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Higher Diploma in Science in Cloud Computing

HDip in Sc
Programme Code: CR_KCLCO_8
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, Part Time, ACCS, Open, Fully Online
No. of Semesters:2
NFQ Level:8
Embedded Award:No
Programme Credits:60
programmeReviewDate:June 2023

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) Knowledge of the theory and concepts in computer architecture, databases, software & web development and the design, planning, deployment and management of cloud-based infrastructures and services within a wide range of business environments.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) An ability to critically evaluate both structured and unstructured information, to develop business-led plans and strategies and to manage the migration to those strategies being aware of both internal and external factors.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) The ability to analyse problems within a range of business contexts and to develop and articulate appropriate virtulisation, storage, networking and software plans which support the overall business strategy.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) The ability to manage a cloud computing project through all stages of development, evaluating user requirements, design, compatibility and technology selections within agreed environmental and financial constraints.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) The ability to analyse, research, develop and deploy cloud based solutions, while applying the appropriate technical, professional and legal standards and practices.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) The ability to work effectively on any stage of a project as an autonomous individual or as a part of a multidisciplinary team, recognising the different roles within a team and the different ways of organising and leading those teams.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) The capacity to identify learning needs and to undertake continuous learning (including lifelong learning and continuing professional development), incorporating the ability to closely and continuously follow progress in IT by consulting newly published works, assimilating such information and applying it independently.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) The ability to articulate the wider social, political and business context within which the IT professional operates and the need for high ethical and professional standards in ones work.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
SOFT7004 Object Oriented Principles
SOFT7007 Requirements Engineering
COMP6029 Network Systems
DATA8002 Data Management Systems
SOFT7006 Operating Systems
Module Code Module Title
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
COMP7044 Systems Scripting

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
COMP8058 Computer Science Project
SOFT8021 Cloud Architectures
COMP8059 Cloud Infrastructure
COMP8062 Cloud Automation&Orchestration

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