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University of Lincoln MSc Cloud Computing
University of Lincoln

MSc Cloud Computing

Lincoln, United Kingdom

1 Years


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Our MSc Cloud Computing program aims to provide students with an extensive learning experience that equips them with the cutting-edge skillsets required within the fast-growing cloud computing industry. Students will have the opportunity to gain in-demand skills for professional roles such as Cloud Developers, Solution Architects, DevOps, and Data specialists.

The program provides a considered balance of computer science principles, along with a strong focus on the conceptual knowledge and industry practices for cloud computing. Students can gain a rigorous conceptual understanding of state-of-the-art, scalable cloud systems across multiple cloud service providers.

A distinct feature of the program is the integration of cloud vendor certification that is aligned with program and module outcomes. This approach gives students the opportunity to demonstrate industry-transferable competencies in core areas whilst enhancing their employability attributes.

The School of Computer Science has also built a strong partnership with Microsoft through a student-focused Shared Goals Agreement that provides opportunities for students to develop digital skills for cloud computing and access to industry cloud certifications. These initiatives are designed to enhance the student learning experience, ensuring students are equipped with the skills required to launch and develop their cloud careers in a digital-first economy.

Special Features

There is a range of equipment for loan, including Raspberry Pi devices, smartphones, robots, and virtual reality equipment such as HTC Vive and Oculus Quest.

Students in this course are taught by academics whose research has been internationally recognized. Researchers in the School include Marc Hanheide, Professor of Intelligent Robotics and Interactive Systems, and Nigel Allinson MBE, Distinguished Professor of Image Engineering, who has been supported with a multi-million-pound grant from the UK's Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council for advances in medical imaging.

The School is also a Microsoft Imagine Academy member, Cisco Academy member, and AWS academy which gives students in the MSc Cloud Computing program the opportunity to gain industry-recognized qualifications such as Microsoft cloud-focused fundamentals and associate-level certifications.

Image: An Azure Kinect device. This new generation device is natively connected to the cloud for vision and speech analysis, with Industry 4.0 companies piloting it for use in manufacturing.

Industry Certification

Students in the MSc Cloud Computing have the opportunity to gain cutting-edge industry certification in areas such as cloud data and administration of cloud services. Examples of the digital certification badges you can achieve as part of the program include Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals and Microsoft Azure Administrator.

"This information was correct at the time of publishing (July 2023)"


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