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Master of Science in Cloud Computing

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MSc
Programme Code: CR_KCLDC_9
 
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, Part Time, Distance Learning, ACCS, Open
 
No. of Semesters:2
NFQ Level:9
Embedded Award:No
 
Programme Credits:60
programmeReviewDate:March 2020
Department:COMPUTER SCIENCE
 

Programme Outcomes

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

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) A mastery of the theoretical knowledge and applied skills necessary to analyse, critically evaluate and apply the principles and practices of virtualisation, storage, networking, security and related technologies to cloud computing systems.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) An ability to critically appraise developments in a wide range of technologies such as security, virtualisation, storage, networking; discuss current challenges and research activities in these areas; apply appropriate methodologies to research problems.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) Select and apply research tools and techniques of inquiry; critically evaluate design and implementation issues in cloud computing; communicate to a range of audiences in both written and verbal media about new and emerging theories and technologies.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) Independently acquire and assess knowledge in novel and emerging technologies, integrate this knowledge of various technologies to successfully plan and implement a cloud computing project.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) An ability to analyse and document measures to address risks and weaknesses in cloud computing infrastructures; develop guidelines regarding professional and ethical practices in the exploitation of computer technology; design and implement a solution that requires significant preliminary research for novel and unfamiliar situations.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) Initiate, lead and manage projects of significant complexity involving multi-disciplinary teams; work as a member of an IT strategic planning team; participate in peer collaboration and evaluation exercises.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) Devise programme to support his/her continuing professional development, independently learn, understand, evaluate and apply new knowledge.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) Act in a manner consistent with the best interests of clients, colleagues and other stakeholders and the general public, maintain integrity and independence in professional judgement.
 

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
COMP9034 Cloud Strategy Planning & Mngt
COMP9011 Computing Research & Practice
COMH9004 Cloud Storage Infrastructures
COMH9002 Managing Virtual Environments
COMH9003 Data Centre Networking
Elective
Module Code Module Title
COMP9048 Malware Reverse Engineering
COMP9053 Scripting for Sys Automation
COMP9031 Software Security
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
COMP9033 Data Analytics
SOFT8025 Scalable Microservices
COMP9052 Future Internet
COMP9047 Malware Investigations
 

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
COMP9035 Cloud Security
COMP9028 Comp Research Project Implem.
Elective
Module Code Module Title
COMP9047 Malware Investigations
COMP9033 Data Analytics
COMP9048 Malware Reverse Engineering
COMP9031 Software Security
COMP9052 Future Internet
COMP9053 Scripting for Sys Automation
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
SOFT8025 Scalable Microservices

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