Master of Science Degree in Information Systems


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.

Entry Criteria

Candidates applying for the M.Sc. Degree in Information Technology or Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology shall have one of the following qualifications:

  1. A Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Technology of the Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology.
  2. A Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science/Information Technology/Software Engineering from a University in Sri Lanka.
  3. A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field from a recognized University/Institute as approved by the SLIIT with relevant experience, where necessary.
  4. Membership of a recognized professional institute in a relevant field as approved by SLIIT with relevant experience, where necessary

Course Modules


Important Dates to Remember

Application Closing Date : 8th of December 2017
Interview/Test : 27-31st December 2017
Registration Closing Date : 02nd January to 20th January 2018
Classes Starting : 21st January 2018

How to apply

Application Procedure

Payment of Rs. 1000/- needed to be paid to Bank of Ceylon in favor of Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology to the Current Account No. 0001630552 at Bank of Ceylon OR Any branch of Sampath Bank in favor of Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology to the Current Account No. 003990000033 at Sampath Bank and has to be send along with the Application.Applications has to be sent to following address

Manager/Academic Affairs.
Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology,
Level 15,
BOC Merchant Tower,
#28, St Michel’s Road,
Colombo 03.

Registrations Proceduer

As soon as the duly filled application form has been processed we will inform you of your preliminary application status. If accepted, you will be called for a mandatory interview/test in which you must present your original certificates (Undergraduate Degree or Appropriate Professional Qualifications) and or work experience details. Once the validation process has been completed, we will inform you of your final application status. If accepted, you may proceed to pay the registration fee and other necessary fees.

Course Coordinators

Mr Anuradha Jayakody
SLIIT, New Kandy Road, Malabe
Tel : +94112413900/ +94117544127
Hotline : +94766524863
E-mail :


Application forms can be obtained from SLIIT Metropolitan Campus BoC Merchant Tower (Level 16) or download form Here.


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