Master of Business Administration (MBA) Cloud Computing.
The MBA (Cloud Computing), awarded by QQI, is specifically aimed at facilitating the graduate's understanding of how organisations may exploit the vast business opportunities that result from the transformative power that Cloud Computing offers both currently and in the future. There is an emphasis on structured approaches for delivering effective solutions in the Cloud that address value, efficiency, risks and costs associated with an increased reliance on Cloud Computing. The specialism also introduces learners to standard cloud practices and guides them through the planning, deployment and management of a cloud application.
Aims of the Programme
Graduates will be able to critically evaluate the role of cloud computing technologies in information and data management and the significance of deploying computer services to the cloud. They will also be able to demonstrate the development of critical skills in analysing and evaluating the use of cloud applications in business and develop strategic solution-based applications.
The MBA degree programme consists of two stages. Stage 1 is a wholly taught component, contributing 60 credits.
Stage 1 is a wholly taught component contributing 60 credits. These modules are delivered over two semesters.
For part-time students, delivery of the programme is structured over 4 taught semesters. During each semester, students are typically required to attend lectures on two evenings per week and occasional weekend workshops. You will undertake a course in research methods in order to prepare for the dissertation stage and to further develop important research skills. Successful completion of the taught component stage allows you to move onto the dissertation stage.
Stage 2 is a supervised dissertation, contributing 30 credits. The dissertation provides you with the opportunity to critically review the literature in any part of the taught syllabus and within your specialist area.