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Cambridge, EnglandLOCATION
Estd 1209Established Year

Master of Philosophy [M.Phil] (Machine Learning and Machine Intelligence)

 11 months
 full time
 on campus
  Thesis Based

$ 46,455 

1st Year

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Program Description

  • M.Phil in Machine Learning and Machine Intelligence at the University of Cambridge is offered on a full-time basis for a duration of 11-months.
  • This is an on-campus and thesis-based program.
  • This is a unique program that joint emphasis on both machine learning and machine intelligence, including speech and language technology and computer vision. 
  • There are 10 full core modules, in addition to an elective option which can be chosen from a broad variety of modules.
  • From mid-Lent Term through to the end of the course, students will conduct a substantial research project leading to a dissertation.
  • The taught modules will be in a range of styles: traditional lecture courses, lecture courses with associated practical classes, reading clubs, and seminar-style modules. 
  • The course will emphasise coursework in several of the taught modules.
  • Software projects aimed at implementing algorithms and modelling methods will be central to the practical modules and the research project.
  • Students will write a dissertation of no more than 15,000 words.
  • Students wishing to apply for continuation to the PhD would normally be expected to attain an overall mark of 70 percent.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration11 months
Fees$ 64,444 for 11 months
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Winter (Deadline - Dec 03)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL
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Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students must complete a UK first class Honours Degree from a recognized university.
  • Students will be expected to have well-developed technical skills in engineering or a related technical area, in mathematics, and in computing.
  • Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) or C1 Advanced-Grade A or B (with at least 193 in each individual element) plus a language center assessment.
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) or C2 Proficiency-Grade A, B, or C (with at least 200 in each individual element).
  • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL and PTE to get admission in this program.

Indian Student Eligibility:

Indian students are eligible to apply if they complete one of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Completed a 4-year bachelor's degree with first-class in a relevant field from a recognized institution.
  • Or, completed a B.Sc/B.Com/B.A (3-4 year) degree from well-ranked institutions with an overall grade of 70% or CGPA 7.3+.

Required Document List

The Documents required are:

  • Resume/CV - This provides a summary of a student's experience and skills.
  • Higher Secondary School Certificate - The certificate provided by the education board after completion of the Higher secondary education.
  • Statement of marks - The marks statement provided by the education board.
  • Financial Documentation - The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
  • Letter of Recommendation - This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
  • Statement of Purpose - This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
  • English Language Requirement - This shows the test score of English Proficiency Exams such as IELTS, TOFEL, PTE, etc.

Application Deadline

Dec 03

Scores Required

7 / 9

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100 / 120

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Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1
Tution fee$46455
Total fees$64444

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 14,486

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Gates Cambridge Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Sep, 2020
Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation Scholarships $100,000 Yes N/A
Oxford and Cambridge Society of India (OCSI) Scholarships $5,624 Yes 01 May, 2020
Irene Hallinan Scholarship $5,886 Yes 27 Mar, 2020
Cambridge Trust Scholarship- UG and PG 2020 Variable Yes N/A
Rhodes Scholarship $20,883 Yes N/A
Cambridge C.T Taylor Fund Variable Yes N/A
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
Chevening Scholarship Variable Yes 03 Nov, 2020
Commonwealth Master’s Scholarship Variable Yes N/A
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes N/A
Goa Education Trust Scholarships Variable Yes N/A
Commonwealth Shared Scholarships Variable Yes 18 Dec, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Narotam Sekhsaria Scholarships Variable Yes N/A
The Global Study Awards $12,252 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Commonwealth Scholarship Variable Yes N/A
QS scholarships Variable Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
UWL International Ambassador Scholarship $6,447 Yes 30 Mar, 2020
India Postgraduate Taught Master’s Scholarship $3,555 Yes 31 May, 2020
Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020 Variable Yes N/A
1st Formations Business Scholarship $800 Yes 29 May, 2020
Monica Cole Research Grant $1,291 Yes 18 Jan, 2021
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
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VISA & Work Study


The International Student Office provides visa advice on a range of UK student-related immigration matters. It is important to ensure students have the correct immigration permission which permits study in the UK.

  • The type of permission students require depends on the type, of course, they are coming to study:
    • If students are coming for a course or period of study that is for less than six months, students may be able to come as a short-term student.
    • If students are coming to study a course that is longer than 6 months, a student visa is issued for study. 
  • Annually, more than 30,000 Indian students go to study in the UK after going through a three-four week UK student visa process.
  • Student’s acceptance of visa application is totally dependent upon their choice of program, maintenance of funding, adherence to UKVI rules and regulations, and personal interview sessions.
  • UK Student Visa: Types
    • Short-term study visa – Applicants over 16 years of age, Enrolling in 6-month Short Course  in UK institution, Enrolling in 11-month English Language Course
    • Tier 4 student visa (General) – Applicants over 16 years of age, Enrolling in course longer than 6 months.
    • Tier 4 student visa (child) – Applicants aged between 4 and 17 years.
  • Documents Required:
    • Details of passport
    • Tuberculosis test results
    • Criminal record certificate
    • Proof of financial sufficiency that students have enough funds for their entire period of stay in the UK.
    • Parents or legal guardian letters if they are under 18.
    • Recent passport size photograph

Work Study

  • The Work-Study Program gives the student a chance to work on-campus if the student is a full-time student.
  • The students can work up to 20 hours per week off-campus or on-campus during regular breaks.
  • Part-time students are not restricted in the hours they can work, but their admission interview will explore the extent to which they will be able to manage their work and study.
  • Main work visa options for non-EU students in the UK
    • Tier 2 (General) Visa options (for full time and part-time work)
    • Tier 5 (Temporary Worker-Government Authorized Exchange) visa (for work experience or professional training)- It allows students to work in the UK for up to 12 or 24 months depending on the scheme applied for.   
    • Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) Visa (for MBA and other UK graduates who have been identified by Higher Education Institutes in the UK after graduation to establish at least one business in the UK).
  • Jobs for International students in the UK are possible only if they apply for Tier 1, 2, or 5 Visa post studies. There are some conditions, however, to be able to work in the UK
    • An international graduate must get paid at least $27,290 per year, if not, they may be asked to leave the country.
    • Find a job within four months after completion of the course.

Career and Placement after Course

The job opportunities after the courses are:

  • Machine Learning Engineer
  • Data Scientist
  • NLP Scientist
  • Software Developer/Engineer (AI/ML)
  • Human-Centered Machine Learning Designer

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