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CHAIRMEN OF EXAMINERS

HILARY TERM 2002

Preliminary Examinations

Oriental Studies (Hebrew): R.C. OSTLE, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of St John's

Psychology, Philosophy, and Physiology: S.J. JUDGE, MA, Fellow of St Anne's

Theology: J.N. DUFF, MA, D.PHIL., Junior Research Fellow of St Cross

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Honour Moderations

Classics: A.S. HOLLIS, B.PHIL., MA, Fellow of Keble

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Moderations

Law: J.J. HERRING, BCL, MA, Fellow of Exeter

Oriental Studies, Part I (Japanese): B.W.F. POWELL, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Keble

Oriental Studies (Chinese): R.C. OSTLE, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of St John's

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Final Honour Schools

Physics and Philosophy (Part A): R. WALCZAK, MA, Fellow of Somerville

Physics (Part A): E.J. WILLIAMSON, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of St Cross

Qualifying Examination in Statistics for candidates offering Psychology in the Honour Schools of Experimental Psychology and of Psychology, Philosophy, and Physiology: R.W. HIORNS, MA, Fellow of Linacre

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Bachelor of Fine Art

Final Examination: B. CATLING, MA, Fellow of Linacre

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Bachelor of Medicine

First Examination, Part II: J.S.H. TAYLOR, MA, Fellow of Pembroke

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Master of Business Administration

K. GRINT, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Templeton

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Master of Philosophy

Qualifying Test for English Studies Courses I and II: H. O'DONOGHUE, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Linacre

Qualifying Examination in Oriental Studies (Classical Indian Religion): R.C. OSTLE, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of St John's

Qualifying Examination in Oriental Studies (Modern Middle Eastern Studies): R.L. NETTLER, MA status, Fellow of Mansfield

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Master of Studies

Research Methods in English (Medieval): H. O'DONOGHUE, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Linacre

Research Methods in English (Modern): R.L. BUSH, MA, Fellow of St John's

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TRINITY TERM 2002

Preliminary Examinations

cOriental Studies (Hebrew): R.C. OSTLE, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of St John's

Psychology, Philosophy, and Physiology: S.J. JUDGE, MA, Fellow of St Anne's

Theology: J.N. DUFF, MA, D.PHIL., Junior Research Fellow of St Cross

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Final Honour Schools

Psychology, Philosophy, and Physiology: B.J. ROGERS, MA, Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall

Psychology: B.J. ROGERS, MA, Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall

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Bachelor of Theology

Examination and Certificate in Theology (Old and New Regulations): N. WATSON (MA, PH.D. Durham), Tutor at Ripon College, Cuddesdon

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Master of Philosophy

European Politics and Society: A.F. DEIGHTON, MA, DIP.ED., Fellow of Wolfson

Qualifying Examination in Development Studies: B. HARRISS-WHITE, MA, Fellow of Wolfson

Qualifying Examination in International Relations: K.A. NICOLAIDIS (MPA, PH.D. Harvard), Fellow of St Antony's

Qualifying Examination in Modern European History (first year): R.J.W. EVANS, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Oriel

Qualifying Examination in Politics: D.L. MILLER, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Nuffield

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Master of Science

Applied and Computational Mathematics: J.R. OCKENDON, MA, D.PHI., Fellow of St Catherine's

Archaeological Science: R.E.M. HEDGES, MA, Fellow of St Cross

Criminology and Criminal Justice: R.G. HOOD, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of All Souls

Educational Research Methodology: B. JAWORSKI, MA, Fellow of Worcester

Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management: R. UNDY, MA, Fellow of Templeton

International Relations Research: K.A. NICOLAIDIS (MPA, PH.D. Harvard), Fellow of St Antony's

Management Research: R. UNDY, MA, Fellow of Templeton

Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing: E. SÜLI, MA, Fellow of Linacre

Medical Anthropology: R.J. GOODMAN, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of St Antony's

Politics Research: C.D. PAYNE, MA, Fellow of Nuffield

Qualifying Test for Applied Social Studies: A.H. BUCHANAN, MA, Fellow of St Hilda's

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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 and Social Sciences Boards, the following changes in regulations made by divisional and faculty boards will come into effect on 29 March.

1 Mathematical and Physical Sciences Board

Honour School of Natural Science (Chemistry)

With immediate effect

In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 375, l. 7, delete `fifth' and substitute `third'.

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2 Social Sciences Board

(a) M.Sc. in Comparative Social Policy

With effect from 1 October 2003 (for first examination in 2004)

1 In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 698, l. 50, delete `7,500' and substitute `10,000'.

2 Ibid., p. 699, l. 2, delete `on the Friday of the eighth week of the Trinity Term' and substitute `of the weekday on or nearest to 15 August'.

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(b) Master of Business Administration

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

1 In Examination Decrees, 2002, p. 771, delete ll. 17–20, and substitute:

`(k) Financial Management

Analysis of cost behaviour. The use of management accounting information for planning, control, performance evaluation. The role of information systems in organisational decision making and analysis.'

2 Ibid., l. 26, delete `Economic Environment' and substitute

`Macro-Economics and Finance'.

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3 Board of the Faculty of Law

(a) Bachelor of Civil Law and Magister Juris

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

1 In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 884, delete l. 40 and substitute:

`(a) offer more than one subject from List III;'.

2 Ibid., p. 887, delete ll. 3 and 13.

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(b) M.Sc. in Criminology and Criminal Justice

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

1 In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 703, ll. 4–6, delete `Candidates shall be required to pass at least three of the four assessed essays submitted in Michaelmas and Hilary Terms as a condition of admission to the core course examination.'

2 Ibid., l. 8, delete `3,500–5,000' and substitute `no less than 3,500 and no more than 5,000'.

3 Ibid., ll. 25–6, delete `at least 60 per cent in all papers and the dissertation' and substitute `a mark of at least 60 per cent for (a) the assessed essays, (b) the core course paper, and (c) the dissertation. For this purpose, the individual marks of the five assessed essays will be aggregated and an average mark awarded for the assessed essays as a whole.'

4 Ibid., l. 34, delete `all five assessed essays' and substitute `have obtained an aggregate mark of 60 per cent or more'.

5 Ibid., delete ll. 36–46 and substitute:

`(ii) Options: Candidates who have failed to obtain an aggregate mark of 60 per cent for their assessed essays in Michaelmas, Hilary, and Trinity Terms may resubmit those essays in which they have received a mark of 59 per cent or less to the Clerk of the Schools according to the standard timetable for submitting essays in the following academic year. Such candidates who have completed successfully (a) the core course examination, (b) the dissertation, and (c) any essay for which they have received a mark of 60 per cent or more, may carry forwared the marks gained for those part or parts of the course.'

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4 Board of the Faculty of Management

M.Sc. in Management Research

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

In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 739, l. 44, insert `Students may replace one of the specialist papers with any other appropriate course offered in the University, with the agreement of the Course Director and the body responsible for the course concerned.'

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5 Board of the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

(a) Preliminary Examination for Modern Languages

With effect from 1 October 2003 (for first examination in 2004)

1 In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 86, after l. 2 insert:

`Candidates admitted to Russian Course B (for students who enter Oxford without A level or equivalent level knowledge of Russian) will offer Papers BI, BIIA, BIIB, BIII, and an oral test in place of Papers I, IIA, IIB, III, IV as outlined above.'

2 Ibid., p. 92, after l. 22 insert:

`d. Russian Course B: for students who enter Oxford without A level or equivalent level knowledge of Russian

BI Translation from English into Russian and Russian grammar exercises.

BIIA Translation from Russian into English.

BIIB Comprehension of a passage of written Russian.

BIII Dictation and Aural Comprehension.

Oral Test.'


(b) Honour School of Modern Languages

With effect from 1 October 2004 (for first examination in 2005)

In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 348, delete ll. 1–2 and substitute:

`(2) Gogol, with a special study of Mirgorod, Shinel', Zapiski sumasshedshego, Nevsky Prospekt, Portret, Nos, Mertvye dushi Part I, Revizor.'

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

Honour School of English and Modern Languages

With effect from 1 October 2004 (for first examination in 2005)

As for the Honour School of Modern Languages (see 5 (b) above).

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7 Boards of the Faculties of Medieval and Modern Languages and Classics

Honour School of Classics and Modern Languages

With effect from 1 October 2004 (for first examination in 2005)

As for the Honour School of Modern Languages (see 5 (b) above).

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

Honour School of Modern History and Modern Languages

With effect from 1 October 2004 (for first examination in 2005)

As for the Honour School of Modern Languages (see 5 (b) above).

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

Honour School of European and Middle Eastern Languages

With effect from 1 October 2004 (for first examination in 2005)

As for the Honour School of Modern Languages (see 5 (b) above).

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10 Boards of the Faculties of Medieval and Modern Languages and Philosophy

Honour School of Philosophy and Modern Languages

With effect from 1 October 2004 (for first examination in 2005)

As for the Honour School of Modern Languages (see 5 (b) above).

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11 Board of the Faculty of Modern History

Honour School of Modern History

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

In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 310, l. 15, delete and substitute `6. Crisis and Conflict in France: King, Cathars, and Templars, 1294–1314'.


(ii) With effect from 1 October 2002 (for first examination in 2004)

In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 310, l. 30, delete and substitute `21. Nazi Germany, a racial order, 1933–45'.

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12 Board of the Faculty of Oriental Studies

Honour School of Oriental Studies

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

In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 408, delete ll. 19–26 and substitute:

`2. Classical Arabic prepared texts: The Qur'an, Suras 12, 19, 37, 62, 63, 80, 81, 91–6; Selected Classical prose texts (copies available from the Oriental Institute).

3. Modern Arabic prepared texts:

Selected modern prose texts (copies available from the Oriental Institute).'

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