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Master Of Software Engineering (Cloud Computing, Advanced)

Billy Blue College of Design

Built in collaboration with IBM, for experienced software engineers to significantly deepen their knowledge of the computing that goes on in clouds, this course has a strong industry focus. You’ll learn by working on industry projects, approach wide-ranging topics from an entrepreneurial mindset, and explore the design thinking, ethics and moral values required in tech for good companies. It’s the perfect opportunity to apply coherent and advanced knowledge from cloud computing and DevOps in diverse contexts, including social impact and emerging technologies. Prepare yourself for a specialist career in the cloud, friend.

Key Information

where CAN I STUDY?

  • Sydney, Melbourne
  • Available as blended
  • Available online

start dates

workload

  • 10 hours per subject, per week, comprising 3 hours of facilitated study and 7 hours self-directed.

course duration

  • Full-time accelerated: 4 trimesters
  • Full-time: 2 years
  • Part-time: Available

Why Study at Billy Blue

The big difference at Billy Blue is that you’ll start working in your industry from day one – getting real experience, learning from real industry professionals and making real industry connections. Plus, we have university accreditation and a commercially focused educational philosophy.

What can you expect when you graduate?

The average salary earned by a Cloud Computing professional.

$122 000*

Source*

You’ll have a variety of career options, including:

  • Senior Software Engineer
  • Senior Systems Engineer
  • Applications Solution Architect
  • Development Director
  • Systems Architect

Innovative Learning

We want you to feel, see and be heard. We think that students learn faster and progress through material quicker in smaller classes. Our ‘Blended’ study options mean that you can also study on campus and online during your course.

COURSE OVERVIEW

WHAT TO EXPECT

Built in collaboration with IBM, we’ve developed this course for the rapidly growing cloud computing sector. This program is for experienced software engineers looking to significantly deepen their knowledge and pursue specialist careers in the field. Unlike a traditional degree, the Master of Software Engineering (Cloud Computing)/ Master of Software Engineering (Cloud Computing, Advanced), is purpose built to suit your unique needs and creative challenges. You will learn by working on industry projects, approach wide-ranging topics from an entrepreneurial mindset, and explore the design thinking, ethics and moral values required in tech for good companies. This course offers professionals the opportunity to upskill in order to improve your career prospects. If you’re a recent graduate, it will give you the chance to continue your studies and specialise in the field of Cloud Computing & DevOps. Throughout the course, you’ll build an awareness of the software engineering body of knowledge with a view towards ethics of practice in a global and sustainable context. You’ll apply coherent and advanced knowledge from the domain of cloud computing and DevOps in diverse contexts including social impact, emerging technologies and entrepreneurship. On graduation you’ll be equipped to make a major contribution to your industry and in demand around the world.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Demonstrate an awareness of the software engineering body of knowledge with a view towards ethics of practice in a global and sustainable context.
  • Apply coherent and advanced knowledge from the domain of cloud computing and DevOps in diverse contexts including social impact, emerging technologies and entrepreneurship.

What you’ll study

You’ll need to complete 11 core subjects and two elective subjects.

subjects

Pair your core subjects with your choice of elective and specialised units to begin to build a course based around your specific interests.

 

core units

Elective units

MFA501 MATHEMATICAL FOUNDATIONS OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
DOT503 INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS
DID602A USER EXPERIENCE DESIGN
DSGN6026 DESIGN IDENTITY
DSGN6027 DESIGN CONTEXTS
DSGN6028 DESIGN FUTURES
MGT502 BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS
MGT600 MANAGEMENT, PEOPLE & TEAMS
MGT601 DYNAMIC LEADERSHIP
MGT602 BUSINESS DECISION ANALYTICS
MGT603 SYSTEMS THINKING
PROJ6000 PRINCIPLES OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT
PROJ6002 PROJECT PLANNING & BUDGETING
PROJ6006 ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR & PEOPLE MANAGEMENT

How you’ll study

Fit everything in with our flexible course options. You can study when it suits you online or on campus.

How Much

Find out more about course fees and financial support – and for personalised advice, just ask.

How can I pay?

Can I apply

Before you get started with your course application, check you meet all the requirements listed below.

Relevant work experience (documented e.g. CV), demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success; AND

a discipline specific portfolio; AND

a recommendation letter from 2 most recent employers

Full admissions criteria
  • Australian cognate bachelor’s degree or equivalent; and
  • Academic IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0) or equivalent.

International students seeking student visas must comply with regulations from the Department of Home Affairs.

Ready to apply

Applying to Billy Blue is easy. Pick your start date, decide how you’d like to study, then apply online or give us a call and we’ll do it for you.

International students

We prepare international students with the skills and knowledge to be employment-ready, communicate and collaborate with diverse cultures and graduate with a perspective to gain global learning experiences.
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Frequently asked questions - MASTER OF SOFTWARE ENGINEERING (CLOUD COMPUTING, ADVANCED)

Yes, all Billy Blue qualifications are accredited by Torrens University Australia and nationally recognised. In addition, Billy Blue’s close industry links ensure that your Billy Blue qualification is highly respected within the design industry.

Yes, course credit is available upon application and academic approval. This credit can take the form of credit transfer, block credit, or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). For further information, consult our friendly Course and Careers Advisor, or visit the website.

Billy Blue Bachelor Degree courses are eligible for FEE HELP (Australian students only). FEE-HELP is Australian Government’s loan scheme for higher education degree courses. It can assist you in paying for all, or part of, your course fees. Repayments commence via the tax system once your income rises above a minimum threshold. Just like with any other debt, a FEE-HELP debt is a real debt that impacts your credit rating.

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