute in a relevant field as approved by SLIIT with relevant experience, where necessary.
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