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Course Accreditation

The Computer Science Tripos is accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS)

The accreditation means that the Computer Science Tripos gives the academic qualifications required for professional membership of the British Computer Society (MBCS), Chartered Engineer status (CEng) via the BCS, Chartered Scientist status (CSci, via BCS) and Chartered Information Technology Professional status (CITP, via BCS). There are other conditions, relating to professional practice after graduation, that must be met before a candidate can become chartered.

Conditions imposed by the BCS

Graduates must achieve honours overall and achieve at least 40% on their individual project.

CITP: with the above condition, the course fully meets the educational requirement for CITP registration.

CSci and CEng: with the above condition, the course partially meets the educational requirement for CSci and CEng registration. Students will need appropriate further learning to fulfill all the requirements.