Master of Science in Network Engineering program is a comprehensive degree designed to equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills to excel in the field of network engineering. This SLQF level 10 degree covers a wide range of topics, including network architecture, security, routing protocols, wireless networking, and network management.
Students will engage in designing, planning, developing, testing, and supervising computer networks, as well as advancing and developing new paradigms for hardware and software systems that include networking, virtualization, management, and security.
The program integrates professional and recognized industry certification courses, such as CCNP, Red Hat Linux, Cloud (AWS, Azure), EMC2, and Enterprise-level DevOps training. This is to ensure that students are equipped with industry-oriented skills and professional practices in network engineering and information infrastructure technologies.
Candidates applying for the Master of Science Degree or Postgraduate Diploma in Information Systems shall have one of the following qualifications:
(i) A degree of Bachelor of Science in Engineering obtained from a university recognized by the University Grants Commission; or
(ii) A degree of Bachelor of Science in Engineering obtained from the Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (Guarantee) Ltd. ; or
(iii) any Professional Engineering qualification equivalent to the qualifications specified under (i) or (ii) above, with minimum one year of experience in a related field. The recognition of such Professional Engineering qualification and the relevance of the field shall be determined by the relevant faculty and approved by the relevant senate.