Faculty of Computing

Welcome to the Faculty of Computing

Faculty of Computing (FoC) is the newest and the very first faculty dedicated solely to the emerging computing and related disciplines among public sectors universities in Sri Lanka. FoC to be established as the 11th faculty of the prestigious University of Sri Jayewardenepura. In adhere with national export strategy and in response to the ever-increasing demand from IT and BPO service sector for a continued supply of workforce with information age skills, the University of Sri Jayewardenepura took up the challenge for establishment of FoC.

Computing and related sub-disciplines of its periphery are emerging as key disciplines of the 21st Century. In order to cater global demand for skill-workforce, FoC has design and offers unique and very first three Bachelor of Computing Honours Degree Programs in Sri Lanka as listed below covering all major fields inclusive of state-of-the-art computing and related knowledge areas while assuring passing out graduates also with hands on experiences on cutting edge technologies.

  • Bachelor of Computing Honours in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Computing Honours in Software Engineering
  • Bachelor of Computing Honours in Information Systems

The two-degree programs; Bachelor of Computing Honours in Computer Science and Bachelor of Computing Honours in Software Engineering are to entertain applications initially only from G.C.E.(A/L) Physical Science Stream. However, Bachelor of Computing Honours in Information Systems programs have been opened for several subject combinations as per section criteria under 2.2.8.26 of 2021/2022 UGC Admission Handbook.

In these three-degree programs of FoC, relevant knowledge areas and competencies are to be inculcated among undergraduates mainly through three academic departments as below.

  • Department of Scientific Computing
  • Department of Information Systems Engineering and Informatics
  • Department of Knowledge Engineering and Communication

The FoC also intends to launch cutting-edge research within the contexts of postgraduate education as well as R&D projects in emerging fields of computing and related sub-disciplines that are with the greater potential in contributing to socio-economic and national development.