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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 Medical Sciences Board and boards of faculties will come into effect on 8 February.

1 Medical Sciences Board

(a) Honour School of Experimental Psychology

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

1 In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 221, delete ll. 4--33 and substitute:

`2. Candidates will be required to undertake practical work, as specified by the Head of Department of Experimental Psychology, and this will constitute a part of the examination. In exceptional circumstances the Proctors may exempt a candidate from the specified requirements on the recommendation of the Head of Department or deputy.

3. Candidates shall submit to the chairman of examiners not later than tenth week in Hilary Term preceding the term in which the Part I examination is to be held, portfolios containing reports of practical work completed during their course of study for Part I. These portfolios shall be available to the examiners as a part of the examination. Each portfolio shall be accompanied by a certificate signed by the candidate indicating that the portfolio submitted is the candidate's own work.

The certificate must be submitted separately in a sealed envelope addressed to the chairman of examiners. Where the work submitted has been produced in collaboration, the candidates shall indicate the extent of their own contributions. Reports of practical work previously submitted for the Honour School of Experimental Psychology may be resubmitted but reports will not be accepted if they have been submitted, wholly or substantially, for another Honour School or degree of this University, or for a degree of any other institution. The Head of Department or deputy shall inform the examiners by the end of noughth week of the Trinity Term in which the Part I examination is to be held as to which candidates have failed to satisfy the requirement to undertake practical work. Failure to satisfy the requirement to undertake practical work or to submit a portfolio will result in a candidate having been deemed to have withdrawn from the examination under the Regulations of the Proctors concerning Conduct at Examinations (see Special Regulations concerning Examinations). The Head of Department, or deputy, shall make available to the examiners records showing the extent to which candidates have adequately pursued a course of practical work. The examiners shall take this evidence into consideration along with evidence of unsatisfactory or distinguished performance in each portfolio of practical work.'

2 Ibid., p. 223, after l. 2 insert:

`4. Candidates will be required to undertake practical work, as specified by the Head of Department of Experimental Psychology, and this will constitute a part of the examination. In exceptional circumstances the Proctors may exempt a candidate from the specified requirements on the recommendation of the Head of Department or deputy.

Candidates shall submit to the chairman of examiners not later than tenth week in Hilary Term preceding the term in which the Part II examination is to be held, portfolios containing reports of practical work completed during their course of study for Part II. These portfolios shall be available to the examiners as a part of the examination. Each portfolio shall be accompanied by a certificate signed by the candidate indicating that the portfolio submitted is the candidate's own work.

The certificate must be submitted separately in a sealed envelope addressed to the chairman of examiners. Where the work submitted has been produced in collaboration, the candidates shall indicate the extent of their own contributions. Reports of practical work previously submitted for the Honour School of Experimental Psychology may be resubmitted but reports will not be accepted if they have been submitted, wholly or substantially, for another Honour School or degree of this University, or for a degree of any other institution. The Head of Department or deputy shall inform the examiners by the end of noughth week of the Trinity Term in which the Part II examination is to be held as to which candidates have failed to satisfy the requirement to undertake practical work. Failure to satisfy the requirement to undertake practical work or to submit a portfolio will result in a candidate having been deemed to have withdrawn from the examination under the Regulations of the Proctors concerning Conduct at Examinations (see Special Regulations concerning Examinations). The head of department, or deputy, shall make available to the examiners records showing the extent to which candidates have adequately pursued a course of practical work. The examiners shall take this evidence into consideration along with evidence of unsatisfactory or distinguished performance in each portfolio of practical work.'

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(b) Honour School of Psychology, Philosophy, and Physiology

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

1 In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 457, delete from l. 36 to p. 458, l. 16, and substitute:

`Candidates will be required to undertake practical work, as specified by the Head of Department of Experimental Psychology, and this will constitute a part of the examination. In exceptional circumstances the Proctors may dispense a candidate from the specified requirements on the recommendation of the Head of Department or deputy. Candidates shall submit to the chairman of examiners not later than tenth week in Hilary Term preceding the term in which the Part II examination is to be held, portfolios containing reports of their practical work. These portfolios shall be available to the examiners as a part of the examination. Each portfolio shall be accompanied by a certificate signed by the candidate indicating that the portfolio submitted is the candidate's own work. This certificate must be submitted separately in a sealed envelope addressed to the chairman of examiners. Where the work submitted has been produced in collaboration, the candidates shall indicate the extent of their own contributions. Reports of practical work previously submitted for the Honour School of Psychology, Philosophy, and Physiology may be resubmitted but reports will not be accepted if they have already been submitted, wholly or substantially, for another Honour School or degree of this University, or for a degree of any other institution. The Head of Department or deputy shall inform the examiners by the end of noughth week of the Trinity Term in which the Part II examination is to be held as to which candidates have failed to satisfy the requirement to undertake practical work. Failure to satisfy the requirement to undertake practical work or to submit a portfolio will result in a candidate's being deemed to have withdrawn from the examination under the Regulations of the Proctors concerning Conduct at Examinations (see Special Regulations concerning Examinations). The Head of Department or deputy shall also make available records showing the extent to which candidates have adequately pursued a course of practical work. The examiners shall take this evidence into consideration along with evidence of unsatisfactory or distinguished performance in each portfolio of practical work.'

2 Ibid., p. 459, after l. 11 insert:

`Candidates will be required to undertake practical work, as specified by the Head of Department of Experimental Psychology, and this will constitute a part of the examination. In exceptional circumstances the Proctors may dispense a candidate from the specified requirements on the recommendation of the Head of Department or deputy. Candidates shall submit to the chairman of examiners not later than tenth week in Hilary Term preceding the term in which the Part II examination is to be held, portfolios containing reports of their practical work. These portfolios shall be available to the examiners as a part of the examination. Each portfolio shall be accompanied by a certificate signed by the candidate indicating that the portfolio submitted is the candidate's own work. This certificate must be submitted separately in a sealed envelope addressed to the chairman of examiners. Where the work submitted has been produced in collaboration, the candidates shall indicate the extent of their own contributions. Reports of practical work previously submitted for the Honour School of Psychology, Philosophy, and Physiology may be resubmitted but reports will not be accepted if they have already been submitted, wholly or substantially, for another Honour School or degree of this University, or for a degree of any other institution. The Head of Department or deputy shall inform the examiners by the end of noughth week of the Trinity Term in which the Part II examination is to be held as to which candidates have failed to satisfy the requirement to undertake practical work. Failure to satisfy the requirement to undertake practical work or to submit a portfolio will result in a candidate's being deemed to have withdrawn from the examination under the Regulations of the Proctors concerning Conduct at Examinations (see Special Regulations concerning Examinations). The head of department or deputy shall also make available records showing the extent to which candidates have adequately pursued a course of practical work. The examiners shall take this evidence into consideration along with evidence of unsatisfactory or distinguished performance in each portfolio of practical work.'

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2 Board of the Faculty of English Language and Literature

Honour School of English Language and Literature

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

In Examination Decrees, 2001, delete from p. 199, l. 35, to p. 200, l. 1, and substitute:

`available in Course I or Course II of the FHS in English, including any of the syndicated options under 8 (i) in the year in question. Candidates should submit to the Deputy Chairman of the Faculty Board by'.

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3 Board of the Faculty of Theology

Honour School of Theology

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

In Examination Decrees, 2001, p. 465, delete ll. 4–9 and substitute:

`(6) God, Christ, and Salvation

Questions will be set on the Christian doctrine of God, the person and work of Christ, and the nature of sin and salvation. Candidates will be expected to show critical understanding of the sources, content, and interrelation of these doctrines, and of some of the twentieth-century discussions of the material.'

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