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Course summary

Our MSc Cloud Computing programme aims to provide students with an extensive learning experience that equips them with the cutting-edge skillsets required within the fast-growing cloud computing industry. Students will have the opportunity to gain in-demand skills for professional roles such as Cloud Developers, Solution Architects, DevOps, and Data specialists. The programme is provides a considered balance of Computer Science principles, along with a strong focus on the conceptual knowledge and industry practices for cloud computing. Students can gain a rigorous conceptual understanding of state-of-the art, scalable cloud systems across multiple cloud service providers. A distinct feature of the programme is the integration of cloud vendor certification that is aligned with programme and module outcomes. This approach gives students the opportunity to demonstrate industry-transferable competencies in core areas whilst enhancing their employability attributes.


For the most up to date module information, please visit the course page for this programme on our website. Some programmes provide you with the opportunity to focus your study in a particular area through optional modules. Timetabling arrangements may limit the availability of some optional modules to some students. As the options often reflect staff research interests, they may alter over time due to staff availability.

Assessment method

The programme is assessed through a variety of means, including in-class tests, coursework, presentations, posters, and examinations. The majority of assessments are coursework based, reflecting the practical and applied nature of computer science and cloud computing. The final stage research project enables students to further specialise in cloud computing and complete a piece of work of significant complexity. Communication and presentation skills will be assessed by an informal oral presentation (viva voce) with poster presentations in various modules.

Entry requirements

First or second class honours degree in Computer Science or a related area such as Software Engineering, Computing, Games Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, or Distributed Systems and Networking. In addition to the degree requirements, students must be competent in programming as evidenced in their academic degree transcript through programming-based classes .

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9000 Whole course
Northern Ireland £9000 Whole course
Scotland £9000 Whole course
Wales £9000 Whole course
International £16300 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Cloud Computing at University of Lincoln - UCAS