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Bachelor
Cloud Computing

Lead the future of tech as a cloud computing expert! In an era where digital transformation is paramount, mastering cloud technology equips you with the skills to drive innovation and efficiency across industries. Kickstart your journey into becoming an architect of next-gen tech solutions, harnessing the potential of cloud computing. 

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Overview

Start your Bachelor in Cloud Computing

The ever-evolving field of cloud computing is transforming industries around the globe, making now the perfect time to embark on a B.Sc. Cloud Computing online degree. With the unparalleled convenience of online learning, you can dive into this dynamic discipline without stepping away from your current lifestyle.  

Through our cloud computing online degree, you’ll develop invaluable soft skills like: 

  • Strategic thinking and innovative problem-solving. 
  • Effective communication and teamwork in a digital landscape. 
  • Adaptability to rapidly changing technologies. 
  • Leadership skills for tech-driven environments. 

And you’ll master hard skills pivotal to your success in the field: 

  • Proficient knowledge of cloud architectures and services. 
  • Foundation basics in programming for cloud applications. 
  • Comprehensive understanding of cloud security and data protection. 

Kickstart a career equipped with the cutting-edge skills and knowledge sought after by employers worldwide. 

Your onlinecampus degree summed up

All the facts and figures about your study programme at a glance
OnlineCampus Study Model Degree
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
180 ECTS credits

Language
English
Accreditation & Recognition
Accreditation
Currently in the process of being accredited


Recognition
Your degree is Internationally recognised and can easily be transferred to another country
Tuition Fees & Discounts
Tuition Fees
Starting from € 239 (US$ 241)* per month
*based on the exchange rate from 01.07.2023 09:04 AM (CEST)

Discounts
Discounts and promotions are available on a seasonal basis

Online application
No application fees
Study Duration
Study start
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Duration
36 - 72 months (depending on time model)
Online studies:
Available from 15.09.2024 (English, 180 ECTS credits)
Information about state accreditation
This programme is still in the process of accreditation. We are expecting Ministry approval at the very latest by the start of the study programme. So far, all IU programmes have been accredited and approved successfully on time.
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Study contents

Online Course Overview

Our BSc Cloud Computing Online Degree charts a clear path for students who envision themselves at the forefront of technological innovation. This programme is meticulously structured to furnish students with a profound understanding of cloud computing essentials, paired with practical experiences to navigate real-world challenges. Graduating from this programme endows students with: 

  • A comprehensive grasp of cloud computing platforms and applications. 
  • The ability to design, implement, and manage secure, scalable cloud solutions. 
  • Proficiency in navigating the ethical and legal aspects of cloud technology. 

Semester 1

Semester 1 introduces you to the basics with modules that cover Introduction to Computer Science, Cloud Computing Concepts, and agile software development techniques. Hands-on projects such as Agile Software Engineering ensure direct application of learned concepts.

ModuleECTS credits

Introduction to Computer Science

5

Cloud Computing

5

Introduction to Academic Work

5

Techniques and methods for agile software development

5

Project: Agile Software Engineering

5

Internship: Bachelor Cloud Computing

5

Semester 2

Semester 2 expands your technical expertise in Mathematics I, Database Systems, and Big Data Technologies. Practical exposure through the project: Build a Data Mart in SQL, ensures that theoretical knowledge is complemented with applicable skills.

ModuleECTS credits

Mathematics I

5

Database Modeling and Database Systems

5

Big Data Technologies

5

Introduction to the Internet of Things

5

Project: Build a Data Mart in SQL

5

Internship: Bachelor Cloud Computing

5

Semester 3

Semester 3 focuses on Operating Systems, IT Infrastructure, and Low-Code Development, topped with a project in Low-Code Development. Understanding these areas is vital for managing cloud environments efficiently.

ModuleECTS credits

Operating Systems, Computer Networks, and Distributed Systems

5

IT Infrastructure

5

Introduction to Low-Code Development

5

Computer Science and Society

5

Project: Low-Code Development

5

Internship: Bachelor Cloud Computing

5

Semester 4

Semester 4 delves into Data Protection, Cyber Security, and a seminar on current topics in Cloud Computing. The Security by Design in Cloud project helps you understand the importance of security in cloud operations.

ModuleECTS credits

Introduction to Data Protection and Cyber Security

5

Technical and Operational IT Security Concepts

5

Security Controls in the Cloud

5

Seminar: Current Topics in Cloud Computing

5

Project: Security by Design in the Cloud

5

Internship: Bachelor Cloud Computing

5

Semester 5

ModuleECTS credits

Project: Agile DevSecOps Software Engineering

5

Internship: Bachelor Cloud Computing

5

Elective A*

10

Elective B*

10

Semester 6

ModuleECTS credits

Cloud Programming

5

Internship: Bachelor Cloud Computing

5

Elective C*

10

Bachelor Thesis

10

Electives overview

Electives in Semesters 5 and 6 offer freedom to specialise in areas such as IT Service Management, Programming with Python, Smart Devices, and more, culminating with an internship and a Bachelor Thesis. These semesters allow for personalisation of your study focus, aligning with career aspirations and interests in the vast field of cloud computing. 

Elective A

In your 5th semester, you'll need to choose an elective module, which you can choose from one of the following modules:

Module

ECTS credits

IT Architecture Management 

10

IT Service Management 

10

Introduction Programming with Python 

10

Object Oriented and Functional Programming in Python 

10

Smart Devices I 

10

Smart Devices II 

10

Theoretical Computer Science and Mathematical Logic 

10

Requirements Engineering 

10

Mathematics: Analysis 

10

Mathematics: Linear Algebra 

10

Mathematics II

10

Elective B

In your 5th semester, you'll need to choose an elective module, which you can choose from one of the following modules:

Module

ECTS credits

Managerial Economics 

10

Corporate Governance and Strategy 

10

Explorative Data Analysis and Visualization 

10

Data Engineering  

10

Smart Services I 

10

Smart Services II

10

Threat Modeling 

10

Information Security Standards 

10

Statistics: Probability and Descriptive Statistics  

10

Statistics - Inferential Statistics 

10

Elective C

In your 6th semester, you'll need to choose an elective module, which you can choose from one of the following modules:

Module

ECTS credits

Project: IT Service Management 

10

IT Law 

10

Data Analytics and Big Data 

10

Advanced Data Analysis 

10

Smart Factory I 

10

Smart Factory II

10

Cryptography 

10

Attack Models and Threat Feeds 

10

Machine Learning - Supervised Learning 

10

Machine Learning - Unsupervised Learning and Feature Engineering 

10

Mathematics II 

10

Elective D - If you decide to do the internship:

Module

ECTS credits

Internship: Bachelor Cloud Computing 

10

Elective D - If you decide to take the six modules:

Module

ECTS credits

Personal Career Plan 

10

Intercultural and Ethical Decision-Making 

10

Conflict Management and Mediation 

10

Collaborative Work 

10

DevOps and Continuous Delivery  

10

Project: Digitalization and Automation Hackathon 

10

Module guide

Course schedules

All the support you need, any time of day

With this programme, you’ll have access to human and AI-powered tutoring. 

Your tutors will be available to answer any questions, and you’ll have recurring appointments where you can discuss course topics with them and other students. 

Syntea, IU’s AI-powered tutor, will be available 24/7 to guide you through your courses and prepare you for exams. 

Study your way, and master working with AI at the same time. 

Admission

Entry requirements for BSc Cloud Computing

You can start your desired study programme at IU International University of Applied Sciences if you meet the requirements. 

The admissions documents must be provided in English or German, if they were not issued in one of these two languages, a translation is required. If you need to translate your documents, we can help refer you to our trusted translation partners. You can find more details here

General academic requirements

  • Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate such as A-Levels or IB Diploma and your transcript of records.
  • A subject-related higher education entrance qualification.

Depending on your situation, you might have to provide additional documents or meet additional requirements. If that’s the case, our admissions team will let you know after you start your application.

Online degree saver programme

Apply for the online Degree Saver programme and receive a discount on your tuition fees. 

Please get in touch with our Study Advisory Team for more details. 

English language skills

Depending on your personal circumstances, you might be required to provide proof of your English language proficiency. Your skills would need to match the B2 level of the Common European Framework (CEF). 

We accept the following English language skills certificates*: 

  • TOEFL (minimum 80 points)* or 
  • IELTS (minimum Level 6)* or 
  • Duolingo English Test (minimum 95 points)*
  • PTE Academics (minimum 59 points)* or
  • Cambridge Certificate (minimum Grade B)* 

Is English your native language, or have you graduated from an English-speaking school or university? Then you do not need to prove your English language proficiency. 

Get in touch with our study advisors for more details. 

*Proof must not be older than five years. 

Earn a high school diploma and a Bachelor’s degree – at the same time!

Don’t have a high school diploma? Have one but your grade average doesn’t meet our admission requirements? We have a solution for you! 

With the High School Diploma Study Pathway, you can earn a high school diploma and start your online Bachelor’s degree at IU – at the same time.

Visit our High School Diploma Study Pathway page for more details. 

Careers

Your Cloud Computing career outlook

Blond woman specilist in cloud solutions architect

Cloud Solutions Architect

As a Cloud Solutions Architect, you blueprint and oversee the implementation of cloud services suited to an organisation's needs. This entails architecting robust, scalable cloud infrastructures, selecting appropriate cloud platforms and services, and ensuring seamless migration and integration processes. With a B.Sc. Cloud Computing online degree, you'll be in the frontline of enabling businesses to leverage cloud technologies for innovation and growth.

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Cloud Security Analyst

Specializing as a Cloud Security Analyst, you'll play a crucial role in safeguarding an organization's cloud-based systems and data. Your responsibilities will include conducting risk assessments, developing security protocols, and responding to breaches. The knowledge and skills acquired from an online cloud computing degree prepare you for the challenges of maintaining privacy and security in the digital age. 

Cloud Data Engineer working in his office

DevOps Engineer

With your B.Sc. Cloud Computing online, you can also excel as a DevOps Engineer, where development meets operations in a cloud environment. You'll automate and streamline the software development process, enhancing collaboration between teams and boosting operational efficiency. This position requires a solid grounding in cloud technology, coding, and system administration—all of which are covered in IU’s program. 

Student reviews

This is what our students say

  • “The intercultural training at IU gives me a definite advantage in my international work environment. The English language commitment of IU was an ideal preparation.”

    Lukas Fassbender

    B.A. Business Administration

  • “IU offered a great international, yet intimate, atmosphere and a portfolio of study programmes with a global outlook.”

    Leonie Andereya

    Graduate

  • “The practical relevance of the degree programme was impressive. The lecturers clearly explained which knowledge is relevant for which tasks or situations.”

    Julia Fuchs

    Graduate

Personal counselling
Have any questions?

Visit our FAQ page or get in touch with our Study Advisors. You can also find information about the application process under our Become a Student page.

Personal counselling
Have any questions?

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Tuition fees

Online Study models & fees for your Bachelor degree in Cloud Computing

On campus study model and fees for your Bachelor degree in Cloud Computing

Depending on your personal or professional circumstances, you may wish to complete your studies as quickly as possible, or you may prefer a more flexible study programme that is less time-consuming. That’s why we offer part-time options for all our study programmes. This allows you to study alongside professional or personal commitments. We adjust your study fees based on your chosen time model.

Are you unable to finish your programme within the given time? No problem! If you realise that you need more time, you can simply switch to another time model with one months’ notice before the end of the month.

No registration or administration fees are charged when you apply for studying – you’ll only be charged once your studies have started, and the trial month has ended.

Your trial month begins when you receive your login credentials. This will give you the opportunity to test our courses for one month without obligation, before being charged. During that month, you can then take your first courses and start learning right away!

Once the trial month is over, your studies continue. You’ll pay your tuition fees according to your contract.

At IU, we believe in full transparency – so there are no hidden fees. You only pay for your tuition and the one-time campus registration fee of €1,500.

No registration or administration fees are charged when you apply for studying – you'll only be charged once your studies have started. If you won't be admitted to a programme because you do not meet the admission requirements, no fees will be charged.

Full-Time

Duration 36 Months

Perfect for students who want to hit the ground running and shorten the period of study by increasing their studying pace.

US$ 426
US$ 386 /mth* Apply now
* € 359 based on the exchange rate from 01.07.2023 09:04 AM (CEST)

Part-Time I

Duration 48 Months

Excellent for talented all-rounders who want to give their studies everything they’ve got while holding down a job and keeping down their monthly costs at the same time.

US$ 355
US$ 325 /mth* Apply now
* € 314 based on the exchange rate from 01.07.2023 09:04 AM (CEST)

Part-Time II

Duration 72 Months

Ideal for students who would like to take their time completing their courses on top of their job and everyday life and keep down the monthly costs of their studies.

US$ 261
US$ 241 /mth* Apply now
* € 239 based on the exchange rate from 01.07.2023 09:04 AM (CEST)

All our study programmes include the following benefits

  • Teaching and study material
  • Marking of your end-of-module exams
  • 1-month trial
  • Monthly live and recorded tutorials
  • Use of the online campus
  • Individual study coaching
  • Online exams
  • Career coaching
  • Learn English for free
  • Teaching and study material
  • Marking of your end-of-module exams
  • Individual study coaching
  • Online exams
  • Career coaching
  • Learn English for free
  • On-campus tutorials, 2-3x week
  • Access to all on-campus services
Recognition

Recognition of previous achievements

Have you already completed a training course, studied at a university or gained work experience? Have you completed a course or a learning path through IU LinkedIn Learning, and earned a certificate? Then you have the opportunity to get your previous achievements recognised, and complete your studies at IU sooner.

  • Save time: Skip individual modules or whole semesters!

Even before you apply for a study programme, we’ll gladly check whether we can take your previous achievements into account: 100% online, no strings attached. Simply fill in our recognition application form, which you can find under the content section of each study programme's webpage, and upload it via our upload section. You can also e-mail it to us, or send it via post.

Send an email to study@iu.org to find out which previous achievements you can get recognised. You can get your previous achievements recognised during your studies.

Do you need help with your application for recognition? Our student advisors will be happy to help. Simply arrange a personal call-back appointment.Arrange a personal video consultation appointment to discuss recognition

Why IU International University of Applied Sciences is the best choice

Your Studies Are Flexible and 100% Online

Schedule when you want to learn and study 100% online. At IU you have the possibility to complete your degree fully from home, whether full-time or part-time. You can even take your exams online whenever it suits you. 

Accredited & Globally Recognised

IU is accredited and certified with a seal of approval from the German Accreditation Council. All IU study programmes, materials, and services meet high internal and external quality standards, which are regularly reviewed and updated. We can also provide you with an official Europass Diploma Supplement once you graduate, to ensure that your degree is recognised anywhere in the EU.

You Gain Full Support

We provide you with innovative learning tools, digital study material, tutorial videos, live teaching sessions, student advice and support. You also have 24/7 access to our large online library. Your tutors are always available to answer your questions. Our study coaches are also available to help at any time. 

The Ideal Mix of Theory & Practice

Our programmes provide you with essential theoretical knowledge and focus, above all, on practice-oriented studies designed to best prepare you for your future career. Thanks to our great variety of electives you can specialise in the specific areas that match your personal goals.

Accredited & Globally Recognised

IU is accredited and certified with a seal of approval from the German Accreditation Council. All IU study programmes, materials, and services meet high internal and external quality standards, which are regularly reviewed and updated. We can also provide you with an official Europass Diploma Supplement once you graduate, to ensure that your degree is recognised anywhere in the EU.

The Ideal Mix of Theory & Practice

Our programmes provide you with essential theoretical knowledge and focus, above all, on practice-oriented studies designed to best prepare you for your future career. Thanks to our great variety of electives you can specialise in the specific areas that match your personal goals.

Hybrid Studies = More Flexibility

By combining in-person tutorials 2-3 times per week with 24/7 access to online study materials, you get to benefit from a more flexible study schedule. This allows you to work alongside your studies, or combine other activities, with relative ease. 

You Gain Full Support

We provide you with innovative learning tools, intimate campuses, easy access to lecturers, live teaching sessions, student advice services, and career support. You also have 24/7 access to our large online library. Your tutors are always available to answer your questions – and so are our study coaches.  

Sounds good? Start your free 1-Month trial

Sign your contract, start your studies – and if you want to stop, cancel in the first month without being charged at all.