Bachelor of Software Engineering
Three Academic Years
Degree NZQF Level 7 (420 credits) 1.2 EFTS per year *PENDING APPROVAL FROM NZQA*
*PENDING APPROVAL FROM NZQA*
Study a Bachelor of Software Engineering in Cloud Computing and you’ll leave MDS armed with a range of technical, operational and software management skills that will put you a step ahead in the global tech industry. Throughout your studies, you’ll work across a variety of services and platforms to build a comprehensive, industry-aligned understanding of Cloud Computing and DevOps.
Developed in partnership with Amazon Web Services, the Bachelor of Software Engineering in Cloud Computing is the first qualification of its kind in New Zealand.
Careers & Industry
Cloud technology, along with mobile internet, is predicted to be the top technological driver of job changes in the next five years, and industry trends indicate that a significant shortage of graduates is on the horizon. We've worked closely with our industry advisory panel to design a programme that will equip you with the in-demand technical and soft skills you'll need to make it in this rapidly growing field.
Throughout your studies, you'll explore the intricacies of cloud infrastructure, master the fundamentals of CI/CD, and explore the in-demand field of microservices architecture. In your first year, you'll cover the foundational skills of software engineering, DevOps and Cloud Computing, with an introduction to computer graphics and practical mathematical skills. You’ll also develop an understanding of different service models (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS), architectures/platforms and virtualization in today’s industry.
A degree in Cloud Computing could take you down the following career paths:
- Software Engineer
- Software Developer
- Cloud Systems Engineer
- Cloud Developer
- DevOps Engineer
- Cloud Architect
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