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No 6251

Wednesday 18 January 2012

Vol cxlii No 16

pp. 382–399

Regulations for examinations

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:

Education Tripos, Part II

(Statutes and Ordinances, p. 305)

With effect from 1 October 2012

The regulations have been amended to allow candidates who transfer into the Education Tripos to complete Part II of that Tripos in one year. The current regulations require such students to take two years for Part II.

Regulation 3(b).

By replacing in line 2 the words ‘in the year next but one’ by the words ‘in the year next or next but one’

Geographical Tripos, Part Ib

(Statutes and Ordinances, p. 325)

With effect from 1 October 2012

Regulation 18 (as amended with effect from 1 October 2012).

Section A

The title of Paper 1 has been amended from ‘Geographies of living with global change’ to ‘Living with global change’.

Philosophy Tripos, Part II

(Statutes and Ordinances, p. 391)

With immediate effect

The regulations for Part II of the Tripos have been amended. A candidate who takes the examination in the year next after obtaining honours in an examination other than Part Ib of the Philosophy Tripos will not be able to offer both a dissertation and submitted essays in the examination. Such candidates may offer either submitted essays or a dissertation.

Regulation 8.

By attaching a new proviso so as to read:

(iii)a candidate for Part II under Regulation 7(b) may not offer both two submitted essays in accordance with this regulation and a dissertation in accordance with Regulation 9.

The Faculty Board of Philosophy have confirmed that no candidate’s preparation for the examination in 2012 will be affected by this change.