Master of Science in Information Systems

Master of Science Degree in Information Systems covers areas of critical importance to IT employers, such as project and change management, emerging technologies, IT strategy and governance, and compliance, security and service provision. You will develop a strong capability in supporting, managing and changing business processes through information and communications technology and information systems.

You will also develop valuable transferable skills in solving business problems, collaboration, project management and application of models, frameworks, and management theory. After successful completion of this programme, individuals can embark on highly-regarded by top firms and government agencies searching for tomorrow’s digital business thinkers and leaders.

Graduate jobs include roles such as management consultant, systems analyst/designer, IT infrastructure manager, business analyst, data architect. IS Lead Auditor, Chief Information Officer, Chief Knowledge Officer, Chief Privacy Officer, and Project Manager.

Program Contents

Year 01

Code Module Credit
-----Semester 1-----
IT5010 Advanced Learning and Study Skills 2
IE5011 Principles of Information Systems 3
IE5021 Business Perspective in Network Design and Planning 4
IE5031 Organizational Behavior 4
IT5050 Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing 3
IE5032 Information Security Risk Management and Audit 3
-----Semester 2-----
IE5071 Database Modeling Techniques 4
IE5051 IT Services Management 4
IT5090 Research Methodology 3
IT5120 Data Analytics 3
IE6043 Consulting Practices 3
IT5070 Internet of Things 3

Year 02

Code Module Credit
-----Semester 1-----
IT6010 Research Project 15
IE6053 Enterprise Governance of IT 4
IT6030 Advanced Project Management 4
IE6011 Enterprise Resource Planning 3
IT6050 Big Data Analytics 3
IE6041 Supply Chain Management and Logistics 3
-----Semester 2-----
IT6010 Research Project (Contd.) -
IE6021 Emerging Topics in Information Systems 2
IE6031 Business Process Analysis and Engineering 4

Entry Requirements

Candidates applying for the Master of Science Degree or Postgraduate Diploma in Information Systems shall have one of the following qualifications:

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

Fee & Funding

Total Payment : Rs. 350,000
Application processing fees Rs. 1000/= has to be paid in the beginning of the registrations for Master of Science Degrees at SLIIT. Fees can be paid to the bank accounts of SLIIT at any branch. 

All inclusive fee to cover lectures, tutorials, examinations, access to computer laboratory facilities and the library and is payable prior to the commencement of the programme. 

The fee should be credited to Account No 1630552 of the Bank of Ceylon in favor of Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology, at the bank of Ceylon Colpetty branch located at first floor of BOC Merchant Tower building or at any branch of BOC. Or Sampath bank account number 003990000033 of the Sampath bank at any branch of Sampath bank. Course fees are subjected to change.


01st Installment


02nd Installment


03rd Installment


Total Payment

Rs. 350,000


Open Information Session

15 June 2019

Interview/Test Date

29 June 2019

Closing Date of Applications

25 June 2019

Classes Starting Date

20 July 2019

Course Coordinator 

  • Mr Anuradha Jayakody - Co-ordinator
    SLIIT, New Kandy Road, Malabe
    Tel : +94112413900/ +94117544127
    Hotline : +94766524863
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