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Cloud Computing (BSc Honours)

  • Course Code


  • Field of Study

    Computing,Computer Science

  • Type of Course:

    Honours Degree

  • Type of Qualification:

    BSc (Honours)

  • Type of Study:

    Part time,Online

  • Application Closing Date:

    8th September 2017

Admission Requirements:

To be eligible to undertake the programme applicants must hold a Level 7 ordinary degree in Computing or in a cognate discipline* with the necessary experiential or certified learning.

Mature applicants: Level 7 in Computing or a cognate discipline (Recognition of Prior Learning system may be used to gain entry)

Course summary

The Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Cloud Computing degree aims to develop students both technically and personally and produce broad based graduates of high academic and practical standards to match the needs of both the Irish and international IT industry. An emphasis is placed on cloud computing throughout and this focus is supported by the addition of modules in cloud architectures, networking, virtualisation, storage, security, cloud computing programing, information analytics and individual multidisciplinary projects. This combination of modules along with practical and laboratory workshops provides graduates with an ideal education that will enable them to seek entry to a wide variety of roles and levels of responsibility within the workforce.


Computer Science

All part-time programmes at CIT will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.

Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2017-2018 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only. 

Course fees must be paid before attending lectures.

An Information/Registration session will take place on Wednesday 6th September from 6.00pm to 8.00pm at the CIT Bishopstown Campus. Institute staff will be in attendance to offer career guidance and assistance.


Detailed course information is available here

Type of Course:  Honours Degree (one year add-on)
Course Fee: €6,500 in total 
Please note: This part-time course is available online only. All classes are delivered over the Internet and all practical work is completed using CIT’s cloud infrastructure.

Duration & Delivery

24 months (4 semesters) is the minimum duration

Further Studies

Graduates from the programme may apply for the taught MSc in Cloud Computing. Graduates may also apply to study for a research based MSc or PhD.


Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Cloud Computing (Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications).
(Single module certification possible).



CIT has developed a website which gives full details of all modules for all courses. The website also has information on recommended textbooks, average weekly workload, assessments and exams.

Please click here for detailed module information for the BSc (Honours) in Cloud Computing

  • Online Applications will open shortly for course commencing in September
  • Please see for more detailed information.
  • The full programme descriptor containing learning outcomes, indicative content, assessment methods, etc. can be viewed at
  • Please note that applicants will be required to pay an acceptance fee of €500 online if a place on a course is offered. This fee is deductible from the overall course fee.
  • Please attach and upload any documents such as transcripts, CV, other details relevant to the application.


Pat McCarthy
021 4326015