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Social and Political Sciences Tripos, Part IIB

(Statutes and Ordinances, p. 386)

With effect from 1 October 2004

Amendments to the submission dates for essays and dissertations have been made and specific reference to restrictions on candidates for Part IIB under Regulation 18 that they may not offer extended essays in place of any paper has been included.

Regulation 15(a).

By adding to the end of the final sentence the following words:

; candidates who offer a statistical assignment and one essay may offer either a methodological essay or a philosophical essay and a candidate who offers two essays shall offer both a methodological essay and a philosophical essay

Regulation 15(c).

By amending the sub-paragraph so as to read:

(c) The essays, the statistical assignment, and the report of the research project, shall be submitted in printed or typewritten form to the Secretary of the Faculty Board as follows: essays for all papers except Int. 1A and Int. 1B (that is, Pol. 5, Pol. 7-9, Pol. 11, Soc. 3-6, Soc. 9-10, Int. 3-9), one essay no later than the end of the first week of Full Lent Term, and one essay no later than the end of the second week of Full Easter Term; for Int. 1A and Int. 1B the philosophical essay shall be submitted by the end of Full Michaelmas Term, the statistical assignment shall be submitted before the division of the Lent Term, the methodological essay before the end of the Lent Term, and the report before the division of the Easter Term. Each essay, the assignment, and the report shall bear the candidate's examination number but not the candidate's name.

Regulation 18.

By adding to the end of the regulation the following sentence:

Candidates may not offer extended essays in place of any of these papers.

Regulation 22(d).

By replacing in line 2 the words 'not later than the end of the first week of the Full Easter Term' by the words 'not later than the end of the second week of Full Easter Term'.

SUPPLEMENTARY REGULATIONS

Paper Int. 1. Inquiry and analysis I

The detail has been amended by replacing the final sentence so as to read:

The paper will be examined either (a) by one 2,500-word methodological essay or one 2,500-word philosophical essay, one 2,500-word statistical assignment, and a project report of 5,000 words, or (b) one 2,500-word methodological essay, one 2,500-word philosophical essay, and a project report of 5,000 words.


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Cambridge University Reporter 21 July 2004
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