Programme Structure
Admission Requirements
Career Opportunities

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 fundamental 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.


MSc Computer Science (Business Computing) 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

Project and Change Management

Research Methods

Enterprise Cloud Computing in the AWS Environment

Business Analytics

Data Storage for Business


Admission Requirements

An undergraduate honours degree with a second class lower division or above from any discipline from a recognized University. 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.


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


Dr. Harinda Fernando,
HSenior Lecturer -School of Computing at APIIT
10+ years of academic experience in Australia 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. Priyantha Kumarawadu - Head- School of Computing
PhD (Saga), BSc Eng. Hons (Moratuwa), MIEEE
25+ years of academic and research experience in Sri Lanka, Japan, UK and Canada

Dr Keerthi Gunawickrama, PhD, MEng
Senior Academic Consultant
School of Computing – APIIT
15+ years of academic experience

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

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

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.

Mr. Dinesh Priyankara
Founder / Principal Architect - dinesQL Pvt Ltd.

Mr. Chathuranga Manamendra
Senior Software Product Manager - zMessenger (Pvt) Ltd. Speaker/Trainer/Guest Lecturer

Mr. Heshan Perera
Associate Architect / Manager - IoT Platform, Zone 24x7

Fee Structure



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