BSc (Hons) Information Technology for Business

Information Technology for Business (ITB) course enables students to understand how IT supports the activities of a business. Students will come to learn and understand how businesses work and operate at a local level and International level; how IT systems are conceptualized, built and implemented in an organization; understand how to program and test the program; how governance affects the business and how infrastructure is important in business compliance and continuity.



NIBM Programmes


Colombo /
NIBM Programmes




Full Time / Part Time


04 Years


  • A/L Option: Minimum 2 passes at G.C.E A/L in any stream
  • O/L Option: Sat for G.C.E A/L in any stream


  • Passed G.C.E O/L with 5 credits including credits for Mathematics, Science or ICT and English
  • NIBM Option: Successfully completed a certificate programme specialized in Software Engineering at NIBM


  • Colombo – 14th November 2024

Course structure and modules

Year 1 - Diploma in Computer System Design (Full Time)

  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • Mathematics for Computing
  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Fundamentals of Electronics
  • Introduction to IOT
  • Database Management Systems
  • Networking Fundamentals
  • GUI Application Development
  • System Analysis and Design
  • Creative Thinking & Problem Solving
  • Enterprise Application Development-1
  • System Essentials
  • Developing Modern Web
  • SEO & Digital Marketing
  • System Design and Development Project (Final Project)

Year 2 - Higher National Diploma in Information Systems (Full Time)

Core Modules

  • Business Analysis
  • Agile Development and DevOps
  • Advance Database Management Systems
  • Statistics for Computing
  • Operation Research
  • Data ware housing and data mining
  • Software Quality Engineering
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • IT Management Practices
  • Final Project (Innovative Business Solution)
  • Industrial Training

Electives I

  • Mobile Application Development
  • Robotic Process Automation

Electives II

  • Introduction to IOT
  • Cyber Security and Cloud Computing

Noncredit compulsory modules

  • Effective Communication Skills

Year 3 (awarded by the Coventry University UK)

  • IT Service and Infrastructure Management
  • Computer Simulation
  • Current Technologies
  • Data and Information Retrieval
  • Operational Research
  • Technology and Its Social, Legal and Ethical Context
  • Effective Communication Skills

Year 4 (awarded by the Coventry University UK)

  • Information Technology and Global Development
  • Security and Compliance in the Cloud
  • Project Management
  • Individual Project
  • Agile Development
  • Artificial Intelligence and HC interaction

Programme Fees

  • Year 1 – Course Fee: LKR 300,000 + Registration Fee: LKR 5,000
  • Year 2 – Course Fee: LKR 300,000 + Registration Fee: LKR 5,000
  • Year 3 – Course Fee: LKR 850,000 + Registration Fee: LKR 10,000
  • Year 4 – Course Fee: LKR 800,000

  • All payments can be made in installments

Student loan facilities are available from BOC, NSB & NDB banks. Send us an inquiry to ask about payment plans and loan facilities.