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Murray Edwards College
University of Cambridge

Computer Science

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The Cambridge Computer Laboratory was the first computer science department in the world and the first to offer a computer science degree.  The Computer Science course brings together disciplines including mathematics, engineering, the natural sciences, psychology and linguistics.  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 in areas such as programming and hardware systems.  Full details of the structure and content of the course can be found on the University website.

Computer Science at Murray Edwards College 

We welcome around two or three undergraduate students in Computer Science each year.  Within the College as a whole this means we have around nine undergraduate students and three postgraduate students.  Murray Edwards is conveniently situated a short walk from the Department of Computer Science and Technology, which is on the West Cambridge site.   

Typical offer
A Level: A*A*A with A* in Mathematics or Further Mathematics
IB: 42, 776 with 7 in IB Higher Level Mathematics

Required subjects
A Level: A Level Mathematics
IB: IB Higher Level Mathematics

Admissions Assessment
All applicants for Computer Science are required to take a pre-interview assessment (CTMUA).

Written work
Computer Science applicants are not asked to submit written work to the College. 
 

Academic and teaching staff