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SLIIT postgraduate programmes offer students competitive self sustainable employability

SLIIT’s Postgraduate Programs are acclaimed for offering students a competitive edge to navigate personal and professional development, self-sustainability and employability.

SLIIT has a significant history of Postgraduate study, commencing programs in 2004 with the Master of Science (MSc) degrees and subsequently the Master of Business Administration (MBA) programswhich was added in 2018.

SLIIT degrees are approved by the University Grants Commissionunder the Universities Act. As per the UGC process, the SLIIT postgraduate MSc and MBA degrees are aligned with the Sri Lanka Qualification Framework (SLQF) based on quality and attributes meeting levels 9 and 10, while the MPhil and PhD Programs are aligned e with SLQF levels 11 and 12.

SLIIT is recognized as a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) and the International Association of Universities (IAU). SLIIT is also the first Sri Lankan institute to be accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), UK for Information Technology degrees.

Fostering outstanding research and higher education for the postgraduate students are key goals of the SLIIT faculty. Their excellent academic reputation, industry experience and international mindset, ensure the ability to mold students towards critical thinking inculcating a positive environment.

SLIIT’s significant advance in its academic web presence and research excellence has been recognised in reputed publications such as those indexed in Scopus, through commendable position in the AD Ranking 2022, showcased citations in journals of high H-Index and have moved up in the Webometrics country rankings and its Impact ranking for 2022 and in the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact ranking for 2022.

The panel of lecturers in the postgraduate degree programsis comprised of in-house and visiting lecturers who are with very high academic standings. Among them are respected practicing distinguished individuals with professional qualifications and industry experience in specific fields resulting in a healthy combination of in-house and external teaching resources.

The well-experienced academic staff members have themselves have international research experience at renowned universities during their own postgraduate work and are equipped with strong competencies to guide the students. Furthermore,many among these faculty members have conducted research in international environment in overseas universities and are well-experienced in guiding MPhil and PhD studies.

In addition, SLIIT’s partnerships with overseas universities such as Curtin, Liverpool John More and Canadian universities provide for joint programs with access to modern teaching technics and materials.

SLIIT at an institutional level offers postgraduate students a strong quality assurance framework beginning from student selection, in conducting the program, delivery, assessment and evaluation.

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