Alibaba Cloud Computing, Short Course | Part time online | Coursera | United States
7 months
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Empower your business with cloud solutions. Learn to build comprehensive architectures with this Alibaba Cloud Computing Specialization offered by Coursera in partnership with Alibaba Cloud Academy.

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This Alibaba Cloud Computing Specialization offered by Coursera in partnership with Alibaba Cloud Academy is intended for both students and businesses who aim to learn more about how Cloud technology can help them grow. With the Cloud Computing and Big Data courses, users will be exposed to a series of products that combine to make architectures fit for any task.

This specialization will train the user on two levels: first, the basic specifications and functions of our principle product line, and secondly, evaluates a user's ability to use several different products together to create best practice solutions on Alibaba Cloud. 

Users that pass this specialization will stand out among their peers as IT professionals that can not only build a cloud architecture on their own but administrate a larger network of cloud resources on Alibaba Cloud.

Applied Learning Project

Course material includes step-by-step demos that will take the theory into practice, showing users how to build solutions for their needs. The Big Data course dive deeper into analyzing and displaying large sets of information while using Machine Learning and AI algorithms to increase the value of the data sets. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cloud Computing Fundamentals on Alibaba Cloud

  • Big Data Analytical Platform on Alibaba Cloud

  • Protecting Cloud Architecture with Alibaba Cloud

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 7 months
    • 1 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.





Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Beginner Level

  • For the Cloud Computing course, no background is needed. We recommend you take the Big Data course after the Cloud Computing course. 

Tuition Fee

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Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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