Interactive Media


BSc (Hons) in Information Technology Specialising in Interactive Media

Our Interactive Media degree will give you the capability to create the new varieties of interactive media content that are transforming our society and culture. The unique multidisciplinary degree brings together technical, creative and socio-cultural perspectives through Design Ideation, 3D Modelling & Animation, and Digital Video Production.

Career Opportunities

  • Interactive Designers
  • 3D Modelling and Visualisation Artists
  • 3D Animators and Riggers
  • Game Concept Designers
  • UI Engineers
  • Video Production Specialists
  • Multimedia Developer
  • Multimedia Programmer

Entry Requirements

Minimum 3 “S” passes in G.C.E A/L (Sri Lanka) or Minimum 3 ”D” passes in G.C.E A/L Cambridge or Edexcel (in any subject stream) in a single sitting and Pass the Aptitude Test conducted by NorthernUNI.

Why Interactive Media?

  • Shape the future of media with our Interactive Media degree.
  • Dive into the world of interactive media, where technology and innovation converge to create captivating and immersive experiences that are reshaping our society and culture.
  • Gain a unique multidisciplinary perspective, blending technical expertise, creative thinking, and sociocultural understanding to create cutting-edge interactive media content.
  • Explore the realms of design ideation, 3D modelling and animation, and digital video production, equipping yourself with the skills to bring the imagination to life.

Programme Outcomes

  • Develop a strong foundation in interactive media principles, theories, and techniques
  • Master the art of 3D modelling and animation, bringing characters and worlds to life in virtual environments.
  • Acquire the technical expertise to produce high-quality digital video content, incorporating storytelling and visual effects.
  • Explore the social and cultural impact of interactive media, understanding its role in shaping human behaviour and experiences.
  • Foster collaboration and teamwork skills, working alongside diverse professionals to create impactful interactive media projects.
  • Stay ahead of the curve by staying updated with the latest trends, emerging technologies, and industry best practises in interactive media.
Code Module Credit
Semester 1
IT 1010 Introduction to Programming 04
IT 1020 Introduction to Computer Systems 04
IT 1030 Mathematics for Computing 04
IT 1040 Communication Skills 03
Semester 2
IT 1050 Object Oriented Concepts 02
IT 1060 Software Process Modeling 03
IT 1080 English for Academic Purposes 03
IT 1090 Information Systems and Data Modeling 04
IT 1100 Internet and Web Technologies 04
Code Module Credit
Semester 1
IT 2020 Software Engineering 04
IT 2030 Object Oriented Programming 04
IT 2040 Database Management Systems 04
IT 2050 Computer Networks 04
IT 2060 Operating Systems and System Administration 04
Semester 2
IT 2010 Mobile Application Development 04
IT 2070 Data Structures and Algorithms 04
IT 2080 IT Project 04
IT 2090 Professional Skills 02
IT 2100 Employability Skills Development –Seminar 01
IT 2110 Probability and Statistics 03
Code Module Credit
SE 3011 Technical Evolution of Multimedia 04
SE 3021 Design Ideation & Creative Communication 04
SE 3061 User Experience Designing 03
SE 3081 Digital Marketing Strategies 03
IT 3050 Employability Skills Development – Seminar (Non GPA) 01
SE 3031 3D Modeling & Animation 04
SE 3041 Digital Video Production & Delivery 04
SE 3071 Digital Image Processing 04
SE 3091 Games Technology 04
IT 3110 Industry Placement (Non-GPA) 08
Code Module Credit
IT 4010 Research Project 16
IT 4070 Preparation for the Professional World (Non GPA) 02
SE 4031 Games Development 04
SE 4041 Mobile Application Design and Development 04
IT 3051 Trends in Digital Media 04
SE 4061 Multimedia Project Management 04

Course Fee

Tuition fees for the BSc (Hons) in Information Technology programme are currently set at LKR 215,000 per semester. It is important to note that fees for subsequent semesters must be paid prior to the commencement of each semester. This comprehensive fee covers various aspects, including lectures, tutorials, examinations, access to computer laboratory facilities, and library resources.

To make the payment, please credit the fees to Account No. 1630552 at the Bank of Ceylon, in favour of the Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology. payments can be made at the Bank of Ceylon Kollupitiya Branch, located on the first floor of the BoC Merchant Tower Building, or at any branch of the Bank of Ceylon. Alternatively, you can also credit the fees to Account No. 00 399 0000033 at any branch of Sampath Bank.

Please note that fees are generally non-refundable. However, if you have a valid reason for requesting a refund, such as unforeseen circumstances, you may submit a refund request within one week from the date of commencement of lectures for each semester. It’s important to remember that a ten percent deduction will be applied to the refunded amount.

We encourage you to adhere to the fee payment deadlines and make the necessary arrangements to ensure a smooth academic journey. If you have any further questions regarding fees or payment options, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our dedicated admissions team