Scientific Computing at University of Cambridge - UCAS

Course summary

The MPhil in Scientific Computing is offered by the Department of Physics as a full-time course and introduces students to research skills and specialist knowledge. Its main aims are:

  • To provide education in Scientific Computing of the highest quality at a graduate level and to produce graduates of the calibre sought by industry, the professions, and the public service.
  • To provide training for the academic researchers and teachers of the future.
  • To encourage and pursue research of the highest quality in Scientific Computing and its applications.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the course, students will have:
  • a comprehensive understanding of numerical methods, and a thorough knowledge of the literature, applicable to their own research;
  • demonstrated originality in the application of knowledge, together with a practical understanding of how research and enquiry are used to create and interpret knowledge in their field;
  • shown abilities in the critical evaluation of current research and research techniques and methodologies; and
  • demonstrated self-direction and originality in tackling and solving problems, and acted autonomously in the planning and implementation of research.

Entry requirements

Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK High II.i Honours Degree. If your degree is not from the UK, please check International Qualifications to find the equivalent in your country. Applicants' first degree should be in science or a technology discipline, and applicants are expected to be able to demonstrate an adequate level of computer literacy (should be able to write code performing a science or maths application using a high-level computing language).

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Scientific Computing at University of Cambridge - UCAS