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5056F - Cloud Computing MSc

Cloud Computing MSc

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Start in: September 2021

We produce experts with practical experience. They work with companies from around the world realising the business benefits of this exciting technology.

Overview

Cloud computing is revolutionising the way that large, and often complex, datasets are stored and analysed.

Our Cloud Computing MSc focuses on both theory and practice so that you can understand and implement cloud computing applications. You'll cover key subjects such as:

  • advanced object-oriented programming
  • data mining
  • big data analytics

You'll develop both your technical and professional skills to underpin personal development and future career success. Our comprehensive research training provides a basis for PhD study.

This is a demanding and rewarding course. We have close links to research by:

Our cloud computing research also has links with companies such as Red Hat and Hewlett-Packard. They often employ our graduates and also offer summer project internships to students.

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What you'll learn

Through compulsory modules you'll develop your understanding and competence in cloud computing.

Modules

You will study modules on this course. A module is a unit of a course with its own approved aims and outcomes and assessment methods.

How you'll learn

Your future

Careers

You'll develop both your technical and professional skills to underpin personal development and future career success. Our comprehensive research training provides a basis for PhD study.

Our graduates have an excellent record of finding employment. Recent examples include:

  • software engineer for IBM UK
  • software developer for Red Hat

Our Careers Service

Our award-winning Careers Service is one of the largest and best in the country, and we have strong links with employers. We provide an extensive range of opportunities to all students through our ncl+ initiative.

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Quality and ranking

All professional accreditations are reviewed regularly by their professional body

Facilities

The School of Computing is based in the £58million Urban Sciences Building, a flagship development located on the £350m Newcastle Helix regeneration site in the heart of Newcastle. It brings together:

  • academia
  • the public sector
  • communities
  • business and industry

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees for 2021 entry (per year)

What you're paying for

Tuition fees include the costs of:

  • matriculation
  • registration
  • tuition (or supervision)
  • library access
  • examination
  • re-examination
  • graduation

Some of our degrees involve additional costs which are not covered by your tuition fees.

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  • additional costs
  • living costs
  • tuition fees, including how to pay them and available discounts

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Entry requirements

The entrance requirements below apply to 2021 entry.

Qualifications from outside the UK

English Language requirements

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Applications for 2022/23
You'll be able to apply for 2022/23 entry from September 2021


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If you have specific questions about this course you can contact:

Admissions Secretary

School of Computing

Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 2736

Email: Computing.Admissions@ncl.ac.uk

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