Wednesday 11 January 2012
Vol cxlii No 15
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 list of subjects for the one-year course of study in Economic and Social History for the degree of Master of Philosophy has been amended. The subjects will be examined by written exercises only. Regulation 1(c) has been amended so as to read:
(c)two written exercises, to be undertaken under conditions specified by the Degree Committee, on each of two subjects chosen by the candidate, subject to the approval of the Degree Committee, from the following list:
1. Institutions and development
2. Topics in the history of economic and social thought
3. British industrialization in the 18th and 19th centuries
4. The origins and spread of financial capitalism
5. The economic policies of right-wing dictatorships in the era of mass politics
6. Health, politics, and economic growth since 1750
7. Language and society
8. Institutions and long-distance trade, 1000–1800
9. Family, identity, and social change since 1750
The scheme of the examination has been amended by (i) replacing the words ‘four essays or other exercises’ by the words ‘three essays or other exercises’ in paragraph (a) and by (ii) renaming paragraph (b) as paragraph (d) and inserting new paragraphs (b) and (c) so as to read:
(b) two book reviews, each not exceeding 2,000 words in length;
(c) an oral presentation;
The scheme of examination for the one-year course of study in Industrial Systems, Manufacturing, and Management for the degree of Master of Philosophy has been amended by amending the requirements for an oral examination and by removing the requirement for a separate report on a design project. The regulations have been amended so as to read:
1. The scheme of examination for the one-year course of study in Industrial Systems, Manufacturing, and Management for the degree of Master of Philosophy shall consist of:
(a)reports on such course-work undertaken by the candidate as shall be prescribed from time to time by the Degree Committee for the Faculty of Engineering. The reports shall be of such number, and shall be presented in such form and assessed in such manner, as the Degree Committee may determine;
(b)a thesis of not more than 15,000 words in length including footnotes, appendices, and bibliography, on a subject approved by the Degree Committee.
2. The course-work shall include industrial investigations in one or more institutions approved by the Degree Committee, the nature and duration of the investigations being determined by the Degree Committee.
3. The examination may include, at the discretion of the Examiners, an oral examination on the work submitted under (a) above on the general field of industrial systems, manufacture, and management; the examination may also include, at the discretion of the Examiners, an oral examination on the work submitted under (b) above.