BIT – (University of Moratuwa)

Overview of the Degree Programme

Duration :3 Years
Credits : 100
Institution : University of Moratuwa
Mode of Study : Full Time / Part Time
Type of award : Bachelors

The Bachelor Information Technology (BIT) programme of University of Moratuwa is offered to allow higher educational opportunities for a wider audience of citizens in Sri Lanka. The BIT programme is delivered by Horizon Campus with the collaboration of Centre for Open & Distance Learning (CODL) in two study modes: full time and part time.

This degree programme allows multiple entry points and multiple exit points. The programme workload is divided into three different levels, Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 that are called the Diploma Level, the Higher Diploma Level and the Degree Level, respectively.

Each level consists of two semesters that end with examinations. By completing this degree programme you will be able to become a graduate of the University of Moratuwa which opens avenues for postgraduate studies while becoming an IT professional for tomorrow’s world with which you will be able to accelerate your career progression to enhance your employability.

Entry Requirement

Level 1

An applicant may be considered for Admission to the BIT degree programme , if he/she has:

1. Three passes in the G.C.E. (A/L) examination in one sitting.


Any other educational / academic / professional qualification acceptable to the UoM Faculty Board and approved by the UoM Senate. An applicant who seek admission through other qualifications (not having A/L s) are required to pass the aptitude test.

Approved other qualifications are listed in the UoM Applicant Handbook Page number 3.


2. A credit pass for Mathematics in the G.C.E (O/L) examination

Level 2

To enter to the Higher Diploma programme an applicant must successfully complete the Diploma Programme.

Level 3

To enter to the Degree programme an applicant must successfully complete the Higher Diploma Programme.