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Examinations in Real Estate Finance, Environmental Policy, and Planning, Growth, and Regeneration for the M.Phil. Degree (one-year course)

On the recommendation of the Board of Land Economy, the subjects Real Estate Finance, Environmental Policy, and Planning, Growth, and Regeneration have been approved by the General Board and the Board of Graduate Studies, with effect from 1 October 2001, as subjects for further study and training in research for the M.Phil. Degree (one-year course). Special regulations for the examinations in those subjects have been approved as follows:

Environmental Policy

The scheme of examination for the one-year course of study in Environmental Policy for the degree of Master of Philosophy shall be as follows: 1. The Degree Committee for the Department of Land Economy shall publish, not later than the end of the Easter Term each year, a list of subjects for the examination to be held in the academical year next following. The list shall include a core methodology subject, four other core subjects, and no fewer than four optional subjects (of which the Degree Committee may specify that a candidate shall offer one or more within any group of subjects). In publishing the list the Degree Committee shall announce whether each subject is to be examined by a written paper, by an essay or project, or by a combination of these; they shall specify the limits to be placed on the length of any essays or projects.

2. Except as provided by Regulations 3 and 4 each candidate shall offer:

(a) the core methodology subject;

(b) the four other subjects specified by the Degree Committee as core subjects;

(c) three optional subjects;

(d) a thesis, of not more than 12,000 words in length, including diagrams, footnotes, tables, and appendices, but excluding bibliography, on a topic approved by the Degree Committee.

3. In place of the core methodology subject a candidate may, by special permission of the Degree Committee, granted after considering the candidate's experience and special qualifications, offer another optional subject chosen from the list of subjects published under Regulation 1.

4. In place of any two subjects offered under Regulation 2(b) or (c), a candidate may offer studio work relating to a topic approved by the Degree Committee, and undertaken in accordance with a scheme approved by the Degree Committee.

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

Planning, Growth, and Regeneration

The scheme of examination for the one-year course of study in Planning, Growth, and Regeneration for the degree of Master of Philosophy shall be as follows:

1. The Degree Committee for the Department of Land Economy shall publish, not later than the end of the Easter Term each year, a list of subjects for the examination to be held in the academical year next following. The list shall include a core methodology subject, four other core subjects, and no fewer than four optional subjects (of which the Degree Committee may specify that a candidate shall offer one or more within any group of subjects). In publishing the list the Degree Committee shall announce whether each subject is to be examined by a written paper, by an essay or project, or by a combination of these; they shall specify the limits to be placed on the length of any essays or projects.

2. Except as provided by Regulations 3 and 4 each candidate shall offer:

(a) the core methodology subject;

(b) the four other subjects specified by the Degree Committee as core subjects;

(c) three optional subjects;

(d) a thesis, of not more than 12,000 words in length, including diagrams, footnotes, tables, and appendices, but excluding bibliography, on a topic approved by the Degree Committee.

3. In place of the core methodology subject a candidate may, by special permission of the Degree Committee, granted after considering the candidate's experience and special qualifications, offer another optional subject chosen from the list of subjects published under Regulation 1.

4. In place of any two subjects offered under Regulation 2(b) or (c), a candidate may offer studio work relating to a topic approved by the Degree Committee, and undertaken in accordance with a scheme approved by the Degree Committee.

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

Real Estate Finance

The scheme of examination for the one-year course of study in Real Estate Finance for the degree of Master of Philosophy shall be as follows:

1. The Degree Committee for the Department of Land Economy shall publish, not later than the end of the Easter Term each year, a list of subjects for the examination to be held in the academical year next following. The list shall include a core methodology subject, four other core subjects, and no fewer than four optional subjects (of which the Degree Committee may specify that a candidate shall offer one or more within any group of subjects). In publishing the list the Degree Committee shall announce whether each subject is to be examined by a written paper, by an essay or project, or by a combination of these; they shall specify the limits to be placed on the length of any essays or projects.

2. Except as provided by Regulations 3 and 4 each candidate shall offer:

(a) the core methodology subject;

(b) the four other subjects specified by the Degree Committee as core subjects;

(c) three optional subjects;

(d) a thesis, of not more than 12,000 words in length, including diagrams, footnotes, tables, and appendices, but excluding bibliography, on a topic approved by the Degree Committee.

3. In place of the core methodology subject a candidate may, by special permission of the Degree Committee, granted after considering the candidate's experience and special qualifications, offer another optional subject chosen from the list of subjects published under Regulation 1.

4. In place of any two subjects offered under Regulation 2(b) or (c), a candidate may offer studio work relating to a topic approved by the Degree Committee, and undertaken in accordance with a scheme approved by the Degree Committee.

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


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Cambridge University Reporter, 2 May 2001
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