Learn to evaluate cloud computing trends, recognise best practices, and analyse and evaluate possible cloud solutions. This course is delivered in partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and teaches students to use a range of industry-standard technologies related to cloud computing and their practical implementations.
This course is designed for students interested in computer networks, virtualisation and data management.
It offers an exciting mix of key technology and business skills that are essential for the modern cloud computing professional and will equip students with a strong understanding of cloud computing skills.
What can this course do for me?
Graduates leave with an in-depth understanding of new and emerging technologies and the ability to solve real-world information technology problems.
"Cloud computing is an emerging field with great potential. This course is developed in partnership with AWS Educate, and students have access to a dedicated job portal from around the world by joining this course."—Dr Ajaz Ali , Course leader, Digital Technologies
Top reasons to apply
The 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 needed to stay up-to-date with technological developments within the sector.
Understand new and emerging technologies.
Apply industry-standard practices and solve real-world technology problems.
Students 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.
Students 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.
Cloud Computing Principles
Advanced knowledge Cyber Security
Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning
Optional placement year
After the second year, students can decide to take an optional work placement year in the computing industry.
Chosen Specialist Area
Key study topics
Students will utilise state-of-the-art tools and methodologies to learn about cloud solutions.
On the course, students will learn to understand new and emerging technologies, and apply industry-standard practices, whilst solving real-world technology problems.
Key study topics include:
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
A degree in Cloud Computing can lead to a career in the following roles:
Cloud security engineer
Students will be expected to have five GCSEs (grade C/level 4 or above) or equivalent (including English), and hold at least one of the below or equivalent UK/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.
If an applicant does not meet the English Language requirement at the point of application, then an additional English condition will be added to any offer of entry. In addition, a pre-sessional English Language course may be offered where appropriate. Eligibility and information will be published on the Pre-Sessional English Language course webpage.
*The above requirements are not exhaustive, and a full list of alternative equivalent qualifications, international qualifications, and additional academic requirements can be found on the Ravensbourne website, or from the Admissions Office if requested.
Students should ideally have a background in art, creative media, or design. Applicants are expected to submit a portfolio of work that shows a range of their skills and demonstrates why they would be a good fit for the course.
We may also consider a combination of portfolio and academic qualifications and take into consideration progress made during studies and/or relevant work experience.
Fees and Scholarships
Annual fee for Home Postgraduate students: £9,250
Annual fee for International Postgraduate students: £16,500
International students making full payment of the above fee by 1 August in the year of entry receive a 5% discount.
International student progressing from Further Education to Higher Education: The cost of the foundation diploma course will be reimbursed over the three years of an undergraduate course. The discount applies for the three years of the undergraduate course and will not be applied to any repeat years.
In addition to any government loans you may be eligible for, Ravensbourne University London has a limited amount of bursaries and scholarships for undergraduate students.
This financial support has been designed to assist in the costs of travel, meals and/or course equipment. Due to restricted funding, and a large number of eligible students, our financial support is limited and is subject to change.
We strongly advise all prospective students to consider all the costs of study including accommodation, travel, equipment, and sustenance whilst undertaking their course and to have alternative means of funding such as part-time work and/or savings.