Cloud Technologies Research - Letterkenny Campus

ATU - Donegal Campuses


Course Name Cloud Technologies Research - Letterkenny Campus
Course Provider ATU - Donegal Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) ATU - Atlantic Technological University
Course Code 104613 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Atlantic Technological University Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Letterkenny
Qualification Letters MSc
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Duration 1 year full time, 2 years part time.
Course Fee EU Fees: €5,750
Non-EU Fees: €12,000, discounts apply
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Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
Level 8 Honours Degree in Computing, or equivalent, second class honours (2.2), or Higher Diploma in Computing (Conversion Course into Computing). If you do not have an honours degree but have relevant experience you may also be eligible to apply via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
Number of Places 18
Course Summary Our Master of Science in Computing in Cloud Technologies Research has 30 taught credits and a 60 credit dissertation. Developed in collaboration with the IT industry, following graduation you’ll be perfectly positioned to make the most of your future career opportunities in cloud technologies and infrastructure.
Course Content

Expand+At the heart of the course is a focus on a range of topics applicable to cloud technologies. This is followed by a research dissertation where you can apply your learning to demonstrate an extended knowledge and ability in that area. The dissertation...

Subjects Taught Year One


Virtual Server Administration Elective 10 4
Hybrid Cloud Technology Elective 10 4
Networking Elective 10 4

Security & Legal Issues Elective 10 4
Storage Technologies Elective 10 4
Infrastructure as Code (IaC) Elective 10 4

Year Two

Dissertation Mandatory 60 4
Careers or Further Progression Follow-on Courses
Follow up programmes elsewhere include:
Level 10 studies (Doctoral) at Letterkenny Institute of Technology or other institutions and universities at home and abroad.

Career Pathways
The main employers are:
Multinational Companies
Insurance Companies
Data Centre Based IT Systems

Graduate Careers
Graduate careers typically include:
Cloud Architect/Engineer
Cloud Systems Administrator
Cloud Services Developer
Further Enquiries Further Information
Department Administration: +353 (0)74 9186351
Head of Department Thomas Dowling
Telephone: +353 (0)74 9186304
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