Taught course

Web and Cloud Computing

Sheffield Hallam University · Computing

Entry requirements

A good honours degree in computing or a closely-related discipline, with an overall average of at least 60 per cent or equivalent. We consider your application if you do not have a relevant degree but have at least one year's direct work experience in computing or a closely related discipline. You should have some knowledge of computer programming, networking, databases and web technology. Overseas applicants from countries whose first language is not English must normally produce evidence of competence in English. An IELTS score of 6.0 with 5.5 in all skills (or equivalent) is the standard for non-native speakers of English. If your English language skill is currently below an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English level.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Many companies are currently considering the opportunities presented by cloud computing. The course offers a chance to gain the skills needed to develop a career in this cutting-edge field. You study the technical, commercial, legal and social aspects of cloud computing, giving you the knowledge and experience needed to progress quickly.

Key points
• Suitable for practicing IT professionals and recent graduates.
• Learn how to apply cloud computing solutions to real business problems.
• Build your own applications in the cloud using platforms such as Google App Engine, Microsoft Azure and Amazon EC2.
• Study the various cloud service layers, including software, platform and infrastructure.

Information for international students

Please visit our website at http://www.shu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course. Visit http://www.shu.ac.uk/international/scholarships-bursaries to find out more.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Admissions office
0114 225 5555
0114 225 3161