Computer Laboratory

Course pages 2015–16

The curriculum

This document lists the courses offered by the Computer Laboratory for the Computer Science Tripos. The syllabus information given here is for guidance only and should not be considered definitive. Current timetables can be found at

For most of the courses listed below, a list of recommended books is given. These are roughly in order of usefulness, and lecturers have indicated by means of an asterisk those books which are most recommended for purchase by College libraries.

The Computer Laboratory Library aims to keep at least one copy of each of the course texts in “The Booklocker” (see

For a hard copy of this document and for answers to general enquiries about Computer Science courses, please get in touch with:

Teaching Administrator
University of Cambridge
Computer Laboratory
William Gates Building
J J Thomson Avenue

telephone: 01223 763505
fax: 01223 334678
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