Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology



The Department of Industrial Management of the Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya seeks applications for the 2019 intake of its Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology (PGD IT).

This programme is designed for graduates desiring to enhance their competencies when pursuing a career in information technology and for those graduates in other functional areas desiring to use information technology to enhance their ability to provide effective and efficient solutions to their stakeholders.


Aim of the Programme

Enhancing the capacity of graduates and holders of professional qualifications for their career progression in the field of Information Technology


Objectives of the Programme

  • Introducing the fundamental concepts of information and communication technology for graduates from diverse fields of study to successfully pursue an ICT career
  • Exposing graduates to the trends, opportunities and emerging technologies in the field of information and communication technology
  • Equipping the graduates with ICT and other necessary soft skills to be better employable in the industry


Structure of the Programme

The PGD in IT is designed in such a way that a candidate completes the programme in one year, during which time a candidate is required to earn a total of twenty-five credits. A credit is earned through 15 hours of high level theoretical engagement, practical sessions and guided independent study. 

The detailed curriculum could be found here. View


Teaching and Evaluation

The candidates will get the opportunity to attend lectures conducted by qualified and competent academics and practitioners which include substantial hands-on activities, guided self-study activities, and group activities. The programme includes a workshop for the candidates to enhance their soft skills.

The evaluation criteria for each module is available in the detailed curriculum. The criteria for final grading could be found here. View


Programme Type: Onsite



Help desk contact

Programme Coordinator

Dr. Chathura Rajapakse


Department of Industrial Management

Faculty of Science.

Tel: 0112 914482 Ext. 103 /0713 102034

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Faculty of Graduate Studies

University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya 11600,

Sri Lanka

+094 (112) 903 952

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