Griffith College

MSc in Cloud Computing

MSc in Cloud Computing

MSc in Cloud Computing

Work in this complex and challenging area - researching problems and developing innovative cloud computing solutions in a variety of situations.

Student working on a computer
Validated by:QQI
QQI Level:9

This course prepares you to work in this complex and challenging area - researching problems, developing solutions and working on your own or as part of a team to resolve and improve cloud solutions in a variety of situations.

You’ll gain the skills necessary to find employment in the I.T. sector or to proceed to obtain higher qualifications in computing.


1 Year Full-time, 2 Years Part-time

Please Note:

The duration for full-time students who commence the programme in Semester 2 will be 1.5 years


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;

  • 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
Entry Requirements
General 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.


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.


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:

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.

Please Note: A registration fee of Euro 250.00 is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below.

Study Mode: 
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
EUR 6,300
Study Mode: 
EU living Ireland: 
EUR 6,550.00
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
Academic Progression: 

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

Career Progression: 

Following successful completion of this programme, students will be qualified to work in a variety of skilled roles in Cloud Computing


Get in Touch

If you would like to find out more about this course, please do not hesitate in contacting a member of our admissions team.