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Oxford University Gazette, 12 January 2006: Examinations and Boards


CHANGES IN REGULATIONS

With the approval of the Educational Policy and Standards Committee of Council, the following changes in regulations made by divisional boards and the Continuing Education Board will come into effect on 27 January.

1 Medical Sciences Board

M.Sc. and Diploma in Integrated Immunology

With immediate effect (for first examination 2006)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2005, p. 810, l. 46, delete 'nine' and substitute 'ten'.

2 Ibid., l. 50, delete 'nine' and substitute 'ten'.

3 Ibid., p. 811, l. 13, delete 'three' and substitute 'four'.

4 Ibid., l.14, delete 'seven' and substitute 'eight'.

5 Ibid., p.1045, l. 3, delete '9' and substitute '10'.

6 Ibid., l. 7, delete '9' and substitute '10'.

7 Ibid., l. 21, delete 'three' and substitute 'four'.

8 Ibid., l.22, delete '7' and substitute '8'.


2 Continuing Education Board and Mathematical and Physical Sciences Board

(a) M.Sc. in Mathematical Finance

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2005, p. 818, delete ll. 33–8, and substitute:

'(a) attendance at five modules from Section A of the Schedule below and three from Section B of the Schedule below. Candidates may in exceptional circumstances, and with the permission of the Standing Committee, be exempt from attendance at module 1; (b) submission of the module one assignment and six further module assignments, chosen from the remaining modules attended in (a) above. Assignments submitted for advanced modules should be of no more than 10 pages of A4 in length (excluding tables, appendices, footnotes and bibliography), on the candidate's choice of advanced module from those currently listed in the schedule;'

and renumber existing clauses 3 (d) and (e) as 3 (c) and (d).

2 Ibid., l. 44, delete 'clauses (b) and (c)' and substitute 'clause (b)'.

3 Ibid., p. 819, l. 3, delete 'the written 'special topic' assignments under (c),'.

4 Ibid., l. 4, delete '(d)' and substitute '(c)'.

5 Ibid., l. 4, delete '(e)' and substitute '(d)'.

6 Ibid., l. 22, delete 'given' and substitute 'offered'.

7 Ibid., delete ll. 23–8 and substitute:

'1. Mathematical and Technical Prerequisites

2. Introduction to Finance and Markets

3. Equity and FX Options and Applications

4. Interest Rates and Products

5. Advanced Black–Scholes Theory (Equity and FX)'.

8 Ibid., l. 31, delete 'published in the Gazette' and substitute 'made known to supervisors and students'.


(b) Postgraduate Diploma in Mathematical Finance

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2005, p. 1065, delete ll. 9–10.

2 Ibid., l. 16, after 'four terms' insert 'and at most eight terms,'.

3 Ibid., l. 17, delete 'the modules' and substitute 'all five modules'.

4 Ibid., delete ll. 18–19 and substitute 'in Section A of the Schedule for the MSc in Mathematical Finance and one module chosen from Section B of the Schedule for the M.Sc. in Mathematical Finance.'

5 Ibid., delete ll. 21–25 and substitute:

'(a) attendance at five modules from Section A of the Schedule for the M.Sc. in Mathematical Finance and one from Section B of the Schedule. Candidates may in exceptional circumstances, and with the permission of the Standing Committee, be exempt from attendance at module 1;

(b) submission of the module one assignment and four further module assignments, chosen from the remaining modules attended in (a) above. Assignments submitted for advanced modules should be of no more than 10 pages of A4 in length (excluding tables, appendices, footnotes and bibliography), on the candidate's choice of advanced module from those currently listed in the schedule;'

and renumber existing clauses 3 (d) and (e) as 3 (c) and (d).

6 Ibid., l. 31 delete 'and (c)'.

7 Ibid., delete '(d)' and substitute (c)'.

8 Ibid., delete from l. 43 on p. 1065 to l. 7 on p. 1066.

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