Under the flagship of Higher Education for Twenty First Century (HETC) – Quality and Innovative Grant, Window 2 to enhance existing programs and develop new undergraduate programs, the Department of Physics introduced a new industry focused stream for the 4 year general degree program, IT & Electronics. This program expects to enhance IT and Electronics skills of undergraduates to provide greater opportunities for employment in industry, private and public sectors.

Entry requirements

A minimum overall GPA of 2.5 and minimum C grades for PH1021 and PH2021 course units taken within the first two years are required to be eligible for this program.

The student intake is limited to 20.


Course modules

Level 3 modules:
(L – No. of Lecture hours, P – No. of Practical hours)

Course No.TitleCreditsNo. of hours
PH 3036Microcontrollers & Embeded Systems390P
IT 3003Advanced Programming Techniques330L, 30P
PH 3007Analogue and Digital Electronics II345P
PH 3037Mobile Application Development390P
PH 3041Computational Mathematics345L
IT 3002Database Systems330L, 30P
IT 3007Data Structures and Algorithms330L, 30P
PH 3038Electronic Circuit Designs & Simulation345L
PH 3042Robotics & Automation345L
PH 3039Data Acquisition Laboratory390P

Level 4 modules:

Course No.TitleCreditsNo. of hours
PH 4019Industrial Automation345L
PH 4016Power Electronics345L
IT 4005 Advanced Database Systems330 L 30 P
IT 4004Advanced Software Engineering630 L 30 P
IT 4006Enterprise Application Development330 L 30 P
PH 4007Industrial Management345L
FS 4004Industrial Training12360P