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Social and Political Sciences Tripos, 2001

The Faculty Board of Social and Political Sciences gives notice that, with effect from the examinations to be held in 2001, the form of the examination for Part II (Old Regulations) of the Social and Political Sciences Tripos and for Part IIA (New Regulations) of the Tripos, which will be held for the first time in 2001, will be as follows:

Part II (OLD REGULATIONS)

Paper 21. Women in society

The examination will consist of one three-hour paper. Candidates will be required to answer three questions from a choice of not less than fourteen in an undivided paper.

Part IIa (NEW REGULATIONS)

Paper Pol. 3. The analysis of modern politics II

The examination will consist of one three-hour paper. Candidates will be asked to answer three questions from a choice of not less than twenty. The paper will be undivided.

Paper Pol. 5. Conceptual issues in modern politics

The examination will consist of two 5,000-word essays to be chosen from the list of subjects published by the Faculty Board (Reporter, p. 58).

Paper Psy. 1. Social psychology

The examination will consist of one three-hour paper. Candidates will be asked to answer three questions from a choice of not less than fourteen.

Paper Psy. 2. Experimental psychology (the subject Experimental Psychology in Part IB of the Natural Sciences Tripos)

The examination is assessed by two three-hour examinations and the assessment of practical notebooks. The examination papers are divided into three sections. All candidates must answer Sections A and B, and two questions from Section C.

Paper Soc. 1. Social theory

The examination will consist of one three-hour paper. Candidates will be required to answer three questions from a choice of not less than fourteen in an undivided paper.

Paper Soc. 2. Contemporary societies and global transformation

The examination will consist of one three-hour paper. Candidates will be asked to answer three questions from a choice of not less than fourteen in an undivided paper.

Paper Int. 1. Inquiry and analysis I

The examination will consist of one 2,500-word methodological essay, one 2,500-word statistical assignment, and a project report of 5,000 words. The weighting of the marks is 25 per cent for the methodology essay, 25 per cent for the statistical assignment, and 50 per cent for the project report.


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Cambridge University Reporter, 22 November 2000
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