Employment Opportunities

Graduates of this degree programme have two main avenues to choose for their career paths. They can decide either to select information systems field or to select the general management field. Graduates who opt for a career in information systems can expect to commence his/her career in a position such as Business Analyst, Systems Analyst, IS Manager, IT/ERP Consultant, Quality Assurance Manager or Project Manager. With further enhancements of Information Technology related knowledge and skills, a graduate can focus on positions such as Software Engineer, Database Administrator and Network Administrator.

Graduates who are willing a career in general management can find job positions in any of the functional areas such as Accounting, Marketing, Finance, Human Resource Management, Production Operations Management etc. Their skills in logical thinking, problem solving and IT applications should help them to perform better than others in those positions. Further studies in the relevant filed and other professional qualifications will support their career enhancement and personal development in the long run.

Professional Links

The department has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Microsoft Sri Lanka (Pvt) Ltd., which has enabled the Department to get the membership of the Microsoft Developer Network Academic Alliance Programme. Under this programme, students of the department are provided with selected Microsoft Software free of charge for research purposes. The department has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Providence Network and Solutions too which has enabled us to get the “abas” ERP software free of charge for the department. Furthermore, an MoU was signed with one of the world’s largest software solutions providers – Virtusa Corporation in 2023 which enables graduates to benefit from a Global company. Students also have access to the Oracle Academy, enabling them to follow certifications from Oracle Free of Charge. The department and it’s staff also maintains close links with professional and industry associations in IT including Sri Lanka Association for Software and Services Companies (SLASSCOM), Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL), ISACA Sri Lanka Chapter, PMI Sri Lanka Chapter, IIBA Colombo Chapter, IEEE Sri Lanka Section, ISC2 Colombo Chapter, and BCS Sri Lanka Section, which has allowed department students to be exposed to programs conducted by these organizations as well as get experiences from industry professionals.

Employment Opportunity News

Global Tech Giant Virtusa signs MoU with DIT

Virtusa Corporation stands as a global beacon in the realm of information technology services. This company is dedicated to delivering unparalleled digital engineering and technological solutions to enterprises spanning a wide array of industries worldwide, including financial services, healthcare, communications, media, entertainment, travel, manufacturing, and technology. With an impressive global workforce exceeding 35,000 employees, Virtusa […]

Fostering Industry-Academia Collaboration with Aeturnum for Enhanced IT Education

Aeturnum is a Software Solutions provided headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, USA that offers a full range of IT services under compressing delivery timeframes, offering its customers complete end-to-end business and technology solutions with a diverse range of technical expertise and in-depth domain knowledge combining the right people and cutting edge technologies. Representatives from Aeturnum Lanka […]