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Department of Computer Science and Technology


Applicants for the MPhil in ACS are expected to have met the following prerequisites

  • First-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 Cambridge MPhil course.
    • Minimum academic requirements for the University of Cambridge may be found at International Qualifications.
      Note: The minimum academic requirements for the MPhil in Advanced Computer Science are higher than the University's minimum requirements.
    • Please contact us via email to the Graduate Education Office if you would like us to check the suitability of your qualifications informally before applying. We advise doing this at least three weeks before the application deadline.
  • Mathematics to A-Level standard or equivalent
  • Programming experience