The course is a generalist computing master’s programme that has been specifically designed for non-computing graduates who have an intention of entering the IT industry, as well as for graduates who have limited computing knowledge to gain cutting edge knowledge and skills, specializing in data science, web & mobile, cyber security and e-learning.
Awarded by the University of Westminster UK
Recognized by the University Grants Commission of Sri Lanka
A key aim of the course is to ensure that graduates have employment prospects in the IT industry. This has been achieved by embedding essential employability skills within the course, thus ensuring graduates are fully equipped to pursue a career and/or progress as professionals in the IT industry.
All students will take the core modules, which are designed especially to introduce essential knowledge required in the field of Information Technology. Students will also have the flexibility to choose two optional modules from a variety of modules, which covers areas such as web & mobile development, cyber security, data science and e-learning concepts. By completing all the modules with the MSc project, essential knowledge and practical experience of applying analysis, design principles, software development testing and critical review will be acquired to compete within the industry.
The delivery of the course’s taught modules involves using lectures, tutorials, workshops and seminars. Assessments will be carried out in the form of ICTs, exams and practical coursework.
Web & Mobile Pathway
Cyber Security Pathway
Data Science Pathway
A minimum of a lower second class honours degree (2:2) from a recognized university. Applicants may be interviewed to assess their suitability for the course.