Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is revolutionising the way that large, and often complex, datasets are stored and analysed. Our Cloud Computing MSc aims to produce experts with practical experience who can work with companies from around the world to realise the business benefits of this exciting technology. Our course focuses on both theory and practice so that students can understand and implement cloud computing applications. They will cover key subjects such as advanced object-oriented programming, data mining and big data analytics.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in computing science software engineering, computing systems, distributed computing, internet computing, information systems or information technology; applicants with lower or non-standard qualifications if they have relevant professional experience in computing will be considered; Applicants whose 1st language is not English require an overall IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

Key information

Admissions Secretary, School of Computing Science
Telephone number: 
0191 208 7767