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MScCloud Computing

University of Essex United Kingdom, Colchester
Tuition fee £14,500.00 per year
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Overview

Cloud-based systems are the latest development in large-scale computing, and it is predicted that billions of Euros will be spent by European businesses on cloud computing in the coming years. But despite this, there are still surprisingly few graduate-level courses in this area.

Our course targets a known need in industry, providing an opportunity for you to study this exciting underlying technology. You gain hands-on experience with various types of cloud models and modern computing systems that use or support cloud computing. You will master areas including:

- Application development for cloud systems
- Cloud management technologies
- System architectures
- High-performance computing
- Social networking application development
- Computer and Network Security

We equip you with the knowledge and understanding to contribute fully to this quickly changing and developing area so that you can enter a range of employment roles related to cloud systems, including developing cloud based applications, managing cloud systems and designing cloud infrastructures.

Our School is a community of scholars leading the way in technological research and development. Today’s computer scientists are creative people who are focused and committed, yet restless and experimental. We are home to many of the world’s top scientists, and our work is driven by creativity and imagination as well as technical excellence.

We are ranked Top 10 in the UK in the 2015 Academic Ranking of World Universities, with more than two-thirds of our research rated ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent (REF 2014).

Programme structure

Year 1

MSc Project and Dissertation
Cloud Technologies and Systems
Computer Security
Converged Networks and Services
Group Project
High Performance Computing
Professional Practice and Research Methodology
E-Commerce Programming (optional)
IP Networking and Applications (optional)
Mobile & Social Application Programming (optional)
Network Security and Cryptographic Principles (optional)
Advanced Web Technologies (optional)
Creating and Growing a New Business Venture (optional)
Information Retrieval (optional)

Career opportunities

Our recent graduates have progressed to a variety of senior positions in industry and academia. Some of the companies and organisations where our former graduates are now employed include:

Electronic Data Systems
Pfizer Pharmaceuticals
Bank of Mexico
Visa International
Hyperknowledge (Cambridge)
Hellenic Air Force
ICSS (Beijing)
United Microelectronic Corporation (Taiwan)

Apply now!
Application start
Aug 1, 2017
Pre-deadline
May 1, 2018 23:59 (GMT)

This is a pre-deadline and we suggest to apply before this date

Primary deadline
Aug 1, 2017 23:59 (GMT)

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States