University Acts

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CONTINUING EDUCATION BOARD

Decrees

The Continuing Education Board, with the approval of the Educational Policy and Standards Committee of Council, has made the following decrees, to come into effect on 17 May.

Decree (1): Establishment of M.Sc. in Advanced Cognitive Therapy Studies

Explanatory note

The following decree, made by the Continuing Education Board, with the approval of the Educational Policy and Standards Committee of Council, establishes a part-time M.Sc. in Advanced Cognitive Therapy Studies.

Associated changes in regulations are set out in `Examinations and Boards' below.

Text of Decree (1)

1 In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 689, after l. 4 insert:
`Advanced Cognitive Therapy Studies        Continuing Education'.

2 Ibid., p. 994, after l. 11 insert:

`in Advanced Cognitive Therapy Studies for three examinations;'.

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Decree (2): Establishment of M.Sc. in Applied Landscape Archaeology

Explanatory note

The following decree, made by the Continuing Education Board, with the approval of the Educational Policy and Standards Committee of Council, establishes a part-time M.Sc. in Applied Landscape Archaeology.

Associated changes in regulations are set out in `Examinations and Board' below.

Text of Decree (2)

1 In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 689, after l. 6 insert:
`Applied Landscape Archaeology       Continuing Education'.

2 Ibid., p. 995, after l. 9 insert: `in Applied Landscape Archaeology for three examinations;'.

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SOCIAL SCIENCES BOARD

Decree

The Social Sciences Board, with the approval of the Educational Policy and Standards Committee of Council, has made the following decree, to come into effect on 17 May.

Decree (3): Establishment of M.Sc. in Applied Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition

Explanatory note

The following decree, made by the Social Sciences Board, on the recommendation of the Academic Board of the Department of Educational Studies, with the approval of the Educational Policy and Standards Committee of Council, establishes a course (available on either a full-time or a part-time basis) for both home and overseas students wishing to undertake a rigorous academic course in Second Language Acquisition, but one which is grounded in the practical application of second language teaching. Examination will be by written examination and dissertation, and candidates will be able, as an additional option, to seek TEFL certification by written examination and assessment of practical observation.

Associated changes in regulations are set out in `Examinations and Boards' below.

Text of Decree (3)

1 In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 689, after l. 6, and following the line inserted by Decree (2) above, insert:
 `Applied Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition       Social Sciences'.

2 Ibid., p. 994, after l. 29 insert: `in Applied Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition for three examinations;'.

3 This decree shall be effective from 1 October 2002.

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MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES AND CONTINUING EDUCATION BOARDS

Decree

The Mathematical and Physical Sciences and Continuing Education Boards, with the approval of the Educational Policy and Standards and Planning and Resource Allocation Committees of Council, have jointly made the following decree, to come into effect on 17 May.

Decree (4): Establishment of M.Sc. in Bioinformatics

Explanatory note

The following decree, made by the Mathematical and Physical Sciences and Continuing Education Boards jointly, with the approval of the Educational Policy and Standards and Planning and Resource Allocation Committees of Council, establishes a part-time M.Sc. in Bioinformatics. The course will be self-financing, and the university fee level has been set accordingly. As in the case of other part-time graduate degree courses, college fees will be payable at half the normal annual level during the period for which candidates are registered for the M.Sc.

Associated changes in regulations are set out in `Examinations and Boards' below.

Text of Decree (4)

1 In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 689, after l. 11 insert:
`Bioinformatics        Continuing Education/Mathematical and Physical                         
                           Sciences'. 

2 Ibid., p. 994, after l. 20 insert: `in Bioinformatics for three examinations;'.

3 Ibid., p. 1060, after l. 34 insert new item (e) as follows and reletter existing item (e) as item (f): `(e) for members of the University working for the Degree of M.Sc. in Bioinformatics, £7,000 in the first year, £4,625 in the second year, and £4,625 in the third year.'

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CONGREGATION 29 April

Conferment of Honorary Degree

The Degree of Doctor of Civil Law, honoris causa, approved by Resolution of Congregation on 15 January 2002, was conferred upon PROFESSOR ROMANO PRODI, President of the European Commission.

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DIVISIONAL AND FACULTY BOARDS

For changes in regulations for examinations, to come into effect on 17 May, see `Examinations and Boards' below.

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