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Oxford University Gazette, 5 May 2005: Examinations and Boards

PLANNING AND RESOURCE ALLOCATION COMMITTEE

Changes in Regulations

With the approval of Council the following changes in regulations made by the Planning and Resource Allocation Committee will come into effect on 20 May.

Explanatory note

The Planning and Resource Allocation Committee has, in consultation with the Graduate Panel of the Educational Policy and Standards Committee, Divisional Boards and the Graduate Committee of the Conference of Colleges, reconsidered the issue of the number of University composition fees payable by D.Phil. students. Under current regulations, D.Phil. fee liability is capped at nine terms, and students may count towards this maximum liability up to six terms' fees paid whilst studying for certain taught graduate programmes. As a result, the University has been unable to collect fees available from some funding bodies for the fourth year of study on 1+3 and 2+2 doctoral programmes. The recommended amendment in fee regulations retains the cap on fees for D.Phil.-only study at nine terms, but amends the regulation regarding counting fees paid for taught graduate programmes towards this maximum, so that only students of two-year M.Phil. and B.Phil. programmes may count three terms' (one year's) fees paid towards their D.Phil. liability. Thus a fourth year's fees become payable for students on 1+3 and 2+2 routes. The Committee recognises that this regulatory change will place an additional financial burden on students without funding support for the fourth year of graduate study, and has agreed that a more coherent approach to providing financial support to graduate students will be developed. This will take into account both the provision of scholarships and bursaries and other opportunities for graduates to obtain financial support through teaching and other paid work for the University, as mooted in the green paper on the Academic Strategy. However, it has been agreed that this change in regulations should be enacted now, given the long lead times in making changes and given the need to ensure that provision is made to collect fees from those funding bodies willing to pay fees for a fourth year of study. The change in regulations will apply to students commencing graduate study from 1 September 2006. Students who commence a graduate taught programme before 1 September 2006, and progress to D.Phil. study within a period of continuous study, will remain liable for three years' graduate fees in total, under previous regulations.

Regulations on Financial Matters

With effect from 1 September 2005

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, appendix I, section 1, subsection 6, cl. 4 (p. 1096, l. 6): before '(a)' insert '[for candidates admitted to graduate study before 1 September 2006];'.

2 Ibid., after l.8, insert '[for candidates admitted from 1 September 2006 onwards]: (a) candidates for the D.Phil. may count towards this figure up to three composition fees paid while working for the degree of M.Phil. or B.Phil.'

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CHANGES IN REGULATIONS

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 the Continuing Education Board will come into effect on 20 May.

1 Humanities Board

(a) Admission to M.Litt. status

With immediate effect

In Examination Regulations,2004, p. 911, l. 5, delete 'eighth', and substitute 'sixth'.

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(b) Admission to D.Phil. status

With immediate effect

In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 911, l. 24, delete 'eighth', and substitute 'sixth'.

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2 Mathematical and Physical Sciences Board

(a) M.Sc. in Mathematics and the Foundations of Computer Science

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

In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 810, l.28, delete 'Candidates shall notify the Registrar' and substitute 'Each candidate in consultation with their supervisor shall notify the director of the course'.

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(b) M.Sc. in Computer Science

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 768, ll. 18–19, delete 'as contributing to the design and development of computing systems'.

2 Ibid., l. 26, delete 'Before the end' and substitute 'By Monday'.

3 Ibid., l. 29, delete 'before the end' and substitute 'by Monday'.

3 Mathematical and Physical Sciences Board and Social Sciences Board

(a) Honour School of Engineering, Economics, and Management

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 231, l. 20 after 'Engineering Science.' insert:

'For all Economics papers candidates are permitted the use of one hand–held pocket calculator from a list of permitted calculators published annually by the Department of Economics on its Undergraduate Web-site, which will be updated annually in the week prior to the first full week of Michaelmas Term.'

2 Ibid., p. 233, delete ll. 2–8 and substitute:

'The paper shall be as specified for Economics paper 317 of the Honour School of Philosophy, Politics, and Economics.'

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(b) Honour School of Materials, Economics, and Management

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

In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 338, l. 35, after 'Materials' insert:

'For all Economics papers candidates are permitted the use of one hand-held pocket calculator from a list of permitted calculators published annually by the Department of Economics on its Undergraduate Web-site, which will be updated annually in the week prior to the first full week of Michaelmas Term.'

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4 Medical Sciences Board

M.Sc. in Research in Psychology

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

In Examination Regulations, 2004, delete from p. 822, l. 46 to p. 824, l. 39 and substitute:

'1. The Medical Sciences Board shall, in consultation with the School of Social Sciences and Law at Oxford Brookes University, elect for the supervision of the course a course committee which shall have the power to arrange lectures and other instruction.

2. The course committee shall appoint an academic adviser for each candidate.

3. Each candidate shall follow a course of study in Research in Psychology for at least three terms and for a substantial part of the three subsequent vacations, as determined by the course timetable, and shall, when entering for the examination, be required to produce a certificate from their academic adviser to this effect.

4. The syllabus shall include six principal course components as listed in the schedule below, and candidates shall be examined in accordance with the schedule below. Candidates must achieve a pass in each of the components in order to pass the examination overall. Candidates who do not achieve a pass mark, but who achieve at least 30, may resubmit assessments on one further occasion only. When the failed assessment is a course assignment, as specified in the Schedule below in sections (a) and (e), the form taken by additional assessment is at the discretion of the Course Tutor. The Tutor will make a report to the examiners on the form of the assessment taken in such cases. The marks for each assessed piece of work within each course component shall be made available to the examiners.

5. The required written submissions, two copies of each, including the essays, statistics portfolio, and literature review, but excluding the course assignments, must be sent to the Chairman of the Examiners, M.Sc. in Research in Psychology, c/o Clerk of the Schools, Examination Schools, High Street, Oxford, by the times and dates specified at the start of the course. Each submission must be accompanied by a certificate indicating that it is the candidate's own work.

6. Candidates may be required to attend an oral examination at the discretion of the examiners and this may include questions on the candidate's dissertation, assignments, or written papers.

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

Schedule

(a) Theory and Methods in Psychological Research

The lectures and seminars shall cover: techniques for data collection, discussions of the advantages and disadvantages of different research designs, methods of quantitative and qualitative data analysis, methods of communicating quantitative data, critical assessment of research evidence, introduction to issues connected with the philosophy of science and the nature of explanation, critiques of psychological theory. Each candidate shall be required to submit an essay of no more than 3,000 words. Essay topics must be approved by the course committee.. Deadlines for submission shall be notified to students at the start of the course. In addition there will be an assessed course assignment. Each of these elements shall be marked and shall contribute to the overall result for this course component.

(b) Methods in Cognitive Neuropsychology

A systematic review of the neurological foundations of cognitive neuropsychology and the major methodologies upon which it draws. Functional neuroanatomy. Major neurological disorders. Neuropsychological assessment: the neurological examination, single case studies, brain imaging techniques. Experimental methods. Designing quantitative research studies including meta-analysis. Clinical applications. Each candidate shall be required to submit an essay of no more than 4,000 words. Essay topics must be approved by the course committee. Deadlines for submission shall be notified to students at the start of the course.

(c) Statistical Theory and Methods

A course comprising: classes on descriptive and inferential statistics, an introduction to multinomial and multivariate analysis, a short practical course in the analysis of data, a series of seminars on the philosophy of science including measurement theory, modelling, and current controversies. Each candidate shall be required to submit a portfolio of SPSS data analyses carried out during the course. Deadlines for submission shall be notified to students at the start of the course.

(d) Project Design and Assessed Seminar Presentations

Practical instruction in research and presentation skills. Detailed planning of the research project to be carried out under (f).

Each candidate shall be required to present a seminar based on the ideas and design of the student's research project. The seminar materials and the presentation shall be assessed. Candidates shall also submit a 3,000 word review of relevant literature and methods relating to their research project. Each of these elements shall be marked and shall contribute to the overall result for this course component.

(e) Computer Modelling of Cognitive Processes

The course shall consist of an analysis of the main types of computer model and the role that models play in understanding cognition followed by more detailed consideration of specific models drawn from key research domains in psychology.

Each candidate shall be required to submit an essay of no more than 3,000 words. Essay topics must be approved by the course committee. Deadlines for submission shall be notified to students at the start of the course. In addition, there will be an assessed course assignment. Each of these elements shall be marked and shall contribute to the overall result for this course component.

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(f) Research Project (thesis)

Each student shall carry out a project under the supervision of a research supervisor on a subject selected in consultation with the academic advisor and approved by the course committee. The course committee shall be responsible for the appointment of the research supervisor. The Research Project course component shall consist of data collection, analysis of the data, and writing a thesis on the project.

Candidates shall be required to submit to the examiners not later than noon on the first Monday in September three copies of a typewritten or printed thesis of not more than 10,000 words in length (excluding bibliography and any appendices) on his or her research project. The cover of the copies must bear the candidate's examination number and name of the examination, but not their name or college, and must be sent in a parcel to, 'The Chairman of Examiners: MSc in Research in Psychology, c/o the Clerk to the Schools, Examination Schools, High Street, Oxford'. The thesis must be accompanied by a signed statement by the candidate that the thesis is his or her own work.'

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5 Social Sciences Board

(a) Preliminary Examination in Economics and Management

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 127, delete ll. 9–11.

2 Ibid., after l. 15 insert:

'Candidates are permitted the use of one hand–held pocket calculator from a list of permitted calculators published by the Department of Economics on its Undergraduate Web-site, which will be updated annually in the week prior to the first full week of Michaelmas Term.'

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

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

In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 771 after l. 48 insert:

'16. Public Opinion, Crime and Criminal Justice 17. Crime, Political Ideologies, and Political Culture 18. Policing Global Insecurities'.

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(c) Honour School of Economics and Management

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 207, delete ll. 25–27 and substitute:

'In all papers candidates are permitted the use of one hand-held pocket calculator from a list of permitted calculators published annually by the Department of Economics on its Undergraduate Web-site, which will be updated annually in the week prior to the first full week of Michaelmas Term.'

2 Ibid., p. 209, l. 2 delete '(14)', and substitute '(15)'.

3 Ibid., delete ll. 21–2.

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6 Continuing Education Board

(a) Postgraduate Certificate in Computer Security

With immediate effect

In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 1041, after l. 8, insert '(vi) Safety- Critical Systems'.

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(b) Undergraduate Advanced Diploma in British Studies (Language and Society)

With immediate effect

In Examination Regulations, 2004, delete p. 1070, l. 43 to p. 1071, l. 20.

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7 Board of the Faculty of Classics

(a) Honour Moderations in Classics

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

In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 93, l. 25, delete 'Crawley (reissued Everyman, 1993)', and substitute: 'S. Lattimore, in The Peloponnesian War (Indianapolis: Hackett, 1998)'.

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(b) Honour School of Literae Humaniores

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

In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 303, l, 36, delete '(tr. Crawley, Everyman)', and substitute: '(tr. S. Lattimore, in The Peloponnesian War (Indianapolis: Hackett, 1998)'.

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(ii) With effect from 1 October 2007 (for first examination in 2008)

In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 1117, delete ll. 4–5 and substitute:

'110. Medieval Philosophy: Aquinas 111. Medieval Philosophy: Duns Scotus, Ockham'.

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(c) Honour School of Classical Archaeology and Ancient History

(i) With immediate effect

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 180, after l. 31 insert:

'2. Egyptian Art and Architecture'.

2 Ibid., l. 32, delete '2' and substitute '3'.

3 Ibid., l. 35, delete '3' and substitute '4'.

4 Ibid., l. 41, delete '4' and substitute '8'.

5 Ibid., p. 181, l. 37, delete '8' and substitute '9'.

6 Ibid., l. 38, delete '9' and substitute '12'.

7 Ibid., l. 48, delete '12' and substitute '13'.

8 Ibid., p. 182, l. 1, delete '13' and substitute '14'.

9 Ibid., pp. 180–2, rearrange sections in numerical order from '1' to '14'.

10 Ibid., p. 182, after l. 21 and also l. 22, insert:

'Examined by a single three-hour written paper combining passages for comment and essay questions.'

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(ii) With effect from 1 October 2006 (for first examination in 2007)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 183, ll. 37–8, delete 'Wednesday of the first week of the Michaelmas Full Term' and substitute 'Friday of the second week of Trinity Full Term'

2 Ibid., l. 45, delete 'third week of Michaelmas Full Term' and substitute 'sixth week of the Trinity Full Term preceding the year of the final examination'.

3 Ibid., p. 184, ll. 31–2, delete 'before the Trinity Full Term of the examination' and substitute 'after the Hilary Full Term preceding the examination'.

4 Ibid., p. 180, delete l. 31.

5 Ibid., delete ll. 35–40.

6 Ibid., p. 180, l. 31, to p. 182, l. 1, renumber '1' to '13' accordingly.

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(d) Honour School of Archaeology and Anthropology

With effect from 1 October 2006 (for first examination in 2007)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 176, delete l. 49.

2 Ibid., p. 176, l. 49, to p. 177, l. 2, renumber '(r)' to '(v)' accordingly.

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8 Boards of the Faculties of Classics and English Language and Literature

(a) Honour Moderations in Classics and English

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 103, delete ll. 44–6 and substitute:

'2. English Literature 1600–1660 (excluding the plays of Shakespeare)'.

2 Ibid., p. 104, delete ll. 8–12 and substitute:

'(a) Homer, Iliad I, VI, IX, XVI, XVIII, XXII–XXIV1;

(b) Virgil, Aeneid I, II, IV, VI1;

(c) Sophocles, Antigone 1–11141; Aristophanes, Frogs 1–268, 830–15331; Herodotus I. 1–95;

(d) Cicero, Pro Caelio; Catullus 2, 3, 5–8, 11, 15–17, 43, 48, 51, 58, 69–70, 72, 75–6, 83, 85–7; Propertius I. 1, 3, 6, 12, 16, 19; Ovid, Metamorphoses VIII. 1 For the purposes of the essay paper (paper 5), candidates who offer these texts will be expected to have knowledge of the whole work and not merely the prescribed portions.'

3 Ibid., delete ll. 17–29 and substitute:

'NB. For prescribed editions, see the Classics and English handbook.'

4 Ibid., after l. 41, insert:

'For a list of prescribed texts, see the Classics and English handbook.'

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(b) Preliminary Examination in Classics and English

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

In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 124, delete ll. 34–36 and substitute:

'All papers in this examination will be of three hours' duration, except for papers 5 and 6 for candidates falling under proviso (iii) above. In these papers such candidates will be required to answer questions only on one of the text–groups (a) or (b) (Homer or Virgil) rather than the two selected from (a) to (d) normally offered by candidates for Honour Moderations, and the resulting papers will thus be half the length of the normal papers 5 and 6 at 11/2 hours.'

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(c) Honour School of Classics and English

(i) With effect from 1 October 2006 (for first examination in 2007)

In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 193, after l. 2, insert: 'This subject may NOT be combined with any of the specified Special Topics subjects in English (paper A.2(e)).'

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(ii) With effect from 1 October 2007 (for first examination in 2008)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 189, l. 2, delete 'III.5' and substitute 'III.2'.

2 Ibid., delete ll. 10–45 and substitute:

'(ii) [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.3] Historiography

(iii) [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.4] Lyric Poetry

(iv) [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.5] Early Greek Hexameter Poetry

(v) [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.6] Greek Tragedy

(vi) [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.7] Comedy

(vii) [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.8] Hellenistic Poetry

(viii) [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.9] Cicero

(ix) [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.10] Ovid

(x) [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.11] Latin Didactic

(xi) [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.12] Neronian Literature

(xii) [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.13] Euripides, Orestes: papyri, manuscripts, text

(xiii) [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.14] Either

(a) Seneca, Agamemnon: manuscripts, text, interpretation or

(b) Ovid, Heroides 3, 5, 9, 16: manuscripts, text, interpretation

(xiv) [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.15]

One of the following:

(a) The Conversion of Augustine

(b) Medieval Latin

(c) Byzantine Literature

(d) Modern Greek Poetry

(e) The Reception of Classical Literature in Twentieth–Century Poetry in English

(xv) [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.16]

Thesis in Literature'.

3 Ibid., p. 1118, l. 23 and l. 33, after 'For Course II candidates', insert 'or single-language Classics and English candidates'.

4 Ibid., p. 1119, l. 24 and l. 27, after 'For Course II candidates', insert 'or single–language Classics and English candidates'.

5 Ibid., p. 1120, l. 12 and l. 19, after 'For Course II candidates', insert 'or single-language Classics and English candidates'.

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(iii) Honour School of Classics and English

With effect from 1 October 2006 (for first examination in 2007)

In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 190, delete ll. 1–2 and substitute:

'(xii) Comparative Philology: Indo-European, Greek and Latin [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject V.4].'

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

Honour School of Classics and Modern Languages

(i) With effect from 1 October 2006 (for first examination in 2007)

In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 198, ll. 41–3, delete 'Historical Linguistics.. . who offered it' and substitute:

'Comparative Philology: Indo-European, Greek and Latin [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject V.4]. This subject may not be offered by candidates who offered the paper VI F(1) Historical Linguistics and Comparative Philology'.

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(ii) Honour School of Classics and Modern Languages

With effect from 1 October 2008 (for first examination in 2009)

In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 198, as amended by University Gazette, Vol. 135, No. 4722 (3 February 2005), p. 620, second column, delete '(xvii) Historical Linguistics.. . offered it' and substitute:

'(xvii) Comparative Philology: Indo-European, Greek and Latin [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject V.4]. This subject may not be offered by candidates who offered the paper VI F(1) Historical Linguistics and Comparative Philology.'

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(iii) With effect from 1 October 2007 (for first examination in 2008)

In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 198, ll. 15–16, delete 'Translation and essay.. . a short passage' and substitute:

'[Honour Moderations in Classics, Course IA, paper 2]'.

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10 Board of the Faculty of English Language and Literature

(a) Honour School of English Language and Literature

(i) With effect from 1 October 2006 (for first examination in 2007)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 250, delete l. 44 and substitute:

'(b) (i) Chaucer, or (ii) Langland, or (iii) the N-Town Cycle.'

2 Ibid., delete l. 48 and substitute:

'(e) (i) Wordsworth, or (ii) Austen, or (iii) Byron.'

3 Ibid., p. 251, delete l. 3 and substitute:

'(h) (i) Walcott, or (ii) Roth, or (iii) Friel.'

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

In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 250, ll. 40–41, delete:

'any author they offered in Paper 3 of Moderations in English Language and Literature.' and substitute:

'any authors they offered in options (c), (h), (i), (j), (k), or (l) of Paper 4 of Moderations in English Language and Literature.'

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11 Board of the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

(a) Preliminary Examination for Modern Languages

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

In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 149, delete ll. 10–14 and substitute:

'Spanish: IIA Translation from Spanish of a prose passage in a modern literary register.

IIB Translation from Spanish of a prose passage in an informal register such as journalism.'

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(b) Honour School of Modern Languages

With effect from 1 October 2006 (for first examination in 2007)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 417, after l. 30, insert:

'(7) Melipoiemene Poiese, with a special study of Nikos Gatsos, Amorgas and Collected Verses (Ikaros); Dionysis Savvopoulos, He Souma (Ianos, 2004).'

2 Ibid., after l. 43, insert: 'Linguistic Project'.

3 Ibid., p. 419, after l. 21, insert:

'Modern Greek Film

Readings of Popular Culture in twentieth-century Greece'.

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12 Board of the Faculty of Modern History

(a) Honour School of Modern History

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 376, l. 32, delete 'Late Entries' and substitute 'Late submission of work'.

2 Ibid., p. 377, l. 18, after 'the title proposed together with', insert 'a typed synopsis of the thesis topic and proposed method of investigation (no more than 500 words) and'.

3 Ibid., p. 378, l. 3, delete 'Late Entries' and substitute 'Late submission of work'.

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(ii) With effect from 1 October 2006 (for first examination in 2007)

1 In Examination Regulations,2004, p. 374, l. 26, delete '(viii) 1517–1618; (ix) 1618– 1715;' and substitute '(viii) 1500–1618; (ix) 1600–1715'.

2 Ibid., l. 43, delete '(viii) 1517–1618; (ix) 1618–1715' and substitute '(viii) 1500–1618; (ix) 1600–1715'.

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(b) Honour School of History of Art

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 281, l. 23, delete '(numbering is as for the Honour School of Modern History)'.

2 Ibid., l. 25, delete '3' and substitute '2'.

3 Ibid., l. 26, delete '5' and substitute '3'.

4 Ibid., l. 27, delete '6' and substitute '4'.

5 Ibid., l. 28, delete '10' and substitute '5'.

6 Ibid., l. 29, delete '14' and substitute '6'.

7 Ibid., l. 31, delete ', as specified for the relevant Honour School'.

8 Ibid., p. 282, after l. 2, insert:

'7. Egyptian Art and Architecture (as specified for the Honour School of Oriental Studies, Egyptology and Ancient Near Eastern Studies with Archaeology and Anthropology).'

9 Ibid., ll. 4–5, delete ', as specified for the Honour School or Final Examination'.

10 Ibid., l. 6, after 'Zola,' insert: '(' and after 'Special Subjects' insert: ')'.

11 Ibid., l. 12, delete '(as specified for the Final Examination in Fine Art)' and substitute ': History of Art option'.

12 Ibid., after l. 14, insert:

'6. Surrealism: History, Themes and Concepts.

7. Art in France, 1900–1939: Nationhood and Tradition.'

13 Ibid., before l. 15, insert:

'In the case of Modern Art options 1–3 above, the relevant regulation for the Honour School of Modern Languages, XII Special Subjects, Section B, is modified (modification underlined) for History of Art students to read: An essay or portfolio of essays (the number of essays to be shown in parentheses) aggregating to about 6,000 words and not exceeding 8,000 words, to be submitted by hand to the Examination Schools by noon on the Friday of ninth week of the Hilary Term in the year prior to examination (i.e. the student's second year of study), together with a statement certifying that the essay(s) are the candidate's own work and that they have not already been submitted, either wholly or substantially, for a degree in this university or elsewhere.'

14 Ibid., l. 19, delete '(numbering is as for the Honour School of Modern History)'.

15 Ibid., l. 20, delete '8. The High Renaissance in Rome and Florence' and substitute '1. Politics, Art and Culture in the Italian Renaissance: Venice and Florence, c . 1475–1525'.

16 Ibid., l. 21, delete '12' and substitute '2'.

17 Ibid., after l. 21, insert:

'3. Art and its Public in France 1815–67.'

18 Ibid., delete 'Candidates should refer' on l. 24 to end of l. 27 and substitute 'Candidates should refer to the course handbook for details about availability and registration for individual options.'

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(ii) With effect from 1 October 2006 (for first examination in 2007)

1 In Examination Regulations,2004, p. 283, l. 2–3, delete 'Chairman of the Examiners for the History of Art, the History Faculty, Broad Street, Oxford' and substitute 'Undergraduate Thesis Co–ordinator at the Department of the History of Art'.

2 Ibid., l. 6, delete '(as above), together with' and substitute ', Department of History of Art, St Ebbes, Oxford, together with a typed synopsis of the thesis topic and proposed method of investigation (no more than 500 words) and'.

3 Ibid., delete ll. 10–11 and substitute 'Any subsequent changes to title require formal application to the Chairman of Examiners by the Friday of Week 4 of the Hilary Term of the Final Year and subsequent approval'.

4 Ibid., delete from l. 23 'Candidates shall have' to end of l. 28 and substitute:

'Candidates shall have meetings with their Undergraduate Thesis Adviser lasting no more than five hours in total. These hours of meetings shall be normally distributed as follows: one hour in total in Trinity Term of the year prior to the examination; one hour in total in the Michaelmas Term of the year of examination; three hours in total in Hilary Term of the year of examination. A first draft of the thesis may be commented on, but not corrected in matters of detail and presentation, by the Undergraduate Thesis Adviser.'

5 Ibid., l. 40–41, delete 'Late entries' and substitute 'Late submission of work'.

6 Ibid. l. 44, delete 'Modern History Faculty Office' and substitute 'History of Art Department'.

7 Ibid., ll. 47 and 48, delete '(d) that no more than five advisory meetings have taken place between the candidate and his or her Undergraduate Thesis Adviser' and substitute '(d) that no more than five hours have been spent in preparatory or advisory meetings between the candidate and his or her Undergraduate Thesis Adviser,'.

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(c) Preliminary Examination in Modern History

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 141, l. 5, after '(Medieval Christendom and its neighbours)' delete ';' and substitute ','.

2 Ibid., after l. 38, insert:

'16. The American Empire: 1823–1904.'

3 Ibid., l. 41, before 'Preliminary Examination' insert 'the'.

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

(a) Preliminary Examination in Modern History and Economics

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 142, l. 11, delete '1560–1680' and substitute '1560– 1660'.

2 Ibid., l. 19, after 'in the Handbook for' insert 'the'.

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(b) Pass School of Modern History and Economics

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

In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 383, l. 37, delete 'British History since 1870' and substitute 'British Society in the Twentieth Century'.

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(c) Honour School of Modern History and Politics

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 397, ll. 3–4, delete 'Modern History Further Subject 23 and 24 (Scholasticism and Humanism and The Science of Society)' and substitute 'Modern History Further Subjects Scholasticism and Humanism and The Science of Society'.

2 Ibid., l. 6, delete 'Further Subject 25 (Political Theory and Social Science)' and substitute 'Further Subject Political Theory and Social Science'.

3 Ibid., l. 17, after 'research,' delete 'for the Final Honour School'.

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14 Boards of the Faculties of Modern History and Medieval and Modern Langages

Honour School of Modern History and Modern Languages

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 390, l. 51, after 'skills from both sides of the course.', insert: 'The limit of 7,500 words includes footnotes, but excludes bibliography, and, in cases for which specific permission has been obtained from the convenor of the joint school, appendices. Candidates must follow the guidelines on word count, presentation and referencing as outlined in the course handbook.'

2 Ibid., p. 391, l. 16, after 'preceding the examination.', insert '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. The certificate should declare (using a specified form available from the Modern History Faculty Office and Faculty Web site) that (a) the bridge essay is the candidate's own work, (b) that it does not exceed 7,500 words in length (including footnotes but not including bibliography and translations from quotations), (c) that no more than the specified maximum amount of advice and assistance (no more than two hours of preparatory or advisory meetings) from college or external advisers has been received, and (d) that no adviser has commented on drafts of the bridge essay.'

3 Ibid., l. 21, after 'and establish a bibliography', insert: 'No adviser may comment on drafts of the bridge essay.'

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15 Board of the Faculty of Oriental Studies

(a) Honour School of Oriental Studies

(i) With effect from 1 October 2006 (for first examination in 2007)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 459, ll. 4–6, delete 'Historical Linguistics.. . who offered it' and substitute:

'Comparative Philology: Indo-European, Greek and Latin [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject V.4]. This subject may not be offered by candidates who offered the paper VI F(1) Historical Linguistics and Comparative Philology.'

2 Ibid., p. 473, last three lines of footnote, delete 'Subject (xvi) 'the First Public Examination' and substitute: Those who offered the paper VI F(1) Historical Linguistics and Comparative Philology in the First Public Examination may not offer 'Comparative Philology: Indo-European, Greek and Latin [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject V.4]. '

3 Ibid., p. 475, delete ll. 5–6 and substitute:

'(xvi) Comparative Philology: Indo-European, Greek and Latin [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject V.4].'

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(ii) With effect from 1 October 2007 (for first examination in 2008)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, delete from l. 31 on p. 457 to l. 28 on p. 459 and substitute:

'Candidates will be required to offer five of the following subjects (i) – (xxvii), and also three papers on one of the additional languages Akkadian, Arabic, Aramaic and Syriac, Armenian, Coptic, Egyptology, Hebrew, Old Iranian, Pali, Persian, or Sanskrit. Candidates who have satisfied the Moderators in Course IA, IB, or IC of Honour Moderations in Classics or the Preliminary Examination in Classics must offer (i) and (ii) as two of their five subjects; they may not offer (xxvi), (xxvii), Second Classical Language. Other candidates not offering (xxvi), (xxvii), Second Classical Language must include at least two of subjects (i) – (xviii), of which one must be either (i) or (ii); they may offer both (i) and (ii) if they wish. Subject (xxvi), (xxvii), Second Classical Language counts as two subjects. Candidates offering it must also offer either (i) or (ii), and may offer both.

Note: It cannot be guaranteed that university lectures or classes or college teaching will be available on all subjects in every academic year. Candidates are advised to consult their tutors about the availability of teaching when selecting their subjects.

(i) Greek Literature of the Fifth Century BC (one paper of three hours (commentary and essay) with an additional paper (one-and-a-half hours) of translation. [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.1]

(ii) Latin Literature of the First Century BC (one paper of three hours (commentary and essay) with an additional paper (one–and–a–half hours) of translation) [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.2]

(iii) Historiography [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.3]

(iv) Lyric Poetry [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.4]

(v) Either (a) Early Greek Hexameter Poetry [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.5]

Or (b) Homer, Iliad [Honour Moderations in Classics, Course IA, paper 1; this option may not be offered by candidates who have satisfied the Moderators in Course IA, IB, IC or IIB of Honour Moderations in Classics]

(vi) Greek Tragedy [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.6]

(vii) Comedy [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.7]

(viii) Hellenistic Poetry [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.8]

(ix) Cicero [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.9]

(x) Ovid [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.10]

(xi) Latin Didactic [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.11]

(xii) Neronian Literature [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.12]

(xiii) Euripides, Orestes: papyri, manuscripts, text [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.13]

(xiv) Either (a) Seneca, Agamemnon: manuscripts, text, interpretation

Or (b) Ovid, Heroides 3, 5, 9, 16: manuscripts, text, interpretation [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.14]

(xv) Virgil, Aeneid [Honour Moderations in Classics, Course IA, paper 2; this option may not be offered by candidates who have satisfied the Moderators in Course IA, IB, IC or IIA of Honour Moderations in Classics]

(xvi) Either (a) The Conversion of Augustine [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.15 (a)]

Or (b) Medieval Latin [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.15 (b)]

Or (c) The Latin Works of Petrarch [Honour School of Classics and Modern Languages, subject 6,7 (xii) (c)]

Or (d) Byzantine Literature [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.15 (c)]

(xvii) Greek Historical Linguistics [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject V.1]. This subject may be combined with one but not more than one of (xviii), (xix), and (xx).

(xviii) Latin Historical Linguistics [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject V.2]. This subject may be combined with one but not more than one of (xvii), (xix), and (xx).

(xix) General Linguistics and Comparative Philology [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject V.3]. This subject may be combined with one but not more than one of (xvii), (xviii), and (xx).

(xx) Comparative Philology: Indo-European, Greek and Latin [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject V.4]. This subject may be combined with one but not more than one of (xvii), (xviii), and (xix). It may not be offered by candidates who offered the paper Historical Linguistics and Comparative Philology (paper VI.F.1under Honour Moderation in Classics, Course IA) for their First Public Examination.'

2 Ibid., p. 459, l. 29, delete '(xviii)' and substitute '(xxi)'.

3 Ibid., p. 460, l. 1, delete '(xviii)' and substitute '(xxi)'.

4 Ibid., ll. 4–22, renumber '(xix)' to '(xxii)' as '(xxii)' to '(xxv)'.

5 Ibid., l. 20, delete '(xiii)' and substitute '(xvi)'.

6. Ibid., l. 21, delete '(xxiii), (xxiv)' and substitute '(xxv), (xxvi)'.

7 Ibid., l. 29, delete '(xiv)–(xvii)' and substitute: '(xvii)–(xx)'.

8 Ibid., l. 30, delete '(xxiii), (xxiv)' and substitute '(xxvi), (xxvii)'.

9 Ibid., p. 473, delete second paragraph of footnote.

10 Ibid., delete from l. 16 on p. 473 to l. 27 on p. 475, and substitute:

'Candidates will be required to offer three of the following subjects (i) – (xxvii).

Those candidates who have satisfied the Moderators in Course IA, IB, or IC of Honour Moderations in Classics or the Preliminary Examination in Classics and who have exceptionally been granted permission to offer Classics as an Additional Language may not offer (xxvi), (xxvii), Greek or Latin for Beginners.

Candidates not offering (xxvi), (xxvii), Greek or Latin for Beginners must include at least two of subjects (i) – (xviii), of which one must be either (i) or (ii); they may offer both (i) and (ii) if they wish. Candidates may offer, but are not required to offer, a Special Thesis in Classics, or in a subject linking Classics and their Main Subject, in accordance with the Regulation on Theses in the Regulations for the Honour School of Literae Humaniores, save that references there to the Honour School of Literae Humaniores shall be deemed to be references to the Honour School of Oriental Studies (with Classics as an Additional Language) and that the Joint Standing Committee for Mods and Greats shall consult the Board of the Faculty of Oriental Studies as appropriate. Such a thesis is in addition to the eight subject required. Candidates whose eight subjects already include a thesis under the terms of (xxv) below are not permitted to offer a Special Thesis in addition.

Subject (xxvi), (xxvii), Greek or Latin for Beginners counts as two subjects. Candidates offering this must offer as their third subject one of (i), (iii)–(viii), (xvii), (xxi) (a)–(d), and (xxiii) 130–4 if offering Greek, or one of subjects (ii)–(iv), (vii), (ix)–(xii), (xviii), (xxi) (e)–(f), and (xxiii) 135 if offering Latin.

Note: It cannot be guaranteed that university lectures or classes or college teaching will be available on all subjects in every academic year. Candidates are advised to consult their tutors about the availability of teaching when selecting their subjects.

(i) Greek Literature of the Fifth Century BC (one paper of three hours (commentary and essay) with an additional paper (one-and-a-half hours) of translation. [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.1]

(ii) Latin Literature of the First Century BC (one paper of three hours (commentary and essay) with an additional paper (one-and-a-half hours) of translation) [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.2]

(iii) Historiography [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.3]

(iv) Lyric Poetry [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.4]

(v) Either (a) Early Greek Hexameter Poetry [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.5] or (b) Homer, Iliad [Honour Moderations in Classics, Course IA, paper 1; this option may not be offered by candidates who have satisfied the Moderators in Course IA, IB, IC or IIB of Honour Moderations in Classics]

(vi) Greek Tragedy [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.6]

(vii) Comedy [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.7]

(viii) Hellenistic Poetry [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.8]

(ix) Cicero [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.9]

(x) Ovid [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.10]

(xi) Latin Didactic [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.11]

(xii) Neronian Literature [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.12]

(xiii) Euripides, Orestes: papyri, manuscripts, text [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.13]

(xiv) Either (a) Seneca, Agamemnon: manuscripts, text, interpretation Or (b) Ovid, Heroides 3, 5, 9, 16: manuscripts, text, interpretation [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.14]

(xv) Virgil, Aeneid [Honour Moderations in Classics, Course IA, paper 2; this option may not be offered by candidates who have satisfied the Moderators in Course IA, IB, IC or IIA of Honour Moderations in Classics]

(xvi) Either (a) The Conversion of Augustine [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.15 (a)]

Or (b) Medieval Latin [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.15 (b)]

Or (c) The Latin Works of Petrarch [Honour School of Classics and Modern Languages, subject 6,7 (xii) (c)]

Or (d) Byzantine Literature [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject III.15 (c)]

(xvii) Greek Historical Linguistics [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject V.1].

(xviii) Latin Historical Linguistics [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject V.2].

(xix) General Linguistics and Comparative Philology [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject V.3].

(xx) Comparative Philology: Indo-European, Greek and Latin [Honour School of Literae Humaniores, subject V.4]. It may not be offered by candidates who offered the paper Historical Linguistics and Comparative Philology (paper VI.F.1under Honour Moderation in Classics, Course IA) for their First Public Examination.'

11 Ibid., p. 476, after l. 2, insert:

'Note : Candidates offering any of subjects (xxi) (a–f) must also offer the associated translation paper set in the Honour School of Literae Humaniores.'

12 Ibid., ll. 3–18, renumber '(xix)' to '(xxii)' as '(xxii)' to '(xxv)'.

13 Ibid., l. 16, delete '(xiii)' and substitute '(xvi)'.

14 Ibid., l. 17, delete '(xxiii), (xxiv)' and substitute '(xxv), (xxvi)'.

15 Ibid., l. 25, delete '(xxiii), (xxiv)' and substitute '(xxvi), (xxvii)'.

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(b) Honour School of Oriental Studies (Sanskrit)

With effect from 1 October 2007 (for first examination in 2008)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 478, l. 40, delete ', with general questions'.

2 Ibid, p. 478, after l. 41, insert 'The use of Monier-Williams's Sanskrit–English Dictionary will be permitted in paper 1.'

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(c) Honour School of Oriental Studies (Chinese and Japanese)

With effect from 1 October 2007 (for first examination in 2008)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 473, l. 12, delete 'Unprepared translation, Prose Composition, and Grammatical Questions' and substitute: 'Either (a) Unprepared translation, Prose Composition, and Grammatical Questions, or (b) Classical Chinese. (Texts will be as prescribed for paper 3, 'Classical texts' of Moderations in Oriental Studies (Chinese).)'

2 Ibid., p. 477, l. 26, delete 'Unprepared translation, Prose Composition, and Grammatical Questions' and substitute: 'Either Unprepared translation, Prose Composition, and Grammatical Questions, or any Special Subject set for paper 8 of the syllabus in Japanese only [see the list of Special Subjects for Paper 8 set out under SPECIAL REGULATIONS FOR THE HONOUR SCHOOL OF ORIENTAL STUDIES, REGULATIONS CONCERNING INDIVIDUAL SUBJECTS, MAIN SUBJECTS, Japanese, Japanese only].'

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(d) Preliminary Examination in European and Middle Eastern Languages (Hebrew)

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 132, delete ll. 19–21 and substitute:

'(i) Biblical and Modern Texts (copies of texts available from the Oriental Institute).

(ii) Grammar and Translation into Hebrew.'

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(e) Preliminary Examination in Oriental Studies (Hebrew and Jewish Studies)

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

In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 159, delete ll. 26–32 and substitute:

'Hebrew and Jewish Studies

Candidates will be required to offer four three–hour papers.

(i) Hebrew Texts I: Biblical and Mishnaic Hebrew.

(ii) Hebrew Texts II: Medieval and Modern Hebrew. Copies of texts for papers (i) and (ii) are available from the Oriental Institute.

(iii) Grammar and Translation into Hebrew.

(iv) General Paper.'

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(f) Honour School of Oriental Studies (Hebrew and Jewish Studies)

With effect from 1 October 2007 (for first examination in 2008)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 452, ll. 19–20, delete 'and Japanese' and substitute: 'Hebrew, Japanese, and Jewish Studies'.

2 Ibid., l. 36, after 'Chinese,' insert 'Hebrew (Course II),'.

3 Ibid., p. 462, l. 9 delete 'nine papers' and substitute: 'seven papers and a dissertation'.

4 Ibid., l. 10 delete 'nine papers,' and substitute: 'seven papers, a dissertation,'.

5 Ibid., delete ll. 28–29 and replace with '7. One of the papers in Jewish Studies paper b'.

6 Ibid., l. 30, renumber '10' as '8'.

7 Ibid., l. 37, renumber '11' as '9'

8 Ibid., p. 463, ll. 2–4, delete from 'one paperū' to ''section (a)),'.

9 Ibid., l. 6, renumber '10' as '8'.

10 Ibid., delete l. 36 on p. 464 to l. 19 on p. 465 and substitute: b. Five of the following, of which at least one must be chosen from each of sections I, II, and III. At least two must be chosen from papers which require study of set texts in the original language. Not more than one paper may be chosen from section V.

Section I

(a) Biblical History

(b) Biblical Archaeology

(c) Biblical Narrative [1]

(d) Biblical Prophecy [1]

Section II

(e) Second Temple Judaism [1]

(f) Second Temple History

(g) History of the Talmudic Period

( h) Medieval Jewish History [1]

(i) Jewish Aramaic Literature [1,2]

Section III

(j) Haskalah [1]

(k) Modern Jewish Society

(l) State of Israel

(m) Modern Hebrew Literature [1]

(n) Yiddish Literature [1,2]

Section IV

(o) History of Jewish–Christian Relations

(p) History of Jewish–Muslim Relations

(q) History of Jewish Bible Interpretation1

(r) Hebrew Texts for Jewish Studies [1]

Section V

(s) Biblical Religion

(t) Medieval Jewish Thought [1]

(u) Modern Jewish History

(v) Judaism

Papers in section V will be examined in the form of two essays (one compulsory, the other from a choice of two) not exceeding 5,000 words in total. The subjects will be assigned in the Oriental Institute at 10 a.m. on Monday of Second Week in the term in which the final examination is to be offered, and must be handed in to the Clerk of the Examination Schools no later than 12 noon on Monday of Third Week. A signed statement that the essays are the candidate's own work should be submitted separately in a sealed envelope bearing his or her candidate number, to the Chairman of Examiners (forms are available from the Faculty Office, Oriental Institute). c. A dissertation (see the regulations for dissertations set out under B, SPECIAL REGULATIONS FOR THE HONOUR SCHOOL OF ORIENTAL STUDIES).

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[1] List of texts (some of which will be in the original language) available in Oriental Institute.

[2] These courses are available only to students with adequate knowledge of the relevant language.'

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(g) Honour School of Oriental Studies (Aramaic and Syriac)

With effect from 1 October 2006 (for first examination in 2007)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 472, delete ll. 11–36 and substitute:

'2. Aramaic prepared texts*

3. Syriac prepared texts*

*Lists of texts are available from the Oriental Institute.'

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16 Board of the Faculty of Philosophy and Mathematical and Physical Sciences Board, Medical Sciences Board, and Social Sciences Board

Philosophy in all Honour Schools including Philosophy

With effect from 1 October 2006 (for first examination in 2007)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 485, l. 19 after 'Or (b)]' add '[From 1 October 2006: 131]'.

2 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 307, delete ll. 41–2 and substitute:

'110. Medieval Philosophy: Aquinas (111) 111. Medieval Philosophy: Duns Scotus, Ockham (110)'.

3 Ibid. p. 308, delete ll. 24–25 and substitute:

'110. Medieval Philosophy: Aquinas (111) 111. Medieval Philosophy: Duns Scotus, Ockham (110)'.

4 Ibid. p. 481, delete ll. 16–19 and substitute:

'The paper will consist of three sections; Section A will include questions about Descartes, Spinoza, and Leibniz; Section B will include questions about Locke, Berkeley and Hume; Section C will include questions about Kant. Candidates will be required to answer three questions, with at least one question from Section A and at least one question from Section B.'

5 Ibid. p. 482, delete ll. 42–9 and substitute:

'110. Medieval Philosophy: Aquinas The subject will be studied in the following text:

Aquinas, Summa Theologiae, Ia, 2–11, 75–89; or Ia IIae 1–21. (Blackfriars edition, vol. 2, 11–12, 16–18.) This subject may not be combined with subject 111.'

6 Ibid. p. 483, delete ll. 1–14 and substitute:

'111. Medieval Philosophy: Duns Scotus, Ockham

The subject will be studied in the following texts:

Duns Scotus, Philosophical Writings, tr. Wolter (Nelson Philosophical Texts).

Ockham, Philosophical Writings, tr. Boehner (Nelson Philosophical Texts).

This subject may not be combined with subject 110.'

7 Ibid., p. 487, ll. 23–5, delete '... questions exclusively on Descartes, Spinoza, and Leibniz, will not be answerable by candidates taking subject 111 in the same year, and'.

8 Ibid., after l. 35, insert '(ix) A candidate may not take both of subjects 110 and 111.'

9 Ibid., p. 489, l. 4, delete 'Candidates are required to take either subject 101 or subject 102.' and substitute:

'Candidates are required to take one of the following subjects: 101, 115, 116.'

10 Ibid., ll. 37–8, delete 'Candidates are required to take subject 101 and subject 107 and either subject 102 or subject 103.' and substitute:

'Candidates are required to take (i) subject 107, (ii) one of subjects 101, 115, and 116, and (iii) either subject 102 or subject 103.'

11 Ibid., p. 486, delete ll. 16–17 and substitute: 'shall submit through his or her college for approval by the Chairman of the Board of the Faculty of Philosophy, c/o the Administrator at 10 Merton Street, Oxford OX1 4JJ, the title he or she'.

12 Ibid., ll. 27–9, delete 'Applications must be directed to the office–holder specified for the particular honour school. The body responsible' and substitute: 'The Chairman of the Board of the Faculty of Philosophy'.

13 Ibid., l. 32, delete 'by the body responsible'.

14 Ibid., ll. 33–5, delete 'by the body responsible: applications should be directed to the office-holder specified for the honour school in question' and substitute: 'by the Chairman of the Board of the Faculty of Philosophy'.

15 Ibid., l. 36, delete extraneous ')' at end of line.

16 Ibid., delete from l. 49 on p. 488 to l. 2 on p. 489.

17 Ibid. p. 489, ll. 10–11, delete 'to the Chairman of the Board of the Faculty of Philosophy, c/o The Administrator, Philosophy Centre, 10 Merton Street, Oxford OX1 4JJ,'.

18 Ibid. p. 489, delete ll. 31–5.

19 Ibid. delete ll. 42–9 and substitute:

'Candidates taking subject 199 who wish to write their thesis during the Long Vacation may submit titles for approval before noon on Friday of the fourth week of the Trinity Term in the year preceding the examination, and approval will be notified before the end of that term.'

20 Ibid. p. 490, delete ll. 8–11. 21 Ibid., delete ll. 30–5 and substitute:

'Applications from candidates wishing to take subject 199 must be made not later than Wednesday of the first week of the Michaelmas Full Term preceding the examination. For further details see the section above for subject 199, under Subjects in Philosophy.'

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17 Board of the Faculty of Philosophy and Mathematical and Physical Sciences Board

(a) Moderations in Physics and Philosophy

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 117, l. 23 delete 'three' and substitute 'two'.

2 Ibid. delete ll. 36–41.

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(b) Honour Moderations in Mathematics and Philosophy

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 110, delete l. 7 and substitute: 'The paper shall consist of two parts:'.

2 Ibid., delete ll. 13–18.

3 Ibid., l. 19, delete 'C' and substitute 'B'.

4 Ibid., l. 26, delete 'Part C' and substitute 'Part B'.

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18 Board of the Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences Board

(a) Honour School of Philosophy, Politics and Economics

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004 p. 495, delete ll. 35-7 , and substitute:

'For all Economics papers candidates are permitted the use of one hand-held pocket calculator from a list of permitted calculators published annually by the Department of Economics on its Undergraduate web-site, which will be updated annually in the week prior to the first full week of Michaelmas Term.'

2 Ibid., p. 497, l. 52 delete 'Candidates may obtain details of the choice', and p. 498, delete ll. 1–4 and substitute:

'Details of the choices available for the following year will be announced at the Economics Department's "Options Fair" at the beginning of the fourth week of the first Hilary Full Term of candidates' work for the Honour School, and will be posted on the Department's undergraduate web-site at the same time.' 3 Ibid., p. 505, delete ll. 30–1 and substitute:

'in the Michaelmas Term lecture list for the examination in Trinity Term two years later.'

4 Ibid., p. 508 delete ll. 47–8 and substitute:

'Linear economics models, simplex method for linear programming, duality and sensitivity analysis. Network models, including the transportation and assignment problems, shortest path problems, project scheduling. Dynamic and integer programming.

Expected utility theory and decision trees. Markov chain models. Queuing systems. Stochastic dynamic programming. Inventory control. Monte Carlo methods and simulation. Two-person, zero-sum games.'

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(ii) With effect from 1 October 2006 (for first examination in 2007)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 495, l. 39, delete 'Candidates must take subjects (i) either subject 101 or subject 102, and (ii) subject 103,' and substitute:

'Candidates must take (i) one of subjects 101, 115, and 116, and (ii) subject 103, subjects'.

2 Ibid., p. 496, l. 6, delete 'Candidates must take (i) either subject 101 or subject 102, and (ii) subject 103,' and substitute:

'Candidates must take (i) one of subjects 101, 115, and 116, and (ii) subject 103,'.

3 Ibid., l. 26, delete 'Candidates must take (i) either subject 101 or subject 102, and (ii) subject 103,' and substitute:

'Candidates must take (i) one of subjects 101, 115, and 116, and (ii) subject 103,'.

4 Ibid. p. 497, delete l. 2 and substitute: '110. Medieval Philosophy: Aquinas (111)'.

5 Ibid., l. 3, delete '111. Continental Philosophy' and substitute: '111. Medieval Philosophy: Duns Scotus, Ockham (110)'.

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(b) Preliminary Examination in Philosophy, Politics and Economics

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 162, l. 28, delete 'IT and Data Analysis' and substitute 'Data Analysis and IT'.

2 Ibid., delete ll. 42–44 and substitute:

'Candidates are permitted the use of one hand–held pocket calculator from a list of permitted calculators published annually by the Department of Economics on its Undergraduate web–site, which will be updated annually in the week prior to the first full week of Michaelmas Term.'

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19 Board of the Faculty of Theology

(a) Preliminary Examination for Theology

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 168, after l. 31, insert:

'(5) Introduction to the Study of Religions'.

2 Ibid., ll. 32–4, renumber items (5)–(7) as (6)–(8) respectively.

3 Ibid., delete ll. 35–6 and substitute: 'Candidates must offer at least one from amongst papers (6), (7), and (8).'

4 Ibid., p. 169, l. 11, delete '5, 6, or 7' and substitute '6, 7, or 8'.

5 Ibid., after l. 33, insert:

'5. Introduction to the Study of Religions

The principal aim of this paper is to introduce the Study of Religions through the critical study of some different approaches. Candidates will be expected to understand the main attempts to define 'religion' and the problems associated with such definitions, and to have acquired a preliminary insight into the variety of religions, both those that are traditional and new religious movements through the world.'

6 Ibid., pp. 169–170, renumber items 5– 7 as 6–8 respectively.

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(b) Honour School of Theology

With effect from 1 October 2006 (for first examination in 2007)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 542, l. 11, after 'Europe' insert 'and the English-speaking world'.

2 Ibid., l. 11, delete '1914' and substitute '1921'.

3 Ibid., delete ll. 12–25 and substitute:

'Candidates will be expected to show knowledge of the life and thought of the Christian churches of Europe and North America in their social and political context (with special reference to Britain) and the development and influence of Roman Catholic and Protestant theology in the context of Europe (including Britain) and North America. Candidates may approach the topic through the works of theologically important writers of the period, as well as other historical materials. Such writers might typically include S.T. Coleridge, J.H. Newman, F. D. Maurice, G. Tyrrell, E. Underhill and P. T. Forsyth in Britain; R.W. Emerson, W. James, H. Bushnell, and W. Rauschenbusch in the USA; and F.D.E. Schleiermacher, G.W. F. Hegel, K. Marx, L. Feuerbach, S. Kierkegaard, F.R. de Lamennais, A. Harnack, A. Loisy and K. Barth in Europe.'

4 Ibid., delete ll. 27–51 and substitute:

'B. Issues in Theology, 1789–1921

The paper addresses key issues in theological thinking in Britain and Europe during the long nineteenth century. These include biblical interpretation, the nature of authority, reason and faith, ecclesiology, Christology, romanticism, literature and imagination, spirit and history, reductionism, religious experience, an the encounter with world religions. The topics will be addressed through seminal or representative texts. Kant, Hegel, Schleiermacher, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Newman and Coleridge are especially significant thinkers whose work or influence will normally be represented in the paper. Four main topics with prescribed texts will be published for each year.'

5 Ibid., delete from l. 42 on p. 548, to l. 4 on p. 549, delete and substitute:

'(32) Christian Liturgy Candidates will be expected to study the rites of initiation and the eucharist up to AD 451, the relationship between liturgy and theology and the influence of early Christian worship on contemporary liturgical revision.

Candidates will be expected to have studied the following texts. Texts shown in square brackets will not be examined by gobbets.

E.C. Whitaker (ed. M.E. Johnson), Documents of the Baptismal Liturgy (3rd edn., SPCK, 2003) pp. 1–11, [11–13], 14–21, 40–50, 124–127, 176–183

R.C.D. Jasper and G.J. Cuming, Prayers of the Eucharist: Early and Reformed (3rd edn., Pueblo, 1987) pp. 7–12, 20–44, [52–66], 67–81, 88–99, 114–123, 129–137, 143–146, 159–167

E.J. Yarnold, The Awe–Inspiring Rites of Initiation (2nd edn., T. and T. Clark. 1994) pp. [70–75], 76–97

[Church of England, Common Worship (Church House Publishing, 2000), Eucharistic Prayers B and F, 188–190, 198–200]

[Church of England, Common Worship: Initiation Services (Church House Publishing, 2005)]

[Methodist Church, Methodist Worship Book (Methodist Publishing House, 1999), The Baptism of those who are able to answer for themselves, and of Young Children, with Confirmation and Reception into Membership, 62–75; Eucharistic Prayer for Ordinary Seasons (3), 215–217]

[Roman Catholic Church, The Roman Missal (ICEL, 1973), Eucharistic Prayers 2 and4]

[Roman Catholic Church, The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (ICEL, 1985)]

[M. Thurian and G. Wainwright (eds.), Baptism and Eucharist: Ecumenical Texts in Convergence (WCC Publications, 1983), Eucharistic Prayer from the Eucharistic Liturgy of Lima, 252–254].'

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(ii) With immediate effect

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 539, delete ll. 18–23 and substitute:

'Subject to the provision of cl. 4 above, every candidate shall sign a letter declaring the essay to be his or her own work and that it has not already been submitted (wholly or substantially) for a final honour school other than one involving Theology, or another degree of this University, or a degree of any other institution. This letter, which can be collected from the Theology Faculty Office, 41 St Giles', Oxford OX1 3LW, shall be presented together with the essay. No essay shall, however, be ineligible because it has been or is being submitted for any prize of this University.'

2 Ibid., l. 28, delete 'certificate' and substitute 'letter'.

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(iii) With effect from 1 October 2006 (for first examination in 2007)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 537, l. 10, delete 'non-Christian' and substitute 'a variety of'.

2 Ibid., p. 539, after l. 46, insert: 'Candidates who choose to comment on Hebrew passages must also translate them.'

3 Ibid., p. 540, after l. 12, insert: 'Candidates who choose to comment on Hebrew passages must also translate them.'

4 Ibid., p. 540, delete ll. 41–45 and substitute:

'Candidates will be required to comment on two passages from Matthew, at least three of which will be printed in English. They will also be required to comment on two passages from John, at least three of which will be printed in English, or to comment on a passage in Greek with English supplied from Matthew 3–13 inclusive with parallels in Mark and/or Luke.'

5 Ibid., p. 543, delete ll. 25–26 and substitute:

'Candidates will be expected to elucidate and assess themes in the Christian tradition of ethical reasoning in relation to major ethical writings and contemporary moral and social debates.'

6 Ibid., delete ll. 29–30 and substitute: 'answer questions from section (a) and one other section.'

7 Ibid., delete ll. 31–35 and substitute:

'(a) Christian Moral Concepts The major moral concepts in Christian thought, such as: love, freedom, natural and revealed law, the supreme good, conscience, virtues, sin, justification and grace; and their contribution to contemporary discussions. Candidates will be expected to show knowledge of one of the following texts:

Augustine, On Christian Doctrine, bk. 1 (trans. R.P. H. Green, Oxford University Press).

Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologiae, Ia IIae, pp. 91– 94 (trans. Thomas Gilby, Blackfriars ed., vol. 28, Eyre and Spottiswood).

Martin Luther, 'The Freedom of a Christian' (trans. W.A. Lambert, Harold J. Grimm, Luther's Works, vol. 31, Fortress Press).

Dietrich Bonhoeffer, 'Ethics as Formation', in Ethics (Works, vol. 6, ed. C. Green).'

8 Ibid., l. 48, after 'marriage,', insert 'the family,'.

9 Ibid., p. 544, delete ll. 2–7 and substitute:

'This paper will consist of questions on the main classical and contemporary approaches to the study of religions, including essentialist approaches as well as historical and social scientific approaches. Candidates should be aware of the debate about the relationship between Theology and the historical and social scientific study of religions, in particular concerning the definition of religion. The course addresses issues involved in claims for religious truth and rationality, and twentieth–century discussions of religious conflict and diversity. It focuses on phenomenological descriptive studies as well as on studies explaining religion.'

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(c) Honour School of Philosophy and Theology

With effect from October 2006 (for first examination in 2007)

As for the Honour School of Theology (see (b)(i) above).

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(d) Bachelor of Theology

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2004, p. 553, delete ll. 21 to 29 and substitute:

'5. Part-time students for the Degree of Bachelor of Theology shall in each case be required to pursue their course of study for twice the number of terms required of an equivalent full-time student. A student who takes the degree by two years full-time and the rest part-time shall retain the status of Student for the Degree of Bachelor of Theology for no more than fifteen terms. A student who takes the degree by one year full-time and the rest part-time shall retain that status for no more than eighteen terms. A student who takes the degree wholly part-time shall retain that status for no more than twenty-one terms. A student may transfer from full-time to part-time status or vice-versa with the approval of the B.Th. Supervisory Committee.'

2 Ibid., delete from p. 553, l. 36 to p. 554, l. 2 and substitute:

'7. Students for the Degree of Bachelor of Theology may transfer to the Certificate in Theology with the approval of the B.Th. Supervisory Committee.'

3 Ibid., p. 554, delete ll. 3 to 18 and substitute:

'8. The B.Th. Supervisory Committee will supervise arrangements for the Bachelor of Theology, the Certificate in Theology and the Certificate for Theology Graduates. This committee will elect its Chair, Secretary, and Treasurer. The Chair and Secretary will form a Standing Committee together with the Chair of Examiners for these courses. In addition to these officers, the committee will consist of two representatives of the Board of the Faculty of Theology and one representative of each of the participating institutions. The committee will have such powers and duties as may from time to time be prescribed by the Board of the Faculty of Theology.'

4 Ibid., delete ll. 32 to 37 and substitute:

'(For those candidates admitted after 1 October 2000). Candidates must take at least twelve papers. In Part 1 candidates must take all four papers. In Part 2 they must take at least: one paper from section B; either C1 or C4; and one paper from section D. Candidates may take a maximum of four papers from section E. The B.Th. Supervisory Committee may dispense a candidate from individual compulsory papers on the basis of previous academic work, but not from the total number of papers required.'

5 Ibid., p. 555, l. 34, delete 'read or comment' and substitute 'read and comment'.

6 Ibid., p. 556, ll. 16 to 17, delete 'Any candidate who withdraws from Part 1 must also withdraw from all Part 2 papers entered in the same session.'

7 Ibid., l. 39, after 'Corinthians,', insert 'and may also study Mark,'.

8 Ibid., l. 42, delete 'Matthew 5–7, 26–8 and 1 Corinthians 11–15 in English, or Matthew 5–7' and substitute 'Matthew 5–7, 26–28 (with the option of Markan parallels) and 1 Corinthians 11–15 in English, or Matthew 4–5'.

9 Ibid., p. 557, delete ll. 31 to 36 and substitute:

'Candidates will study issues of New Testament theology, ethics and interpretation, and at least two of the following books: John, Romans, Hebrews. They may also study the Pastoral Epistles and Revelation. They will study in detail texts from John, Romans, Hebrews in English; and they may study John 1–3, 6, 17 and/or Romans 5–8 in Greek. Candidates being assessed by long essay may also study Luke and Acts, so long as the college–assessed work adequately covers the syllabus of the paper. Candidates who wish to prepare for assessment in Greek must enter for the written examination with texts in Greek.'

10 Ibid., p. 558, after l. 13, insert:

'College-assessed work for assessment by long essay may come from any period except the period(s) studied by the candidate in A.3.B.'

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