Entry Requirements

  • Three (3) simple passes (“S”) in G.C.E A/L examination in G.C.E A/L in Any Stream.
  • An equivalent qualification for international students

Level
Undergraduate
Semester
8 (4 Years)
Credit

WHY SHOULD YOU SELECT KIU TO PURSUE A BACHELOR OF SCIENCE HONOURS IN MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS?

Bachelor of Science Honours in Management Information Systems degree will enable the undergraduates to perform in the arena as passionate professionals with the knowledge in Management Information Systems, improve business and to enhance the quality of life. Management Information Systems degree provides skills such as problem solving, specialized industry knowledge, management skills, computer science and programming, security awareness etc. Furthermore, the students who pursue the MIS degree will gain excellent critical-thinking and business abilities. This curriculum in Management Information Systems degree program has been designed in accordance with the Sri Lankan and global university standards.

KIU facilitates an industrial placement in leading companies which will expose the said students to valuable industry and research experience. This will ensure that the KIU graduates in the field of Management Information Systems will have the opportunity to be employed as Computer Systems Administrators, consultants, innovators, Search Engine Optimization Specialists, Database Administrators and many more.

CURRICULUM

Year One

Semester One

  • Introduction to Computer Systems
  • Computer Architecture
  • Fundamentals of Programming
  • Academic Practices and Grooming
  • Mathematics for Computing I

Semester Two

  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Web Technologies
  • Data Communications
  • Mathematics for Computing II

Year Two

Semester Three

  • Business Studies
  • Database Systems
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Operating Systems 
  • Applied Statistics

Semester Four

  • Foundations of Information Systems
  • Theory of Computation
  • Computer Security
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Enterprise Systems Architecture
  • Career Planning and Employability Skills Development – Seminar

Year Three

Semester Five

  • Research Methods for Computing
  • IT Security and Risk Management
  • IS Project Management
  • Data and Information Management
  • Systems Acquisition and Management
  • IT Infrastructure
  • Knowledge-based Systems
  • Emerging Technologies
  • IT Support for End Users
  • Visual Programming

Semester Six

  • Work Based Enterprise Placement

Year Four

Semester Seven

  • Final Year Individual Project
  • IT Professionalism and Practice
  • Data Science
  • Business Intelligence
  • IT Audit and Controls
  • High-Performance Computing
  • Business Policy
  • Business Analysis and Consultancy Skills
  • E-Commerce
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Advanced Database Systems

Semester Eight

  • Database Server Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Information Systems for Strategic Management
  • Cloud Computing
  • Internet of Things
  • Operational Research
  • Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES FOR BACHELOR OF SCIENCE HONOURS IN MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

  • Computer Systems Administrators
  • Consultants
  • Innovators
  • Search Engine Optimization Specialists
  • Database Administrators