The Diploma in Economics and Information Technology offered by the Department of Economics of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in the University of Sri Jayewardenepura is focusing to provide career focused professional qualification featuring industry referenced knowledge and skills to cater the prime essentials of highly skilled human capacity and provide a pathway for individuals’ needs for pursuing higher education.
The diploma graduates will be knowledgeable and competent in the discourse and practice IT disciplines in providing innovative IT solutions for various economic challenges by proposing alternative forms of policy implications.
This diploma is for
To get a sound understanding about IT and Economic concepts and tools and thereby equip analytical knowledge, techniques and skills for apply them appropriately by identifying the need of IT in new developments.
To get qualified to follow the Economics and Applied Information Technology -Bachelor of Arts external degree offered by the Department of Economics of University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
To develop analytical skills and knowledge needed for the external undergraduates.
General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) with a minimum of two subjects or an equivalent qualification.
General Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level) with a minimum of 6 subjects in a single attempt with 4 credits and certified work experience with a minimum period of three years in any field.
Successful completion of SLQF Level 2 or NVQ 3/4 in any field.
DIED 1110 – Essential Microeconomics
DIED 1120 – Essential Macroeconomics
DIED 1130 – Introduction to Information Technology
DIED 1140 – Applied Economics
DIED 1150 – Quantitative Techniques
DIED 1160 – Internet and Cloud Services
DIED 1210 – Global Economic Systems and Issues
DIED 1220 – Project Management Principles and Practices
DIED 1230 – Information Technology for Office Productivity
DIED 1240 – Fundamentals of Computer Security
DIED 1250 – Independent Project
Diploma in Economics and Information Technology
Department of Economics
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
University of Sri Jayewardenepura