University of Cambridge

Degree level: Undergraduate

Computer Science

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Course summary

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Computer science is a fast-moving field that brings together disciplines including mathematics, engineering, the natural sciences, psychology and linguistics. Our course is broad and deep – providing you with skills highly prized in industry and for research, and 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 and hardware systems. The course offers an optional fourth year leading to an MEng degree (progression to the fourth year is dependent on satisfactory performance).

Course details


How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2020.

If you already have a 2020 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 October

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
A level A*A*A Typical A Level offer: A*A*A Computer Science - all Colleges require: A Level Mathematics Computer Science - some Colleges require: A Level in a second or three science/mathematics subjects and/or particular subjects (see individual College websites for details)
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 40 - 42 points 776 at Higher Level Computer Science - all Colleges require: Higher Level Mathematics Computer Science - some Colleges require: Higher Level in a second or three science/mathematics subjects and/or particular subjects (see individual College websites for details)

www.undergraduate.study.cam.ac.uk/courses/computer-science. Other qualifications at a level equivalent to A Levels and IB Higher Levels - including Scottish Advanced Highers, Welsh qualifications, the Irish Leaving Certificate, and a range of European and overseas qualifications - are also accepted. Please see the guidance at: www.cam.ac.uk/entrancerequirements.

Additional entry requirements

Admission tests

Interview

Institutions Own Test (IOT)

Cambridge Test of Mathematics for University Admission (CTMUA)


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

For information on tuition fees for Home, EU, and international students, please refer to: www.undergraduate.study.cam.ac.uk/fees-and-finance/tuition-fees
Computer Science at University of Cambridge - UCAS