Specialise in the latest technologies from the leading providers of Cloud Services globally such as Amazon AWS and Microsoft in order to make yourself ultra-employable and well versed in current standards.
Staffordshire University is a member of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Academy programme and we have embedded the AWS Certified Solutions Architect knowledge within our course.
Throughout your degree, you will have the opportunity to learn a wide variety of transferable skills. These skills will be useful in Cloud Computing or any other career you may choose to pursue. Skills gained will include project management, independent working, team working and advanced computer literacy.
You will learn through lectures, tutorials and workshops. Lectures are highly interactive and incorporate group discussions, video presentations, and activity based learning. Learning activities are designed to develop soft skills as well as your ability to work independently and as part of a group. Your learning experience will be enriched by field visits and guest lectures by industry experts.
Software Development and Application Modelling
Introduction to object oriented programming
Introduction to object oriented analysis & design using UML
Elementary computing mathematics
Elementary computer & cloud architecture & networking
Networking Concepts and Cyber Security
Design and development of commercial network infrastructure (CCNA: Routing and Switching)
Introduction to basic cyber security principles
Web Development and Operating Systems
Basic website design & development using java script & HTML
Introduction to Linux operating system & bash scripting
Professional & study skills & research methods
Introduction to project management using agile methods
Databases and Data Structures
Introduction to database design & development
Introduction to algorithms & data structures
Routed and Switched Architectures
Implementing Cisco routing for large scale networks (CCNP: Routing and Switching 1)
Advanced switching using Cisco technologies and devices (CCNP: Routing and Switching 2)
Enterprise Cloud and Infrastructure Automation
Enterprise cloud infrastructure design & development
Evaluation & selection of automation techniques for enterprise infrastructure
Industry Placement up to 1 Year
At the end of the second year you may opt for an internship/ placement to gain industry exposure
Introduction to cutting-edge technologies
Final Year Project
Design and modeling of a solution for a real-world problem
Development and evaluation of a solution for a real-world problem
Cloud, Virtualization and Communications
Exposure to cutting-edge cloud and networking technologies
Selection & deployment of state-of-the-art technologies on enterprise network infrastructure
Developing for the Cloud
Advanced cloud infrastructure including fault tolerance and security
Development of cloud based software using micro Services
The minimum qualifications required for admission are:
GCE Advanced Level with 2 Passes or 2 Credit Passes (for Accelerated programmes) with a Credit Passes for English at the GCE (Ordinary Level)
GCE Advanced Level (London, Cambridge or Edexcel) with 2 passes or 2 Credit Passes (for Accelerated programmes) or
Successful completion of the Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology Degree Foundation or
You may apply pending A/L results. Applicants with additional qualifications may receive advanced entry.
You will be able to commence your career as an Associate Software Engineer, Application Developer, Web Engineer, Web Developer or Quality Assurance Engineer. You will progress through your career in job roles such as Technical Lead and Software Architect leading to senior positions associated with influencing the technology direction of an enterprise or industry.
We have flexible payment options to suit your finances.You can choose to make the full payment upfront, semester payments in two to three instalments or the monthly instalments.