APIIT ties up with Deakin University | Sunday Observer

APIIT ties up with Deakin University

6 September, 2020

Deakin University, Australia and Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT) Sri Lanka have partnered to offer a pathway which provides students enrolling at APIIT Sri Lanka the option of transferring to Deakin University in Australia after the first year of study at APIIT to complete the Deakin University Bachelor of IT and Bachelor of Commerce degree programs.

Head, School of Computing, APIIT Sri Lanka, Dr. Priyantha Kumarawadu said, “Sri Lankan students who are aiming at a world ranked university in Australia can get direct entry to the second year of the undergraduate degree program at Deakin University after completing the first year at APIIT Sri Lanka.”

Those who complete the first year of study in the BSc (Hons) International Business Management degree at APIIT Sri Lanka may avail themselves of the option of completing Deakin’s Bachelor of Commerce degree in one of seven majors.

Associate Dean, International, Faculty of Business and Law, Deakin University, Prof. Alexander Newman said, “Deakin’s School of Business and Law is ranked in the Top 1% of Business Schools worldwide. Through our partnership, we look forward to welcoming APIIT students into the Bachelor of Commerce and the Bachelor of Business degrees at Deakin.”

Pro Vice Chancellor-International Research Partnerships, Deakin University, Prof. K Baskaran said, “Deakin University, Australia and APIIT Sri Lanka have come together to help mitigate some of the immediate challenges in a post Covid environment. APIIT will offer a pathway to Deakin programs in Computer Science, Software Engineering and Cyber Security.”