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No 6492

Wednesday 24 January 2018

Vol cxlviii No 16

pp. 319–352

Form and conduct of examinations

Notices by Faculty Boards, or other bodies concerned, of changes to the form and conduct of certain examinations to be held in 2017–18, by comparison with those examinations in 2016–17, are published below. Complete details of the form and conduct of all examinations are available from the Faculties or Departments concerned.

Medical and Veterinary Sciences Tripos, Part Ia, 2018

The Faculty Board of Biology gives notice that the form of the examinations for Part Ia of the Medical and Veterinary Sciences Tripos which will be held in 2018 has changed as follows:

Part Ia

Functional architecture of the body

Combined Sections I and II

Sections I and II are now combined into a single 90-minute MCQ/Practical Steeplechase paper. There will be 30 stations, with three questions per station, i.e. 90 questions in total. Candidates will spend three minutes at each station. Stations will include bones, prosected specimens, clinical photographs, radiological images, and MCQs-only stations.

For all questions, the Single Best Answer should be selected from the five choices provided.

The Section III paper remains unchanged.