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Medical and Veterinary Sciences Tripos, Part II, 2002: 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 2002.

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 (Pathology A and Pathology B)1   Pathology
   303 Pathology (Pathology A and Pathology C)1   Pathology
   304 Pathology (Pathology A and Pathology D)1   Pathology
   305 Pathology (Pathology B and Pathology C)1   Pathology
   306 Pathology (Pathology B and Pathology D)1   Pathology
   307 Pathology (Pathology C and Pathology D)1   Pathology
   308 Pharmacology   Pharmacology
   309 Psychology max. 5 Experimental Psychology
(b) Two-paper subjects
   202 Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology2   Pharmacology
   203 Cellular Pathology (Pathology A) min. 6 Pathology
   204 Clinical Physiology and Neurobiology   Physiology
   205 History of Medicine max. 12 History and Philosophy of Science
   206 Human Genetics and Ecology 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 max. 5 Biological Anthropology and Behaviour
(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 Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology (202) must be taken with Pharmacology of Integrated Systems (209).

The following subjects will not be offered in 2002:

two-paper Behaviour and Veterinary Ethology

two-paper Vertebrate Evolution

four-paper Epidemiology

Permissible combinations of subjects

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

In the following table a subject in column (1) may be combined with any subject listed on the corresponding line of any of columns (2), (3), and (4). All other combinations are prohibited.

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

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, 14 February 2001
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