INDUSTRY NEWS: posted 14 August 2018

CNet Training - in association with Anglia Ruskin University - offers the World’s Only Masters Degree in Data Centre Leadership & Management.  Apply now for the last intake of 2018 which will commence on Monday 17 September 2018.

Join the global elite group of data centre professionals from IBM, Commscope, Schneider Electric, Time Warner Cable, Sudlows Limited, Unilever, Capital One, Digital Realty Trust, University of Melbourne to name a few.

Program Overview:

Data centres are complex facilities that are expected to deliver faultless service and financial results in a world of rapidly changing technologies, business pressures and environmental expectations.

In order to achieve this, data centres need highly capable leaders and managers – individuals who are capable of dealing with business complexity and technological change with the knowledge and skills to ensure their teams deliver against consistently challenging objectives.

The Masters Degree in Data Centre Leadership and Management is a unique program, which has been designed in collaboration with the industry to advance data centre professionals worldwide. No other program offers data centre professionals this high level leadership and management education tailored to the data centre sector.

The program harnesses CNet’s unique insight into data centre operations and expertise in business leadership and management. Topics have been selected on the basis of feedback from the industry and data centre professionals who are themselves involved with delivering the program alongside other hand-picked specialists. The program is based around the learners’ professional work in order to ensure that the learning is relevant and can be applied to the workplace.

Delivery of the program is through distance learning, meaning that learners can study at times that are convenient to them. They can also easily communicate with their tutors and each other wherever they are in the world.

Watch some Masters Degree in Data Centre Leadership and Management videos here.

“The DC manager version of me that started out on the Masters Degree three 3 years ago is virtually unrecognizable to the one that exists today. It’s fair to say that my company has already gained back its investment in the Masters Degree in leaps and bounds, and I can honestly say the entire experience has set me up in a really good way for the rest of my career. ” – Sean Moloney, Data Centre Manager, Irish Life and Permanent Plc – Graduate

Learner Profile:

This Masters Degree is suited to leaders and senior managers working in data centre facilities wishing to form the elite group of worldwide data centre professionals.


This program has been designed for people in leadership and management positions within data centre facilities. CNet will consider all applications individually, taking into account each applicant’s experience and qualifications. We encourage you to apply if you:

  • Work in a data centre facility
  • Experience: Have at least two years at middle or senior management level in a data centre context

It would be advantageous if you have a first or second class degree from a UK university, or equivalent from an overseas university.

Those applicants for whom English is not a first language will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Program Requirements:

As a distance learning program, learners will need a computer and internet connection. The learning management system can be accessed via all the major operating systems for laptops, mobile phones, tablets etc.

Program Objectives:

The aim of this Degree is to unite the existing knowledge and skills of data centre professionals with essential new learning centred around leadership and management within a data centre environment and award a top level degree qualification.

You will also gain the following:

  • Masters Degree in Data Centre Leadership & Management (MA) – a Level 7 qualification.
  • Use of MA post nominal letters after your name e.g. Martin Smith MA
  • Graduates of the Masters in Data Centre Leadership and Management will be invited to a Degree graduation ceremony in Cambridge, UK
  • A Recognised and Respected University and Masters Degree Program

Anglia Ruskin University is an officially recognised University - see here.  All their courses are accredited to meet the standards expected of Bachelors and Masters degrees in the UK and Internationally. Plus, the Masters Degree in Data Centre Leadership and Management was approved by an expert panel including specialists from the industry and UK universities.

Talk With The Tutor:

If you have any specific queries about the Master Degree program you can now speak with one of the Tutors – simply email us to arrange a suitable date and time.

More details regarding the Masters Degree in Data Centre Leadership and Management Topics, along with a program overview and some useful links can be found here.

FAQs can be found here.

About CNet Training:

CNet is the global leader in technical education for the digital infrastructure sector, comprising the data centre and network infrastructure sectors. The CNet team originated the highly acclaimed Global Digital Infrastructure Education framework, offering professional education programs throughout the industry from entry level through to the world’s only masters degree in data centre leadership and management. CNet has an impressive client list of multinational organisations and is the only industry dedicated technical education provider in the world to award both internationally recognised qualifications and professional certifications.

For further information, please visit or call +44 (0) 1284 767100 

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