Cloud Computing BSc (Hons)  (CU London Dagenham)

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Cloud Computing BSc (Hons) (CU London Dagenham)

Cloud Computing is a model for enabling on-demand access to a pool of computing resources, e.g. networks, servers, storage, applications, and services, that can be rapidly provisioned with minimal management effort or service provider interaction. The Cloud Computing BSc (Hons) course incorporates contemporary issues and approaches in computing, underpinned by fundamental skills in networking, software design, data science, coding, computer hardware and physical infrastructure.

Entry Requirements

Entry levelWhat we're looking for
Degree104 UCAS tariff points. Candidates will normally be expected to have passed Mathematics and English language GCSE with minimum grade 4, or possess an equivalent qualification. Level 2 equivalents are accepted. Two A2 levels to include one from either Maths, Computer Science or other relevant subject. BTEC National Extended Diploma in a relevant subject (e.g. Computing), or an appropriate Foundation/Access qualification where the standard achieved is deemed equivalent to the above.

English language requirements

  • IELTS: 6.5. If you don't meet the English language requirements, you can achieve the level you need by successfully completing a pre-sessional English programme before you start your course. 

Career Prospects

On completion, you should be able to:

  • Understand the fundamentals of biological and chemical sciences, including cell biology, chemistry and physiology. You will develop a core understanding within the sciences, with applications to industry and the health sector.
  • Adapt and gain additional specific competencies.
  • Apply contemporary knowledge and practical skills in Cloud Computing.
  • Develop the combination of skills and knowledge required to undertake research and development work involving technically advanced computer applications.
  • Deploy a range of skills into a global cloud computing market.
  • Potentially complement the degree with additional certifications and relevant memberships responsive to local and international employer needs (such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Technology Associate, ITIL, PRINCE2). Subject to competitive application, availability, meeting any applicable visa requirements. You will need to refer to the relevant authority’s website for further information on requirements.
  • Develop cognitive, practical and employability skills needed to play a critical role for societal and economic development.

Course Details

The degree in Cloud Computing is designed to provide you with the breadth of skills to be effective in the varied digital workplace, developing your self-management and self-development capabilities to keep pace with change and adapt to new technologies, software languages and cloud management systems.

We aim to produce graduates that are well equipped with a range of skills, knowledge and understanding of latest cloud-based platforms and technologies, e.g. Scalable and Elastic systems, Infrastructure as Code, Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service, Software as a Service and Machine Learning.

Year one

Principles of Computer Systems
Serverless Web Applications
Networking Architecture and Design Concepts
Infrastructure Architecture and Design Concepts

Year two

Software Defined Networks and Content Delivery Networks
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
Securing Cloud Systems
Managing Virtualised Servers and Infrastructure

Final Year

Proposing Cloud Solutions
Applied Cloud Architecture Project
Applied Cloud Software Project
Managing Cloud Solutions

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