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Medical and Veterinary Sciences Tripos, Part II, 2001: Notice

The Faculty Board of Biology give notice, in accordance with Regulation 27 for the Medical and Veterinary Sciences Tripos, of the following subjects, and restrictions on combinations of subjects, for Part II in 2001.

Subject to any restrictions announced in a particular year by the Faculty Board under the provisions of Regulation 27(a), candidates are required to offer in the examination for Part II of the Medical and Veterinary Sciences Tripos:

(a) a combination of subjects comprising five written papers, provided that every candidate shall include among the subjects offered either one four-paper subject or at least one two-paper subject, and
(b) a dissertation, which shall be submitted in accordance with the provisions of Regulation 29.

All subjects make provision for candidates to offer a dissertation.

The subjects available are listed below, together with the name of the Department offering the subject (which may be consulted for advice). If a minimum number of candidates is required before a subject can be offered, or if there is a limit on the number of candidates who can be accepted for a subject, this is indicated.

(a) Four-paper subjects Restrictions Department
301 Mechanisms of Disease max. 21 Pathology
302 Pathology A and Pathology B1 Pathology
303 Pathology A and Pathology C1 Pathology
304 Pathology A and Pathology D1 Pathology
305 Pathology B and Pathology C1 Pathology
306 Pathology B and Pathology D1 Pathology
307 Pathology C and Pathology D1 Pathology
308 Pharmacology Pharmacology
309 Psychology max. 5 Experimental Psychology
310 Epidemiology2 min. 3, max. 8 Public Health and Primary Care
(b) Two-paper subjects
201 Behaviour and Veterinary Ethology min. 6 Zoology
202 Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology3 Pharmacology
203 Cellular Pathology (Pathology A) min. 6 Pathology
204 Clinical Physiology and Neurobiology Physiology
205 History of Medicine History and Philosophy of Science
206 Human Genetics and Ecology4 max. 5 Biological Anthropology
207 Human Impact on the Environment min. 2 Zoology
208 Microbial and Parasitic Disease (Pathology C) min. 6 Pathology
209 Pharmacology of Integrated Systems Pharmacology
210 Primate and Human Evolutionary Biology and Behaviour4 max. 5 Biological Anthropology
(c) One-paper subjects
101 Biology of Parasitism min. 4 Clinical Veterinary Medicine
102 Conservation Biology min. 2 Zoology
103 Human Genetics and Variation max. 5 Biological Anthropology
104 Medical Aspects of Neurobiology Physiology
105 Medicine, Ethics, and Law Genetics
106 Medicine, Health, and Illness Social and Political Sciences
107 Topics in Clinical Physiology Physiology

1 One of six possible options available within the four-paper subject Pathology.

2 Epidemiology (310) will be offered in 2001.

3 Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology (202) must be taken with Pharmacology of Integrated Systems (209).

4 Candidates for subjects Human Genetics and Ecology (206) and Primate and Human Evolutionary Biology and Behaviour (210) are required to hand in Practical Notebooks by 3 p.m. on the Friday after the final week of term in the Michaelmas and Lent Terms, but on the Friday preceding the first examination for the Easter Term.

The following subjects will not be offered in 2001:

two-paper Genetic Pathology (Pathology E)

two-paper Immunology (Pathology B)

two-paper Virology (Pathology D)

two-paper Vertebrate Evolution

Prohibited combinations of subjects

Combinations of subjects are restricted for academic reasons, by overlapping lecture times, and by overlapping examination times. Impossible combinations are listed below.

In the following table a subject in column (1) may not be combined with any subject listed on the corresponding line of any of columns (2), (3), and (4).

  (1) (2) (3) (4)
    Four-paper subjects Two-paper subjects One-paper subjects
301 Mechanisms of Disease 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 310 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210 104, 106, 107
302 Pathology (Pathology A and Pathology B) 301, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 310 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210 101, 102, 103, 106
303 Pathology (Pathology A and Pathology C) 301, 302, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 310 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210 103
304 Pathology (Pathology A and Pathology D) 301, 302, 303, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 310 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210 103, 106
305 Pathology (Pathology B and Pathology C) 301, 302, 303, 304, 306, 307, 308, 309, 310 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210 101, 102, 106
306 Pathology (Pathology B and Pathology D) 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 307, 308, 309, 310 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210 101, 102, 106
307 Pathology (Pathology C and Pathology D) 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 308, 309, 310 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210 106
308 Pharmacology 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, 309, 310 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210 103, 106, 107
309 Psychology 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308, 310 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210 101, 102, 103, 104, 106, 107
310 Epidemiology 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210 101, 102, 103, 104, 106, 107
201 Behaviour and Veterinary Ethology 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 310 201, 202, 203, 206, 209 103,106
202 Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 310 201, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 210 103, 106, 107
203 Cellular Pathology (Pathology A) 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 310 201, 202, 206 103
204 Clinical Physiology and Neurobiology 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 310 202, 210 104, 107
205 History of Medicine 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 310 202, 206, 210
206 Human Genetics and Ecology 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 310 201, 202, 203, 205, 210 103, 106
207 Human Impact on the Environment 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 310 202 101, 102, 106
208 Microbial and Parasitic Disease (Pathology C) 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 310 202 102
209 Pharmacology of Integrated Systems 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 310 201 106
210 Primate and Human Evolutionary Biology and Behaviour 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 310 202, 204, 205, 206 107
101 Biology of Parasitism 302, 305, 306, 309, 310 207 102, 106
102 Conservation Biology 302, 305, 306, 309, 310 207, 208 101, 106
103 Human Genetics and Variation 302, 303, 304, 308, 309, 310 201, 202, 203, 206
104 Medical Aspects of Neurobiology 301, 309, 310 204
105 Medicine, Ethics, and Law     106
106 Medicine, Health, and Illness 301, 302, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308, 309, 310 201, 202, 206, 207, 209 101, 102, 105
107 Topics in Clinical Physiology 301, 308, 309, 310 202, 204, 210

Candidates and their advisers are asked to note that the reference numbers used in this Notice are those notified to Colleges in the Lent Term as part of the procedure for admission to restricted subjects. The code numbers to be used for examination entries, which will follow a different system, will be issued by the Board of Examinations in the Michaelmas Term.


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Cambridge University Reporter, 9 February 2000
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