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MSc in Cloud Computing

MSc in Cloud Computing

Overview

Take the next step in your career and become a cloud computing specialist

This specialist Level 9 MSc in Cloud Computing aims to equip students with the necessary skills to pursue a career in a complex and challenging area.

Why Study Cloud Computing at Griffith College?

Designed specifically to address a growing need in the industry, the MSc in Cloud Computing at Griffith College is a 1-2 year programme which aims to equip students with a thorough understanding of the key principles of Cloud Computing. Delivered on a full and part-time basis, as a graduate of this course, you will:

  • Obtain specialist knowledge and skills essential for a career in computing or IT.
  • Establish an analytical mindset necessary for independent academic and professional research.
  • Gain a practical understanding of how to resolve and improve cloud solutions in a variety of situations.
  • Develop a team player attitude necessary to communicate problems, ideas and solutions to all levels of the industrial team.
  • Build upon your knowledge of supporting topics in the area of Cloud Computing.

Course Highlights

  • Finish early with Post-Graduate Diploma
  • Small class sizes
  • Access to state of the art facilities
  • A dedicated experienced lecturing Team
  • Industry guest speakers
Course details

The programme contains eight taught modules and a final Dissertation / Dissertation by Practice. Four modules are taught per semester and then you’ll complete a project over a period of twelve weeks. The overall programme is one calendar year long.

Modules Covered
Year One
  • Algorithm Design and Analysis
  • Mobile Technologies
  • Concurrent and Parallel Programming
  • Cloud Computing
  • Cloud Application and Architecture
  • Cloud Security and Privacy
  • Core Cloud Technologies
  • Research Methods

Course Contacts

Barry
Denby
Dublin Campus
T: 
01-4150487
Gerard
McQuillan
Dublin Campus
T: 
01-4150421
How to Apply

Entry Requirements

Candidates applying for this course should have a 2.2 Level 8 honours degree in Computing Science, or a 2.2 Higher Diploma in Computing or related discipline or international equivalent and/or relevant work experience.

 How to Apply

To apply for this programme please submit an online application

A member of our admissions team will then be in contact with you to request to following documents:

  • A copy of your undergraduate degree transcripts
  • A copy of your passport or driving licence
Fees

Fee Information 

A Registration Fee of Euro 250.00 and a 2% Learner Protection Charge is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below. The fees below relate to Year 1 fees only.

Tuition Fees
Dublin

Study Mode: Full-Time

EU living Ireland: EUR 6,550.00

EU living Abroad: EUR 8,000.00

Non EU living Ireland: EUR 11,000.00

Non EU living Abroad: EUR 11,000.00

Fee: EUR 6,300

Campus: Dublin

Study Mode: Part-Time

EU living Ireland: EUR 6,550.00

2% Learner Protection Charge

All QQI accredited programmes of education and training of 3 months or longer duration are covered by arrangements under section 65 (4) of the Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012 whereby, in the event of the provider ceasing to provide the programme for any reason, enrolled learners may transfer to a similar programme at another provider, or, in the event that this is not practicable, the fees most recently paid will be refunded.

Direct Debit Scheme

Students wishing to pay for their fees monthly may avail of our direct debit scheme. Please download our Fee Payment Information document to review the payment plan schedule and how to apply.

Sponsorship

Is your company paying for your course?

They will need to complete a Griffith College Sponsorship Form and send this to the Student Fees Office:

  • Post: Student Fees, Griffith College Dublin, South Circular Road, Dublin 8
  • Email: [email protected]
Progression

Academic Progression

On completion of the Level 9 MSc in Cloud Computing, students may progress onto a range of Level 10 Doctoral programmes on the National Qualifications Framework. The Postgraduate QQI validation means that your qualification is recognised not only in Ireland and Europe but throughout the world.

Career Progression

Through the MSc in Cloud Computing, you will have gained valuable professional experience, specialised in a key emerging field and developed many technical skills. There is a wide range of career options for our graduates including:

  • Senior Software Engineer
  • Cloud Solutions Architect
  • Information Security Engineer
  • Cloud Consultant
  • Microsoft Solutions Architect
  • Head of Data Science
  • Cloud Test Automation Engineer
  • Cloud Support
  • Cloud and Virtualisation Engineer
  • Project Manager Cloud and Data
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