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MSc Computer Science (Business Computing)

MSc Computer Science (Business Computing) provides a bridge between technology and management by developing the knowledge and skills needed to be effective practitioner in an Information System – rich environment. The award is concerned with those areas of computing fundamentals to the use and development of IT as a tool to support the objectives of an organization.

This course will enable you to study computing systems with a specific perspective of how they fit within a business and the required management activities needed to maintain and develop them. As a part of computing students will learn about issues such as integrating business objectives and how to model these into designs. At the opposite end of the process students will learn about how to implement systems. MSc enables students to work with the latest technologies including SAP, and Amazon.

Duration

MSc in Technology Management is an 18 months part-time degree awarded by Staffordshire University in the UK. All the thought modules are covered in one year followed by the dissertation.

Teaching and Learning

The programme consists of lectures, tutorials, workshops and projects. Projects are intended not only to develop students’ practical skills and application of technology, but also to develop your ability to work efficiently in a group as well as independently in a disciplined and structured setting.

Programme Structure

Managing Emerging Technologies

Database Management and Security

Enterprise Systems Analysis Modelling and Design

Data Storage for Business

Data Storage for Business

Research Methods

Enterprise Cloud Computing in the AWS Environment

Business Analytics

Dissertation

Admission Requirements

The qualification required for admission is normally a good Honours Degree or equivalent in any discipline. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a good standard of English. In the absence of academic qualifications, appropriate work experience and potential to benefit from the Masters Programme will be taken into consideration in assessing the suitability of an applicant.

Career Opportunities

Upon completion the MSc, graduates are equipped to handle the managerial responsibilities that requires technical expertise in any workplace. Graduates may seek for positions such as business analyst, Enterprise Systems (ERP) analyst/ consultant, Information system manager, System Analyst, Solution architect, Data analyst, IT consultant, Data scientist and System developer.

Fees

We have flexible payment options to suit your finances,.You can choose to make the full payment upfront, semester payments in five instalments.

Staff

Dr. Kosala Yapa Bandara,
Head, Postgraduate Studies and Research at APIIT
15+ years of industry and academic experience in the UK, Ireland and Sri Lanka

Dr. Harinda Fernando,
Head, School of Computing at APIIT 10+
years of academic experience in Australia and Sri Lanka.

Dr. Hemamalie Tennakoon,
Senior Lecturer, Business School at APIIT 10+
years of academic and industry experience in the UK and Sri Lanka

Ms. Dimanthinie Laleen De Silva (BSc (Hons) and MSc),
Senior Lecturer, School of Computing at APIIT 8+
Years of Industry and Teaching Experience

Dr. Saman Yapa,
Senior Lecturer,
University of Sri Jayewardenepura 25+ years of academic experiences in the UK and Sri Lanka

Mr. Chandrakanth Jayasinghe,
MBA IT (Moratuwa), BSc (Colombo), CIMA (UK) Chief Information Officer,
Colombo Stock Exchange.

Mr. Thilanga Jayarathne,
MBA (USJ), BSc Eng. Hons (Moratuwa) Manager Software Engineering,
GT Nexus Services Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Harsha Kapilarathna,
BSc (Hons), MBA (Colombo) Senior Manager and Head of Delivery at Netstarter. Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Buddhika Kasthuriarachchy,
BSc (Hons), MBA (Colombo) Consulting Engineer - Big Data Analytics,
N-Able Pvt. Ltd.

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