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Department of Computer Science and Technology


The MPhil in Advanced Computer Science (the ACS) is designed to prepare students for doctoral research, whether at Cambridge or elsewhere. Typical applicants will have undertaken a first degree in computer science or an equivalent subject, and will be expected to be familiar with basic concepts and practices. The ACS is a nine–month course which starts in early October and finishes on 30 June. It covers advanced material in both theoretical and practical areas as well as instilling the elements of research practice. The course combines lectures, seminars and project work in various combinations tailored to the individual student; more details are given below. Prospective applicants should note that the MPhil in Advanced Computer Science is not a conversion course.


Further information

Please contact the Faculty's Graduate Education Office with any questions not answered on these pages.

Email: Graduate Education Office

Tel.: +44 1223 334652 or +44 1223 334656
Fax: +44 1223 334678

Applicants should apply using the online application form.

We strongly recommend obtaining a tracking number and include your application number if posting documents to the University's Graduate Admissions Office.

Graduate Admissions Office
Academic Division
4 Mill Lane
Cambridge CB2 1RX


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