Cloud Computing - MSc


Newcastle University    School of Computing

Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full time, 2 years part time
Computer Science (8)

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The Cloud Computing MSc programme at Newcastle University offers a comprehensive and practical approach to understanding and implementing cloud computing applications. With a focus on theory and practice, you will cover advanced topics such as object-oriented programming, data mining, and big data analytics. The programme is designed for students with a 2:1 honours degree or international equivalent in computing-related fields. Proficiency in writing programs in an Object-Oriented programming language, analytical thinking, and a basic exposure to probability theory are also required. The programme provides excellent career prospects, with strong industry links and opportunities for research and development projects.

About the course

Cloud computing is revolutionising the way that large, and often complex, datasets are stored and analysed.

Our Cloud Computing MSc focuses on both theory and practice so that you can understand and implement cloud computing applications. You'll cover key subjects such as:

  • advanced object-oriented programming
  • data mining
  • big data analytics

You'll develop both your technical and professional skills to underpin personal development and future career success. Our comprehensive research training provides a basis for PhD study.

This is a demanding and rewarding course. We have close links to research by:

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Entry Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in:

- computing science software engineering
- computing systems
- distributed computing
- internet computing
- information systems
- information technology

You should:

- be good at writing programs in an Object-Oriented programming language, preferably Java
- be good at analytical thinking and reasoning
- have a basic exposure to probability theory

We will also consider applicants on an individual basis with lower or non-standard qualifications if they have relevant professional experience in computing.


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