Total Credits: 10
Level: Level 4
Target Students: Only available to MSc and Part III undergraduate students in the School of Computer Science and students enrolled for higher research degrees (MRes, MPhil, PhD). Available to JYA/Erasmus students.
|Autumn||Assessed by end of Autumn Semester|
Summary of Content:
This module is part of the Net-Centric Computing theme in the School of Computer Science.Understanding the concepts and challenges associated with modern cloud and mobile computing platforms, and their development and use, including:
Method and Frequency of Class:
|Activity||Number Of Weeks||Number of sessions||Duration of a session|
|Lecture||11 weeks||1 per week||1 hour|
|Practical||11 weeks||1 per week||1 hour|
Method of Assessment:
|Exam 1||50||1 hr Exam|
|Coursework 1||50||Development of a prototype cloud service|
Dr M Flintham
Dr R Mortier
Education Aims: To familiarize students with concepts related to cloud and (network-connected) mobile computing, giving them the opportunity to apply this knowledge by comprehending and critically assessing the wide range of commercial / academic literature in the area. In addition to technical vocabulary and background, this also incorporates aspects of critical thinking and presentation.
Learning Outcomes: - Knowledge and Understanding - Capabilities and challenges associated with cloud and connected mobile computing. - Professional/Practical Skills - Ability to select among various commercial offerings in the area - Transferable/Key Skills - Critical thinking, oral communication
Offering School: Computer Science
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