Wednesday 30 November 2011
Vol cxlii No 12
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:
The regulations for the Preliminary Examination for Part II of the Historical Tripos have been amended so as to require candidates to offer Paper 1 as one of the three or four papers offered, in order to be classed.
By amending the first two sentences of the regulation so as to read:
The examination shall consist of Papers 1 and 3–30 of Part II of the Historical Tripos. In order to be classed a candidate shall offer Paper 1 and either two or three papers, provided that no candidate shall offer a paper which he or she would not be permitted to offer as a candidate for the Tripos.
The Faculty Board of History are satisfied that no candidate’s preparation for the examination in 2012 will be adversely affected by this change.
NL. 2. A special subject in Neo-Latin literature: Marullus, Poliziano, Bèze, and Buchanan.
By amending the title to NL. 2. A special subject in Neo-Latin literature: Sannazaro, Poliziano, Bèze, and Buchanan.
The Faculty Board of Modern and Medieval Languages are satisfied that no candidate’s preparation for the examination in 2012 will be affected by this change.
The supervision of the examinations in these subjects has been transferred from the Degree Committee for the Faculty of History to the Degree Committee for the Faculty of Human, Social, and Political Science. The regulations have been amended accordingly.
The supervision of the examination in this subject has been transferred from the Degree Committee for the Department of Land Economy to the Degree Committee for the Faculty of Human, Social, and Political Science. The regulations have been amended accordingly.
The programme specification for the examination in Applied Criminology and Police Management for the M.St. Degree has been changed to include an oral presentation on the subject of the thesis and to clarify the requirements for setting out the research proposal. The regulation for the examination has been amended so as to read:
1. The scheme of examination for the course of study in Applied Criminology and Police Management for the degree of Master of Studies shall be as follows:
(a)four essays, each of not more than 3,000 words in length, which shall be chosen by the candidate from a list of topics announced by the Examiners;
(b)an exercise setting out a research proposal for the thesis on a topic suggested by the candidate and agreed with the Examiners; a candidate’s report on such a research exercise shall not exceed 3,000 words in length, including notes and appendices;
(c)an oral presentation on the subject of the thesis, methods being used, preliminary results of data analysis, interpretations, and conclusions;
(d)a thesis of not more than 18,000 words in length, including notes and appendices, on a subject proposed by the candidate and approved by the Degree Committee for the Faculty of Law.
At the discretion of the Examiners the examination shall include an oral examination on the thesis and on the general field of knowledge within which it falls; such an oral examination may include questions relating to one or more of the other pieces of work submitted by the candidate under (a) and (b) above.