Ravensbourne University London

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Ravensbourne

Cloud Computing

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Course summary

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Cloud Computing is developed in partnership with AWS-Educate programme. This degree provides students with first-hand knowledge and understanding of industry standard tools and practices for cloud computing. The course is designed in such a way that it will provide students with the flexibility and agility needed to keep pace with the technological developments of the future. The BSc in Cloud Computing is the first honours degree in the UK that:

  • has been developed in partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS), one of the leading global providers of cloud services ;
  • in addition covers the Cyber Security Body Of Knowledge (CyBOK 1.0) framework at this level.
Cloud computing is a multi-billion-pound industry that is responsible for revolutionising the way of delivering computer services like storage, networking, software and databases through the internet on demand. You will learn about cloud solutions through case studies, laboratories, workshops, and online resources. And, you will have access to state-of-the-art tools, and taught the latest methodologies. As a student on the course you will have access to resources and content on AWS-Educate covered on this course from experts from around the world. Students will also gain access to the dedicated AWS Educate Job Board portal after completion of this programme. The course will give you a strong grounding in the subject and also be flexible with what you want to learn. It covers a range of industry-standard technologies related to cloud computing and their practical implementations. You will be able to pursue your interests through a variety of units covering topics such as databases, networking or artificial intelligence. It will also equip you with a strong understanding of cloud computing skills. Once you’ve graduated you’ll be well-versed in a host of skills to work in this sector - you will be able to evaluate cloud computing trends, recognise best practices, and analyse and evaluate possible cloud solutions. And, you will hone valuable skills like teamwork and effective communication too.You will be able to understand new and emerging technologies, and apply industry-standard practices whilst solving real-world information technology problems. You will be well equipped for a variety of careers in Cloud Computing.

Course details


Year 1 Modules include: Computer Networks Web Design Database Development Cloud Computing Principles Software Development Year 2 Modules include: Advanced knowledge Cyber Security Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning Digital Forensics Elective Modules Optional Placement Year After your second year, you can opt to take an optional work placement year in the computing industry. Year 3 Modules include: Chosen Specialist Area Major Project Dissertation

Assessment method

As you progress through your course, assessment points throughout the course enable you to practise and demonstrate the learning outcomes with confidence, and receive formative and summative feedback from tutors. Each unit will have one or more assessments appropriate to the learning outcomes. 15-credit units will typically have one assessment. 30-credit units may have two individually weighted assessments. In some units, you may be given an overall holistic grade for the unit rather than for the individual elements of assessed work. The methods of assessment and the submission date(s) will be specified in the Project brief issued at the start of each unit of study. Assessed work is usually submitted in electronic form, and will be graded against the assessment criteria using the University’s grading descriptors. Some assessment is by group work. Part of the work may be assessed through individual or group presentation of the artefact or viva voce question and answer sessions with a panel, as specified in particular project briefs.

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

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Students will also be expected to possess five GCSEs (grade C/4 or above) or equivalent (including English) .

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)5.5IELTS 5.5 overall with 5.5 in each subtest.
TOEFL (iBT)72TOEFL IBT with 72 points overall including minimum Reading 18, Listening 17, Speaking 20, Writing 17
PTE Academic42PTE Academic or SELT: 42 overall with minimum 42 in each subtest.
Trinity ISEPassTrinity College London - B2 SELT ISE II. Pass Overall with Pass in each component.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £16500 Year 1
International £16500 Year 1

Additional fee information

*All fees shown are correct for 2021/22 academic year and are subject to change.
Cloud Computing at Ravensbourne University London - UCAS