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BSc (Hons) Information Technology for Business – ITB

Department

Computing

Campus

Colombo

Level

Degree

Method

Full Time
Part Time

Duration

04 Years

Commencement

Colombo - 29th October 2020

The BSc (Hons) Information Technology for Business (ITB) degree, awarded by Coventry University is aimed at applicants who wish to advance their skills in computing and business.

Today’s businesses are faced with the challenges rising from global competition and technological change. Students are prepared for meeting these challenges by teaching the fundamentals of software development and application that will drive business strategy and competitiveness in an international market.

The course is adaptive, responding to the demands of both locally in Sri Lanka and globally to equip graduates with the required knowledge and skills to fulfil business needs. The course explores the topical areas such as of modern web development, business intelligence, programming, big data, cloud computing and simulation.

Upon completion of this degree, you will receive a qualification awarded by Coventry University.

Entry requirements

For entry into year 1:
Diploma in Computer System Design

  • Two Simple passes at G.C.E A/L (local or London) in any stream OR
  • Five Credits in G.C.E O/L (local or London) including Credit passes for Mathematics and English or ICT and English OR
  • Successfully completed a relevant IT Certificate at NIBM

OR

Diploma in Management Information Systems

  • Two Simple passes at G.C.E A/L (local or London) in any stream OR
  • Five Credits in G.C.E O/L (local or London) including Credit passes for Mathematics and English or ICT and English OR
  • Successfully completed a relevant IT Certificate at NIBM

OR

Diploma in Software Engineering

  • Two Simple passes at G.C.E A/L (local or London) in Biology/ Mathematics/ICT stream
  • Sat for G.C.E A/L (local or London) in Biology/ Mathematics/ICT stream and Five Credits in G.C.E O/L (local or London)  including Credit passes for Mathematics and English or ICT and English OR
  • Successfully completed a relevant IT Certificate at NIBM

OR

Diploma in Information and Communication Technology

  • Two Simple passes at G.C.E A/L (local or London) in any stream OR
  • Five Credits in G.C.E O/L (local or London) including Credit passes for Mathematics and English or ICT and English OR
  • Successfully completed a relevant IT Certificate at NIBM


For entry into year 2: Higher National Diploma in Information Systems 

  • Successfully completed the Diploma in Software Engineering/Diploma in Computer System Design/Diploma in ICT at NIBM OR
  • Successfully completed a Diploma in Computer Science (equivalent to NVQ 5) from a recognized institute OR
  • Any recognized Professional Qualification

OR

Higher National Diploma in Software Engineering (HNDSE)

  • Successfully completed the Diploma in Software Engineering/Diploma in Computer System Design/Diploma in ITC at NIBM OR
  • Successfully completed a Diploma in Computer Science (equivalent to NVQ 5) from a recognized institute OR
  • Any recognized Professional Qualification

For entry into year 3: BSc (Hons) Information Technology for Business

  • Successfully completed the Diploma in Software Engineering /System Design/ICT/MIS at NIBM with Relevant Experience

OR

  • Successfully completed the Higher National Diploma in Software Engineering/Higher National Diploma in Information Systems.

Course structure and modules

Diploma in Computer System Design – Year 1

  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • Mathematics for Computing
  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Electronics and Computer Organization
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Database Management System
  • Computer Networks
  • GUI Application Development
  • Operating Systems
  • Enterprise Application Development-1
  • Web Application Development
  • System Analysis and Design
  • Final Project

OR

Diploma in Management Information Systems – Year 1

  • Introduction to Information systems
  • Computer Mathematics
  • Programming Fundamentals (C#.Net)
  • Database Design Techniques
  • E-Commerce and Digital Marketing
  • ERP & Business Information System
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Project Management
  • Fundamentals of Cyber Security & cloud computing
  • Enterprise Application Development (Java)
  • Web Development & Content Management
  • Information System Auditing and Assurance
  • Final project

OR

Diploma in Software Engineering – Year 1

  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • Mathematics for Computing
  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Computer Technology
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Database Management Systems
  • Computer Architecture and Networks
  • GUI Application Development
  • Operating Systems
  • Enterprise Application Development-1
  • Web Application Development
  • Software Engineering
  • Final Project

OR

Diploma in Information and Communication Technology – Year 1

  • Introduction to Information and Communication Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Programming I
  • Database Management Systems
  • Communication Skills
  • Electronics
  • System Analysis and Design
  • Programming II
  • Computer Systems
  • Operating Systems
  • Web Application Development
  • New Trends in ICT
  • Data Communication and Networking
  • Information Systems Development Project

Higher National Diploma in Information Systems – Year 2

  • Software Engineering
  • Programming Data structures and Algorithms
  • Data Analytics
  • Operation Research 1
  • Advanced Database Management Systems
  • Enterprise Application Development
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Software Quality Engineering
  • Data Warehousing
  • Business Analysis
  • IT Management Practices
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Final Project
  • Field Visit
  • Industrial Training

 Higher National Diploma in Software Engineering – Year 2

  • Embedded Application Development
  • Programming Data structures and Algorithms
  • Data Analytics
  • Robotics Application Development
  • Advanced Database Management Systems
  • Enterprise Application Development
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Digital Image Processing
  • Data Warehousing
  • IoT
  • IT Management Practices
  • Software Security
  • Final Project
  • Field Visit
  • Industrial Training

BSc (Hons) Information Technology for Business Year 3
(awarded by Coventry University)

  • IT Service and Infrastructure Management
  • Current Technologies
  • Computer Simulation
  • Data and Information Retrieval
  • Operational Research
  • Technology and its Social, Legal and Ethical Context
  • Effective Communication Skills 2

BSc (Hons) Information Technology for Business Year 4
(awarded by Coventry University)

  • Information Technology and Global Development
  • Security and Compliance in the Cloud
  • Project Management
  • Individual Project
  • Agile Development
  • Artificial Intelligence and Human Computer Interaction

We regularly review our course content, to make it relevant and current for the benefit of our students. For these reasons, course modules may be updated, please contact us for the latest information

Benefits for Students

Rapid technological change and the challenges of global competition have raised the demand for highly skilled professionals who can align corporate objectives with modern business systems and an effective Information Technology (IT) infrastructure.

This dynamic course should deepen your understanding of information technology (IT) and aims to teach you the fundamentals of software development and the application required to drive business strategy and competitiveness in an international market. We explore topical concerns such as modern web development, business intelligence, programming, big data, cloud computing and simulation.

The aims of this course are to:

  • Provide a range of transferable professional skills including teamwork, autonomous work and learning, critical thinking, professional literacy, intercultural competencies that a participant needs to enter graduate level employment in computing or business and information technology environment
  • Provide opportunities for the students to further their studies in Information Technology
  • Equip students with an international outlook and a range of knowledge and skills that emphasise information systems, information technology, and project management within diverse business and organisational contexts
  • Demonstrate knowledge of professional responsibilities within the domain of Information Technology for Business, including an understanding of the associated ethical and legal issues, and the need for continuing professional development
  • Critically evaluate the use and development of current technologies in business and support the analysis and design of policy and practice in business
  • Expose students to the software development process that would deliver effective and competitive business solutions for an international platform

Programme Fees

Year 1 (Full time) : LKR 200,000 + LKR 2,000 (Registration fee)

Year 1 (Part time) : LKR 170,000 + LKR 2,000 (Registration fee) (DSE and DCSD programmes)

Year 1 (Part time) : LKR 140,000 + LKR 2,000 (Registration fee) (DMIS and DICT programmes)

 

Year 2 (Full time/Part time): LKR 200,000+ LKR 2,000 (Registration fee)

Year 3: LKR 600,000 + LKR 3,000 (Registration fee)

Year 4: LKR 600,000 + LKR 3,000 (Registration fee)

All payments can be made in installments

Student loan facilities are available from BOC, NSB & NDB banks. Send us an inquiry to ask about payment plans and loan facilities.

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