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Examination in Theology for the M.Phil. Degree (one-year course)

The regulations for the examination in Theology for the M.Phil. Degree (one-year course) (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 482) have been amended as set out below. The purpose of the amendments is to reduce by one the number of written papers set, and to allow the Degree Committee greater flexibility in approving essay titles and other written exercises. The regulations have been amended, with effect from 1 October 1998, as follows:

Regulation 1(b).

 By replacing Papers 5 and 6 by the following paper:

Paper 5. The philosophy of religion.

 By renumbering Papers 7 and 8 as 6 and 7.

Regulations 1(c) and (d).

 By amending the regulations so as to read:

(c) three essays, each of not more than 5,000 words, on subjects approved by the Degree Committee;
(d) one written exercise, in a form prescribed by the Degree Committee, on a subject chosen by the candidate with the approval of the Degree Committee from a list of subjects announced by the Degree Committee.

Regulation 2.

 By amending the regulation so as to read:

 2. Not later than the end of the Easter Term each year the Degree Committee shall publish a list of subjects for exercises under Regulation 1(d); the Degree Committee may give notice of additional subjects not later than the end of the first quarter of the Michaelmas Term. In publishing the list and any additions the Degree Committee shall announce the form of the examination for each subject, which shall be one of the following:

(a) an essay or other written exercise of not more than 4,000 words in length;
(b) a three-hour written paper.

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Cambridge University Reporter, 28 May 1998
Copyright © 1998 The Chancellor, Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.