Bachelor of Information Technology

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The Bachelor of Information Technology: prepares you for a career in the high demand field of web and mobile application development and provides advanced knowledge and skills in web and mobile application development through an integrated set of units in web and mobile application development. Students will study software engineering, object oriented programming, web programming, mobile app programming, cloud app programming and database systems and ICT management. Graduates are conferred with the VU Bachelor of Information Technology: Web and Mobile Application Development following: Year 1 at NSBM (related IT degree courses) and Year 2 and Year 3 at NSBM or at VU, Melbourne. Studying at the two universities in both countries is an ideal preparation for a global career. Ranking in the top 2% of universities worldwide, VU delivers high quality, affordable qualifications that prepare students for career success. Our courses are developed with, and accredited by, globally recognised professional bodies, giving VU graduates a competitive edge.

Key Features

  • Enhance your graduate employment outcomes through a highly sought-after Australian degree, awarded by a top-ranking university
  • Gain international experience, including option for one or two years study in Melbourne
  • Learn new skills and knowledge in the IT sector – a growing area of employee demand
  • Obtain professional membership of the Australian Computer Society and prepare for industry certifications from local and international companies such as the Cisco Certified Network Associate and Microsoft Technology Specialist.

Program Contents


  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • Programming in C
  • Professional Development
  • Data Communications and Networks
  • Object Oriented Programming with Java
  • Computer Architecture
  • Database Management Systems
  • Web Based Application Development
  • Operating Systems


  • Computer and Internet Security
  • IT Profession and Ethics
  • Object Orientated Programming
  • Cloud Application Development
  • Database 2
  • Software Engineering
  • Advanced Web Application Development
  • Introduction to ICT Management


  • IT Project 1
  • IT Project 2
  • Advanced Programming
  • ICT Change Management
  • ICT Business Analytics and Data Visualisation
  • Small IT Business
  • Online Business System Development
  • Mobile Application Development

Entry Requirements

  • G.C.E. Advance Level (New Syllabus) - Passes for 3 subjects in one attempt AND
  • G.C.E. Ordinary Level - Passes for six subjects (with 3 credit passes)

Fee & Funding

For Local Students:

  • Year 1 : LKR 550,000
  • Year 2 : LKR 550,000
  • Year 3 : LKR 550,000
  • Registration Fee : LKR 10,000
  • Library Fee : LKR 5,000

For International Students:

  • Year 1: US$ 6,875
  • Year 2: US$ 6,875
  • Year 3: US$ 6,875
  • Registration Fee : US$ 125
  • Library Fee : US$ 63

Key Personnel

Mr. Mohamed Shafraz - Senior Lecturer

Programme Director

Phone: +94 11 544 6000