Cloud Computing has increased in popularity and level of integration with other technologies in recent years. Many businesses are therefore considering the opportunities presented by cloud computing. In order to fully understand the complexities of both the technical aspects of cloud computing and how to integrate it into business settings skills need to be developed in this cutting edge field.
BSc (Hons) Cloud Computing covers technical, legal and social aspects of cloud computing and security to ensure that graduates experience applying cloud computing solutions to real business problems. Computer security topics will enable graduates to gain an insight into networking and operating systems challenges to gain hands on experience in problem solving.
Through our up to data teaching laboratories students will gain experience and knowledge through both theoretical instruction and practice activities. New and emerging technologies will be used in order to detect and migrate against security attacks. Student will use virtualisation and a range of optimization and deployment tools to create cloud solutions. The security element of this degree will focus on using a range of operating systems and networking devices to determinate and mitigate against the security challenges that businesses encounter.
The Cloud Industry Forum suggests that 86% of UK businesses will be using at least one cloud computing service by 2017. By undertaking this degree, graduates gain the skills and knowledge suitable for practicing IT professionals and will fill a gap in the market.
Typical employers include large commercial organisations, local authorities, retail and ecommerce organisations, the banking and insurance sectors. Graduates can expect to find employment in roles including; Cloud Operations Manager, Cloud Network Analysis and Cloud Consultants.
These modules are correct at the time of publication. Modules may change over time due to validation and continuous monitoring policies. Applicants will be notified in writing of any significant changes to their chosen course(s).
Access to HE Diploma full award (Pass of 60 credits - of which a minimum of 45 credits must be at level 3 including 18 at Merit or Distinction).
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Students must have studied a minimum of two years post GCSE level. However, it is expected that some applicants will be mature students with work experience, who wish to further their career development. These applicants will be processed through standard procedures, which may involve an interview as part of the process. Please see http://wlv.ac.uk/mature for further information.
Those who do not meet the entry requirements may be offered an alternative course.
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The University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships in addition to other financial support packages
Tuition Fees Loan: If you wish, you can take out a Government Student Loan which covers the full course fee. You pay it back once you’ve left university and your income is more than £25,725 (from April 2019). More information on repayments can be found at: repayments.It’s available to eligible full-time higher education students and does not depend on family income.
The amount of the Tuition Fees Loan is paid directly to the University of Wolverhampton by the Student Loan Company.
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Self-funding: If you don’t want to take out a loan to pay your fees, you might want to take advantage of the University’s scheme to pay by instalments: see How to Pay.The funding available to you depends on when you started your studies and if you have been to University previously.