MSc in Cloud Computing

Description: MSc in Cloud Computing
Duration: 1 year
NFQ Level: Level 9
Brochure: Download MSc in Cloud Computing brochure

This programme aims to fulfil the ICT sector specific needs as reported in Ireland's National Skills Strategy 2025. By combining technical skills and innovation principles, it effectively delivers core technology skills in cloud software development, fog/edge computing, DevOps, security and data governance. Having also taken into account global industry trends, it includes electives in quantum computing, blockchain and machine learning.

Students will gain experience with the latest ethical design principles, models and technologies via our state-of-the-art Cloud Competency Centre. The course is delivered by faculty and industry practitioners with proven expertise in cloud computing.

Location Start Date

IFSC Campus

25/01/2021 Apply Now

IFSC Campus

20/09/2021 Apply Now

Course details

Who is the course for?

This programme will appeal to computer science or engineering graduates, ICT industry practitioners, system administrators and those with an interest in gaining practical experience in cloud computing.

As a graduate of this course, you will be able to:

  • Conduct independent research and analysis in the field of cloud computing
  • Formulate and implement a novel research idea using the latest industry practices
  • Demonstrate expert knowledge of application development, systems programming, parallel and distributed computing and the tools, techniques and technologies of cloud computing utilised in both technical and business contexts
  • Critically, assess, evaluate and communicate business and technical strategies for cloud computing
  • Develop and implement effective business and technical solutions for cloud computing
  • Critically asses and evaluate security, privacy and ethical issues associated with the storage, transfer and processing of data on private and public cloud infrastructures
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