Statutes and Ordinances of the University of Cambridge

The Ordinances contained in this Chapter are Ordinances of the General Board


Amended by Notice (Reporter, 2009–10, p. 937)

Standing of candidates.

1. A Certificate in Humanities Computing for Languages shall be awarded to any person whose candidature has been approved by the Faculty Board of Modern and Medieval Languages and who has attended a course of lectures and classes prescribed by the Faculty Board, has satisfactorily completed the assignments for the course, and has also satisfied the Examiners in the examination for the Certificate.

Scheme of examination.

2. The examination for the Certificate shall consist of:

  1. (a)the creation of an academic-related website, which in the case of candidates studying for the Modern and Medieval Languages Tripos, shall be produced in a language other than English, which meets the requirements set out by the Faculty Board from time to time;
  2. (b)a project in any field of humanities computing approved by the Faculty Board accompanied by a report of not more than 2,000 words.

3. The Faculty Board shall have power to define or limit the languages available for the requirements of the examination.

Examiners and Assessors.

4. The Faculty Board shall nominate such number of Examiners and Assessors as they deem sufficient.


5. In the list of successful candidates the symbol (d) shall be placed against the names of candidates who acquit themselves with distinction in the examination, and the symbol (c) against the names of those who acquit themselves with credit.

Form of Certificate.

6. The Certificate shall be in the following form:

THIS IS TO CERTIFY THAT                    having satisfied the preliminary conditions has been admitted to the examination appointed by the University of Cambridge and has been approved50           by the Examiners and has been awarded the Certificate in Humanities Computing for Languages.


7. Any candidate studying in the University for the Certificate, if not already paying a University Composition Fee, shall pay the appropriate Composition Fee for each term of such study. A candidate for the Certificate who has not paid a University Composition Fee for the term in which the examination is held shall pay an examination fee of £45.


  1. 50. Insert with Distinction or with Credit if appropriate.a b