# Examinations and Boards

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## BOARD OF THE FACULTY OF MATHEMATICAL
SCIENCES

### Honour School of Mathematics 2000

The Board of the Faculty of Mathematical Sciences has approved
the following list of lecture courses for Section c of the Honour
School of Mathematics to be examined in Trinity Term 2000
(Examination Decrees, 1998, p. 285, regulation
6(1)(*a*)).
Axiomatic Set Theory

Group Theory

Lie Algebras

Manifolds and Differential Geometry

Functional Analysis

Analytic Topology

Perturbation Methods

Mathematics and the Environment

Function Spaces for Applications

Numerical Linear Algebra and Approximation

Mathematical Genetics

Lambda Calculus

Further Quantum Theory

General Relativity I

Model Theory

The Gödel Incompleteness Theorems

Representation Theory

Algebraic Topology

C*-Algebras

Calculus of Variations

Solid Mechanics

Finite Element Methods for Partial Differential Equations

Patterns and Networks

Bayesian Statistics

Domain Theory

Quantum Field Theory

General Relativity II

Algebraic Number Theory

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### Honour School of Mathematics and Honour
School of Mathematical Sciences 2001

The Board of the Faculty of Mathematical Sciences has approved
the following list of subjects for paper b10 of the Honour School
of Mathematics and the Honour School of Mathematical Sciences to
be examined in Trinity Term 2001 (see Examination
Decrees, 1998, p. 274, regulation 3 (*d*) and p.
285, regulation 3 (*d*)).
Elementary Number Theory

Mathematical Ecology and Biology

Combinatorial Optimisation

Communication Theory

Nonlinear Systems

Applied Probability

Stochastic Processes

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### M.Sc. in Geometry, Mathematical Physics,
and Analysis 2000

The following list of additional courses in schedule 1 has been
approved by the standing committee for examination in 2000.
Manifolds and Differential Geometry

Lie Groups

General Relativity I

Further Quantum Theory

Algebraic Topology

General Relativity II

Quantum Field Theory

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## CHANGES IN REGULATIONS

With the approval of the General Board, the following changes in regulations
made by the boards of faculties
will come into effect on 29 October.
### 1 Boards of the Faculties of Literae Humaniores
and Mathematical Sciences

### (*a*) Honour Moderations in Mathematics and Philosophy

### With immediate effect

In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 50, l. 45, delete `Russell' and
substitute `Frege'.
### (*b*) Preliminary Examination in Mathematics and Philosophy

### With immediate effect

In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 88, l. 15, delete `Russell' and
substitute `Frege'.
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### 2 Boards of the Faculties of Literae Humaniores
and Modern Languages

### (*a*) Honour School of Classics and Modern Languages

### With effect from 1 October 2000 (for first examination in 2001)

**1** In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 151, delete ll.
9–10 and substitute `Candidates offering two papers both of which involve
the study of the same author or authors'.
**2** Ibid., p. 155, after l. 23 insert:
`(iv) The Creative Reception of Greek Tragedy in German.

Candidates must make a special study of Sophocles, Antigone
and Hölderlin, Antigone, on each of which a compulsory
commentary question will be set. In addition, they will be required to answer
two essay questions, one from a choice of questions specifically on the authors
and texts listed below, the other from a choice of questions
requiring a comaprative or generic approach.

Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus

Euripides, Medea, Iphigenia in Tauris

Plato, Republic II, III, X

Aristotle, Poetics

Goethe, Iphigenie auf Tauris

Kleist, Penthesileai

Nietzsche, Die Geburt der TragÜdie

Brecht, Antigone

Christa Wolf, Medea: Stimmen

The following editions will be used in the case of the texts prescribed for
commentary: Sophocles, Lloyd-James and Wilson (Oxford Classical Text);
Hölderlin, Frankfurt
edition.'

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### (*b*) Pass School of Classics and Modern Languages

### With effect from 1 October 2000 (for first examination in 2001)

In Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 156, l. 24, after `(iii)]' insert `or
The Creative Reception of Greek Tragedy in German [Honour School of Classics
and Modern Languages, subject 8 (iv)]'.
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