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Computer Science, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #7 (QS) ,
Computer science is a fast-moving field that brings together disciplines including mathematics, engineering, the natural sciences, psychology, and linguistics. The Computer Science programme offered by the University of Cambridge provides you with skills highly prized in the industry and for research.

About

The Computer Science programme offered by the University of Cambridge is broad and deep – giving skills to create future technology. All aspects of modern computer science are covered, along with the underlying theory and foundations in economics, law, and business. You also develop practical skills, such as programming (in various languages, eg ML, Java, C/C++, Prolog) and hardware systems (eg chip design using Verilog).

Facilities and work experience

The students benefit from the Department’s cutting-edge research and extensive facilities. The purpose-built Department of Computer Science and Technology is packed with the latest technology, advanced lecture theatres, dedicated practical rooms, a well-stocked library, and even a café.

Group projects during the course, where small teams of students deliver a product to an external client, ensure relevant industrial experience. Projects often lead to commercialization, licensing or employment.

Careers

The graduates’ knowledge and skills embody principles which will outlast today’s technology, making them highly sought after by industry and commerce alike. 

About half of our students go on to work in the computer industry, while a fifth pursue further study and careers in teaching and research. Many graduates have founded companies or gained employment in software, hardware, the games industry, finance, communications, and commerce. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theory – including logic and proof, computation theory
  • Systems – including computer design, computer networking
  • Programming – including compiler construction, advanced algorithms
  • Applications and professionalism – including artificial intelligence, graphics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    110

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General Requirements

  • All applicants are required to take the pre-interview written assessment
  • Candidates academic record and forecast grades in school-leaving examinations
  • Examples of recent written work submitted to the College to which they are applying

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    30678 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30678 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Cambridge

  • 846 - 1470 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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