Sheffield Hallam University
Web and Cloud Computing
The course is suitable for practicing IT professionals and recent graduates and offers a chance to gain the skills needed to develop a career in cloud computing. Students study the technical, commercial, legal and social aspects of cloud computing, giving them the knowledge and experience needed to progress quickly. Students also: learn how to apply cloud computing solutions to real business problems; build their own applications in the cloud using platforms such as Google App Engine, Microsoft Azure and Amazon EC2; study the various cloud service layers, including software, platform and infrastructure.
An Honours degree in computing or a closely-related discipline, with an overall average of at least 60 per cent or equivalent; applications are considered from students who do not have a relevant degree but have at least 1 year's direct work experience in computing or a closely related discipline; applicants should have some knowledge of computer programming, networking, databases and web technology. For applicants whose 1st language is not English: IELTS score of 6.0 with 5.5 in all skills (or equivalent).
Modules include: cloud technologies; cloud applications; social and economic aspects of the cloud; cloud security; network security; intelligent web applications; handling data in the cloud; study skills for professionals; industrial expertise; research practice and principles.
Assessment is through coursework.
Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 3,100 per Academic year (home fees)||3 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 5,750 per Academic year (overseas fees)||3 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,200 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|City Campus||Sheffield||S1 1WB||Yorkshire and the Humber|
Faculty of Arts, Computing, Engineering and Science, Postgraduate Programmes Office
0114 225 4234