Department of computer science. University of Ruhuna Faculty of Science. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES. Information technology is related to studying, designing and developing information related to computers.
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Department of computer science University of Ruhuna Faculty of Science
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES • Information technology is related to studying, designing and developing information related to computers. • This field is growing at a very fast pace over the last few years and according to successful and well-known people in the IT sector, this growth is expected to remain stable. • Due to the robust growth, millions of jobs have been created in this field. • However, it is very essential for us to understand what the importance of information technology is.
Careers in Information Technology • World wide demand • Shortage of IT professional in the western countries and special Visa programs to attract IT professionals as permanent residence • The demand for IT products and services is expected to reach approximately US$3 trillion by 2008. • Local Demand • Shortage of IT professionals in local IT industry • Great Financial rewards • Pay well for even the entry level jobs (Rs. 25,000 – 1,00,000) • Career advancement and self development • Most local IT companies work with international clients and IT professional get exposure
How do you get started in IT? • Entry Jobs • If you have basic skill you can start as web designer or any other and build your skills • Certificate, Diploma Programs and Vocational Training • Recognized Diploma & Certificates • IT Degree • IT Degree – National Universities (Free Education) • IT Degree – Private Colleges • IT Degree – SLIIT (Government own) • IT Degree – External Degrees • University of Colombo BIT • University of Moratuwa BIT • Open University • Courses are conducted in distance learning modezForeign • Degrees • India, Australia, UK & USA • Lots of money go out of the country
G.C.E A’ Level Grade 12-13 G.C.E O’ Level Grade 1-11 Education Paths for Information Technology Education Post Degree Education Degree Foreign Degree Degree External Degree Free Undergraduate Education in Public Universities Undergraduate Education In Foreign Universities Undergraduate Education In Private Institutes External Degree Program In Public Universities Higher Diploma/National Diploma Diploma & Certificate Programs In Government Institutions Diploma & Certificate Programs In Private Institution Vocational Training & Apprentice Training Programs
JOB OPPTUNITIES AVAILABLE IN IT • Software Engineering • Computer Architechture • Hardware Engineering • Networking • Multimedia • Web developing • Robotics • Artificial Intelligence
Hardware Engineering Networking
Multimedia 3d Animtion Graphics Vedio Editing
Robotics Artificial Intelligence
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