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Graces submitted to the Regent House on 11 August 2004

The Council submit the following Graces to the Regent House. These Graces, other than any which is withdrawn or for which a ballot is requested in accordance with the regulations for Graces of the Regent House (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 115), will be deemed to have been approved at 4 p.m. on Friday, 20 August 2004.

1. That the regulations for University Composition Fees as amended by Graces 1 of 10 December 2003, 1 of 17 March, and 1 of 16 June 2004, be further amended, as follows:1


Courses leading to examinations for the M.Phil. Degree

With effect from 1 October 2004

By deleting the entry for Microelectronic Engineering and Semiconductor Physics and by inserting the following entries:

Computational BiologyDDF
Financial ResearchDDF
Management ResearchDDF
Micro- and Nanotechnology EnterpriseDDF

With effect from 1 October 2005

By inserting the following entries:

Innovation, Strategy, and OrganizationDDF
Management ScienceDDF

Courses leading to examinations for the M.St. Degree

With effect from 1 September 2004

By amending certain entries so as to read:

Applied Criminology, Penology, and Management†*  5,610
Applied Criminology and Police Management‡* 
  First year*6,580
  Second year*6,375
Clinical Effectiveness3,462
Community Enterprise11,000
Computer Speech, Text, and Internet Technology5,745
Interdisciplinary Design for the Built Environment4,240
International Relations4,400
Local and Regional History2,000
Primary and Community Care3,462
Public Health 
  First year4,616
  Second year2,308

† Previously titled Applied Criminology and Management (Prison Studies)

‡ Previously titled Applied Criminology and Police Studies

* As these courses do not conform to the usual academic year the fees for courses starting in early 2005 are not yet available.

2. That, on the recommendation of the Board of Graduate Studies, the regulations for the Board be amended as follows:2

Regulation 1.

By adding a new class of membership (f) so as to read:

(f) the member of the General Board in class (d) elected by the graduate students in the University.

Regulation 2.

By inserting in sub-paragraph (f) after 'M.Phil.' the words 'M.St. and Vet.M.D.'; and by relettering sub-paragraphs (h)-(k) as (i)-(l) respectively and inserting a new sub-paragraph (h) so as to read:

(h) to award studentships or scholarships from funds under the Board's control and to make nominations for national postgraduate awards to the appropriate awarding body;

By inserting the following new regulation as Regulation 5:

5. The provisions of Statute K, 20 concerning reserved business shall apply to any member of the Board in class (f) who is not in statu pupillari as if she or he were in statu pupillari.

3. That the general regulations for admission as a Graduate Student be amended as follows:3

Regulation 2.

By replacing sub-paragraphs (b)-(d) with new sub-paragraphs (b)-(c) so as to read:

(b) a completed graduate application form together with such other statements and evidence as the Board of Graduate Studies may require;

(c) such payment of a fee in respect of admission charges as the Council and the General Board, on the recommendation of the Board of Graduate Studies, may determine from time to time.

4. That, on the recommendation of the General Board, the office of Director of the Institute of Education be removed from Schedule B of the Statutes and the office of Dean of Educational Studies be placed in Schedules B and J of the Statutes.4

5. That, on the recommendation of the General Board, the regulations for the N. M. Rothschild & Sons Professorship of Mathematical Sciences be amended as follows:5

Regulation 2.

By replacing in the first sentence the words 'in the first instance, and shall be eligible for reappointment for further periods of five years at a time, as determined by the General Board' by the words 'without possibility of reappointment'.

6. That, on the nomination of the Council, Dr Rosamund Ellen Thornton, of New Hall, be appointed Deputy University Advocate for two years from 1 October 2004.

1 Statutes and Ordinances, p. 160. The fees proposed for M.St. courses in 2004-05 were not available when proposals for other fees were published. The opportunity has been taken to include new postgraduate courses which have recently been introduced. (See the General Board's Notices, pp. 1022, 1023, and 1025.)

2 Statutes and Ordinances, p. 130. The Board of Graduate Studies currently invite a graduate student as an observer for unreserved business at their meetings. They now propose that the graduate student elected to the General Board should be a full member of the Board of Graduate Studies. The regulations have been further amended so that the duties of the Board of Graduate Studies relate also to the M.St. Degree and the Vet.M.D. Degree and a new regulation has been introduced to confirm the Board's power to make certain awards in the University.

3 Statutes and Ordinances, p. 405. The Board of Graduate Studies have revised the procedures for applications for graduate admission. These include arrangements for online applications for which it is proposed to levy a charge. The regulations for admission as a Graduate Student have been amended to take account of the new requirements (see the Board's Notice on p. 1056 and their web page at http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/univ/gsprospectus/applying/howtoapply.html).

4 The office of Director of the Institute of Education is no longer in existence, but by oversight it was not removed from the Schedule. It is now proposed to include the recently established office of Dean of Educational Studies in both Schedule B and Schedule J of the Statutes.

5 Statutes and Ordinances, p. 690. The Committee of Management of the Isaac Newton Institute have recommended to the General Board that, in view of the Institute's position nationally as well as a Department of the University, a fixed-term appointment is appropriate in order 'continually to bring in new blood so as to guarantee that the Institute achieves the broadest possible coverage of the very wide range of subjects that it serves'.

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