Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing in Cloud Computing

Programme Short Title BSc (Honours) in Computing in Cloud Computing
Programme Code DK_ICCOM_8 Mode of Delivery Full Time, Part Time, Modular, Full Time Blended-Learning No. of Semesters 2
Semesters Per Stage 2 NFQ Level 8 Programme Credits 60
Language of Instruction English
Field of Study 0613 - Computer Science
Educational Aim of Programme The overall aim of this course is to produce software development graduates with a specialisation in Cloud Computing. They will be capable of thriving in a constantly connected, constantly changing technological landscape. It will enhance their skills with Cloud technologies and techniques while affording them an increased appreciation of the wider social, business, architectural and development context in which they will work. The course will produce perceptive, adaptable graduates, competent to prosper in employment, research or business.
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Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

On successful completion of this programme the learner should be able to :

# Description
PLO1 An understanding of the theory, concepts and methods pertaining to a field (or fields) of learning . The learner will have knowledge and understanding of advanced concepts in the following areas: • Computer Systems • Software Engineering • Computing Techniques • Computer Networks • Cloud Architecture • Social and Professional Issues
PLO2 explain concepts and theories of one or more specialist computing area, including state-of-the- art technology;
PLO3 describe the limitations of some current computing theories and knowledge;
PLO4 explain how academic and industrial research leads to new computing knowledge and technologies.
PLO5 model and design complex computer-based systems in a way that demonstrates comprehension of the trade-off involved in design choices;
PLO6 deploy appropriate theory, practices and tools for the speci cation, design, implementation and evaluation of computer-based systems;
PLO7 apply quality concepts to computing products and processes;
PLO8 analyse the extent to which a computer-based system meets the criteria de ned for its current use and future development;
PLO9 conduct research in topics in computing under close supervision and guidance;
PLO10 locate and evaluate information through online research.
PLO11 evaluate computer based systems in terms of general quality attributions and possible trade- offs presented within the given problem;
PLO12 specify, design and implement computer-based systems;
PLO13 manage a computer-based project throughout all stages of the lifecycle;
PLO14 identify and analyse criteria and speci cations appropriate to speci c problems and plan strategies for their solution;
PLO15 identify and select appropriate strategies to solve system problems;
PLO16 develop innovative solutions to real-life situations.
PLO17 select and implement measures to address identi ed risks or safety aspects relevant to computing systems within a given context;
PLO18 apply best practice in a range of real-world contexts;
PLO19 adopt appropriate professional, ethical and legal practices in the exploitation of computer technology;
PLO20 act effectively and choose an appropriate response from a range of possibilities;
PLO21 transfer and apply creative and diagnostic skills in a range of contexts;
PLO22 assess the impact of new technologies in a given environment.
PLO23 work effectively as an autonomous individual;
PLO24 manage issues involved in leading complex groups;
PLO25 work as a member of a development team, recognising the different roles within a team and different ways of organising teams;
PLO26 interact effectively with staff at all levels of an organisation;
PLO27 work in an international context;
PLO28 design and manage small group projects;
PLO29 constructively criticise the work of others.
PLO30 select and apply appropriate research skills;
PLO31 evaluate own strengths and weaknesses;
PLO32 identify limitations of own knowledge;
PLO33 constructively criticise own work;
PLO34 manage one’s own learning and development, including time management and organisational skills;
PLO35 apply quality concepts to products and processes of own work.
PLO36 identify and appropriately address ethical issues;
PLO37 describe examples and bene ts of diversity and multiculturalism;
PLO38 describe and adapt inter-personal interactions based on knowledge of the cultures and customs of other countries.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Title
COMP I8010 Cloud Architecture
SWRD C8033 Mobile Development
PROJ I8004 Project
PROJ I8001 Research Methods
COMP I8035 Service Oriented Architecture
SWRE I8001 Software Engineering

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Title
BUSS C8017 Business Organisation
COMP I8008 Concurrent & Distributed Programming
COMP I8009 Enterprise Governance & Compliance