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UCAS CODE: CC01

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    SA1 Waterfront Campus, Swansea

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This programme is designed for students interested in computer networks but specialising in areas such as virtualisation and the computer systems used in data centre that support cloud based services. They would also be interested in databases and developing an understanding of managing and analysing big data, and implementing cloud services.

The overall aim of this programme is to develop students with the skills and knowledge to design, build and extend the internet infrastructure and to design a variety of distributed applications.

The course focuses on cost-effective and agile ways to build and operate business and commerce IT infrastructure. Employing more efficient ways of sharing information and collaborating can offer a real competitive advantage.

  • The student will focus on acquiring and using the expertise required by a cloud systems developer to create solutions to large and complex problems.
  • Highly regarded by employers is the expertise and skills you develop from creating and managing infrastructure solutions as part of a team.

This course is designed to:

  • Enable students to be creative and innovative in the application of the concepts, principles and techniques associated cloud computing.
  • Enable students to critically evaluate, analyse, design or implement complex systems
  • Provide students with a systematic understanding of the comprehensive knowledge and skills needed to collect, interpret, analyse, synthesise and communicate data using appropriate methods.
  • Provide an opportunity for students to demonstrate academic rigour appropriate to honours level through the use of analytical and technical skills.

Course Overview

Cloud Computing is a specialisation of computer networking that is concerned with the management of large data in data centres, virtualisation and the provision of cloud services.

Applicants would typically be technically minded and they may have previously studied engineering, computing or the sciences.

This programme is designed for students interested in computer networks but specialising in areas such as virtualisation and the computer systems used in data centre that support cloud based services. They would also be interested in databases and developing an understanding of managing and analysing big data, and implementing cloud services.

Applicants will be interested in computer networking and networked application development and are likely to have some web programming experience.

Career Opportunities

Graduates have excellent employment prospects in the computing, teaching, lecturing and ICT industry, as well as in other areas of the economy.

Recent statistics show that the vast majority of graduates from the Computing portfolio are following their chosen career paths within six months of graduating.

Graduates would seek positions as network administrators, network associates, network engineers, business systems analyst, information systems consultant and IT infrastructure manager.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 104

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University information

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

  • University League Table

    103rd

  • Campus address

    University of Wales Trinity Saint David, College Road, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, SA31 3EP, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    31st out of 37 5

    41st out of 113 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 157
    103 64%

    27th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95.0 95%

    4th

    29
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    2.91 58%

    37th

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    160 72%

    21st

    39
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    80th

    18
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.25 85%

    6th

    5

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