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Part C, Computer Science and Philosophy

In Part C, Computer Science and Philosophy students take courses according to the following rules.

  • Each Philosophy paper or thesis is worth 8 units;
  • Each Computer Science taught course is worth 3 units;
  • A Computer Science project is worth 9 units.

You must complete between 24 and 26 units, subject to the following constraints:

  •  You may take at most six Computer Science taught courses;
  • You may not take both a Philosophy thesis and a Computer Science project.

Computer Science courses are chosen from Schedule C1. Philosophy courses are chosen from courses 101-120, 122, 124, 125, 127 and 198, as described on the Philosophy Faculty website. Each Philosophy course will be assessed by a 3-hour written examination together with an essay of at most 5,000 words. Rules for Philosophy theses are described in the Examination Regulations here , except that the word limit is 20,000 words.


The effect of these rules is that you should take one of the following combinations:

  • Three Philosophy papers (maybe including a thesis) (24 units);
  • Two Philosophy papers (maybe including a thesis) and either three CS courses or a CS project (25 units);
  • One Philosophy paper (or thesis), and six CS courses (26 units);
  • One Philosophy paper, three CS courses and a CS project (26 units);
  • Five CS courses and a CS project (24 units).

Schedule C1 (CS&P)

Notices

Exam Conventions

Projects