Singapore University of Social Sciences

Cloud Computing: Application and Solutions

Cloud Computing: Application and Solutions (CET250)

Applications Open: 01 April 2021

Applications Close: 31 May 2021

Next Available Intake: July 2021

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: $1400 View More Details on Fees

Area of Interest: General Studies

Schemes: Lifelong Learning Credit (L2C)

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: Centre for Continuing & Professional Education


Cloud computing allows us to use IT services as conveniently as using utilities like water and electricity. Cloud computing delivers ready-to-use IT services over the Internet. The Internet with cloud technology today is the grid of web portals or apps where users can conveniently access services and data. As cloud computing services mature both commercially and technologically, it will be easier for companies as well as individuals to reap the benefits of cloud if they understand the fundamentals of what technologies the cloud is made up of.

Level: 2
Credit Units: 2.5
Presentation Pattern: Every semester


  • Introduction to cloud computing
  • Introduction to computer virtualisation
  • Network basics for cloud computing
  • Storage virtualisation basics
  • Introduction to virtualisation features
  • Cloud computing trends and developments

Learning Outcome

  • Describe the characteristics of cloud computing
  • Differentiate between virtualisation and cloud computing
  • Explain possible security threats to common network and application protocols
  • Categorise information security threats
  • Apply fundamental concepts in information security to protect information system
  • Analyse security risks and how to mitigate vulnerabilities
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