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School of Mathematics and Computer Science

Cloud Computing

BSc (Hons) Full-time 3 years, Part-time 6 years

Cloud Computing has increased in popularity and level of integration with other technologies in recent years.

Cloud Computing has increased in popularity and level of integration with other technologies in recent years.

  • Institute Code W75
  • UCAS Code I160
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  • Start Date(s) 21 September 2020
  • Award BSc (Hons)
  • Study Mode Full-time, Part-time
  • Course Length Full-time (3 years), Part-time (6 years)
  • Campus Location Wolverhampton City Campus
  • School School of Mathematics and Computer Science

Why choose this course?

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. 
 

Potential Career Paths

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.

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Everything you need to know about this course!

This course 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. 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

Location Mode Fee Year
Home/EU Full-time £9250 per year 2020-21
Home/EU Part-time £3050 per year# 2020-21
International Full-time £12250 per year 2020-21
International Part-time £6125 per year# 2020-21

The University is committed to a transparent fee structure, with no hidden costs, to help you make an informed decision. This includes information on what is included in the fee and how fees are calculated and reviewed

# Undergraduate part-time fees for 50% rate of study

2019 Entry

  • A Level minimum of BC or CDE.
  • BTEC QCF Extended Diploma grade MMP, BTEC QCF Diploma grade DM
  • 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).
  • If you've got other qualifications or relevant experience, please contact The Gateway for further advice before applying.
  • International entry requirements and application guidance can be found here

Other Requirements

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.

Tuition Fees Loan Home and EU National):

Most students will be able to apply for loans to help pay for these. Depending on where you live, if you have been to University previously and your circumstances, grants, bursaries and scholarships might also be available. Visit student finance on the gov.uk website to find out more.

EU students applying for the 2020/21 academic year:

The UK Government has confirmed that EU students will continue to be eligible for 'home fee status' for entry in September 2020, and will continue to have access to financial support available via student loans for the duration of their course. For more information take a look at the gov.uk website to find out more.

Self-funding:

If you don’t want to take out a loan to pay your fees or if you aren’t eligible to receive a loan, you might want to take advantage of the University’s scheme to pay by instalments: see How to Pay. For more information please contact the Gateway.


Your employer, embassy or organisation can pay for your Tuition fees:

If your employer, embassy or organisation agrees to pay all or part of your tuition fees; the University will refer to them as your sponsor and will invoice them for the appropriate amount.

We must receive notification of sponsorship in writing as soon as possible, and before enrolment, confirming that the sponsor will pay your tuition fees.


Financial Hardship:

Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund. for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.


Bursaries and Scholarships:

In addition the University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships packages



You can find more information on the University’s Funding, cost, fee and support pages.

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