Computer Laboratory

Information for prospective students

Undergraduate courses

Masters courses

Doctoral courses

  • The PhD is the primary research degree that can be taken in the Computer Laboratory. The Cambridge PhD is a three-year programme of individual research on a topic agreed by the student and the Laboratory, under the guidance of a staff member as the student's supervisor. There is no compulsory course work, and students are expected to complete the substance of their research by the end of their third year, submitting their thesis then or within a few months.

Postgraduate Open Day

  • A University-wide Cambridge Postgraduate Open Day will take place on Friday 3 November 2017. The event will be of interest to those considering applying for the MPhil in Advanced Computer Science and/or the PhD in Computer Science. Those interested in attending should book via Open Days and Events.

Contact us

For queries regarding the CSAT please contact [Javascript required]. General admissions enquiries should be sent to any of the Admissions Offices in the Colleges who admit all undergraduate students and will be able to advise you on their entry requirements. If you have any further questions concerning the undergraduate degree please contact [Javascript required] or for postgraduate admissions please contact [Javascript required], after you have checked the information on these pages.

Discontinued courses: The one-year Diploma in Computer Science and Part II (General) conversion courses ran for the last time during the academic year 2007–08. Students who wished to take Part II (General) are advised to consider taking Part IB of the Computer Science Tripos. The one-year MPhil in Computer Speech, Text and Internet Technology (CSTIT) ran for the last time in 2009–10; many of its language and speech modules are now offered as part of the MPhil in Advanced Computer Science.