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The College was relaxed, beautiful yet
not intimidating, extremely friendly and open

Emily, 2nd Year

Computer Science

Cambridge's computer science course is challenging, exciting, inspiring, and highly marketable. The course attracts the best students from the UK and beyond. It provides a broad and deep education into all aspects of computer science. It is taught by some of the world's experts in the field.

The course moves quickly from the fundamentals of the subject in first year, through the core material in second year, to advanced topics in the third year, some of which are only covered in Masters degrees elsewhere. We expect a lot from our students but we know that they are capable. Our graduates are highly sought after by industry.

Emmanuel has excellent provision for computer scientists. All rooms are wired for network connections and there is an excellent suite of general purpose computers. The College is conveniently located for all of the first year lectures.

Admissions Information

Standard offer: A-level - A*A*A; IB - 776 at Higher Level, 41 points overall; Advanced Highers: AAA; other exam systems.
Course requirements:

A-level Mathematics is essential; it is very useful to have AS or A2 Further Mathematics; for those applying to read Computer Science with Mathematics, STEP is a requirement.

Course outline: Further details are available on the Department's website.

Candidates should normally expect two interviews. Dates are yet to be confirmed, but the interviews will take place during the period Monday 5 - Wednesday 14 December.

Admissions assessment: All applicants will take written assessment (maths-based questions) at interview. Further information and a content specification are available online.
Course enquiries: Emmanuel Admissions Office

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