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BSc (Hons) Cloud Computing

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BSc (Hons) Cloud Computing is new to our undergraduate portfolio and has been created in partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and their AWS-Educate programme.

We understand that it is important for you to have a strong grounding in the subject and also be flexible with what you want to learn. Our cloud computing undergraduate degree 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.

What is cloud computing? 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.

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.


3 years full time

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Ravensbourne University London

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Entry requirements

Students will normally be expected to possess five GCSEs (grade C/level 4 or above) or equivalent (including English) and also to hold at least one of the below or equivalent UK or international qualifications.

  • 2 A levels, grade C or above
  • AS levels, grade C or above
  • 2 vocational A levels, grade C or above
  • Level 3 Foundation Diploma or National Diploma
  • Advanced Diploma, grade C or above
  • International Baccalaureate, 24 points or above
  • International students will be required to have IELTS with an overall score of 5.5 or above, or TOEFL with an overall score of 72 or above.

Course structure


You will be taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials and practical classes.

The programme is divided into units of study that are taught over academic terms.

You will develop a wider understanding of the industrial context, including how the existing creative processes, production management and distribution infrastructures have developed, and how new and disruptive technologies are having a great impact on all walks of life.

Year 1

  • Computer Networks
  • Web Design
  • Database Development
  • Cloud Computing Principles
  • Software Development

Year 2

  • 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

  • Chosen Specialist Area
  • Major Project
  • Dissertation

Key study topics

  • Cloud Computing
  • Networking
  • Databases
  • Software Development
  • Cyber Security
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Top reasons to apply

  • This course is delivered with Amazon Web Services and the AWS-Educate programme
  • Access first-hand knowledge and understanding of industry-standard tools and practices
  • Gain the flexibility and agility needed to keep pace with the technological developments within the sector

Work experience

To help you to get the best chance of securing employment when you finish your course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find relevant digital marketing work experience during your course to help compliment your portfolio.


  • Programmer
  • Network administrator
  • Cloud engineer
  • Cloud developer
  • Cloud security engineer

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