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MEDICAL SCIENCES DIVISION

Conferment of title

HONORARY SENIOR CLINICAL LECTURER

(title conferred with effect from 1 March 2003)

Corrigendum

ORLANDO J. WARNER (MB, BS London), FRCA, FRCS. In Anaesthetics.

Note: this replaces the notice of conferment of title on Dr Warner published in the Gazette of 20 March, p. 993, in which Dr Warner's title was given incorrectly.

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CHAIRMEN OF EXAMINERS

EASTER VACATION

Final Honour School

Psychology, Philosophy, and Physiology: B.J. ROGERS (B.SC., MA, PH.D. Bristol), Lecturer of Pembroke

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Master of Philosophy

Politics: C. WLEZIEN (PH.D. Iowa), Fellow of Nuffield

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Master of Science

Applied Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition: D.G. PHILLIPS, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of St Edmund Hall

Educational Research Methodology: D.G. PHILLIPS, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of St Edmund Hall

Educational Studies (Syllabus B): D.G. PHILLIPS, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of St Edmund Hall

Politics and International Relations Research: C. WLEZIEN (PH.D. Iowa), Fellow of Nuffield

Professional Development in Education: D.G. PHILLIPS, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of St Edmund Hall

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Master of Studies

Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing: S.J. CHAPMAN, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Mansfield

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TRINITY TERM 2003

Final Honour Schools

Jurisprudence (Courses I and II): R.J. SMITH, MA (MA Cambridge), Fellow of Magdalen

Philosophy, Politics, and Economics: S.B.G. COWAN, MA, Fellow of Worcester

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Preliminary Examination in Medicine

Part I: DR JAIDEEP PANDIT, BM, B.CH., MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of St Hugh's

Part II: DR SIMON HUNT, MA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Keble

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Bachelor of Civil Law

P.B.H. BIRKS, QC, MA, DCL (LL.M. London, LL.D. Edinburgh), Fellow of All Souls

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Magister Juris

P.B.H. BIRKS, QC, MA, DCL (LL.M. London, LL.D. Edinburgh), Fellow of All Souls

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Master of Science

Biology: P.W.H. HOLLAND, MA (PH.D. London, D.SC. Reading), Fellow of Merton

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Diploma

Legal Studies: R.J. SMITH, MA (MA Cambridge), Fellow of Magdalen

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BOARD OF THE FACULTY OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

The syndicated Special Topics for Course I, Paper 8 (i), and for Course II, Paper B7 ( h) for examination in 2004 will be:

(i) Approaches to Biography

(ii) Introduction to postcolonial studies

(iii) Anglo-American Film

(iv) E-lit: IT and English literature

The Board of the Faculty of English Language and Literature may cancel by the end of Trinity term 2003 any syndicated option which is undersubscribed or for which teaching becomes unavailable.

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CHANGES IN REGULATIONS

The following changes in regulations made by the Educational Policy and Standards Committee of Council will come into effect on 9 May.

With the approval of the Educational Policy and Standards Committee of Council, and, where applicable, of divisional boards, the following changes in regulations made by divisional boards, faculty boards, and committees will come into effect on 9 May.

1 Educational Policy and Standards Committee of Council

First and Second Public Examinations

With immediate effect

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 21, delete ll. 22–6 and substitute:

`3.9. Candidates may be admitted to each of the Moderations listed in Table 4 below not earlier than the term from matriculation specified in each case.


Table 4: admission to moderations

Moderations                   Earliest term from 
                              matriculation
English Language and          3rd
 Literature
Law                           2nd
Oriental Studies:               
 Chinese                      5th, subject to regulation 
                                3.10 below
 Egyptology and Ancient       3rd
  Near Eastern Studies
 Japanese                     3rd, subject to regulation 
                                3.11 below
Physics and Philosophy        3rd

3.10. A candidate may be admitted to Moderations in Oriental Studies (Chinese) only if he or she has:

(1) passed an examination in Chinese under the auspices of the Board of the Faculty of Oriental Studies; or

(2) otherwise satisfied the faculty board as to his or her competence in Chinese.

3.11. A candidate may be admitted to Moderations in Oriental Studies (Japanese) only if he or she has:

(1) during his or her first year of study passed an examination in Japanese under the auspices of the Board of the Faculty of Oriental Studies and spent a period of not less than ten weeks on an approved course of language study in Japan; or

(2) otherwise satisfied the faculty board as to his or her competence in Japanese.'

2 Ibid., p. 21, l. 27 and p. 22, l. 4, renumber existing regulations 3.11–3.12 as regulations 3.12–3.13.

3 Ibid., p. 22, ll. 5 and 7, renumber existing Table 4 as Table 5, and in the title delete `entry for' and substitute

`admission to'.

4 Ibid., delete from p. 22, l. 33 to p. 23, l. 22 (existing regulations 3.13–3.15).

5 Ibid., p. 23, ll. 23, 27, and 31, renumber existing regulations 3.16–3.18 as regulations 3.14–3.16.

6 Ibid., p. 23, l. 39, p. 24, ll. 6 and 7, p. 26, l. 7, p. 29, ll. 37 and 38, p. 30, l. 38, and p. 31, l. 1, renumber existing Tables 5–7 as Tables 6–8.

[These changes put the existing regulations governing admission to Moderations into tabular form, to correspond to those governing admission to Preliminary Examinations. At the same time, they change the title of the existing table for Preliminary Examinations in the interests of clarity and uniformity.]

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2 Humanities and Social Sciences Boards

(a) Honour School of Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 421, delete l. 47 and substitute:

`226. Quantitative methods in Politics and Sociology'.

2 Ibid., p. 427, delete ll. 18–19 and substitute:

`226. Quantitative Methods in Politics and Sociology

Candidates will be expected to show an understanding of applications of quantitative methods in politics and sociology including the following: the principles of research design in social science: data collection, the logic of causal inference, and comparative method; major statistical methods and concepts: types of random variables, independence, correlation and association, sampling theory, hypothesis testing, linear and non-linear regression models, event-history analysis, and time-series. Candidates will also be expected to interpret information and show familiarity with major methodological debates in politics and sociology.'

3 Ibid., p. 430, l. 22, delete `*' and associated footnote.

4 Ibid., delete ll. 43–6.

(b) Honour School of Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 421, after l. 47 insert:

`297. Special Subject in Politics (199, 298, 299, 399)'.

2 Ibid., p. 427, after l. 19 insert:

`297. Special Subject in Politics (199, 298, 299, 399)

Special Subjects will be examined by examination paper. No candidate may offer more than one Special Subject. A Special Subject may not be offered by candidates also offering a thesis (199, 299, 399) or Supervised dissertation (298). Depending on the availability of teaching resources, not all Special Subjects will be available to all candidates in every year. Candidates may obtain details of the choice of Special Subjects for the following year by consulting lists posted at the beginning of the Fourth Week of Hilary Term in the Department of Politics and International Relations and circulated to Politics tutors at colleges admitting undergraduates.'

(c) Honour School of Modern History and Politics

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 321, l. 11 and l. 16, after `thesis' insert `, Special Subject in Politics,'.

2 Ibid., p. 322, l. 19 after `thesis' insert `, Special Subject in Politics,'.

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(d) Honour Moderations in Modern History and Politics

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 60, delete ll. 30–3, and substitute:

`Candidates will be required to answer three questions drawn from section (b) of the paper Introduction to Politics: The Theory and Practice of Democracy as specified for the Preliminary Examination in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics. Candidates must show knowledge of at least three of the following political systems: the United States of America; the United Kingdom; France; Germany.'

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(e) Preliminary Examination for Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 104, l. 26, delete `Introduction to Politics' and substitute `Introduction to Politics: The Theory and Practice of Democracy'.

2 Ibid., delete from p. 105, l. 26 to p. 106, l. 6 inclusive, and substitute:

`Introduction to Politics: the Theory and Practice of Democracy

The paper will contain two sections. Candidates are required to answer four questions, of which at least one must be from section (a) and two from section (b). Candidates choosing to answer two questions from section (b) must show knowledge of at least two of the following political systems: the United States of America; the United Kingdom; France; Germany. Candidates choosing to answer three questions from section (b) must show knowledge of at least three of the following political systems: the United States of America; the United Kingdom; France; Germany.

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(a) Theorising the Democratic State

Questions will be set on the following topics: the nature and grounds of democracy; power and influence in the democratic state; ideology; civil society; public choice approaches to democracy; the nature and limits of liberty. Questions will also be set on the following texts: J.J. Rousseau, The Social Contract; J.S. Mill, On Liberty; Alexis de Toqueville, Democracy in America; Karl Marx and Freidrich Engels, The Communist Manifesto, Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon, Preface to a Critique of Political Economy, Critique of the Gotha Programme, plus readings 14, 37, 39 in David McLellan, ed., Karl Marx: Selected Writings, Second Edition (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2000).

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(b) Analysis of Democratic Institutions

Questions will be set on the following topics: the state and its institutions (executives, legislatures, parties and party systems, courts, constitutions and centre-periphery relations); political representation; the politics of instability; policy continuity and policy change; democratic transitions and consolidation. Questions will also be set on these topics with reference to the following political systems: the United States of America, the United Kingdom; France; Germany.'

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(f) Honour School of Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 432, ll. 1–2, delete

`either the chairman of the sub-faculty of Philosophy, or' and ll. 3–5, delete `care of the Administrator, Department of Politics and International Relations, George Street, Oxford,'.

2 Ibid., ll. 15–17, delete `via the Administrator, Department of Politics and International Relations, George Street,'.

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(g) Preliminary Examination for Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

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

In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 105, delete ll. 22–5, and substitute:

`These topics may be studied in Wilfrid Hodges, Logic, 2nd edition (Penguin Books), sections 1–11 and 16–40, omitting theorem XII of section 24. The logical symbols and tableaux rules to be used are those found in that book. Some philosophical questions about logic may be studied by reading Mark Sainsbury, Logical Forms, 1st or 2nd edition (Blackwell), chapters 1–2.'

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() Honour Moderations in Modern History and Economics

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 57, delete ll. 8–21.

2 Ibid., ll. 25, 27, 34, and 37, delete `Honour Moderations' and insert `the Preliminary Examination'.

3 Ibid., p. 58, after l. 43 insert :

`Candidates who fail one or more of papers 1, 2, 3, or 4 above may resit that subject or subjects at a subsequent examination.'

4 Ibid., p. 89, delete ll. 2–4.

5 Ibid., reposition special regulations from l. 22 on p. 57 to l. 43 on p. 58 (as amended) after l. 1 on p. 89.

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3 Humanities and Mathematical and Physical Sciences Boards

Honour Moderations in Mathematics and Philosophy

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

In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 55, l. 38, after `Logic' insert `, second edition'.

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4 Life and Environmental Sciences Board

(a) Honour Moderations in Biological Sciences

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 33, delete ll. 28–36 and substitute:

`2. The Chairman of the Steering Committee, or a deputy, shall make available to the moderators, by the end of the seventh week of the term in which the examinations are first held, records showing the extent to which each candidate has completed the prescribed class work and laboratory work to a satisfactory standard in each of the four sections (1–4) of the schedule below. The moderators may request coursework from any candidate; such candidates will be named in a list posted by the day of the first written paper. Each notebook submitted shall be accompanied by a certificate signed by the candidate indicating that the notebook is the candidate's own work. Failure to complete the coursework to the satisfaction of the moderators, in the absence of appropriate documentary evidence, will normally constitute failure of the examination.'

2 Ibid., l. 41, delete `Teaching' and substitute `Steering'.

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(b) Honour School of Natural Science (Biological Sciences)

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 357, after l. 48 insert:

`After completion of these two papers, the examiners will issue a list of candidates deemed to have completed Part A of the examination'.

2 Ibid., p. 358, l. 1, delete `Teaching' and substitute

`Steering'.

3 Ibid., ll. 12–13, delete `subject in which his or her Part A essay has been written' and substitute `same subject offered in Part A'.

4 Ibid., l. 16, after `of biology.' insert `The project report shall be of not more than 7,000 words, excluding any tables, figures, or references, and must be prefaced by an Abstract of not more than 250 words, to be included within the word limit.'

5 Ibid., ll. 16–18, delete `shall be submitted on or before

12 noon on the Friday of week 6 of Hilary Full Term of the academic year in which the examination is held' and substitute `(two copies) must be legibly typed or wordprocessed on one side only of A4 paper, held firmly in a stiff cover, and submitted on or before 12 noon on the Friday of week 6 of Hilary Full Term of the academic year in which Part C of the examination is taken'.

6 Ibid., delete ll. 27–38 and substitute:

`(ii) All candidates shall be assessed as to their practical ability in coursework under the following provisions:

(a) The Chairman of the Steering Committee, or a deputy, shall make available to the examiners, at the end of the first week of the term in which the examinations in Part C are held, records showing the extent to which each candidate has completed the prescribed practical work and exercises in Quantitative Methods to a satisfactory standard.

(b) The examiners may request coursework from any candidate. Such candidates will be named in a list posted by the day of the first written paper in Part C of the examination. Each notebook submitted shall be accompanied by a certificate signed by the candidate indicating that the notebook is the candidate's own work.

(c) In assessing the record of practical work and exercises in Quantitative Methods, the examiners shall have regard to the attendance record of the candidates at the classes provided, and to the marks awarded for the classes provided. Candidates whose overall performance in practical work and Quantitative Methods is judged by the examiners to be insufficient to warrant the award of Honours may either be deemed to have failed the examination, or may, at the discretion of the examiners, be awarded a Pass degree.'

7 Ibid., l. 43, after `or references' insert `, and must be prefaced by an Abstract of not more than 250 words, to be included within the word limit'.

8 Ibid., l. 46, delete `eighth week of the Hilary Term' and substitute `noughth week of the Trinity Term'.

9 Ibid., l. 51, delete `essays' and substitute `assignments'.

10 Ibid., l. 52, delete `essay' and substitute `assignment'.

11 Ibid., l. 53, delete `essay' and substitute `assignment'.

12 Ibid., p. 359, l. 1, delete `essay' and substitute `assignment'.

13 Ibid., l. 3, delete `essay' and substitute `assignment' and delete `Extended essays' and substitute `Assignments'.

14 Ibid., l. 4, delete `essay' and substitute `assignment'.

15 Ibid., l. 7, delete `essay' in two places and substitute `assignment' in each case.

16 Ibid., l. 9, delete `essays' and substitute `assignments' and delete `essay' and substitute `assignment'.

17 Ibid., l. 11, delete `essay' and substitute `assignment'.

18 Ibid., reposition regulations on p. 358, l. 39 to p. 359, l. 11, after l. 3. on p. 358.

19 Ibid., p. 359, l. 14, delete `Teaching' and substitute `Steering'.

20 Ibid., l. 17, after `be examined' insert `on their project'.

21 Ibid., ll. 17–18, delete `Discussion of the project will be included in the viva voce examination.'.

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5 Mathematical and Physical Sciences and Social Sciences Boards

Honour School of Engineering, Economics, and Management

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 172, l. 11, delete

`Electricity and Electronics' and substitute `Electrical Systems'.

2 Ibid., l. 12, delete `Control, Dynamics and Computers' and substitute `Modelling, Dynamics and Control'.

3 Ibid., l. 19, delete `Electrical' and substitute `Electronic'.

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6 Social Sciences Board

(a) Master of Business Administration

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 750, l. 1, delete `examination' and substitute `assessment'.

2 Ibid., l. 30, delete `four' and substitute `eight'.

3 Ibid., l. 31, delete `annually'.

4 Ibid., l. 32, delete `Hilary Term' and substitute `the preceding term'.

5 Ibid., l. 35, after `the MBA Director;' insert `or, an individual project which would be supervised by one of the SBS faculty or associates. Such projects must be approved by the MBA Director;'.

6 Ibid., p. 751, delete from p. 751, l. 12 to p. 762, l. 30 inclusive, and substitute:

`(a) Decision Science

(b) Managerial Economics

(c) Financial Reporting

(d) Strategy

(e) Finance I

(f) Developing Effective Managers

(g) Operations Management

() Marketing

(i) Financial Management

(j) International Business and Global Governance'.

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(b) Master of Business Administration

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 747, l. 6, after

`Administration' insert `(full-time and part-time)'.

2 Ibid., l. 25, after `Administration.' insert:

`Decision on entry is made by the Head of MBA programmes or the EMBA Director (for part-time students) following an interview.'

3 Ibid., p. 748, delete ll. 3–6, and renumber paragraphs

3 and 4 as 2 and 3 respectively.

4 Ibid., l. 12, delete `Secretary of Faculties' and substitute `Head of MBA programmes'.

5 Ibid., p. 749, after l. 23 insert:

`3. Part-time students for the Degree of Master of Business Administration shall in each case be required to pursue their course of study over an elapsed time of 21 months. Part-time students shall not be required to keep statutory residence but must attend for such instruction and undertake such supervised coursework as the MBA committee shall require. The part-time MBA Director shall keep a register of attendance of part-time students. No student shall be granted leave to supplicate unless the register shows satisfactory attendance by him or her.

4. Part-time students may hold the status of Student for the Part-time Degree of Master of Business Administration for a period not exceeding 48 months.'

6 Ibid., l. 24, delete `3' and substitute `5'.

7 Ibid., p. 750, after l. 25 insert `A. Full-time students'.

8 Ibid., l. 40, delete `schedule' and substitute `course handbook'.

9 Ibid., p. 751, after l. 8 insert:

`B. Part-time students

1. Every candidate wishing to take the course on a part-time basis must follow for not less than 21 months a course of instruction in Management Studies. Candidates must complete:

(a) all courses from the schedule of required courses, and satisfy the examiners in the assignment and/or examination associated with each course;

(b) four electives, and satisfy the examiners in the assignment and/or examination associated with each course, the list of electives to be published not later than the first Monday of First Week of the term preceding the term in which the electives take place;

(c) a written report on a new business development project of not more than 8,000 words. Such projects must be approved by the part-time MBA Director;

(d) a written report on a business project of not more than 15,000 words. Such projects must be approved by the part-time MBA Director;

(e) a case study examination, on which questions may be set relevant to all the required courses held throughout the year (details of which are set out in the course handbook);

(f) candidates may be required to attend an oral examination on any of the above.'

10 Ibid., delete from p. 751, l. 10 to p. 752, l. 30 inclusive, and substitute:

`The following courses are required to be taken during Michaelmas and Hilary Terms for full-time students, and during the first year of the course for part-time students. Details can be found in the course handbook.

(a) Financial reporting

(b) Finance 1

(c) Finance 2

(d) People and Organisations

(e) Operations Management

(f) Marketing Management

(g) Strategic Management

() Global and Comparative Business

(i) Business Law and Ethics

(j) Decision Science

(k) Financial Management

(l) Industrial Organisation

(m) Macro-economics and Finance'.

11 Ibid., p. 985, l. 13, p. 1014, l. 2, and p. 1031, l. 31, after

`Administration' insert `(full-time and part-time)'.

12 Ibid., p. 1044, l. 16, after `Administration' insert `(full-time)'.

13 Ibid., l. 16, after `£19,600;' insert `for members of the University working for the Degree of Master of Business Administration (part-time), `£32,000;'.

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(c) M.Phil. in Russian and East European Studies

With immediate effect

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 580, l. 20, after `with a' insert `good'.

2 Ibid., l. 27, delete `at the beginning' and substitute `in the First Week'.

3 Ibid., l. 31, after `with' insert `little or'.

4 Ibid., l. 31, delete `Trinity Term in the year in which they begin the course' and substitute `the Michaelmas Term of their second year'.

5 Ibid., l. 34, delete `two terms after matriculation' and substitute `year of the course'.

6 Ibid., l. 36, after `First Week' delete `in the Trinity Term in the year which began the course' and substitute `of the Michaelmas Term of their second year'.

7 Ibid., l. 38, delete `Ninth Week of that Trinity Term' and substitute `Seventh Week of that Michaelmas Term'.

8 Ibid., delete ll. 41–51 inclusive.

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(d) M.Phil. in Russian and East European Studies

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

In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 579, delete l. 46, and renumber subsequent lines 8–10 as 7–9 accordingly.

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(e) M.Sc. in Economics for Development

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, delete from p. 697, l. 21 to p. 698, l. 3 inclusive.

2 Ibid., p. 698, delete ll. 30–8, and substitute:

`Candidates are expected to reach a postgraduate level in modern micro- and macroeconomic theory, and to be able to explain how this theory should be modified to take account of the structural and institutional characteristics of developing countries. The topics covered will normally include the following (with candidates required to answer at least one question each in micro and macro economics). Microeconomics: producer and consumer theory with applications to development; household models; general equilibrium, welfare theorems; welfare analysis and policy evaluation; imperfect competition with applications to public service delivery; investment and savings with applications to human capital; economics of information with applications to sharecropping; and open economy models. Macroeconomics: open economy macroeconomics; dynamic macroeconomic models; investment, savings and money; fiscal issues and debt; exchange rates; international macroeconomic transmission; and economic growth.'

3 Ibid., delete ll. 40–4, and substitute:

`Questions will be set on development topics from a series of taught modules. The modules offered may vary from year to year but will normally include such topics as: human development, poverty and inequality; human capital and economics of education; industry and technology; rural development; macroeconomic management; liberalisation and reform; international issues; and poverty, risk and development.'

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(f) M.Phil. in Latin American Studies

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

In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 551, l. 36, delete `first' and substitute `fifth'.

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(g) M.Phil. in Development Studies

With effect from 1 October 2003 (for first examination in 2005)

In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 509, delete ll. 4–13 and substitute:

`Candidates must pursue a core course in development studies which runs through the two years of the degree. The core course covers the following three aspects: 1) social theory and development theory, ii) analysis of major interdisciplinary issues, and iii) international dimensions of development. Issues which may be included are, under i) the intellectual origins and legacies of development; under ii) the agrarian questions; industrialisation; urbanisation; gender, ethnicity, culture and development and environmental aspects of development; and under iii) finance, trade, aid, information technology, the United Nations and global governance.'

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(h) M.Sc. in Applied Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition

With immediate effect

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 676, after l. 31 insert:

`Two word-processed or printed copies of each of four module assignments must be delivered to the M.Sc. Examiners, c/o Department of Educational Studies, 15 Norham Gardens, Oxford OX2 6PY, no later than 5 p.m. on the Friday of Week 1 of Hilary Full Term, and two word-processed or printed copies of each of four further module assignments must be delivered to the M.Sc. Examiners, c/o Department of Educational Studies, 15 Norham Gardens, Oxford OX2 6PY, no later than 5 p.m. on the Friday of Week 1 of Trinity Full Term. Part-time students must submit assignments for two module assignments on each of these occasions over a period of two years.'

2 Ibid., p. 677, l. 6 after `two' insert `of the eight (or six where the diploma has been completed)'.

3 Ibid., after l.8 insert the following:

`9. If more than two of the eight module assignments are failed, or if either or both of any resubmitted module assignments are failed, the candidate may retake the entire examination for the eight modules one further time on the next occasion they are examined (usually the following year).

10. The candidate may also be examined orally. The oral examination may only be on the candidate's dissertation.

Schedule

Module A        First Language Acquisition and Bilingualism
Module B        Theories, Progression, and Methods
Module C        Individual and Group Differences
Module D        Input and Interaction
Module E        Accessing Meaning
Module F        Producing and Communicating Meaning
Module G        Vocabulary Acquisition
Module H        Error, Analysis, Interlanguage, and Testing

Optional Double Module: Teaching English as a Foreign Language Certificate'.

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(i) M.Phil. in Economics

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, delete from p. 518, l. 42 to p. 520, l. 46 inclusive, and substitute:

`All candidates must offer two advanced papers and submit a thesis.* Candidates may offer both papers from Schedule I, or they may apply to offer one paper from those listed in Schedule II, below. Candidates must deliver two copies of the thesis (clearly marked with the candidate's name, college, and the words `MPhil in Economics' and accompanied by a statement signed by the candidate that it is the candidate's own work except where otherwise indicated) to the Clerk of the Schools, High Street, Oxford OX1 4BG, by noon on Wednesday in the third week of Trinity Full Term in which the final examination is to be taken. Successful candidates will be required to deposit one copy of their thesis in the Economics Library.

The Examiners may also examine any candidate viva voce.

SCHEDULE I

Advanced Papers for the M.Phil. in Economics

Advanced Papers are normally available in the following subject areas:

1. Public Economics

2. International Economics

3. Economics of Industry

4. Advanced Econometrics

5. Advanced Economic Theory

6. Labour Economics

7. Development Economics

8. Financial Economics

Other Advanced Papers may sometimes be available. Some that have been offered in recent years are:

1. The History of Economic Thought from Hume to J.S. Mill

2. Command and Transitional Economies

3. The Economics of OECD Countries

4. Economic Growth in History

A descriptive list of Advanced Papers for an academic year, together with their rubrics, will be published before the beginning of the year by the Department of Economics. The rubrics attached to each paper will give general guidance on the topics on which questions may be set; but candidates will not be expected to answer questions from all parts of the field. Not all Advanced Papers on the descriptive list may be available in that year.

The definitive list of titles of Advanced Papers for any one year will be circulated to candidates and their supervisors before Friday of the second week of Michaelmas Term of that year.

SCHEDULE II

The following Advanced Papers (if available) from the M.Phil. in Economic and Social History

1. The Economic History of Europe between the Wars

2. Industrial and Business History of Britain since 1870

3. Macroeconomic Behaviour of the British Economy since 1870

Choices under Schedule II have to be approved by the Director of the M.Phil. in Economics not later than Friday of the second week of the second Michaelmas term of the course.'

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(j) Research degrees in Development Studies

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 849, l. 5 delete `at the discretion of' and substitute `with the formal approval of the Director of Graduate Studies, the Course Director of the course concerned, and'.

2 Ibid., l. 7 after `Development Studies' insert `or appropriate course from another postgraduate degree at Oxford University'.

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(k) M.Sc. in Politics and International Relations Research

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 730, delete ll. 37–8, and renumber subsequent paragraphs 2–7 as 1–6.

2 Ibid., l. 45, after `complete' insert `the Induction Programme and'.

3 Ibid., p. 730 delete l. 48, and p. 731 delete l. 1.

4 Ibid., p. 731, l. 10, delete `Principles of'.

5 Ibid., delete ll. 11–12, and substitute `At least two short courses from the Department's Research Methods programme.'

6 Ibid., p. 731, l. 23 (as amended in Gazette, Vol. 133, No. 4633, p. 73) after `International Relations' insert `(Contemporary Debates in International Relations Theory)'.

7 Ibid., after l. 41 insert:

`7. The examiners may also examine any candidate viva voce; they shall not fail any candidate without entitling him or her to attend such an examination. The examiners may award a distinction for excellence in the whole examination.'

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(l) M.Sc. in Political Theory Research

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

In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 730, after l. 35 insert:

`Political Theory Research

1. A candidate for the M.Sc. in Political Theory Research shall follow for three terms a course of instruction in Political Theory Research and will, when entering for the examination, be required to produce a certificate from his or her society to this effect. Notice of the subjects in which the candidate is to be examined must be submitted to the Department of Politics and International Relations as required by the Department's timetable.

2. Candidates must attend, and satisfactorily complete the designated coursework for assessment according to the Department's timetable, the following courses of lectures and classes from the Department's Research Methods Programme:

An approved course from the M.Phil. in Politics (Political Theory) as directed by the Politics Graduate Studies Committee

Ethics

Philosophy of the Social Sciences

either Formal Analysis for Politics Research or Research Methods for Political Theory

Research Design

At least two short courses from the Department's Research Methods Programme.

Candidates who fail an assessed piece of work must successfully resubmit the coursework by the end of the sixth week of Trinity Term.

3. Candidates are required to sit a written examination paper. The examination paper shall consist of the Qualifying Test for the M.Phil. in Politics (Political Theory). Candidates who fail the Qualifying Test Examination may retake the examination at a date stipulated in the Regulations for the relevant M.Phil.

4. Two copies of a Research Design paper of 4,000 to 6,000 words must be submitted. The Research Design paper must be printed on one side of A4 sheets. It must be handed to the Clerk of the Examination Schools, Examination Schools, High Street, Oxford by noon on Friday of noughth week of Trinity Term. Papers must be clearly marked on the front page with the candidate's examination number and the words `M.Sc. in Political Theory Research'. Candidates who fail may, at the discretion of the Examiners, be allowed to resubmit by the end of sixth week of Trinity Term.

5. Two copies of a thesis of not more than 10,000 words must be submitted. The thesis must be typed or printed on one side of A4 sheets. It must be handed to the Clerk of the Examination Schools, Examination Schools, High Street, Oxford by noon on the Friday of seventh week of Trinity Term. The thesis must be clearly marked with the candidate's examination number and the words `M.Sc. in Political Theory Research'.

6. The examiners may also examine any candidate viva voce; they shall not fail any candidate without inviting him or her to attend such an examination. The examiners may award a distinction for excellence in the whole examination.'

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(m) M.Phil. in Politics (Comparative Government, Political Theory, European Politics and Society)

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 573, ll. 25–6, after `designated course of research training' delete `, and candidates must submit ... research methods training.'

2 Ibid., delete ll. 29–30.

3 Ibid., delete ll. 31–43, and substitute:

`4. Candidates in European Politics and Society will be required to have a working (i.e. good reading) knowledge of two of the following languages of the European Union, viz. English, and one of French, German, Italian, and Spanish. Unless exempted by the Politics Graduate Studies Committee, candidates will be tested in the language or languages they propose to offer by the end of their third term.

Candidates who fail the examination part of the qualifying test may retake it in the seventh week of the same Trinity Term. Candidates whose research design fails to satisfy may resubmit on the Friday of the week falling two weeks before week one of the following Michaelmas Full Term. Arrangements for the resubmission of other coursework are set out in the Notes of Guidance for Graduate Studies in Politics.'

4 Ibid., ll. 47–50, delete `No candidate for the M.Phil. (European Politics and Society ... European Union.'

5 Ibid., p. 574, l. 1 after `bibliography,' insert `two copies'.

6 Ibid., l. 9 delete `e–s' and insert `e–u'.

7 Ibid., l. 11 after `k, l, m, n, o, p' insert `, q'.

8 Ibid., l. 12 delete `t–z, aa' and insert `v–z, aa–ac'.

9 Ibid., l. 14 delete `r–z, aa' and insert `t–z, aa–ac'.

10 Ibid., l. 16 delete `e–ag' and insert `e–ai'.

11 Ibid., p. 575, l. 41 delete `(k–p)' and insert `(k–q)'.

12 Ibid., l. 47 delete `.' and substitute `;'.

13 Ibid., after l. 47 insert `(q) The Politics and Government of China.'

14 Ibid., l. 51 after `Russia' insert `and China'.

15 Ibid., p. 576, l. 1 delete `(q)' and substitute `(r)'.

16 Ibid., after l. 7 insert:

`(s) Executive Government

Candidates will explore generic and comparative themes in executive government and bureaucracy using a range of analytical perspectives. Candidates are expected to be familiar with the politics of bureaucracy in at least one country and to show awareness of the basic literature in the comparative study of bureaucracy.' and renumber subsequent paragraphs (r)–(ag) as (t)–(ai) accordingly.

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(n) M.Phil. in International Relations

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

In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 548, l. 37, after `United Nations.' insert:

`Details of the international law documents that will be available to candidates in the examination room will be given in the Notes of Guidance to Graduate Students in International Relations and in the examiners' Advice to Candidates.'

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7 Board of the Faculty of Classics

(a) Honour Moderations in Classics

(i) With immediate effect

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 41, l. 17, delete `or (c)'.

2 Ibid., p. 42, l. 1, after `De Rerum Natura' insert `IV'.

3 Ibid., p. 43, l. 32, remove italics.

4 Ibid., p. 45, l. 7, delete `Cicero' and substitute `I. Cicero'.

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 43, l. 30, delete `III' and insert `IV'.

2 Ibid., p. 45, l. 3, delete `III' and insert `IV'.

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(b) Honour School of Literae Humaniores

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 238, l. 27, delete

`Cicero, Seneca and Augustine' and substitute `Cicero and Seneca'.

2 Ibid., p. 247, delete ll. 33–4, and substitute:

`133 Cicero, De Finibus III; De Officiis I, in translation; Seneca, Epistulae Morales 92, 95, 121, De Constantia, De Vita Beata (Course II only)'.

3 Ibid., p. 248, delete ll. 11–12, and substitute:

`Cicero, De Finibus III; De Officiis I, in translation; Seneca, Epistulae Morales 92, 95, 121, De Constantia, De Vita Beata (Course I only)'.

4 Ibid., l. 13, delete `I.15' and insert `I.14'.

5 Ibid., p. 250, l. 32, delete `IV' and insert `III'.

6 Ibid., p. 255, l. 24, p. 256, l. 27, p. 257, l. 14, and l. 40, delete `I.15' and insert `I.14'.

7 Ibid., p. 259, ll. 20–3, left-hand column, delete `; De Mendacio, Combès (Desclée de Brouwer; offprints available from the Classics Office, 37 Wellington Square)'.

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(c) Honour School of Literae Humaniores

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 247, delete ll. 33–4 and substitute:

`Cicero, De Finibus III, De Officiis I in translation; Seneca, Epistulae Morales 92, 95, 121, De Constantia, De Vita Beata.'

2 Ibid., p. 259, l. 31, delete `, *Winterbottom' and substitute `in translation, Griffin and Atkins, Cicero, On Duties, Cambridge)'.

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(d) Byzantine literature

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 255, after l. 2 insert:

`(c) Byzantine Literature. Compulsory passages for translation and comment will be set; candidates will be required to take all the passages they offer either from (i) below or from (ii). In their essays, candidates will be expected to show knowledge of both (i) and (ii). Texts will be available in a leaflet from the Classics Office, Classics Centre, 65–67 St Giles'.

(i) [sixth century AD]. Romanos the Melodist, Kontakia 1, 17, and 54, from Sancti Romani Melodi Cantica: Cantica Genuina, ed. C.A. Trypanis and P. Maas (Oxford, 1963); Procopius, Persian Wars 1.24, 2.22–23, Gothic Wars 4.20, Secret History 6–12, from Opera omnia, ed. J. Haury, rev. P. Wirth (Leipzig, 1962–4); Agathias, Book 1, from Historiarum libri quinque, ed. R. Keydell (Berlin, 1967); Agathias, Epigrams 1–24, 66–75, from G. Viansino, Epigrammi (Milan, 1967).

(ii) [twelfth century AD]. Anna Komnene, Alexias, Book 1, ed. D.-R. Reinsch (Berlin, 2001); Niketas Choniates, Historia, Book 4, ed. J.-L. van Dieten (Berlin, 1975); Digenis Akritis, Grottaferrata version Book 4, from Digenis Akritis, ed. E.M. Jeffreys (Cambridge, 1998); Theodore Prodromos, Poems 3, 4, and 6, from Historische Gedichte, ed. W. Hörandner (Vienna, 1974).'

2 Ibid., l. 3, delete `(c)' and substitute `(d)'.

3 Ibid., l. 6, delete `(d)' and substitute `(e)'.

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

(a) Honour School of Classics and Modern Languages

With immediate effect

In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 148, delete ll. 9–10 and re-letter options (i) to (n) on ll. 11–21 as (h) to (m).

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(b) Honour School of Classics and Modern Languages

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 144, l. 23, after

`Modern Greek Poetry' insert `and all candidates may offer the subject Byzantine Literature'.

2 Ibid., p. 147, after l. 27 insert:

`or **(d) Byzantine Literature [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.11(c)]. (This subject is not available to candidates offering Medieval and Modern Greek as their modern language.)'.

3 Ibid., insert footnote: `**Paper (xii) (d) on Byzantine Literature may not be offered before October 2005 by candidates following Course II.'

4 Ibid., p. 148, l. 34, delete `III.11(c)' and substitute `III.11(d)'.

5 Ibid., l. 36, delete `Procopius' and substitute `Byzantine Literature'.

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9 Boards of the Faculties of Classics and Oriental Studies

Honour School of Oriental Studies

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

In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 383, l. 46, delete `V.4(c)' and substitute `III.11(c)'.

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 383, before l. 1 insert:

`Or (d) Byzantine Literature [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.11(c)].'

2 Ibid., l. 46, delete `V.4 (c)' and substitute: `III.11(d)'.

3 Ibid., l. 48, delete `Procopius' and substitute `Byzantine Literature'.

4 Ibid., p. 398, after l. 46, insert

`Or (d) Byzantine Literature [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.11(c)].'

5 Ibid., p. 399, l. 30, delete `III.11(c)' and substitute `III.11(d)'.

6 Ibid., l. 31, delete `Procopius' and substitute `Byzantine Literature'.

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10 Board of the Faculty of English Language and Literature

(a) Moderations in English Language and Literature

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 62, l. 42, after `Literature' insert:

`The paper will contain a compulsory element involving a prose translation or commentary as specified in the English Undergraduate Handbook, Mods edition.'

2 Ibid., l. 43, after `Literature' insert:

`The paper will contain a compulsory commentary element as specified in the English Undergraduate Handbook, Mods edition.'

3 Ibid., p. 63, l. 1, after `following:' insert:

`options (a), (b), (c), (d), (h), (i), (j), (k), and (l) will each contain a compulsory commentary element as specified in the English Undergraduate Handbook, Mods edition.'

4 Ibid., delete ll. 3, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 32, 33, 34, 37, 39, 41, 42, 44, 45.

5 Ibid., l. 36, delete `. A passage for', and substitute:

`and poetry.'

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(b) Honour School of English Language and Literature

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

In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 193, delete l. 13, and substitute:

`(f) (i) Tennyson, or (ii) Dickens, or (iii) Wilde.'

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(c) Master of Philosophy in English Studies

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 520, l. 47, after `English Studies' insert:

`(medieval period)'.

2 Ibid., delete from l. 1 on p. 521 to l. 8 on p. 530, and substitute:

`Every candidate must follow for at least six terms a course of study in English. In the first year candidates must follow the courses and submit the essays and dissertations prescribed for the M.St. in English. Candidates must have achieved a pass mark in the first-year assessments before they are allowed to proceed to the second year. In the second year candidates must offer three of the following subjects, or two subjects and a dissertation of 20,000 words on a topic related to their course of study. The dissertation may incorporate work submitted for the first-year dissertation.

Syllabus

1. The Palaeography of Manuscripts written in England from 1100–1500. (Candidates will be required to transcribe from and comment on specimens written in English under examination conditions (1 hour).)

2. Special author: Cynewulf, Alfred, Aelfric, Wulfstan, Gower, Langland, Chaucer, Dante, or Malory.

3. Old English metre and poetic diction.

4. Early Middle English Literature. Candidates are expected to have read widely in English literature of the period c.1100–c.1350.

5. Devotional literature of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.

6. The medieval drama.

7 Old Norse Literature, I. The following texts are prescribed: Njáls saga, Egils saga, Óláfs saga helga (Heimskringla), Kormaks saga, Skáldskaparmál, Haustlöng.

8. Old Norse Literature, II. The following texts are prescribed: Grettis saga, Laxdoela saga, Eyrbyggja saga, Völsunga saga, Hrólfs saga kraka, Gautreks saga, Sólarljó[eth]; Íslendinga saga (Sturla).

9. Eddaic and Skaldic Verse. The following texts are prescribed: Gu[eth]rónarkvi[eth]a I–III, Grottasöngr, Vafpró[eth]nismál, Baldrs draumar; Ragnarsdrápa (Bragi), Haraldskvoe[eth]i

(porbjörn hornklofi), Hákonarmál (Eyvindr), Vellekla (Einarr skálaglamm), the verses in Eyrbyggja saga.

10. The Latin Literature of the British Isles: from the Origins to the Norman Conquest. The following texts are prescribed: Gildas, de Excidio pref., chaps. 1–10, ed. M. Winterbottom, Arthurian Period Sources 7 (London/ Chichester, 1978); 45 Aldhelm, de Virginitate, prose, chaps. 1–5; verse, ll. 1–105, 2861–904, ed. R. Ehwald, MGH, Auctores Antiquissimi, xv (Berlin, 1919); Bede, Vita S. Cuthberti, prose, pref., chaps. 1–5, ed. B. Colgrave, Two `Lives' of Saint Cuthbert (repr. New York, 1969), metrical Life pref., chaps. 1–5, ed. W. Jaager, Palaestra, 198; Alcuin, Two Alcuin Letter-Books, I, nos. 1–14, ed. C. Chase, Toronto Medieval Latin Texts (Toronto, 1975); Oxford Book of Medieval Latin Verse, no. 80, rev. edn. F.J.E. Raby (Oxford, 1970); Versus de ... Sanctis Euboricensis Ecclesiae, ll. 1–130, 1596–1657, ed. E. Dümmler, MGH, Poetae, I (Berlin, 1881); Asser, Vita Alfredi, chaps. 1–15, ed. Stevenson, rev. D. Whitelock (Oxford, 1959); Aethelweard, Chronicle, Book IV, ed. A. Campbell (London, 1962); Aelfric, Life of St Aethelwold, ed. M. Winterbottom, Three Lives of English Saints, Toronto Medieval Latin Texts (Toronto, 1972); Columbanus, Epistle, I, ed. G. Walker, Scriptores Latini Hiberniae II (Dublin, 1970); Hisperica Famina vv. 571–612, ed. M. Herren (Toronto, 1975).

11. Medieval Latin Language and Literature. The following texts are prescribed: Abelard: Historia Calamitatum, ed. J. Monfrin (Paris, 1967); Peter the Venerable: Selected Letters, nos. 9, 24, 43, 53, 115, ed. J. Martin, Toronto Medieval Latin Texts (Toronto, 1974); Notker, Liber Hymnorum, ed. W. v. den Steinen (Bern/Munich, 1960), proemium, pp. 10–18, 84, 88; Ruodlieb, vv. 1–252 (ed. Reclam); The Archpoet, Poems (ed. Reclam); Walter of Chëtillon, Moralische-satirische Gedichte, nos. 2, 6, 17, 18, ed. Strecker (Heidelberg, 1929); Oxford Book of Medieval Latin Verse (rev. edn.), ed. F.J.E. Raby (Oxford, 1970), nos. 75–80, 83, 92, 103, 119–29, 157–9, 169–73, 175–6, 207–32, 239; Geoffrey of Monmouth: Historia Regum Britanniae, Book IX, ed. I. Hammer, Medieval Academy of America (Cambridge, Mass., 1951).

12. Medieval Welsh literature. Candidates may offer one of the following:

(a) Medieval Welsh tales and romances with special reference to Pedeir Keinc y Mabinogi (ed. I. Williams, 1951), Culhwch ac Olwen (ed. R. Bromwich and D.S. Evans, 1988), Owein (ed. R. L. Thomson, 1975), Peredur vab Efrawc (ed. G.W. Goetinck, 1976), Gereint vab Erbin in Llyfr Gwyn Rhydderch (ed. J.G. Evans and R.M. Jones, 1973, pp. 193–226), Cyfranc Lludd a Llevelys (ed. I. Williams, 1922), Breuddwyd Maxen (ed. I. Williams, 1920), Breudwyt Ronabwy (ed. M. Richards, 1948).

(b) Medieval Welsh religious literature with special reference to Blodeugerdd Barddas o Ganu Crefyddol Cynnar (ed. M. Haycock, 1994), The Medieval Welsh Religious Lyric (ed. C.A. McKenna, 1991), and Llyvyr Agkyr Llandewivrevi (ed. J. Morris Jones and J. Rhys).

(c) Gwaiath Dafydd ap Gwilym (ed. T. Parry) and Gwaith Iolo Goch (ed. D. Johnston, 1988).

13. Anglo-Norman Literature. The following texts are prescribed: Benedeit, Voyage of St Brendan; Gaimar, Estorie des Engleis; La Seinte Resureccion (ANTS); Les Fragments du Tristan de Thomas (ed. B.H. Wind); M. Paris, Life of St Edward the Confessor (ANTS); The Romance of Horn (ANTS).

14. Old French Literature: either Chrétien de Troyes or Le Roman de la Rose.

15. Medieval Philosophy. Candidates must offer topic (i) below and any one other topic. Candidates are recommended to study the texts indicated.

(i) Aristotelian philosophy in the thirteenth century: Aquinas, De Unitate Intellectus, and Summa Theologica, I. i–ii. Recommended reading: F. van Steenberghen, Aristotle in the West (The Origins of Latin Aristotelianism), trans. L. Johnston (Louvain, 1955).

(ii) Dialectic and theology from 1070 to 1150: Anselm, Proslogion; Abelard, Historia Calamitatum, Sic et Non (Prologue).

(iii) English philosophy in the first half of the fourteenth century: Duns Scotus, De Primo Principio; Ockham, Philosophical Writings, ed. and trans. P. Boehner (1957), section II (pp. 18–45).

(iv) Philosophy outside the Schools: Boethius, Consolatio Philosophiae (Books I, IV, V), its tradition, translation, imitations, commentaries.

16. The Archaeology of Anglo-Saxon England. (This paper will be identical with the paper of the same title of the M.St. in European Archaeology and will be examined by written paper as specified in paragraph 4(a) of the regulations for the M.St. in European Archaeology.)

17. The History of the English Church, either to the death of Bede, or from the death of Alfred to the Norman Conquest.

18. The Reigns of Ethelred the Unready and Canute.

19. The Norsemen in England. The study of contemporary texts in the original languages will be expected. Attention is particularly directed to The Old English Chronicle 800–955 (MS A), 979–1042 (MS C), The Battle of Maldon, Encomium Emmae, Historia de Sancto Cuthberto, Höfu[eth]lausn (Egill), Víkingarvísur (Sigvatr), Knótsdrápa (Sigvatr), Höfu[eth]lausn (Ottarr svarti), Knótsdrápa (Ottarr svarti).

Examination

The method of examination will be by library paper. Candidates must offer three papers (or two if they are submitting a dissertation) and answer two questions per paper. One list of questions for each option they have selected will be delivered to candidates' colleges on the Thursday of the Fourth Week of Trinity Term. Candidates must submit a completed library paper for each option to the Schools by noon on Thursday of the seventh week of Trinity Term, except that candidates who are taking a third option may submit one paper by noon on Thursday of eighth week. For subjects 2–6 and 9–10 and 16 there will also be a one-hour translation test in eighth week. Candidates offering a dissertation must seek approval of the topic from the board or by a person or persons to whom it may delegate the function of giving such approval. (A dissertation involving the edition of a text may, if the candidate so wishes, exceed 20,000 words by not more than the length of the text.) Candidates submitting a dissertation must deliver two copies to the Clerk of the Schools, High Street, Oxford, by noon on Thursday of the first week of the Trinity Full Term in which the examination is to be taken.

Each candidate's choice of subjects shall require the approval of a person or persons to whom the board may delegate the function of giving such approval. Approval must be applied for on or before Saturday of the second week of Michaelmas Term preceding the examination. Candidates who have offered Medieval Latin Language and Literature or The Latin Literature of the British Isles before the Norman Conquest in List B of Course II of the Honour School of English Language and Literature or candidates who have offered Medieval Latin Language and Literature in the Honour School of Classics and Modern Languages will not be permitted to offer the corresponding subject or subjects (10 and 11) in the M.Phil. in English Studies.

Any candidate may be examined viva voce about the extended essays, library papers, and dissertation. Candidates are warned that they must avoid duplicating in their answers to one part of the examination material that they have used in another part of the examination.

No candidate who has failed any of the above subjects will be awarded the degree in that examination. Candidates who fail any one of the three papers (or any one of the two papers and the dissertation) may re-submit that element by noon on the last Monday of the Long Vacation; candidates who fail more than one element of the examination (including one element plus the translation paper where applicable) must resubmit those elements (and, where applicable, take the translation paper) according to the timetable for the examination in the following year. A candidate may only resubmit or retake a paper on one occasion.'

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(d) Master of Studies in English

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 614, after l. 10 insert:

`English

Every candidate must follow for at least three terms a course of study in English.

Syllabus

The following subjects are prescribed: A. Literature, Contexts and Approaches

B. Bibliography, Palaeography and Theories of Text

C. Special Options

The Faculty Board shall prescribe from year to year the particular courses which will be offered for each of these subjects. Courses under A will be taught over Michaelmas and Hilary Terms. Courses on bibliography and palaeography will be taught mainly in Michaelmas Term and courses on Theories of Text in Hilary Term. There will be two lists of Special Options, one for Michaelmas Term and one for Hilary Term.

Candidates must take A and four other subjects: two in Michaelmas Term (of which one at least must be a Special Option) and two in Hilary Term (of which one at least must be a Special Option). They must also offer a dissertation. Courses under A will be divided according to chronological period and candidates must take the course appropriate to their period of specialisation.

Candidates will be required to attend the lectures and classes prescribed by the Faculty Board for the courses they have chosen, and undertake such written work, exercises, or presentations for those courses as the course tutors shall prescribe.

Essays

In Michaelmas Term candidates will be required to submit an essay of 5,000–7,000 words on a topic related to one of the special options taken under C in that term; the essay must be delivered to the Clerk of the Schools, High Street, not later than noon on Thursday of the tenth week of Michaelmas Term. In Hilary Term candidates will be required to submit two essays of 5,000–7,000 words each, of which one must be on a topic related to one of the special options taken under C in that term and the other on a topic related either to an option taken under B (in either term) or to a second special option taken under C in that term. The two essays must be delivered to the Clerk of the Schools, High Street, not later than noon on Thursday of the tenth week of Hilary Term. Candidates must gain approval of the topic of their essays by writing to the Chairman of the M.St. Examiners, care of the English Faculty Office, by Friday of the sixth week of Michaelmas Term (for the first essay) and of Hilary Term (for the second and third essays).

Not later than noon on Monday on the sixth week of Trinity Term, candidates must deliver to the Clerk of the Schools two copies of a dissertation (about 10,000 words) on a subject related to their course of study. The dissertation must be presented in proper scholarly form. Candidates must gain approval of the topic of their dissertation by writing to the Chairman of the M.St. Examiners, care of the English Faculty Office, by Friday of the sixth week of Hilary Term, providing a provisional essay title and an outline of the topic of not more than 200 words. Candidates who fail any part of the examination may resubmit that part by noon on the last Monday of the following Long Vacation.

The examiners may award a distinction for excellence in the whole examination.'

2 Ibid., delete from l. 35 on p. 645 to l. 33 on p. 646.

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(e) D.Phil. in English

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

In Examination Regulations, 2002, delete p. 814, l. 12 to p. 817, l. 2 (inclusive), and substitute:

`Candidates for admission to D.Phil. and M.Litt. status must have been interviewed by one of the persons appointed by the board for this purpose, unless the board determines otherwise.

1. Transfer to M.Litt. and D.Phil. status

Research students are normally registered in the first instance for the Degree of Master of Studies in English, and follow the requirements laid down for that degree. Transfer to M.Litt. or D.Phil. status normally takes place at the end of the first year and, in addition to meeting the requirements set out below, is dependent on successful completion of the M.St. course.

The board may however permit candidates who have already obtained an equivalent qualification to register as Probationer Research Students for the first year, following such courses as the Board may require. Candidates wishing to transfer to D.Phil status after completing the M.St. in English will be expected to have taken courses in bibliography, palaeography, and theories of text as appropriate to their period of specialisation. Those who have not may, in certain circumstances, be allowed to transfer provisionally, on condition of taking those courses in the subsequent year.

2. Admission to M.Litt. status

Candidates must give notice of intention to apply for transfer in writing to the Graduate Studies Office by the Friday of the third week of the Trinity Term before they seek entry to M.Litt. status, giving the title of the proposed thesis. By Monday of the seventh week they should submit an application form together with two copies of a detailed outline (not more than 1,000 words) of the proposed subject and of the manner in which it will be treated, including a provisional list of chapters and their proposed coverage; students not taking the M.St. should also submit a piece of written work on the topic of their proposed thesis (of about 10,000 words). The material shall be sent to two assessors who will be asked to report to the Graduate Studies Committee for its meeting in July.

3. Admission to D.Phil. status

Candidates must give notice of intention to apply for transfer in writing to the Graduate Studies Office by the Friday of the third week of the Trinity Term before they seek entry to D.Phil. status, giving the title of the proposed thesis. By Monday of the seventh week they should submit an application form together with two copies of a detailed outline (not more than 1,000 words) of the proposed subject and of the manner in which it will be treated, including a provisional list of chapters and their proposed coverage; students not taking the M.St. should also submit a piece of written work on the topic of their proposed thesis (of about 10,000 words). The material shall be sent to two assessors who will be asked to report to the Graduate Studies Committee for its meeting in July.

Any candidate whose application for transfer to M.Litt. or D.Phil. status is refused may reapply on one (only) further occasion.

4. Admission to D.Phil. status after successful completion of the M.Phil.

Candidates must give notice of intention to apply for transfer in writing to the Graduate Studies Office by the Friday of the third week of the Trinity Term before they seek entry to D.Phil. status, giving the title of the proposed thesis. By Monday of the seventh week they should submit an application form together with two copies of a detailed outline (not more than 1,000 words) of the proposed subject and of the manner in which it will be treated, including a provisional list of chapters and their proposed coverage. Applicants who have not submitted a dissertation as part of the final-year work for the M.Phil. should also provide a piece of research of not less than 10,000 words. The material shall be sent to two assessors who will be asked to report to the Graduate Studies Committee for its meeting in July. The Graduate Studies Committee may direct the candidate to attend specified classes organised for M.St. Students and to complete the test(s) associated with those classes.'

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11 Board of the Faculty of Law

M.Sc. in Criminology and Criminal Justice

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 686, l. 33 delete `for two hours a week for' and substitute `throughout'.

2 Ibid., p. 688, l. 14 delete `four' and substitute `six'.

3 Ibid., l. 16 delete `five' and substitute `three'.

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12 Board of the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

Honour School of Modern Languages

With effect from 1 October 2005 (for first examination in 2006)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 325, l. 21, after `Unprepared translation into the language' insert `(except that candidates for French are required to offer an essay in French)'.

2 Ibid., l. 22, after `((i) Modern, and (ii) [dagger symbol]Earlier)' insert

`(except that candidates for IIA(i) in French are required to offer Literary translation into French)'.

3 Ibid., l. 23, after `((i) Modern, and (ii) áEarlier)' insert

`(except that candidates for IIB(i) in French are required to offer Literary translation from French)'.

4 Ibid., l. 24, after `literary and other subjects' insert

`(except that candidates for French are required to offer Non-literary translation from and into French)'.

5 Ibid., l. 27, delete `or Period Topics (French only)' and substitute `(except that candidates for French are required to offer Period Topics)'.

6 Ibid., l. 28, delete `or Period Topics (French only)' and substitute `(except that candidates for French are required to offer Period Topics)'.

7 Ibid., l. 29, delete `or Period Topics (French only)' and substitute `(except that candidates for French are required to offer Period Topics)'.

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13 Board of the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

Honour School of Modern Languages

With effect from 1 October 2005 (for first examination in 2006), but with effect from 1 October 2003 for first examination in 2005 for candidates on Course I

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 326, delete ll. 40–1 and renumber existing clauses (iii) and (iv) as (ii) and (iii).

2 Ibid., after l. 49 insert:

`(iv) a candidate offering two languages is required to offer either one of papers IV or V in one language, or at least one Pre-modern paper in one language, as designated below:

French: VI, VII, IX, X

German: VI, VII, IX, XI

Italian: VI,VII, IX, X

Spanish: VI, IX

Portuguese: VI, VII, IX, X

Russian: VI, VII, IX

Medieval and Modern Greek: VI, VII, IX, X;

And designated Paper XIIs in each language.

Details of Paper XII subjects which have been designated as Pre-modern will be provided in the list of Special Subjects published in the University Gazette by the beginning of the fifth week of the Trinity Term two years before the examination.'

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14 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 2005 (for first examination in 2006)

In Examination Regulations, 2002, delete from l. 36 on p. 184 to l. 7 on p. 185 and substitute:

`1. Honour School of Modern Languages, Paper I.

2. Honour School of Modern Languages, Papers IIA(i) and IIB(i).

3. Honour School of Modern Languages, one paper chosen from Papers VI, VII, or VIII.

4. Honour School of Modern Languages, one paper chosen from Papers IV, V, IX, X,XI, or XII.'

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

Honour School of Classics and Modern Languages

With effect from 1 October 2005 (for first examination in 2006)

In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 145, delete ll. 12–28 and substitute:

`1. Honour School of Modern Languages, Paper I.

2. Honour School of Modern Languages, Papers IIA(i) and IIB(i).

3. Honour School of Modern Languages, one paper chosen from Papers VI, VII, or VIII.

4. Honour School of Modern Languages, one paper chosen from Papers IV, V, IX, X, XI, or XII.'

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16 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 2005 (for first examination in 2006)

In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 316, delete ll. 7–14 and substitute:

`3. Honour School of Modern Languages, Paper I.*

4. Honour School of Modern Languages, Papers IIA(i) and IIB(i).

5. Honour School of Modern Languages, one paper chosen from Papers VI, VII, or VIII.

6. Honour School of Modern Languages, one paper chosen from Papers IV, V, IX, X, XI, or XII.'

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17 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 2005 (for first examination in 2006)

In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 202, delete ll. 34–43 and substitute:

`1. Honour School of Modern Languages, Paper I.

2. Honour School of Modern Languages, Papers IIA(i) and IIB(i).

3. Honour School of Modern Languages, Paper III.

4. Honour School of Modern Languages, one paper chosen from Papers VI, VII, or VIII.'

[Until 1 October 2004: 5, 6. Honour School of Modern Languages, two papers chosen from IV, V, IX, X, XI, or XII.] [From 1 October 2004: 5. Honour School of Modern Languages, one paper chosen from IV, V, IX, X, XI, or XII.]'.

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18 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 2004 (for first examination in 2005)

In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 82, l. 7, after `Modern Languages' insert `(Candidates in French must offer Paper IV)'.

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

Honour School of Philosophy and Modern Languages

With effect from 1 October 2005 (for first examination in 2006)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 417, delete ll. 30–8 and substitute:

1. Three papers as follows:

(a) Honour School of Modern Languages Paper I.

(b) Honour School of Modern Languages, Papers IIA(i) and IIB(i).

2. Honour School of Modern Languages, one paper chosen from VI, VII, or VIII.'

2 Ibid., delete ll. 40–8 and substitute:

`3. Honour School of Modern Languages Paper IV.

4. Honour School of Modern Languages Paper V.

5. Honour School of Modern Languages Paper IX.

6. Honour School of Modern Languages Paper X.

7. Honour School of Modern Languages Paper XI.

8. Honour School of Modern Languages Paper XII.'

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20 Board of the Faculty of Modern History

(a) Honour School of Modern History

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 300, l. 5, delete `IV and VI' and substitute `V and VI'.

2 Ibid., l. 7, delete `(V below)' and substitute `IV, below'.

3 Ibid., l. 10, delete `1409' and substitute `1550'.

4 Ibid., delete `Periods (i) or (II)' and substitute `Periods (i), (II), or (III)'.

5 Ibid., ll. 22–4, delete from `Candidates who offer' to `material in those two papers.'

6 Ibid., delete ll. 25–31 and substitute:

`II. General History: any one of the listed periods:

(i) 285–476; (ii) 476–750; (iii) 700–900; (iv) 900–1122; (v) 1122–1273; (vi) 1273–1409; (vii) 1409–1525; (viii) 1517–1618; (ix) 1618–1715; (x) 1715–1799; (xi) 1799–1856; (xii) 1856– 1914; (xiii) 1914–1945; (xiv) 1941–1973; (xv) The History of the United States 1600–1830; (xvi) The History of the United States since 1815; (xvii) Europe and the Wider World 1815–1914.'

7 Ibid., delete ll. 32–4.

8 Ibid., delete ll. 35–8 and substitute:

`The four periods of British and General History offered by a candidate in the First Public Examination and the Honour School must include at least one from the following groups:'.

9 Ibid., l. 40, l. 44, and ll. 48–9, delete `Honour Moderations' and substitute `the First Public Examination'.

10 Ibid., p. 301, ll. 4–5, delete `at least'.

11 Ibid., ll. 8–9, delete `rather than Honour Moderations'.

12 Ibid., l. 10, delete `1409' and substitute `1550'.

13 Ibid., delete `Periods (i) or (II)' and substitute `Periods (i), (II), or (III)'.

14 Ibid., delete ll. 12–14.

15 Ibid., l. 15, renumber `IV.' as `III.'.

16 Ibid., l. 44, renumber `V.' as `IV.'

17 Ibid., l. 46, delete `(b) a second paper.' and substitute `(b) an extended essay.'

18 Ibid., p. 302, delete ll. 19–21 and substitute:

`Candidates will be examined by means of a timed paper including compulsory passages for comment, and by means of an extended essay, which shall not exceed 6,000 words (including footnotes but excluding bibliography), and shall be on a topic or theme selected by the candidate from a question paper published by the examiners on the Friday of the fourth week of Michaelmas Term in the year of examination.

Essays should be typed or word-processed in double spacing and should conform to the standards of academic presentation prescribed in the course handbook.

Essays (two copies) shall normally be written during the Michaelmas Term in the year of examination and must be delivered by hand to the Examination Schools (addressed to the Chairman of Examiners, Honour School of Modern History, Examination Schools, Oxford) not later than 12 noon on the Friday before the beginning of Hilary Full Term of the year of examination.

Candidates delivering essays will be required to complete a receipt form, which will only be accepted as proof of receipt if it is countersigned by a member of the Examination Schools staff. Each essay must be accompanied by a sealed envelope (bearing only the candidate's examination number) containing a formal declaration signed by the candidate that the essay is his or her own work. The University's regulations on Late Entries will apply. Any candidate may be examined viva voce.'

19 Ibid., l. 25, delete `Modern Faculty' and substitute `Modern History Faculty, on the Modern History Faculty website,'.

20 Ibid., delete ll. 27–48 and substitute:

`V. Disciplines of History

Candidates will be expected to answer three examination questions selected from a paper divided into three sections. No more than two questions may be answered from one section. The sections are:

1. Comparative History (Candidates will be expected to demonstrate knowledge of at least two societies or historical periods);

2. Sources of History;

3. Varieties of History.'

21 Ibid., delete from p. 302, l. 49, to p. 304, l. 14, and substitute:

`VI. A thesis from original research

1. Candidates must submit a thesis as part of the fulfilment of their Final Examination.

2. Theses shall normally be written during the Hilary Term of the Final Year. All theses must be submitted not later than noon on Friday of Eighth Week of the Hilary Term of the Final Year.

3. A candidate may submit

(a) any essay or part of any essay which the candidate has submitted or intends to submit for any university essay prize; or

(b) any other work

provided in either case that (i) no thesis will be accepted if it has already been submitted, wholly or substantially, for a final honour school other than one involving Modern History, or another degree of this University, or a degree of any other university, and (ii) the candidate submits a statement to that effect, and (iii) the subject is approved by the Chairman of the Examiners for the Honour School of Modern History.

4. The provisos in cl. 3 above shall not debar any candidate from submitting work based on a previous submission towards the requirements for a degree of any other university provided that

(i) the work is substantially new;

(ii) the candidate also submits both the original work itself and a statement specifying the extent of what is new. The examiners shall have sole authority to decide in every case whether proviso (i) to this clause has been met.

5. Every candidate except when offering a thesis as defined in cl. 3(a) must submit the title proposed together with the written approval of their College History Tutor to the Chairman of the Examiners for the Honour School of Modern History, the History Faculty, Broad Street, Oxford, not earlier than the beginning of Trinity Full Term in the year preceding that in which the candidate takes the examination and not later than the Friday of Eighth Week of Michaelmas Term in the Final Year. If no notification is received from the Chairman of Examiners by the first Monday of Hilary Full Term of the Final Year, the title shall be deemed to be approved. Any subsequent changes to title require formal application to and approval by the Chairman of Examiners.

6. Theses should normally include an investigation of relevant printed or unprinted primary historical sources, and must include proper footnotes and a bibliography. They must be the work of the author alone. In all cases, the candidate's tutor or thesis adviser shall discuss with the candidate the field of study, the sources available, and the methods of presentation. Candidates shall be expected to have had a formal meeting with their College History Tutor, and, if necessary, an additional meeting with a specialised thesis adviser in the Trinity Term of their Second Year, as well as a second formal meeting with their thesis adviser in the Michaelmas Term of their Final Year prior to submitting the title of their thesis. In addition candidates are permitted to have no more than three one-hour advisory sessions at which bibliographical, structural, and other problems can be discussed. A first draft of the thesis may be commented on by the thesis adviser.

7. No thesis shall exceed 12,000 words in length (including footnotes, but excluding bibliography and, in cases for which specific permission has been obtained from the Chairman of Examiners, appendices). All theses must be typed or word-processed in double spacing on one side of A4 paper with the notes and references at the foot of each page, with a left-hand margin of one-and-a-half inches and all other margins of at least one inch. The thesis should conform to the standards of academic presentation prescribed in the course handbook. Failure to conform to such standards may incur penalties as outlined in the course handbook.

8. All candidates must submit two copies of their thesis, addressed to the Chairman of Examiners, Honour School of Modern History, Examination Schools, Oxford, not later than noon on Friday of Eighth Week of the Hilary Term of the year in which they are presenting themselves for examination. The University's regulations on Late Entries will apply. Every candidate shall present a certificate, signed by him or herself and by his or her College History Tutor, in a separate envelope bearing the candidate's examination number, addressed to the Chairman of Examiners. The certificate (forms are available from the Modern History Faculty Office) should declare that (a) the thesis is the candidate's own work, (b) that no substantial portion of it has been presented for any other degree course or examination, (c) that it does not exceed 12,000 words in length, (d) that no more than five advisory meetings have taken place between the candidate and his or her College History Tutor or thesis adviser, and (e) that only the first draft of the thesis has been seen by the thesis adviser. Candidates delivering theses will be required to complete a receipt form, which will only be accepted as proof of receipt if it is countersigned by a member of the Exmination Schools staff.

9. Candidates shall not answer in any other paper, with the exception of Disciplines of History (V), questions which fall very largely within the scope of their thesis. Candidates should not choose a thesis that substantially reworks material studied in the Further or Special Subjects, and should demonstrate familiarity with and use of substantially different and additional primary sources.

VII. An Optional additional thesis

1. Any candidate may offer an optional additional thesis.

2. Regulation VI 3. above applies.

3. Regulation VI 4. above applies.

4. Every candidate intending to offer an optional thesis except as defined in VI 3 (a) above must submit the title proposed together with the written approval of a thesis adviser or College History Tutor to the Chairman of the Examiners for the Honour School of Modern History, the History Faculty, Broad Street, Oxford, not earlier than the beginning of Trinity Full Term in the year preceding that in which the candidate takes the examination and not later than Friday of the first week of the following Hilary Full Term. The Chairman shall decide whether or not to approve the title, consulting the faculty board if so desired, and shall advise the candidate as soon as possible.

5. Optional additional theses should normally include an investigation of relevant printed or unprinted primary historical sources, and must include proper footnotes and a bibliography. They must be the work of the author alone. In all cases, the candidate's College History Tutor or thesis adviser shall discuss with the candidate the field of study, the sources available, and the methods of presentation (which should conform to the standards of academic presentation described in the course handbook). The College History Tutor or thesis adviser may comment on the first draft.

6. No optional additional thesis shall exceed 12,000 words in length (including footnotes but excluding bibliographies). All theses must be typed or word-processed in double spacing on one side of A4 paper with the notes and references at the foot of each page, with a left-hand margin of one-and-a-half inches and all other margins of at least one inch.

7. Candidates must submit two copies of their theses, addressed to the Chairman of Examiners, Honour School of Modern History, Examination Schools, Oxford, not later than noon on Monday of the first week of Trinity Full Term in which they are presenting themselves for examination. Every candidate shall present a certificate signed by him or herself and by a College History Tutor or thesis adviser, in a separate envelope bearing the candidate's examination number, addressed to the Chairman of Examiners. The certificate (forms are available from the Faculty Office) should declare that (a) the thesis is the candidate's own work, (b) that no substantial portion of it has been presented for any other degree course or examination,

(c) that it does not exceed 12,000 words in length.

8. Candidates shall not answer in any other paper, with the exception of Disciplines of History (V), questions which fall very largely within the scope of their optional additional thesis.'

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(b) Pass School of Modern History

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

In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 304, l. 31, after `Honour School of Modern History' insert `, according to Regulation VII An Optional Additional Thesis.'

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(c) Honour Moderations in Modern History

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 56, delete ll. 6–12.

2 Ibid., l. 25 and p. 57, ll. 1, 3, and 7, delete `Honour Moderations' and insert `the Preliminary Examination'.

3 Ibid., p. 57, after l. 7 insert:

`Candidates who fail one or more of papers 1, 2, 3, or 4 above may resit that subject or subjects at a subsequent examination.'

4 Ibid., p. 88, delete ll. 22–31.

5 Ibid., reposition special regulations from l. 13 on p. 56 to l. 7 on p. 57 (as amended) after l. 21 on p. 88.

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(d) Honour School of Ancient and Modern History

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 117, delete ll. 21–32 and substitute:

`I. A period of Ancient History (one paper). One of the following:

(a) Greek History 478–323 BC;

(b) Greek History 404–200 BC;

(c) Roman History 80 BC–AD 138;

(d) Roman History AD 14–284;

II. A period of Modern History (one paper).

Either:

(a) Any one of the periods of General History specified for the Honour School of Modern History;

or:

(b) Any one of the periods of the History of the British Isles specified for the Honour School of Modern History except any such period that has already been offered on passing the First Public Examination.'

2 Ibid,. reposition special regulations at p. 117, l. 33– p. 118, l. 5 on p. 120 after l. 47.

3 Ibid., p. 118, l. 6, delete `4.' and substitute `III.'

4 Ibid., ll. 8–9, delete `or (ii) a thesis on a subject within the scope of the school (one paper)'.

5 Ibid., l. 11, delete `5' and substitute `IV'.

6 Ibid., l. 12, delete `4' and substitute `III'.

7 Ibid., delete ll. 14–43.

8 Ibid., delete from l. 45 on p. 118 to l. 43 on p. 119.

9 Ibid., p. 119, delete ll. 46 and 47 and substitute:

`(iv) Art under the Roman Empire, ad 14–337, as specified for the Honour School of Literae Humaniores.'

10 Ibid., l. 48, delete `5.' and substitute `IV.'

11 Ibid., l. 50, delete `(two papers)' and substitute `(one paper and one extended essay)'.

12 Ibid., p. 120, l. 1, delete `4' and substitute `III'.

13 Ibid., l. 2, delete `5' and substitute `IV'.

14 Ibid., delete from `The following texts are prescribed' on l. 3 to `(Loeb, Brunt).' on l. 16.

15 Ibid., delete ll. 18–47.

16 Ibid., after l. 17 insert:

`The individual specifications for the Further and Special Subjects in Ancient History will be given in the Handbook for the Joint Honour School of Ancient and Modern History and on the Modern History Faculty Website. This will be published by the Modern History Board by Monday of Week 1 of the first Michaelmas Full Term of candidates' work for the Honour School.'

17 Ibid., delete ll. 48–50 and substitute:

`V. DISCIPLINES OF HISTORY

Each candidate shall be examined in the Disciplines of History in accordance with regulation V of the Honour School of Modern History.'

18 Ibid., delete from l. 51 on p. 120 to l. 19 on p. 121 and substitute:

`VI. A THESIS FROM ORIGINAL RESEARCH

Regulation VI of the Honour School of Modern History applies with the following modifications:

Cl. 3.(a) (For the avoidance of doubt) the Arnold Ancient History Prize and the Barclay Head Prize in Numismatics are to be read with the schedule.

Cl. 5. For `Honour School of Modern History' read `Honour School of Ancient and Modern History'. For theses concerning the years before ad 285 read `Chairman of the Board of the Faculty of Classics' for `Chairman of the Examiners, Honour School of Modern History'.

Cl. 8. For `Chairman of Examiners, Honour School of Modern History' read `Chairman of Examiners, Honour School of Ancient and Modern History'.

VII. AN OPTIONAL ADDITIONAL THESIS

Regulation VII An Optional Additional Thesis of the Honour School of Modern History shall apply with the following modifications:

Cl. 4. For dissertations concerning the years before ad 285 read `Chairman of the Board of the Faculty of Classics' for `Chairman of the Examiners, Honour School of Modern History'.

Cl. 7. For `Chairman of Examiners, Honour School of Modern History' read `Chairman of Examiners, Honour School of Ancient and Modern History'.

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(e) Pass School of Ancient and Modern History

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

In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 121, l.35, after `shall be those prescribed', insert `under Regulation VII An Optional Additional Thesis'.

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21 Boards of the Faculties of Modern History and English Language and Literature

(a) Honour Moderations in Modern History and English

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 58, delete ll. 44–6.

2 Ibid., l. 47 and p. 59, ll. 6, 14–15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25, and 27 delete `Honour Moderations' and insert `the Preliminary Examination'.

3 Ibid., p. 59, ll. 3–4, delete `Moderators for Honour Moderations in Modern History and' and substitute

`Examiners for the Preliminary Examination in Modern History and of the Moderators'.

4 Ibid., after l. 45 insert:

`Candidates who fail one or more of papers 1, 2, 3, or 4 above may resit that subject or subjects at a subsequent examination.'

5 Ibid., p. 89, delete ll. 8–21.

6 Ibid., reposition special regulations from l. 47 on p. 58 to l. 45 on p. 59 (as amended) after l. 7 on p. 89.

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(b) Honour School of Modern History and English

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 309, l. 27, after `compulsory additional papers,' insert `one of which is to be examined by extended essay,'.

2 Ibid., p. 309, insert after l. 32:

`(d) Postcolonial historiography: Writing the (Indian) Nation.'

3 Ibid., l. 34, after `Modern History Faculty Office.', insert `Candidates may choose to submit an extended essay in lieu of a timed paper for both interdisciplinary papers provided that no more than two out of the total of seven Final Honour School papers are extended essays. Candidates should note that some English and Modern History papers are examined only by extended essay and should bear this restriction in mind when making their choices.'

4 Ibid., l. 35, delete `Honour Moderations' and insert `the First Public Examination'.

5 Ibid., p. 310, delete ll. 1–4 and substitute:

`either (a) Special Subject (which comprises a three hour paper and an extended essay),

or (b) Two of the following:

1. a Further Subject,

2. a General History Period,

3. an additional British History period not taken in the First Public Examination.'

6 Ibid., l. 25, after `one of the two interdisciplinary papers.' insert `Candidates offering a Modern History Special Subject must do an extended essay for the Special Subject second paper, and therefore can only do one other extended essay for the Final Honour School examination.'

7 Ibid., l. 26, after `6,000 words including' insert `footnotes and'.

8 Ibid., l. 27, after `bibliography' insert `and should conform to the standards of academic presentation prescribed in the course handbook'.

9 Ibid., delete from l. 37 to `In addition, an optional thesis' on l. 40 and substitute `An optional additional thesis'.

10 Ibid., delete from `The optional thesis' on l. 42 to `on an interdisciplinary theme.' on l. 45 and substitute:

`The optional additional thesis shall be as under the regulations of the Modern History syllabus except that it shall not be less than 8,000 words and shall not exceed 10,000 words, including footnotes and notes, but excluding the bibliography, and shall be on an interdisciplinary theme. For regulations VII 4 and 7 of the Modern History syllabus regulations read "Honour School of Modern History and English" instead of "Modern History".'

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(c) Pass School of Modern History and English

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

In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 311, ll. 13–14, delete from `A thesis may be offered' to `in lieu of either (i) or (ii);'.

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

Preliminary Examination in Modern History and Modern Languages

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 89, l. 30, delete

`Moderators for Honour Moderations' and substitute

`examiners for the Preliminary Examination'.

2 Ibid., p. 90, ll. 10, 12–13, 14, 17, and 19, delete `Honour Moderations' and insert `the Preliminary Examination'.

3 Ibid., delete from `Candidates who fail only' on l. 32 to `Preliminary Examination in Modern History' on l. 36 and substitute `Candidates who fail one or two subjects of part 2 may resit that subject or subjects at a subsequent examination'.

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23 Board of the Faculty of Modern History and the Social Sciences Board

Honour Moderations in Modern History and Politics

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 59, delete ll. 46–8.

2 Ibid., l. 49, and p. 60, ll. 7, 13, 14, 21, 24, 25, and 35, delete `Honour Moderations' and insert `the Preliminary Examination'.

3 Ibid., p. 60, ll. 3–5, delete `The Chairmen of the Moderators for Honour Moderations in Modern History and the Chairman of the Examiners for the Preliminary Examination' and substitute `The Chairmen of the Examiners for the Preliminary Examinations in Modern History and'.

4 Ibid., l. 21, delete `paper VI' and substitute `paper VII'.

5 Ibid., after l. 42 insert:

`Candidates who fail one or more of papers 1, 2, 3, or 4 above may resit that subject or subjects at a subsequent examination.'

6 Ibid., p. 90, delete ll. 40–7.

7 Ibid., reposition special regulations from l. 49 on p. 59 to l. 42 on p. 60 (as amended) after l. 39 on p. 90.

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

(a) Honour School of Modern History and Modern Languages

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p.315, l. 5, delete `a thesis in accordance with Regulation VII, THESES' and substitute `an optional additional thesis in accordance with Regulation VII An Optional Additional Thesis'.

2 Ibid., p. 316, l. 16, delete `(two papers)' and substitute `, except that assessment of the Special Subject paper (b) shall be by timed paper rather than by extended essay,'.

3 Ibid., l. 19, delete `;' and substitute `, except that British History Paper VI covers the period since 1830, and British History Paper VII is not available for this Joint School.'

4 Ibid., l. 21, after `as specified for the Honour School of Modern History', insert `under Regulation VII An Optional Additional Thesis, except Cl. 4 of that regulation should read `beginning of Trinity Full Term of the academic year preceding that in which the students spend a year abroad'.

5 Ibid., l. 48, after `subject of an answer in both the papers.', insert `The same regulation applies to the use of material in the Bridge essay and any other papers.'

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(b) Pass School of Modern History and Modern Languages

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

In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 317, ll. 8–9, delete

`, except any such period as has already been offered in passing the First Public Examination'.

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(c) Honour School of Modern History and Modern Languages

With effect from 1 October 2005 (for first examination in 2006)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 314, l. 21, delete `or an alternative to a Special Subject'.

2 Ibid., p. 315, delete ll. 14–17.

3 Ibid., p. 316, delete ll. 15–23 and substitute:

`7, 8, 9. Either (a) a Special Subject as specified for the Honour School of Modern History (two papers, paper (b) of which shall be by extended essay) and one of the items (b) (i), (ii), (iii), or (iv) below. or (b) any three of the following four items:

(i) A period of The History of the British Isles as specified for the Honour School of Modern History;

(ii) A Further Subject as specified for the Honour School of Modern History;

(iii) Any one of the Papers IV, V, IX, X, XI, XII not already offered, as specified for the Honour School of Modern Languages;

(iv) An Extended Essay as specified for the Honour School of Modern Languages or a thesis based on original research as specified in Regulation VI for the Honour School of Modern History, except Cl. 4 of that regulation should read “beginning of Trinity Full Term of the academic year preceding that in which the candidates spends a year abroad”.'

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25 Board of the Faculty of Oriental Studies

(a) Honour School of Oriental Studies

With effect from 1 October 2005 (for first examination in 2006)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 376, l. 48, insert `Japanese' in the list of Additional Languages.

2 Ibid., l. 50, insert `Chinese' in the list of Additional Languages.

3 Ibid, p. 381, l. 28, delete `Three papers in Tibetan and Korean.' and insert: `Three papers in Japanese, Tibetan, or Korean.'

4 Ibid., p. 387, delete ll. 29–36.

5 Ibid., after l. 37, insert:

`Or, for Japanese with a subsidiary language, papers 1, 4–6, and 9 above; and

10. One paper in Japanese: Unprepared translation; and

11, 12, and 13. Three papers in Chinese, Korean, or Tibetan.'

6 Ibid., p. 397, after l. 3, insert:

`Chinese (for candidates offering Japanese as main subject) The following papers will be set:

1. Chinese Prescribed Texts. (Lists of texts will be available from the Oriental Institute.)

2. Unprepared translation, Prose Composition, and Grammatical Questions.

3. Modern China.'

7 Ibid., p. 400, after l. 35, insert:

`Japanese (for candidates offering Chinese as main subject) The following papers will be set:

1. Japanese Prescribed Texts. (Lists of texts will be available from the Oriental Institute.)

2. Unprepared translation, Prose Composition, and Grammatical Questions.

3. Modern Japan.'

8 Ibid., after l. 40, insert:

`Korean (for candidates offering Japanese as main subject) The following papers will be set:

1. Prescribed Texts. (Lists of texts will be available from the Oriental Institute.)

2. Korean History and Culture. Essay questions on the background to the texts studied under 1. above.

3. Unprepared translation, Prose Composition, and Grammatical Questions.'

9 Ibid., p. 402, l. 7, after `Chinese' insert `or Japanese'.

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(b) Honour School of Oriental Studies

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

In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 385. l. 30, delete `Mishnaic' and substitute `Rabbinic'.

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(c) Honour School of Oriental Studies

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 377, ll. 7–9, delete

`, and candidates offering Classics, Egyptology and Ancient Near Eastern Studies, or Sanskrit must offer an additional language as specified below.' and substitute:

`; candidates offering Classics or Sanskrit must offer an additional language as specified below; and candidates offering Egyptology and Ancient Near Eastern Studies must offer either an additional language or Archaeology and Anthropology as specified below.'

2 Ibid, p. 384, after l. 10 insert:

`Either, for Egyptology and Ancient Near Eastern Studies with a subsidiary language,'.

3 Ibid, delete l. 24, and substitute `Candidates will be required to offer the following papers:'.

4 Ibid., p. 385, after l. 16, insert:

`or, for Egyptology and Ancient Near Eastern Studies with Archaeology and Anthropology, candidates will be required to offer papers 1, 3–4, and 7–11 above, and the following papers:

12. Anthropological theory and archaeological enquiry.

13. Urbanisation and change in complex societies: comparative approaches.

14. Social analysis and interpretation or Cultural representations, beliefs, and practices.

All candidates will be required to undertake a course of practical work, including laboratory work.

Candidates will be assessed, at the end of the sixth term from matriculation, on their practical ability, under the provisions for Honour Moderations in Archaeology and Anthropology.

Candidates will be required to take part in approved fieldwork as an integral part of their course. The fieldwork requirement will normally have been discharged before the Long Vacation of six terms from matriculation'.

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(d) Honour School of Oriental Studies

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 376, delete ll. 36–40 and substitute:

`Oral examinations for Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Persian, and Turkish will be held in the week before Trinity Full Term in the year in which the Honour School examination is taken.'

2 Ibid., p. 389, delete from the footnote `The oral examination will be held in the week of Trinity Term which precedes the commencement of the written part of the Honour School of Oriental Studies.' and substitute `The oral examination will be held in the week before Trinity Full Term in the year in which the Honour School examination is taken.'

3 Ibid., p. 392, delete from the footnote `The oral examination will be held in the week of Trinity Term which precedes the commencement of the written part of the Honour School of Oriental Studies.' and substitute `The oral examination will be held in the week before Trinity Full Term in the year in which the Honour School examination is taken.'

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(e) M.Phil. in Modern Chinese Studies

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 558, after l. 27, insert:

`(xii) Modern Chinese Art and Literature.'

2 Ibid., l. 28, renumber existing clause number (xii) as number (xiii).

3 Ibid., l. 40–9, delete `wishing to offer papers … profit from the M.Phil. in Modern Chinese Studies.' and replace with `will normally have a first degree in a discipline relevant to their elective subject.'

4 Ibid., l. 49 after `... Chinese Studies.', insert `For subject (xii), Modern Chinese Art and Literature, candidates shall normally have a first degree in art or literature.'

5 Ibid., replace p. 568, l. 34–p. 571, l. 24, with:

`I. Qualifying Examination

Candidates are required to spend a period of at least four months on an approved course of language study in East Asia, unless exempted by the Oriental Studies Faculty Board. Every candidate must pass a qualifying examination before the end of the third term from the candidate's admission to the M.Phil. degree programme. The examination shall take place not later than the end of the second term from the candidate's admission to the programme. Full details of the Qualifying Examination will be provided in the examination conventions, which will be made available to the candidates in the eighth week of the first term of the candidate's admission. Candidates must make their entries for the Qualifying Examination on the appropriate form obtainable from the University Offices, by Friday in the eighth week of the first term of the candidate's admission. Candidates who fail either or both parts of the Qualifying Examination may be allowed to retake that part or parts at the end of the Long Vacation of the first year of the course.

The Qualifying Examination shall consist of two parts, as follows:

(1) General paper on Modern China

This is a single, three-hour examination paper on topics on Modern China, which all candidates will study in a course of lectures, classes, and tutorials during the first and second terms of the first year. Details of this two-term course shall be provided in the M.Phil. handbook and the course syllabus available from the Course Director.

(2) Chinese language paper

All candidates must offer a Chinese language paper, which includes an oral test. An outline of the oral test and written paper will be provided in the M.Phil. handbook and will be provided in detail in the examination conventions.

II. Final Examination

No candidate shall enter the Final Examination unless he or she has already passed the two parts of the first-year Qualifying Examination. The examination shall take place not later than the end of the third term of the second year from the candidate's admission to the M.Phil. degree programme. Full details of the examination will be provided in the examination conventions that will be made available to the candidates in the second term of the second year of the course. Candidates must make their entries for the Final Examination by filling out the appropriate examination entry form, obtainable from the University Offices, by Friday of the first week of the second term of the second year from the candidate's admission to the course. A candidate who fails this examination will be permitted to retake it on one further occasion only, not later than one year after the initial attempt.

Such a candidate whose dissertation has been of a satisfactory standard may resubmit the same piece of work, while a candidate who has reached a satisfactory standard on the written papers will not be required to re-take that part of the examination.

The Final Examination shall consist of four parts, as follows:

(1) Thesis

The thesis will be not be more than 30,000 words on a subject approved by the Oriental Studies Faculty Board, to be delivered to the Clerk of the Schools, High Street, Oxford, by Noon of Monday of the Second Week of Trinity Term of the second year from the candidate's admission to the programme. The thesis must be accompanied by a statement that it is the candidate's own work except where otherwise indicated. Successful candidates will be required to deposit one copy of the thesis in the Bodleian Library, and to sign a form stating whether they give permission for it to be consulted.

(2) Paper on Modern China: Frameworks, methodologies, research tools

This is a single, three-hour examination paper on approaches and methods of research on modern China. In preparation for this paper, a course of weekly seminar classes and tutorials will be provided in the first and the second term of the second year. Details of this course shall be provided in the M.Phil. handbook and in the course syllabus available from the Course Director.

(3) Elective paper

Candidates must elect one examination paper offered as part of another Master's (M.Phil. M.Sc., or M.St.) degree programme in the University. A list of papers approved for this purpose by the Oriental Studies Faculty Board will be available from the Course Director. Students are free to elect any one of these papers in consultation with their supervisor, and must do so by filling out the examination entry form. The examiners may, at their discretion, either require candidates to sit the standard examination paper for this elective paper, or else set a paper specifically for students on the M.Phil. in Modern Chinese Studies.

(4) Two Chinese language papers (one oral, one written)

The Oral examination will consist of two parts: a comprehension group test and an individual test. Full details of the oral examination will be provided in the course handbook and the examination conventions. The written language paper will be of a duration of three hours and will comprise a translation into Chinese, comprehension exercise, and translation into English.

The papers under (2) and (4) above will be taken in the Eighth Week of the third term of the final year. The examiners may examine any candidate viva voce.'

6 Ibid., p. 571, after l. 24 insert:

`(xii) Modern Chinese Art and Literature

I Qualifying Examination

Candidates are required to spend a period of at least four months on an approved course of language study in East Asia unless exempted by the Oriental Studies Faculty Board. Every candidate must pass a qualifying examination before the end of the third term from the candidate's admission to the M.Phil. degree programme. The examination shall take place not later than the end of the second term from the candidate's admission to the programme. Full details of the Qualifying Examination will be provided in the examination conventions, which will be made available to the candidates in the eighth week of the first term of the candidate's admission. Candidates must make their entries for the Qualifying Examination on the appropriate form obtainable from the University Offices, by Friday in the eighth week of the first term of the candidate's admission. Candidates who fail either or both parts of the Qualifying Examination may be allowed to retake that part or parts at the end of the Long Vaca tion of the first year of the course.

The Qualifying Examination shall consist of two parts, as follows:

(1) General paper on Modern China This is a single, three-hour examination paper on topics on Modern China, which all candidates study in a course of lectures, classes, and tutorials during the first and second terms of the first year. Details of this two-term course shall be provided in the M.Phil. handbook and the course syllabus available from the Course Director.

(2) Chinese language paper

All candidates must offer a Chinese language paper, which includes an oral test. An outline of the oral test and written paper will be provided in the M.Phil. handbook and will be provided in detail in the examination conventions.

II Final Examination

No candidate shall enter the Final Examination unless he or she has already passed the two parts of the first-year Qualifying Examination. The examination shall take place not later than the end of the third term of the second year from the candidate's admission to the M.Phil. degree programme. Full details of the examination will be provided in the examination conventions that will be made available to the candidates in the second term of the second year of the course. Candidates must make their entries for the Final Examination by filling out the appropriate examination entry form, obtainable from the University Offices, by Friday of the first week of the second term of the second year from the candidate's admission to the course. A candidate who fails this examination will be permitted to retake it on one further occasion only, not later than one year after the initial attempt.

Such a candidate whose dissertation has been of a satisfactory standard may resubmit the same piece of work, while a candidate who has reached a satisfactory standard on the written papers will not be required to retake that part of the examination.

The Final Examination shall consist of four parts, as follows:

(1) Thesis

The thesis will be not more than 30,000 words on a subject approved by the Oriental Studies Faculty Board, to be delivered to the Clerk of the Schools, High Street, Oxford, by Noon of Monday of the Second Week of Trinity Term of the second year from the candidate's admission to the course. The thesis must be accompanied by a statement that it is the candidate's own work except where otherwise indicated. Successful candidates will be required to deposit one copy of the thesis in the Bodleian Library, and to sign a form stating whether they give permission for it to be consulted.

(2)–(3) Two written papers on Modern Chinese Art and Literature

Candidates will be introduced to the development of modern Chinese painting and fiction throughout the twentieth century. They will learn about the major artists and writers; the modes of production; influences from abroad; the effect of politics, especially extreme Leftist policies such as the Cultural Revolution; trends and fashions; and the fragmentation of contemporary arts and literature. Topics include the following:
(i) Art and Literature 1900–49
Chinese painting 1900–49: addressing the past

Chinese painting 1900–49: approaching the foreign

May 4th and republican Fiction

Leftist ideology and practice in fiction

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(ii) Art and Literature 1949–2000
Painting 1949–79: from the Yan'an Forum to the Cultural Revolution

The Avant-garde in Art, 1979–

Taiwan fiction

Fiction and the State 1949–79

Post-reform fiction: unity to fragmentation

(4) Two Chinese language papers (one oral, one written)

The Oral examination will consist of two parts: a comprehension group test and an individual test. Full details of the oral examination will be provided in the course handbook and the examination conventions. The written language paper will be of a duration of three hours and will comprise a translation into Chinese, comprehension exercise, and translation into English.

The papers under (2), (3), and (4) above will be taken in the Eighth Week of the third term of the final year. The examiners may examine any candidate viva voce.'

7 Ibid., p. 571, l. 25, renumber existing clause number (xii) as number (xiii).

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26 Board of the Faculty of Philosophy

(a) Special Regulations for Philosophy in all Honour Schools including Philosophy

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

In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 410, l. 47, after `the word limit.', insert `The word count should be indicated at the front of the thesis.'

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(b) Special Regulations for Philosophy in all Honour Schools involving Philosophy

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

In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 409, delete ll. 30–2 and substitute:

`Candidates will be expected to have read books I–IV and VIII in Greek (Ross, Oxford Classical Texts), and books V–VII in translation (in Barnes, ed., The Complete Works of Aristotle: The Revised Oxford Translation (Princeton), vol. 1). There will be a compulsory question containing passages for translation and comment from the books read in Greek; any passages for comment from the remaining books will be accompanied by a translation.'

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(c) Special Regulations for Philosophy in all Honour Schools including Philosophy

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

In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 408, delete ll. 33–7.

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27 Boards of the Faculties of Philosophy and Theology

Special Regulations for the Honour School of Philosophy and Theology

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

In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 436, l. 48, delete `The subject of every thesis should fall within the scope of Theology' and substitute `A thesis may be offered either in Theology or in Philosophy or in both Philosophy and Theology jointly. A candidate who offers a thesis in Philosophy and Theology cannot also offer any other thesis.'

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28 Board of the Faculty of Theology

(a) Confirmation of Probationer Research Student status

With immediate effect

In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 829, ll. 36–40, delete `Where candidates choose to replace one examination paper by a 15,000 word essay, they should also submit one typed copy of the essay. Where candidates replace one other examination paper by essays written during the first year, typed copies of the essays should, with the necessary approval, also be submitted.'

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(b) Master of Studies in Theology

With immediate effect

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 654, l. 5, after `held' insert `at two points in the year:'.

2 Ibid., l. 6, after `examination' insert `; and in the last week of September or the first week of October for candidates who submit such essays (see paragraph 2. above) at the end of the Long Vacation. Candidates must notify examiners of their intention to submit early or late when seeking approval of their essay topic'.

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29 Committee for Comparative Philology and General Linguistics

(a) M.St. in General Linguistics and Comparative Philology

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 619, delete l. 5 and substitute:

`6. The examination shall consist of three parts:'.

2 Ibid., delete ll. 7–10 and substitute:

`(b) two papers both of which must be chosen either from those listed in B, or from those listed in C (except that, at the discretion of the committee, candidates may submit a paper from list B in place of one of those from list C), or from those listed in D.'

3 Ibid., after l. 41 insert:

`7. Option B(ii) shall consist of:

(a) an exercise, set during Week 8 of Michaelmas Term, on a topic directly related to material covered during lectures given during that term. Candidates will be required to submit a written answer to the Chairman of Examiners, c/o the Clerk of the Schools, Examination Schools, High Street, Oxford, by not later than noon on Friday of Week 1 of the following Hilary Term.

(b) An essay of not more than 5,000 words on some problem in syntactic theory to be selected in consultation with the supervisor and approved by the Chairman of Examiners for report to the Committee for Comparative Philology and General Linguistics not later than Monday of Week 1 of Hilary Term in the year of the examination. The essay (in two typewritten copies) must be sent in a parcel bearing the words "Essay for the Syntax option in the M.St. in General Linguistics and Comparative Philology" to the Chairman of Examiners for the Degree of M.St. in General Linguistics, c/o the Clerk of the Schools, Examination Schools, High Street, Oxford, not later than noon on Friday of Week 1 of Trinity Term in the year of the examination. The essays shall be accompanied by a certificate signed by the candidate indicating that it is the candidate's own work, except where otherwise specified. This certification must be submitted separately in a sealed envelope addressed to the Chairman of Examiners for the M.St. in General Linguistics and Comparative Philology.'

4 Ibid., pp. 619–20, renumber existing cll. 7–12 as 8–13.

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(b) M.Phil. in General Linguistics and Comparative Philology

With effect from 1 October 2003 (for first examination in 2005)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2002, p. 538, delete l. 16 and substitute:

`3. The examination shall consist of four parts:'.

2 Ibid., after l. 41 insert:

`4. Option B(ii) shall consist of:

(a) an exercise, set during Week 8 of Michaelmas Term of the second year, on a topic directly related to material covered during lectures given during that term. Candidates will be required to submit a written answer to the Chairman of Examiners, c/o Clerk of the Schools, Examination Schools, High Street, Oxford, by not later than noon on Friday of Week 1 of the following Hilary Term.

(b) An essay of not more than 5,000 words on some problem in syntactic theory to be selected in consultation with the supervisor and approved by the Chairman of Examiners for report to the Committee for Comparative Philology and General Linguistics not later than Monday of Week 1 of Hilary Term in the year of the examination.

The essay (in two typewritten copies) must be sent in a parcel bearing the words "Essay for the Syntax option in the M.Phil. in General Linguistics and Comparative Philology" to the Chairman of Examiners for the Degree of M.Phil. in General Linguistics, c/o Clerk of the Schools, Examination Schools, High Street, Oxford, not later than noon on Friday of Week 8 of Hilary Term in the second year. The essays shall be accompanied by a certificate signed by the candidate indicating that it is the candidate's own work, except where otherwise specified. This certification must be submitted separately in a sealed envelope addressed to the Chairman of Examiners for the M.Phil. in General Linguistics and Comparative Philology.'

3 Ibid., pp. 538–9, renumber existing cll. 4–9 as 5–10.

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