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Natural Sciences Tripos, Part II (Biological and Biomedical Sciences), 2006: Notice

The Faculty Board of Biology give notice, in accordance with Regulation 30 for the Natural Sciences Tripos, of the following subjects, and restrictions on combinations of subjects, for Part II in 2006. Please note that the subjects and combinations may be subject to further change.

Subject to any restrictions announced in a particular year by the Faculty Board under the provisions of Regulation 30, candidates are required to offer in the examination for Part II Biological and Biomedical Sciences of the Natural Sciences Tripos:

(a) the examination requirements of one Major Subject;
(b) the examination requirements of one Minor Subject;
(c) a dissertation of not more than 6,000 words, excluding tables, figures, and references.

All subjects make provision for candidates to offer a dissertation.

The subjects available and permissible combinations are listed below, together with the name of the Department offering the subject (which may be consulted for advice). If there is a limit on the number of candidates who can be accepted for a subject, this is indicated.

CodeSubjectPermissible minor subjects
401Pathology - Mechanisms of Disease101 107 111 121
402Pathology (A and B)101 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 113 114 115 116 117 119 120
403Pathology (A and C)101 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 113 114 116 119 120
404Pathology (A and D)101 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 113 114 116 117 119 120
405Pathology (B and C)101 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 113 114 116 118 119 120
406Pathology (B and D)101 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 113 114 116 117 119 120 121
407Pathology (C and D)101 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 113 114 116 119 120
408Pharmacology101 103 105 106 107 108 111 113 114 116
409Psychology101 107
411Biochemistry101 107 (111 113 114 121 may also be offered but may restrict the choice of major Biochemistry options in the Lent Term)
412Plant Sciences (Cellular - M1, M4, L1, L5)101 103 106 107 109 110 116 118 119 120
413Plant Sciences (Ecology - M3, M1, or Zoology M3, L2, and Zoology L2)103 106 108 116 119 121
414Genetics101 107 111 113 114 (may also be combined with a fifth Genetics module as a minor subject)
415History and Sociology of Medicine (HPS 7 and 8, and 2 from SPS Int 4, Int 5, Soc 10)101 106 107 109 115
416Physiology (Modules 1, 2, 4, 5)101 103 105 106 107 108 109 114
417Physiology (Modules 1, 2, 3, 6)101 105 107 108 111 113 114 116 117
418Zoology (Cells and Development - M6, M7, 2 from L6, L7, L5)104 105 106 109 111 113 114 116 (also 110 if not taking L5)
419Zoology (Behaviour - M4, M5, L3, L4)101 104 105 107 108 111 113 114 115 116
420Zoology (Vertebrate Biology - 2 from M2, M3, M5, and 2 from L1, L3, L4)101 105 107 108 111 113 114 116
421Zoology (Ecology and Conservation - 2 from M2, M3, M5, and L2, L3)105 109 111 113 114 116 117
422Zoology (Ecology and Genetics - 2 from M2, M3, M5, and 2 from L2, L3, and Genetics module M5)101 105 109 111 113 114 116 (also 104, 110, 108 if not taking M2; 107 if not taking L2; 103 if not taking L3)
423Zoology (Ecology and Plant Sciences - 2 from Plant Sciences M3, M2, M3, and L2, L3)109 116 117 (also 108 if not taking M2)

The Minor subjects for 2006 will be:

101Biology of parasitism 
103Genetics and behaviour (Bio Anth B3)Max 7 candidates
104Evolution and diversity (Bio Anth B4)Max 7 candidates
105Ecology and adaptation (Bio Anth B5)Max 7 candidates
106Medical neurobiology (Physiology 6) 
107Medicine, ethics, and law 
108Medicine, body, and society (SPS Soc 10) 
109Systems physiology (Physiology 3) 
110Biotechnology and society (SPS Int 4) 
111Developmental physiology (Physiology 4) 
113Medicine from antiquity to the Enlightenment (HPS Pt II Paper 7) 
114Modern medicine and biomedical sciences (HPS Pt II Paper 8) 
115Psychology of education (Educ Part II Paper 1)Max 5 candidates
116Sociology of education (Educ Part II Paper 3)Max 5 candidates
117Philosophy of education (Educ Part II Paper 2)Max 5 candidates
118History of education (Educ Part II Paper 4)Max 5 candidates
119Plant and microbial genetics (Genetics M2) 
120Human genetics (Genetics M4) 
121Evolutionary genetics (Genetics M5) 

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Cambridge University Reporter 23 February 2005
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