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M.Phil. Examinations under the supervision of the Degree Committee for the Judge Institute of Management Studies

The Degree Committee for the Judge Institute of Management Studies, with the concurrence of the Management Studies Syndicate, have revised their provision of M.Phil. courses. The special regulations for the examinations in Finance and in Management Studies have been amended, with effect from 1 October 2005, and new courses in Financial Research and in Management Research, from 1 October 2004, and in Innovation, Strategy, and Organization, in Management, and in Management Science, from 1 October 2005, have been proposed as set out below:

Examinations in Finance and in Management Studies for the M.Phil. Degree (one-year course)

With effect from 1 October 2005

The special regulations for the examinations in Finance and in Management Studies have been amended so as to read:

Finance

(Statutes and Ordinances, p. 472)

1. The scheme of examination for the one-year course of study in Finance for the Degree of Master of Philosophy shall consist of nine modules selected from a list of mandatory and optional modules published by the Degree Committee for the Judge Institute of Management Studies not later than the end of the Michaelmas Term next preceding the examination.

2. In publishing the list of modules the Degree Committee shall announce the form of the examination for each module, which shall be either a written paper, or one or more essays or other exercises, or a combination of these, and shall specify the duration of any written paper and the limit to be placed on the length of any essay or other exercise.

3. In place of the examination prescribed for two of the modules specified in Regulation 1, the Degree Committee may permit a particular candidate to offer a dissertation of not more than 10,000 words in length, on a topic approved by the Degree Committee.

4. The examination may include, at the discretion of the Examiners, an oral examination on the work specified in Regulations 1 and 3 and on the general field of knowledge within which it falls.

Management Studies

(Statutes and Ordinances, p. 478)

1. The scheme of examination for the one-year course of study in Management Studies for the Degree of Master of Philosophy shall consist of:

(a)a thesis of not more than 12,000 words in length, including diagrams, footnotes, and appendices, but excluding bibliography, on a subject approved by the Degree Committee for the Judge Institute of Management Studies;
and 
(b)six modules selected from a list of mandatory and optional modules published by the Degree Committee not later than the end of the Michaelmas Term next preceding the examination.

2. In publishing the list of modules and additional modules the Degree Committee shall announce the form of the examination for each module, which shall be either a written paper, or one or more essays or other exercises, or a combination of these, and shall specify the duration of any written paper and the limit to be placed on the length of any essay or other exercise.

3. The examination may include, at the discretion of the Examiners, an oral examination on the work submitted under Regulation 1 and on the general field of knowledge within which it falls.

Examinations in Financial Research and in Management Research for the M.Phil. Degree (one-year course)

With effect from 1 October 2004

On the recommendation of the Management Studies Syndicate and the Degree Committee for the Judge Institute of Management Studies the General Board and the Board of Graduate Studies have approved Financial Research and Management Research as subjects for postgraduate study for the M.Phil. Degree. Special regulations for the examinations in those subjects have been approved as follows:

Financial Research

1. The scheme of examination for the one-year course of study in Financial Research for the Degree of Master of Philosophy shall consist of:

(a)a thesis of not more than 12,000 words in length, including diagrams, footnotes, and appendices, but excluding bibliography, on a subject approved by the Degree Committee for the Judge Institute of Management Studies;
and 
(b)six modules selected from a list of mandatory and optional modules published by the Degree Committee not later than the end of the Michaelmas Term next preceding the examination.

2. In publishing the list of modules the Degree Committee shall announce the form of the examination for each module, which shall be either a written paper, or one or more essays or other exercises, or a combination of these, and shall specify the duration of any written paper and the limit to be placed on the length of any essay or other exercise.

3. The examination may include, at the discretion of the Examiners, an oral examination on the work specified in Regulation 1 and on the general field of knowledge within which it falls.

Management Research

1. The scheme of examination for the one-year course of study in Management Research for the Degree of Master of Philosophy shall consist of:

(a)one written exercise on course-work specified by the Degree Committee for the Judge Institute of Management Studies which falls within the field of research methodology;
and 
(b)a thesis of not more than 20,000 words in length, including diagrams, footnotes, and appendices, but excluding bibliography, on a subject approved by the Degree Committee;
and 
(c)one piece of submitted work which shall be an essay or other written exercise on a topic selected from a list specified by the Degree Committee. In announcing the list of topics the Degree Committee shall specify the length of the essay or other exercise.

2. The examination may include, at the discretion of the Examiners, an oral examination on the work submitted under Regulation 1 and on the general field of knowledge within which it falls.

Examinations in Innovation, Strategy, and Organization, in Management, and in Management Science for the M.Phil. Degree (one-year course)

With effect from 1 October 2005

On the recommendation of the Management Studies Syndicate and the Degree Committee for the Judge Institute of Management Studies the General Board and the Board of Graduate Studies have approved Innovation, Strategy, and Organization, Management, and Management Science as subjects for postgraduate study for the M.Phil. Degree. Special regulations for the examinations in those subjects have been approved as follows:

Innovation, Strategy, and Organization

1. The scheme of examination for the one-year course of study in Innovation, Strategy, and Organization for the Degree of Master of Philosophy shall consist of:

(a)a thesis of not more than 12,000 words in length, including diagrams, footnotes, and appendices, but excluding bibliography, on a subject approved by the Degree Committee for the Judge Institute of Management Studies;
and 
(b)six modules selected from a list of mandatory and optional modules published by the Degree Committee not later than the end of the Michaelmas Term next preceding the examination.

2. In publishing the list of modules the Degree Committee shall announce the form of the examination for each module, which shall be either a written paper, or one or more essays or other exercises, or a combination of these, and shall specify the duration of any written paper and the limit to be placed on the length of any essay or other exercise.

3. The examination may include, at the discretion of the Examiners, an oral examination on work submitted under Regulation 1 and on the general field of knowledge within which it falls.

Management

1. The scheme of examination for the one-year course of study in Management for the Degree of Master of Philosophy shall consist of nine modules selected from a list of mandatory and optional modules published by the Degree Committee for the Judge Institute of Management Studies not later than the end of the Michaelmas Term next preceding the examination.

2. In publishing the list of modules the Degree Committee shall announce the form of the examination for each module, which shall be either a written paper, or one or more essays or other exercises, or a combination of these, and shall specify the duration of any written paper and the limit to be placed on the length of any essay or other exercise.

3. In place of the examination prescribed for two of the modules specified in Regulation 1, the Degree Committee may permit a particular candidate to offer a dissertation of not more than 10,000 words in length, on a topic approved by the Degree Committee.

4. The examination may include, at the discretion of the Examiners, an oral examination on the work specified under Regulations 1 and 3 and on the general field of knowledge within which it falls.

Management Science

1. The scheme of examination for the one-year course of study in Management Science for the Degree of Master of Philosophy shall consist of:

(a)a thesis of not more than 12,000 words in length, including diagrams, footnotes, and appendices, but excluding bibliography, on a subject approved by the Degree Committee for the Judge Institute of Management Studies;
and 
(b)six modules selected from a list of mandatory and optional modules published by the Degree Committee not later than the end of the Michaelmas Term next preceding the examination.

2. In publishing the list of modules the Degree Committee shall announce the form of the examination for each module, which shall be either a written paper, or one or more essays or other exercises, or a combination of these, and shall specify the duration of any written paper and the limit to be placed on the length of any essay or other exercise.

3. The examination may include, at the discretion of the Examiners, an oral examination on the work submitted under Regulation 1 and on the general field of knowledge within which it falls.


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Cambridge University Reporter 28 July 2004
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