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CHANGES IN REGULATIONS

With the approval of the Educational Policy and Standards Committee of Council, and, where applicable, of the Humanities Board, the following changes in regulations made by the Social Sciences Board and boards of faculties will come into effect on 25 January.

1 Social Sciences Board

(a) M.Sc. in International Relations Research

With effect from 1 October 2001 (for first examination in 2002)

In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 743, l. 51, delete `Seventh' and substitute `Eighth'.


(b) M.Phil. in International Relations

With effect from 1 October 2001 (for first examination in 2002)

1 In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 563, l. 38, delete `either or both parts' and substitute `the examination part'.

2 Ibid., l. 40, delete `seventh' and substitute `eighth'.

3 Ibid., p. 564, delete ll. 11--24 and substitute: `3. Contemporary Debates in International Relations Theory. Ideas about, and explanations of, international relations, concentrating mainly (but not exclusively) on the major theoretical approaches in the academic study of international relations since 1945. The key theories and approaches to be examined include: realism and neo-realism; theories about war, security and the use of force in international relations; classical liberalism and transformation in world politics; theories about inter-state co-operation and transnationalism; the concept of international society; constructivism and the impact of law and norms in international relations; neo-Marxist and critical theory approaches to international relations; normative theory and international ethics.'

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2 Board of the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

Preliminary Examination for Modern Languages

With effect from 1 October 2002 (for first examination in 2003)

In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 87, l. 41, insert: `Texts to be studied for commentary in any given year will be published in the University Gazette during noughth week of Michaelmas Term each year.'

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3 Boards of the Faculties of Medieval and Modern Languages and English Language and Literature

Preliminary Examination in English and Modern Languages

With effect from 1 October 2002 (for first examination in 2003)

As for the Preliminary Examination for Modern Languages (see 2 above).

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4 Boards of the Faculties of Medieval and Modern Languages and Literae Humaniores

Preliminary Examination in Philosophy and Modern Languages

With effect from 1 October 2002 (for first examination in 2003)

As for the Preliminary Examination for Modern Languages (see 2 above).

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5 Boards of the Faculties of Medieval and Modern Languages and Modern History

(a) Preliminary Examination in Modern History and Modern Languages

With effect from 1 October 2002 (for first examination in 2003)

As for the Preliminary Examination for Modern Languages (see 2 above).


(b) Honour School of Modern History and Modern Languages

With immediate effect

1 In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 324, delete ll. 38–40 and substitute: `The consent of the Proctors, who may consult the chairman of the examiners. The Proctors may impose such penaly as they think fit on such a candidate. The student or his or her college, other society, or approved institution may within fourteen days of the date of the Proctors' decision in respect of the granting of consent and if applicable imposing a penalty, appeal in writing to the Chairman of the Educational Policy and Standards Committee (who may nominate another member of the committee, other than one of the Proctors, to adjudicate the appeal).'

2 Ibid., p. 819, l. 36, after `vacation', and p. 820, l. 22, after `determine otherwise', insert: `The student or his or her college, other society, or approved institution, may within fourteen days of the date of the Proctors' decision in respect of the granting of consent and if applicable imposing a penalty, appeal in writing to the Chairman of the Educational Policy and Standards Committee (who may nominate another member of the committee, other than one of the Proctors, to adjudicate the appeal).'

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6 Boards of the Faculties of Medieval and Modern Languages and Oriental Studies

Preliminary Examination in European and Middle Eastern Languages

With effect from 1 October 2002 (for first examination in 2003)

As for the Preliminary Examination for Modern Languages (see 2 above).

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