The course is designed to provide graduates the breadth of skills to be effective in the varied digital workplace, developing their own self-management and self-development capabilities to keep pace with change and adapt to new technologies, software languages and cloud management systems. This course has been designed in collaboration with AWS (Amazon Web Services) Educate in their Cloud Degree program. The course aims to produce graduates who are critically informed about and engaged with the latest developments in Cloud Computing. This course will also synthesise theory and practice throughout each module to ensure that students are knowledgeable in the key areas of Software, Databases, Hardware, Cyber Security, Networking, Infrastructure, Cloud Platforms and Project Management. Facilities Located on our Mile Lane campus, you will have access to our Library & Learning Services (LLS), fully equipped seminar rooms and impressive IT suites. Plus, you can take advantage of reading rights in Coventry University’s Lanchester Library, make use of sport centre facilities and receive full membership to Coventry University Students’ Union (CUSU). Staff Each course unit has been developed and is taught by specialists in the field of digital and technology. With years of experience in the industry, our lecturers bring a wealth of expertise that is crucial to the success of our students within the industry. Practical Experience Throughout your studies, you will find that the course is underpinned with practical experience. You will have the chance to create functioning websites, networks and databases with access to industry-standard software. On successful completion of this course, you will have been able to: -Adapt and gain additional specific competencies. -Apply contemporary knowledge and practical skills in Cloud Computing. -Develop the combination of skills and knowledge required to undertake research and development work involving technically advanced computer applications. -Deploy a range of skills into a global cloud computing market. -Complement the degree with additional certifications and relevant memberships responsive to local and international employer needs (such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Technology Associate, ITIL, PRINCE2). -Develop cognitive, practical and employability skills needed to play a critical role for societal and economic development
In your first year we teach you the foundations of the key concepts needed to apply the knowledge and skills to solve industry-focused problems using cloud computing concepts. You will have the opportunity to develop qualities and transferable skills necessary for employment requiring the undertaking and development of both practical and contextual modules, as well as developing your foundational skills in computing, applying and analysing them within the context of specialised cloud computing subject areas and professional standards. The emphasis is upon the critical application and evaluation of key theory and skills and how these are formulated within systems and software solutions. The final year will provide you with opportunities to further engage with formal business practices, international standards, and legislation to hone workplace acumen. You will be able to formulate your strategy for cloud project development and creation, service management and deliver solutions to meet a business, social or ethical need. You will engage in learning pivotal skills to becoming a graduate practitioner. Your final project places you in an innovative real-world environment where you will propose, design, develop, test, deliver and maintain across your entire stage.
Each module assessment is comprised of two components, the first being a pass/fail competency assessment which may take the form of a multiple choice quiz or oral assessment, this assessment does not count towards your module mark or degree classification, however, you must pass this assessment to pass the module. This has been designed so that all students progressing through the course have demonstrated knowledge and competency the core areas of the module regardless of the project grade. This will help you to improve your employability and abilities as a cloud practitioner by being able to recall technical knowledge and skills from memory. The second component is a project that will be submitted in the final week of each module may be comprised of a single or combination of; Quizzes, Viva Voce, Presentation, Artefact Submission and Demonstration, Reflective Report and Business Documents. All coursework will be consistent and appropriate with the types of outputs required in the workplace (e.g. demonstration of a working product, technical report, presented to the customer) with the addition of a reflective or evaluation component to enhance self-development.
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
All applications are considered on an individual basis and the whole application is reviewed which includes previous and predicted qualifications, experience, reference and your motivation to study the course. The University also accepts the BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate/BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma and BTEC Level 3 National Diploma/BTEC Level 3 Diploma for entry onto degree programmes, provided that they are studied in combination with other qualifications that are equivalent to three A2 Levels. This may include subject specific requirements where necessary. If you are successful in receiving an offer, you will be invited to an Applicant Visit Day to discover more about the course and studying at Coventry University Group.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£7950||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£7950||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£7950||Year 1|
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