Head of Department
|Dr. KHEDO KAVI KUMAR
Department of Digital Technologies
Phone Ext: 7750
It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to the website of the Department of Digital Technololgies.
Our mission at the Department of Digital Technologies is to provide excellent higher education and training within the different areas of applied information technology and digital technology. Central to our mission is to sustain the strong research culture within the department to remain at the forefront of technological advancement. The vision of the department is to establish itself as the region's leading hub for teaching and research in information technology and digital technology.
The department of Digital Technologies offers both undergraduate and postgraduate studies focusing on information and digital technologies such as mobile technologies, web technologies, cloud computing technologies, internet of things, social computing, computer graphics, multimedia, virtual reality, game development, health informatics and bioinformatics. The department also offers professional training courses which current students, non-computing graduates as well as professionals take in order to increase their employability and to remain at frontline of technological innovations.
Our programmes are developed in close collaboration with leading international IT companies. We prepare graduates to adapt to the changing needs of the IT industry by developing a strong base of technical knowledge. In addition, all programmes offered by the department emphasize soft skills and team development as well as entrepreneurship. We want our graduates to be versatile and multi-talented which are important qualities for a successful professional career in the IT industry.
Digital Technology is a rapidly growing field with a wide range of job opportunities in Mauritius and globally. Prospective students are those who enjoy problem solving using digital technologies. If you aspire to a successful professional career in IT, then join us at the department of Digital Technologies. Here, you will have the opportunity to acquire knowledge and develop technical, entrepreneurship and soft skills necessary to become a versatile asset in IT.
Academics at the Department of Digital Technologies are actively involved in research work in various areas of digital technologies such as mobile technologies, cloud computing, internet of things, sensor systems, health informatics and bioinformatics. Our academic are extremely committed to conducting high-quality research and developing a vibrant research culture among students. Our mission is to conduct both fundamental and cutting-edge applied research in order to generate new knowledge that meets the emerging needs of the Mauritian knowledge-based economy and society at large.
I encourage you to browse the information provided on our web site. If you need more information, do not hesitate to contact us.
Dr Kavi Kumar Khedo
Head of Department