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Examination in Development Studies for the M.Phil. Degree (one-year course) 2005: Notice

The Development Studies Committee give notice that in the academical year 2004-05 the subjects for the examination in Development Studies for the M.Phil. Degree (one-year course) will be as follows:

Group 1

1.Development economics
 This paper will be examined by means of a three-hour written paper.
2.Institutions and development
 For candidates taking Paper 1 above, this paper will be examined by means of
 either  (2a) a three-hour written paper
 or        (2b) two essays of 5,000 words each.
 For candidates not taking Paper 1 above, this paper will be examined by means of a three-hour written paper (2a).
3.Sociology and politics of development
 This paper will be examined by means of two essays of 5,000 words each.

Group 2: full subjects

10.Quantitative methods in economics and finance (Subject 301 from the examination in Finance): to be examined by means of a three-hour written paper and a project
11.Topics in industrial and financial economics (Subject 410 from the examination in Economics): to be examined by means of one 4,000-word essay and two 2,000-word essays
13.Financial organization and economic growth (Subject 520 from the examination in Economics): to be examined by means of two 4,000-word essays
14.Philosophical issues in economics (Subject 650 from the examination in Economics): to be examined by means of four 2,000-word essays
18.Social anthropology and development (Paper 3a from the examination in Social Anthropological Analysis): to be examined by means of either a three-hour written paper (18a) or two 5,000-word essays (18b).
20.Sociology and politics of Latin America (Paper 5 from the examination in Latin-American Studies): to be examined by means of two 5,000-word essays
22.Globalization, big business, and developing countries (Paper MP13 from the examination in Management Studies): to be examined by means of two 5,000-word essays
30.Justice and development: to be examined by means of two 5,000-word essays

Group 2: half subjects

16(i)National planning and economic policy I (B05 from the examination in Land Economy Option B): to be examined by means of a two-hour written examination
16(ii)National planning and economic policy II (B06 from the examination in Land Economy Option B): to be examined by means of a two-hour written examination
23(i)Issues in public policy and regeneration I (PGR02 from the examination in Land Economy Option B): to be examined by means of a two-hour written examination
23(ii)Issues in public policy and regeneration II (PGR06 from the examination in Land Economy Option B): to be examination by means of a two-hour written examination
29(i)Environmental policy and environmental valuation (EP01 from the examination in Land Economy Option B): to be examined by means of a 4,000-word project

The Development Studies Committee give notice that options in Group 2 may be added to or removed from the above list by the Division of Michaelmas Term 2004. A further Notice will be issued if any such changes are made.


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Cambridge University Reporter 1 June 2004
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