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Regulations for Examinations: notice by the general board

The General Board give notice that, on the recommendation of the Faculty Board or other authority concerned, the regulations for certain University examinations have been amended as follows:

Chemical Engineering Tripos

(Statutes and Ordinances, p. 250)

With effect from 1 October 2004

The regulations have been amended (i) to allow candidates who have taken Physics or Biology of Cells in Part IA of the Natural Sciences Tripos to be candidates for Part I of the Chemical Engineering Tripos, and (ii) to revise the structure of the Part II examination.

Regulation 2.

By inserting in sub-paragraphs (a) and (b) after the word 'Chemistry' the words 'or Physics or Biology of Cells'.

Regulation 16.

By amending the regulation so as to read:

16. (a) The examination for Part IIB shall consist of a compulsory paper to be taken by all candidates and six other papers selected from a series of modules. The compulsory paper shall be of two hours' duration.

(b) The Chemical Engineering Syndicate shall prescribe not fewer than six and not more than twelve modules for examination: each module shall be examined either by a written paper of one and a half hours' duration or by course-work or by a combination of the two. Not later than the end of the Full Easter Term each year the Syndicate shall give notice of the modules prescribed for the following academical year, and shall specify the mode of examination for each module. The Syndicate shall have power to announce restrictions on the combination of modules that a candidate may choose to offer. For modules to be examined by course-work, details of the work required of candidates shall be published by the Syndicate by Notice in the Department of Chemical Engineering not later than the beginning of the Full Michaelmas Term next preceding the examination.

Regulation 18.

By amending the regulation so as to read:

18. All candidates for Part IIB shall be required to satisfy the Examiners of their ability to perform original work in one or more of the following forms: a theoretical investigation, an experimental investigation, an essay, a design project. With regard to the investigations and project the Examiners may impose such oral or practical tests as they think fit, and shall require each candidate to submit one or more written reports.

Regulation 19.

By inserting at each instance after the word 'report' the words 'or essay'.


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Cambridge University Reporter 25 February 2004
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