Statutes and Ordinances of the University of Cambridge
pp. 547–548

The provisions contained in this Chapter are Regulations of the General Board


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.

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.

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.

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 approved67           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. 66. This examination is suspended in 2015–16 (Notice, Reporter, 6388, 2014–15, p. 596).a
  2. 67. Insert with Distinction or with Credit if appropriate.a