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Oriental Studies Tripos

(Statutes and Ordinances, p. 365)

The purpose of the amendments is to shorten the periods spent abroad by students in Japanese Studies, as the present arrangements have been found unsatisfactory. Amendments have also been made to the papers available in Japanese Studies and the Schedule for the examinations in Japanese Studies. The proportion of the marks which will be awarded for a dissertation is also specified.

With effect from 1 October 2000

Regulation 11(a).

Japanese Studies

By amending the titles of Papers J. 1, J. 5, J. 7, J. 8, J. 10, and J. 18 so as to read:

J. 1. Modern Japanese, 1.
J. 5. Classical Japanese.
J. 7. Modern Japan, 1 (Paper Soc. 7 of the Social and Political Sciences Tripos (New Regulations)).
J. 8. Modern Japan, 2 (Paper Pol. 10 of the Social and Political Sciences Tripos (New Regulations)).
J. 10. Modern Japanese, 2.
J. 18. Japanese politics and international relations: specified subject.

Regulation 17.

By inserting at the end of this regulation the following sentence:

The maximum marks allocated to the dissertation shall be one quarter of the maximum marks for the examination as a whole.

With effect from 1 October 2002

Regulation 3(a).

By deleting from the third line in proviso (ii) the words 'or in East Asia', and by deleting from the list '(7) Japanese Studies (whole subject);'.

By renumbering provisos (ii)-(iv) as (iii)-(v) and inserting the following as proviso (ii):

(ii) no student shall be a candidate for Part II under Regulation 15 offering option (7) Japanese Studies (whole subject) unless he or she has, since matriculation, spent a period of at least three months in Japan, under conditions approved for this purpose by the Faculty Board;2

With effect from 1 October 2003

Regulation 11(a).

Japanese Studies

By suspending Paper J. 11 until further notice and amending the title of Paper J. 14 so as to read:

J. 14. Classical studies: specified subject.

Regulation 15.

SCHEDULE IIA (Whole subjects)

(7) Japanese Studies

By amending the text so as to read:

J. 10, 12, 13; two papers chosen from J. 14-18; a dissertation; Japanese oral.

SCHEDULE IID (Half-subjects)

(20) Japanese

By amending the text so as read:

J. 12, 13; one paper chosen from J. 14-18.

SCHEDULE IIE (Half-subjects)

(28) Japanese

By amending the text so as to read:

J. 1-3; one paper chosen from J. 4-8; Japanese oral.


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Cambridge University Reporter, 4 October 2000
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