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Examination in Musicology for the M.Phil. Degree

(Statutes and Ordinances, p. 477)

With effect from 1 October 2001

To broaden the framework of study for this degree two new courses have been introduced; the examination requirement in each case will be the completion of an essay.

Musicology

1. The scheme of examination for the one-year course of study in Musicology for the degree of Master of Philosophy shall consist of:

(a) a thesis of not more than 15,000 words in length (including tables, footnotes, and appendices, but excluding bibliography, musical examples, and transcriptions) on a topic approved by the Degree Committee for the Faculty of Music;

and

(b) three essays, each of at least 2,500 words, which in total must amount to not more than 12,000 words (including tables, footnotes, and appendices, but excluding bibliography, musical examples, and transcriptions) on subjects specified by the Degree Committee.

2. At the discretion of the Examiners the examination may include an oral examination on the thesis and on the general field of knowledge within which it falls, and on the essays submitted by the candidate.


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Cambridge University Reporter, 6 December 2000
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