Information Technology, abbreviated IT is a broad and varied field that deals with the subject of managing and processing information, using technology.
Information Technology today ,is a 'Universal Discipline' that has great demand in what ever the sector or sphere of business. Be it manufacturing, healthcare, trade, engineering, electronics, supply chain, logistics or tourism, the skills of IT professionals are needed in all these areas for designing, operating and maintenance of an organizations technology systems.
Skilled IT personnel therefore ,are today a part of the ever evolving information technology sector ,that is instrumental in determining tomorrow's technology.
Opening up an increasing world of opportunities, the Information Technology industry includes telecommunications services, computer hardware , software development, information technology professional services (e.g. consulting), trouble-shooting or physical maintenance .
Other career opportunities available are in a number of highly lucrative, sought-after and new generation technology areas such as Games Programming, Computer Security, Information Technology, Network Administration & Design, Internetworking Technologies, Multimedia and Animation and Web Development
Why Choose ACBT?
The Australian College of Business and Technology (ACBT) has been in the forefront of IT education in the country for over 12 years.
Working in association with Edith Cowan University (ECU) Australia, which is not only a highly respected tertiary education institute in the world, but also the largest and leading computer and information science university in Western Australia.
ACBT offers a range of IT degree programmes that are on par with the best in the world , covering some of the most lucrative and advanced areas of specialization sought-after by the modern day business and industry.
All Sri Lankan students can now choose from a series of internationally accredited, ECU moderated IT degrees with specialization in a number of high demand areas that would put one in contention with those individuals who vie for lucrative careers in both front-end and back-end IT jobs in the global job market.
Employers throughout the world are looking for young graduates with great minds, not just a degree. As a part of Navitas Australia, ranked amongst the top global higher education providers, ACBT offers a double major in software engineering and computer science while transforming young aspirantsinto true entrepreneurs ready for top jobs. Students also have the option of completing the Edith Cowan degree right here at ACBT or transferring their credits to one of the many Australian or UK universities where they can major in many IT fields such as : Networking , IT Security, Web Technology, Mobile Computing, Management of Information Systems and Networking Technologies.
All degree programmes offered by ACBT in association with ECU are registered on the Australian Government Commonwealth Register of International Courses for Overseas Students (CRISCOS) which is an unmatched advantage Sri Lankan student may enjoy in the event they wish to pursue further studies in Australia. All ACBT-ECU IT degrees are accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS)..
ECU computer science courses are rated at Level 1 (highest rating) by the Australian Computer Society (ACS) and renowned for providing 'leading-edge' study courses incorporating latest techniques, trends and advancements thus receiving highest rankings from world's leading professional and industry bodies.
ECU being an IBM/Lenova Partner University in the Asia-Pacific region is yet another advantage the ECU IT graduates enjoy as this unique partnership provides many knowledge sharing and technology transfer opportunities during their course of study. ECU is also rated as a 'benchmarked' CISCO Networking Academy thereby providing many learning opportunities for students who pursue ECU managed IT degrees.
From working in start-ups creating innovative web based applications to handling large and complex Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems and Order Management Systems, ACBT graduates will have numerous opportunities for career growth. The broad and varied specialization options available through ECU programmes have also opened up many potentially lucrative business and industry positions for ACBT-ECU graduates thus enabling them secure financially rewarding and challenging positions in their respective careers.
ACBT is committed to creating opportunities and providing quality educational programs for both school leavers and people who are working and thinking of returning to study. Backed by state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities including computer laboratories, comprehensive library facilities with access to the ECU library from the 3rd year, WiFi enabled learning environment, free printing facilities etc., ACBT presents truly motivating and enriching conditions that promotes 'active learning'. Excellent and well qualified academic staff and the option to complete your degree at prestigious universities in Australia together with an enviable Galle Road location in Colombo 3, make ACBT the No 1 choice for students aspiring for a career in IT .