Computer Science

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A world-leading course which brings together disciplines including mathematics, engineering, natural sciences and psychology.

Course Resources

Here are some general resources related to Computer Science.


Overview 🔗 This is the Computer Science section of the University undergraduate prospectus. The most important information about the course is here, including entry requirements, course structure, and prerequisites.

Faculty website 🔗 This is the official Faculty webpage for prospective undergraduates, which links to various resources. The most important of them is the Faculty of Computer Science and Technology undergrad prospectus 🔗 🌟, which gives a general overview of what studying Computer Science at Cambridge is like.

Unofficial Prospectus 🔗 This is an unofficial prospectus put together by the Cambridge University Student Union; it’s written based on students’ perspectives and gives a better sense of what the day-to-day experience as a Computer Science student is like, compared to official materials.

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Application Resources

Reading Lists 🔗 These are the reading lists for the papers that first-years take. Don’t be intimidated by how long they are; they’re intended to be worked through over the course of a full academic year, and honestly no one reads everything anyway.

FAQ 🔗 🌟 Some useful answers to common questions about the application process.

InsideUni Computer Science interview experiences 🔗 🌟 Current students talk about their interview experience, as well as sharing some tips. We’re biased, but we think they’re useful!