Bachelor of Information Technology

(BIT) University of Colombo (UCSC) Degree Programme

Course Overview

 

 

Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT)

 

A three year bachelor degree offered by University of Colombo School of Computing (UCSC), Sri Lanka.

Students must register for the BIT degree in the University of Colombo and all the course structure, syllabus, exams, markings and evaluations are done by the University of Colombo.
University provide Online e-learning materials through a VLE for the students.


Students (optionally) can attend any institute to do their studies. Students can change the institute any time, if they are not happy with the quality of lecturing.


At the successful completion of year/level one, students are awarded "Diploma in IT" and at the completion of year/level 2, students are awarded "Higher Diploma in IT" Certification by the University of Colombo.
For successful completion of all three years, candidates are awarded the bachelor of IT degree by the University of Colombo.


Students achieving excellent results will be awarded with class (First class, second class upper or Second class lower)
If a student gets the required GPA of 1.5 for a year but some of the subjects are failed, he/she may still proceed to the next year and resit the failed subjects in parallel while continuing the next year.
If a student does not get the minimum GPA of 1.5 for a year, he/she need to resit the failed subjects and get the required GPA before proceed to next year.

 

General information

Course Details

A three year bachelor degree offered by University of Colombo School of Computing (UCSC), Sri Lanka.

Duration

3 Years (6 semesters)

Course Level

Bachelor Degree

Study Time Period

Weekdays or Weekends,  Morning / Evening classes available 

Medium of Language

Courses will conduct in English medium

Delivery Mode

Live Online via ZOOM

 

 

Entry Requirements

BIT from 2023 Academic year entry requirements

No person may be registered as a candidate for the Examinations leading to the Degree unless he/she satisfies (A) and (B) below:

(A) he/she

(i) has obtained three passes in the Local G.C.E. Advanced Level Examination (New Syllabus) in one sitting or four passes in the Local G.C.E. Advanced Level Examination (Old Syllabus) in one sitting;

OR

(ii) has obtained a minimum of three passes in the Cambridge/Pearson Edexcel International Advanced Level Examination in one sitting;

OR

(iii) has passed all the theoretical components of the Foundation in Information Technology (FIT) Programme conducted by the UCSC;

OR

(iv) has obtained the Higher National Diploma in Information Technology (HNDIT) where the certificate must be issued and verified by the Sri Lanka Institute of Advanced Technological Education (SLIATE);

OR

(v) has obtained the NVQ-Level 5 or above qualification in IT where the certificate must be issued and verified by the Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission (NEC);

OR

(vi) has obtained any other educational qualification deemed equivalent to the qualification referred to in paragraphs A (i) to (v) above by the Senate on the recommendation of the Academic Syndicate of the UCSC.

AND

   (B) he/she

(i) has obtained at least six passes in G.C.E. Ordinary Level Examination with three Credits including for Mathematics and English;

OR

(ii) has obtained at least six passes in Cambridge/Pearson Edexcel International 0 Level Examination with three Credits including for Mathematics and English;

OR

(iii) has obtained any other educational qualification deemed equivalent to the qualification referred to in paragraphs (B) (i) and (ii) above by the Senate on the recommendation of the Academic Syndicate of the UCSC.

Selection | Registration

All the students qualified under any of the above  options are registered without any selection test.

Notes 

* Students with pending A/L results can also register provided they pass the exam when result is released. (Deadline for BIT registration will be extended till A/L results are released.


* If you have not got credits for Maths & English in O/L or other specified passes. You must re-sit the required subjects in O/L and pass, before applying for BIT degree.


* Students already following or planning to register for another internal or external degree course in state universities may also follow the BIT degree in parallel.

 

 

Course Subjects (New Syllabus effective from 2020)

Semester 1
Information Systems GPA
Computer Systems GPA
Programming I GPA
Personal Computing GPA
Introductory Mathematics Non-GPA
Semester 2
Web Application Development I GPA
Database Systems GPA
Mathematics for Computing I GPA
Fundamentals of Software Engineering GPA
Communication Skills I Non-GPA
Semester 3
Web Application Development II GPA
Data Structures & Algorithms GPA
Data Management Systems GPA
Object Oriented Analysis & Design GPA
Communication Skills II Non-GPA
Semester 4
Enterprice Application Development GPA
Computer Networks GPA
Information Technology Project Management GPA
Agile Software Development GPA
User Experience Design GPA
Semester 5
Professional Practice GPA
Principles of Information Security GPA
Software Development Project GPA
Systems & Network Administration GPA
e-Business Application GPA (Optional)
Fundamentals of Management Non-GPA
Semester 6
Application Development for Mobile Environment GPA
Network Security & Audit GPA
Software Quality Assurance GPA
Mathematics for Computing II GPA (Optional)
Software Development Project GPA
Advanced Concepts in Information Technology Non-GPA

 

Total Cost for 3 years (University of Colombo fees + Summerset Campus fees)

    Cost for Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Total
   Application Processing  fee- (when applying) (UCSC) 2,750     2,750
   Annual Registration / Renewal fee 6,000 7,250 8,250 21,500
   Course examination fee (each course) 3,000 3,500 4,500 11,000
   Year Examination fees (minimum) 30,000 35,000 40,500 105,500
   Project Examination fee (Project & Dissertation)      20,000 20,000
   Sub Total - UCSC fees (minimum) 41,750 45,750 73,250 160,750
   Admission Fee (Summerset) 1,000     1,000
   Course fee (Summerset) (*Full payment option) 76,000 76,000 76,000 228,000
   Total Cost (No any hidden cost than this Total) 118,750 121,750 149,250 389,750

 

Course Fees : 

 

Total Course Fee (3 years)  : Rs 389,750/-

 

for a Semester at Summerset Campus

      Full Payment Option

           1. Admission fee : Rs 1,000

           2. Course fee - Rs 38,000 per Semester (payable before course  commencement date)

 

      Instalment Payment Option

           1. Admission fee : Rs 1,000

           2. Course fee - 1st Installment Rs 15,000 (payable before course  commencement date)

           3. Course fee - 2nd Instalment Rs 15,000 (payable within 1 month from course  commencement date)

           4. Course fee - 3rd Instalment Rs 15,000 (payable within 2 months from course  commencement date)

 

 

 

For more details :

University of Colombo - BIT Website : 

 

Why Study for BIT (UCSC) ?

  • Offerd by University of Colombo

  • Recognised both locally and internationally

  • Facilitate you to proceed with higher education like MSc and PhD

  • Up to date and high quality course content

  • Affordable course fees

Why in Summerset?

  • 10 years in the field of education

  • Well-experienced lecture panel

  • Using State of the Art latest technology

  • Flexible time table

  • Affordable course fee

  • No age limit

  • Activity based learning

  • Different teaching methodology

  • Recognized certificate after completion