BA (Hons) Computer Science atUniversity of Cambridge Department of Engineering

Duration

3 years (Full Time)

Course Level

UG Degree

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Type of University

Public

Year of establishment

1209

Highlights

  • Cambridge was a pioneer of computer science and continues to lead its development. There are over 1,000 specialist computing and advanced technology companies and commercial laboratories in the area (known as 'Silicon Fen').
  • Course is broad and deep - giving skills to create future technology. All aspects of modern computer science are covered, along with the underlying theory and foundations in economics, law and business.
  • Student also develop practical skills, such as programming (in various languages, eg ML, Java, C/C++, Prolog) and hardware systems (eg chip design using Verilog).

Ranking

  • University Rankings
    • #3

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #3

      - QS 2022

    • #5

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #2

      - The Complete University Guide 2022

    • #2

      - The Guardian 2022

    • #8

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 32,57,975
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 5,21,760
College FeeINR 7,56,773
Books and SuppliesINR 45,865
Immigration health surchargeINR 1,50,896
TotalINR 14,75,294

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 Pound = INR 91.73

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Tuition & expenses were last updated on 9ᵗʰ December 2021

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria
12th

90%

  • Applicants must hold one of the following class XII certificates: 
    • CISCE and NIOS - applicants will require scores of 90% or higher in five or more relevant subjects
    • CBSE - applicants will require five or more A1 grades in relevant subjects
    • State Boards - applicants will be considered on a case by case basis. Applicants will typically require scores of 95% or equivalent in five or more relevant subjects
  • Additional qualifications also required with Class XII school leaving qualifications:
    • College Board Advanced Placement Tests
    • IIT-JEE (Advanced)
    • STEP - offers for Mathematics will be conditional on achievement in the Sixth Term Examination Paper (STEP) Preffered 
  • Subjects required Mathematics

IELTS

Marks - 7.5/9

  • Usually with 7.0 or above in each element

Other eligibility criteria
All applicants are required to take the pre-interview written assessment test Mathematics: Paper 1: Mathematical Thinking multiple-choice questions. (75 minutes, no calculator) Paper 2: Mathematical Reasoning multiple choice questions. (75 minutes, no calculator) All students must register for the test along with the UCAS application, but separately on the university website, deadline is 1st October
Conditional Offer

Yes

The University of Cambridge gives conditional offers to UG and PG students

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

LOR
  • Applicants will need to provide a reference
  • This should be written by a referee who knows applicants academically and can talk about their work ethic, interaction with other students, and their suitability for higher education or a future career
  • In a current or recent school or college, ask the tutor, teacher, principal, or the headteacher
  • If appliants left education years ago, ask an employer, volunteering supervisor, or trainer

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

Step 5: Application deadline

Scholarships
The Oxford and Cambridge Society of India Scholarships- University of Cambridge
Rs. 2,00,000
Engineering,Science,Business + 1 more
Cambridge Trust Scholarship (undergraduate)- BA (Hons) Computer Science
Rs. 35,92,545
Science
St John’s College Khattar Harrison Scholarship
Rs. 5,07,000
Science,Business

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