University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Computer Science (advanced)

Students select 5 taught modules from a range of advanced topics in computer science from biomedical information processing to denotational semantics, and from natural language processing to current applications and research in computer security.

Entry requirements

1st Class Honours degree, or equivalent, in computer science; alternatively, a degree of equal status in engineering, science, or mathematics where the applicant can demonstrate significant relevant preparation for the course; some overseas applicants require a good Master's degree; plus mathematics to A-level standard; plus some programming experience; where the 1st language is not English, IELTS 7.0 with at least 7.0 in each element; TOEFL 600 with TWE 5.0; or other acceptable test.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by coursework, written tests and examinations, presentations, and by a 15,000 word project report. The examiners have the discretion to call students to attend an oral examination.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships are available to UK and EU students who have a Bachelor's degree from a UK HEI and who are eligible for home fee status. Awards sizes vary from bursaries to full cost scholarships. No additional application form is required. Those who eligible for an award and who have been offered a place on the course will be considered. Awards are made in the July preceding the commencement of the academic year.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 11,175 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 28,308 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 11,175 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 11,175 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 11,175 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cambridge University Cambridge CB2 1TN East of England

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Key information

Contact: 
Graduate Education Office
Telephone number: 
01223 334652