Colombo, Thursday 4th May 2017: Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT), the pioneer in providing globally renowned IT and Business higher education in Sri Lanka, has commenced the May intake for its extensive portfolio of postgraduate programmes.
The specialized programmes on offer include an MSc Advanced Software Engineering from the University of Westminster, UK, MSc Business Analytics from Robert Gordon University, UK, MSc Big Data Analytics from Robert Gordon University, UK, and Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Canterbury Christ Church University, UK.
The MSc Business Analytics and MSc Big Data Analytics from Robert Gordon University were launched recently in order to cater to industry demands for the study of data and are offered exclusively at IIT. Robert Gordon University was adjudicated as the best modern university in the UK according to the 2013 Times Good University Guide.
All MSc programmes offered at IIT span a period of 2 years and the MBA from Canterbury Christ Church University is a 16 month programme. The postgraduate degree programmes offered at IIT will focus on the practical and theoretical aspects of the subject matter which will provide the postgraduate student with the necessary skills and knowledge required to empower their respective organization and excel in their career. IIT also offers workshops and guest lectures conducted by leading industry experts as part of the postgraduate programmes.
“With growing competition in the global job market, it has now become imperative for young professionals to follow the right postgraduate degree programme which will help them achieve success and career growth. The postgraduate degree programmes offered at IIT will enhance knowledge and provide students with the necessary skill sets that are required to excel in their chosen career. The specialized masters programmes offered at IIT in collaboration with globally renowned universities will definitely give you a competitive edge,” CEO of IIT, Dr. Sampath Kannangara explained.
“IIT is a pioneer in providing internationally renowned undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Over the years we have been focused on producing all-round graduates that are able to empower their respective organizations. IIT graduates are in high demand in the Government, Corporate, and IT sectors mainly due to our focus on catering to the industry needs,” Dr. Kannangara said.
Since the inception of IIT in 1990, the institute has produced several generations of innovators, entrepreneurs and corporate leaders who are today playing a pivotal role in empowering several premier multinational and local blue-chip companies. Boasting 100% employability, IIT has produced over 3,000 graduates who are spread across the globe, which is testament to the quality of the internal undergraduate and postgraduate degrees offered at the institute.
IIT is an award-winning campus, which has bagged many accolades for innovation in local and international competitions such as Microsoft Imagine Cup, National Best Quality Software Awards (NBQSA), Google Summer of Code, British Council-HSBC Youth Enterprise Award and e-Swabhimani. For more information and to register please contact IIT on 0722 727272 or visit their website www.iit.ac.lk