Msc In Cloud Computing in National College of Ireland
Duration : 1 Year
Intake : Sept
Level : Postgraduate
Tuition & fees : € 14,500 Per Year
IELTS : 6.0
TOEFL : 78
PTE : 50
About Msc In Cloud Computing in National College of Ireland
his course will provide you with the latest knowledge and competencies required by the fastest growing global industry: the cloud. Cloud computing has become a multi-billion euro industry and this course offers specialisations in two key areas: Infrastructure (IaaS - Infrastructure as a Service) and Development (SaaS - Software as a Service).
Studying at our state-of-the-art Cloud Competency Centre, you will gain experience with the latest design principles, models, and technologies in cloud computing. The course is delivered by faculty and industry practitioners with proven expertise in cloud computing.
Who is the course for?
This computing course 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. To be admitted as a student, an applicant must have earned a degree or equivalent qualification at level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications. Students in their final year of undergraduate study can be admitted on the condition that their degrees are awarded before they enrol at NCI.
- Plan and architect highly-scalable computing/data analytics solutions for business and scientific needs
- Design pattern-based application code to run efficiently in a cloud environment
- Evaluate security strategies associated with cloud computing and apply them to ensure the technical sustainability of an organisation
- Migrate from traditional ICT environment to a cloud-based platform
- Manage the process of running an IT department as a cloud enabled business unit
Award and Progression
The Master of Science in Cloud Computing is awarded by QQI at level 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications. Students who successfully complete this course may progress to a major award at level 10 on the NFQ. Students may also elect to exit early with the Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Cloud Computing at level 9 on the NFQ.
Students need to be available 09.00-18.00 Mon – Fri (class days and times vary).
Please note that exams can be scheduled during the morning, afternoon or evening Monday to Saturday.
An honours (level 8) primary degree in a cognate discipline with a 2.2 award or higher. The college operates a Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPEL) scheme meaning applicants who do not meet the normal academic requirements may be considered based on relevant work and other experience. This may be assessed using a portfolio of learning, demonstration of work produced, and an interview.
This programme has a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policy. Specifically, students are expected to successfully participate in lectures, laboratories and projects using a portable computer (laptop/notebook) with a substantial hardware configuration. The minimal suitable configuration is 8GB of RAM (16GB are recommended); a modern 64-bit x86 multi-core processor (Intel i5 or superior); 250+ GB of available space in hard disk; WiFi card; and a recent version of Ubuntu, macOS or Windows.
It is the responsibility of each student to ensure their computer is functioning correctly and that they have full administrator rights. NCI IT cannot provide support for personal devices.