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International College of Business and Technology



Location: Sri Lanka

Collaboration: Franchise (all programmes)


In June 2010 Cardiff Metropolitan University entered into a partnership with the International College of Business and Technology Ltd (ICBT), based in Sri Lanka.  In recognition of the strong relationship developed between the two institutions, in 2015 ICBT was awarded the status of Associate College of Cardiff Metropolitan University.

Set up in 2000, this is one of the leading tertiary education providers in Sri Lanka with the largest number of students in the private sector higher education category. Popularly known as ICBT Campus, it delivers Certificate, Diplomas, Pre University, Undergraduate,  Masters and  Doctorate level programmes in association with some of the best Universities and educational service providers in UK, Australia, Thailand, India and Sweden. The ICBT Campus is ISO 9001:2000 certified by Det Norske Veritas (Netherlands). The University programmes are offered at several ICBT campuses across Sri Lanka, including Colombo and Kandy.


Cardiff Metropolitan University offers the following programmes in partnership with ICBT:

  • BA Business and Management Studies (Franchise)
  • BSc Software Engineering (Franchise)
  • BSc Information Technology (Franchise)
  • BSc Business Information Systems (Franchise)
  • BSc Psychology (Franchise)
  • MBA (Franchise)
  • MSc Information Technology (Franchise)
  • MSc Strategic Marketing

  • MSc Project Management
  • MSc Psychology of Applied Behaviour Change
  • LLM International Business (with pathways) (Franchise)


In addition, ICBT is Cardiff Metropolitan University's partner in a number of EU funded projects. For more information, please visit the Erasmus Mundus information page.​​


For more information about ICBT, please visit their website. ​