COMP3006J Cloud Computing

Academic Year 2021/2022

The clouds are becoming ubiquitous. Cloud Computing is an information technology revolution that has started to impact many enterprise computing systems in different ways. It is computing, storage, and many other services, delivered as a utility, and it has recently emerged as a commercial reality. This course firstly will introduce key concepts and technologies making up cloud computing environments, then to focus on some of the services provided by the clouds, including Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Software as a Service (Saas), and finally focus on Big Data by exploiting the cloud computing to handle a huge amount of data and to provide information for everyone.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this module, students should be able to articulate the fundamental concepts, key technologies of cloud computing; identify the main service and deployment models of cloud computing, including SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, public cloud, private cloud, hybrid cloud, etc; learn about strengths, and limitations of cloud computing and the possible applications for state-of-the-art cloud computing; effectively communicate course work in writing and oral presentation.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours


Autonomous Student Learning




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
- Lectures
- Group work assignment
- Student presentations 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
BDIC1034J - College English 1, BDIC1035J - College English 2, BDIC1036J - College English 3, BDIC1037J - College English 4, BDIC1047J - English for Uni Studies BDIC, BDIC1048J - English Gen Acad Purposes BDIC, BDIC2007J - English for Spec Acad Purposes, BDIC2015J - Acad Wrt & Comm Skills

Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Continuous Assessment: including a few assignments and one essay with presentation. Varies over the Trimester n/a Other No


Examination: Exam 2 hour End of Trimester Exam No Other No


Carry forward of passed components
Remediation Type Remediation Timing
In-Module Resit Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Online automated feedback
• Peer review activities

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

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Name Role
Jiaying Guo Tutor
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