BIT (Hons) in Networking & Mobile Computing
Overview of the Degree
Course Duration : 4 Years
Minimum Entry Qualification : 3 S passes in any stream
Employability : Networking and Mobile Computing/IT Entrepreneur
In a rapidly changing technological world, for smooth and uninterrupted operations, modern organizations need to have appropriate systems in place. These systems must work properly, be secure, and upgraded, maintained, and replaced as appropriate. Employees throughout an organization require support from IT staff that understand computer systems and their software and are committed to solving computer-related problems they might have.
Horizon Campus graduates of Information Technology degree programmes will successfully address these needs of an organization without much extra efforts. This programme offer students with the flexibility to work across many disciplines that require expertise IT aspects. The main aim of this degree programme is to prepare students to meet the computing technology needs of business, government, healthcare, schools, and other kinds of organizations and also to stimulate development and research in these areas.
Duration : 4 years full-time
Tuition Fee : Rs. 800,000.00
Fees payable through the Government Interest Free Student Loan Scheme.
- Students can pay tuition fees through the Government Interest Free Loan Scheme (studentloans.mohe.gov.lk)
- Students do not need to repay loan during the 4 year study period (2018-2022) and the first year after graduation (2023).
- Loan repayment will start only in the 6th year through 12th year (2024-2030).
- Approximate Monthly Instalment in 2024 is Rs.9523.80
Level : Honours
Approval status : This course is approved by the Ministry of Higher Education ,Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka Qualification Framework (SLQF) recognition
The award conferred upon completion is recognised in the SLQF at Level 6.
Minimum of three passes in GCE A/Ls in the any stream.
The admission criteria has been defined to meet the requirements of the Sri Lanka Qualification Framework (SLQF).
General Admission Criteria to Year 1 (Level 3 of SLQF):
Three Passes in one sitting at one of:
G.C.E. A/L - conducted by the Department of Examinations, Sri Lanka.
G.C.E. A/L - conducted by Pearson Edexel, UK (London A/L).
International A/L - conducted by Cambridge International Examinations.
According to the National ICT Work Force Survey conducted by the Information and Communication Technology Agency (ICTA) in 2010, the salary of an entry level IT graduate in Systems Administration and Networking is equivalent to a Software Engineer, which is the highest.
BIT (Hons) in Networking and Mobile Computing degree opens up the following career paths upon graduation:
- Network Security Analyst
- Network Administrator
- Information Security Manager
- Network and Systems Manager
- Systems Engineer
- Mobile Applications Developer