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Cloud Computing

Undergraduate | RMI-CPT350 | 2024

Round off your IT course with an exploration of cloud platforms, apps, and databases. Elevate your coding to include advanced cloud programming. Unpack big data and cloud storage. Complete problem-solving tasks and gain hands-on experience.

Study method
100% online
Subject may require attendance
Enrol by
18 Aug 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
26 Aug 2024

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Cloud Computing

About this subject

  • Note that this is an advanced IT course and the material presented within it will be targeted at students who are in the final stage of their studies towards the Bachelor of Information Technology.

    Upon successful completion of this course you should be able to:

    • Develop and deploy cloud application using popular cloud platforms,
    • Design and develop highly scalable cloud-based applications by creating and configuring virtual machines on the cloud and building private cloud.
    • Explain and identify the techniques of big data analysis in cloud.
    • Compare, contrast, and evaluate the key trade-offs between multiple approaches to cloud system design, and Identify appropriate design choices when solving real-world cloud computing problems.
    • Write comprehensive case studies analysing and contrasting different cloud computing solutions.
    • Make recommendations on cloud computing solutions for an enterprise. 

Entry requirements

To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted into a degree.

Prior study

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:


Enforced Prerequisite:

CPT225 Advanced Programming Techniques


CPT222 Software Arch: Design and Implementation

Required prior study: None

Assumed knowledge: It is assumed that you have:
- basic Python, JavaScript and PHP programming skills
- basic understanding of Data Communications and Networking Technologies
- basic understanding of College level (or first year undergrad type) Mathematics
- ability to write technical reports
Note it is a condition of enrolment at RMIT that you accept responsibility for ensuring that you have completed the prerequisite/s and agree to concurrently enrol in co-requisite courses before enrolling in a course.

Additional requirements

  • Software requirements - Subscription to Google and/or Amazon Web Services (AWS) may be required - details TBC.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

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