Originally part of the National Computing Centre, the NCC Education centre started offering IT qualifications in 1976 and from 2003 developed its higher education portfolio to include foundation and business programmes.with accredited partner centres in over 45 countries. With five international offices and academic managers worldwide, NCC education employs the latest technologies for learning, assessment and support.
NCC education qualification range from ICT for schools to the international degree pathway in business or IT.NCC programmes are recognized by universities, professional bodies and employers. Learners upgrade their skills on our professional development modular programmes or complete their university degree and Master's in their home country or in UK.
Singapore Informatics Computer Institute established in Sri Lanka in 1994 is a fully owned subsidiary of Informatics Education Ltd, Singapore, listed in the Singapore Stock Exchange. Singapore Informatics is one of the leading private Education Organization in Sri Lanka providing education in "Information and Communication Technology" ,"Business Administration " and "Engineering". Singapore Informatics provides undergraduate and postgraduate study programmes in affiliation with world renowned universities and education partners. Singapore Informatics also is the accredited partner for the NCC Pgd programme here in Sri Lanka.
NCC Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Business IT is designed for IT and Computer graduates or IT Practitioners who wish to further develop their careers and leading to Msc in Strategic Business IT awarded by University of Hertfordshire, UK. The programme covers a wide range of contemporary issues and develops the critical, analytical and technical skills needed by the senior staff. This programme will also develop the academic skills required to further study at Master's level.
The programme equips students with the academic knowledge and intellectual skills to study for a Master's qualification. Successful graduates may apply to the University of Hertfordshire UK for the Msc in strategic Business Information Technology or progress to a wide range of management/supervisory roles in the information technology sector.whcih is the uniqueness in this programme where they would be able to complete a Master's level programme within a year from a recognized university in UK.
Duration of the programme is normally one year with students studying in the following four core modules.
- Research in Information Technology
- Enterprise Software and Business Infrastructure
- Strategic Information Systems analysis
- Project Management.
Assessment for all modules will be offered in four assessment cycles each year. Therefore students have ample time to go through each module and submit their assignments and course work accordingly. Singapore informatics hopes to introduce many more of these innovative programmes here in Sri Lanka in order to develop the IT knowledge base in Sri Lanka .