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Oxford University Gazette, 23 June 2006: Examinations and Boards

Appointments and Reappointments

Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division

Appointments

UNIVERSITY LECTURERS

DR RODERICH MOESSNER, BA, D.PHIL., Fellow-elect of Somerville. In Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics. From 1 October 2006 until 30 September 2011.

DR PETER NELLIST (MA, PH.D. Cambridge), Fellow-elect of Corpus Christi. In Materials. From 18 September 2006 until 17 September 2011.

DR EAMONN GAFFNEY (BA, PH.D. Cambridge, PGCE Birmingham), Fellow- elect of Brasenose. In Mathematical Biology. From 1 October 2006 until 30 September 2011.

DR WILLIAM BARFORD (B.SC. Sheffield, PH.D. Cambridge), Fellow-elect of Balliol. In Theoretical Chemistry. From 1 October 2006 until 30 September 2011.

Reappointments

DR ROBERT FIELD, Engineering Science. From 1 September 2006 to the retiring age.

DR BEN DAVIS, Chemistry. From 1 October 2006 to the retiring age.

DR ALEXANDRU BALTAG, Computing Laboratory. From 1 October 2006 to the retiring age.


Medical Sciences Division

Appointments

UNIVERSITY LECTURERS

Experimental Psychology

KATHRYN EMMA WATKINS (BA Cambridge, M.SC., PH.D. London), Fellow of St Anne's. In Cognitive Psychology. From 1 October 2006.

GAIA SCERIF (B.SC. St Andrews, PH.D. London), Fellow- elect of St Catherine's. In Experimental Psychology. From 1 October 2006.

NICHOLAS YEUNG (BA, PHD Cambridge), Fellow of University. In Experimental Psychology. From 1 October 2006.

MARK JAMES BUCKLEY, BA, D.PHIL., Fellow of Queen's. In Experimental Psychology. From 1 October 2007.

CLINICAL LECTURER

Clinical Laboratory Sciences

MATTHEW SCARBOROUGH (MB, B.CH. Belfast). In Microbiology. For four years from 1 October 2006.

Reappointment

Clinical Neurology

PETER MALCOLM ROTHWELL (MB, CH.B., MD, PH.D. Edinburgh). In Clinical Neurophysiology. From 1 July 2006 until the retirement age.

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Chairmen of Examiners

TRINITY TERM 2006

Preliminary Examinations

Classics: Dr R.B. Rutherford, Christ Church

English and Modern Languages: Dr A. Phelan, Keble

European and Middle Eastern Languages (Middle Eastern papers): Dr D.F. Cram, Linguistics and Philology

Medicine (Part II): Dr B. Angus, Clinical Medicine

Modern History and Modern Languages: Dr A. Phelan, Keble

Oriental Studies: Dr P.T. Harries, Oriental Studies

Psychology, Philosophy, and Physiology: Dr A.C. Nobre, Experimental Psychology

Theology: The Revd N. King, Campion Hall


Moderations

English Language and Literature: Dr J. Sloan, Harris Manchester Law: J.J.W. Herring, Exeter

Oriental Studies (Egyptology and Ancient Near Eastern Studies): Dr P.T. Harries, Oriental Studies


Honour Moderations

Classics and English (Course II) (Year 1): Dr P.G. West, Somerville


Honour Schools

Biological Sciences (Second Year): Dr J.F. Iles, Zoology

Engineering Science (Princeton Exchange): Dr D.W. Murray, Engineering Science

European and Middle Eastern Languages (List A): Dr I.M.C. Watson, Christ Church

Oriental Studies: Dr R.L. Chard


Bachelor of Medicine

First Examination (Part I): Professor C.C. Ashley, Corpus Christi

First Examination (Part II): Professor J.F. Stein, Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics

Second Examination (Year 3): Professor R.V. Thakker, Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism


Bachelor of Philosophy

Professor A.W. Moore, St Hugh's


Master of Philosophy

Chinese Studies: Dr D. Rechter, Oriental Studies

Comparative Government: Professor D.B. Robertson, St Hugh's

Economic and Social History (Year 1): Professor K.J. Humphries, All Souls

Economic and Social History: Professor K.J. Humphries, All Souls

European Politics and Society: Professor D.B. Robertson, St Hugh's\ p General Linguistics and Comparative Philology: Professor S.G. Pulman, Somerville

Greek and/or Latin Languages and Literature (first year): Professor E.L. Bowie, Corpus Christi

History of Science, Medicine, and Technology: Professor K.J. Humphries, All Souls

International Relations: Dr J. M. Welsh, Somerville

Modern European History (Year 1): Dr M.E. Mulholland, History

Oriental Studies—Medieval Arabic Thought: Dr D. Rechter, Oriental Studies

Politics Theory: Professor D.B. Robertson, St Hugh's

Qualifying Examination in Classical Archaeology: Dr J. DeLaine, Wolfson

Qualifying Examination in Oriental Studies—Classical and Medieval Islamic History: Dr D. Rechter, Oriental Studies

Qualifying Examination in Oriental Studies—Classical Indian Religion: Dr D. Rechter, Oriental Studies

Qualifying Examination in Oriental Studies—Modern Middle Eastern Studies: Dr D. Rechter, Oriental Studies

Qualifying Examination in Oriental Studies—Tibetan and Himalayan Studies: Dr D. Rechter, Oriental Studies


Master of Science

Biology (Integrative Bio-Science) (by coursework): Dr T. Pizzari, Zoology

Comparative Social Policy (by coursework): Ms M.T. Maclean, Social Policy and Social Work

Economic and Social History (by coursework): Professor K.J. Humphries, All Souls

Economics for Development (by coursework): Dr C. Adam, International Development

Evidence-based Health Care (by coursework): P. McCulloch, Surgery

Evidence-Based Social Work: Dr A.H. Buchanan, Social Policy and Social Work \ p Financial Economics: Dr T.J. Jenkinson, Saïd Business School

History of Science, Medicine, and Technology: Professor K.J. Humphries, All Souls

Management Research (by coursework): Professor T.J. Morris, Saïd Business School

Neuroscience (by coursework): Professor A.J. King, Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics


Master of Studies

Celtic Studies: Professor T.M.O. Charles-Edwards, Jesus

Chinese Studies: Dr D. Rechter, Oriental Studies

Classical Archaeology: Dr J. DeLaine, Wolfson

European Literature: Professor R.J. Parish, St Catherine's

General Linguistics and Comparative Philology: Professor S.G. Pulman, Somerville

Greek and/or Latin Languages and Literature: Professor E.L. Bowie, Corpus Christi

Historical Research (Medieval History): Dr M. Whittow, St Peter's

International Human Rights Law (Years 1 and 2): Dr S.I. Skogly, Continuing Education

Korean Studies: Dr D. Rechter, Oriental Studies

Modern History: Dr M.E. Mulholland, History

Modern Middle Eastern Studies: Dr D. Rechter, Oriental Studies

Science and Religion: The Revd Dr M.M. Yee, Nuffield

Study of Religion: Dr M.J. Edwards, Christ Church

Theology (Research): The Revd Professor O.M.T. O'Donovan, Christ Church

Probationer Research Student Qualifying Examination—Chinese Studies: Dr D. Rechter, Oriental Studies


Probationer Research Student Qualifying Examination

Development Studies: Mrs T.R. Thorpe, International Development


Diploma

Undergraduate Advanced Diploma in Biblical and Theological Studies: The Revd Dr R.P.P. Gibbons, Continuing Education

Postgraduate Diploma in Theology: Dr P. Endean, Campion Hall


Prize

Hall-Houghton Prize: Dr D.G.K. Taylor, Oriental Studies


MICHAELMAS TERM 2006

Executive Master of Business Administration

Michaelmas Term Assessments: Professor P.W. Willman, Saïd Business School

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M.Sc. in Computer Science 2007

In accordance with the examination regulations for the M.Sc. in Computer Science (Examination Regulations, 2005, p. 777), notice is hereby given that the list of options for the examination in 2007 will be:

Schedule A

Concurrency

Formal Program Design

Functional Programming

Introduction to Specification

Object Oriented Programming I

Object Oriented Programming II

Programming Languages

Schedule B

Computer Aided Formal Verification

Computer Security

Computers in Society

Concurrent and Distributed Programming

Databases

Intelligent Systems I

Information Retrieval

Intelligent Systems II

Object Oriented Design

Quantum Computing

System Design and Refinement

The Logic of Multi Agent Information Flow

Theory of Data and Knowledge Bases

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M.Sc. in Management Research

The following elective titles are announced.

Hilary Term 2007

1. Work and Employment

2. Social studies of Science and Technology

3. Strategy Theory and Research

4. Marketing, Culture and Society

Trinity Term 2007

1. Employment Relations

2. Social Theories of Risk

3. Topics in Strategy Research

4. Research in Marketing Workshop

5. Complex Systems: Strategies, Technologies and Networks

6. Business and Governance in Transition Economies

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M.Sc. in Neuroscience 2006–7

The following dates apply to the M.Sc. in Neuroscience course for the academic year 2006–7:

Qualifying examination: Wednesday, 6 December 2006.

Resit (if necessary): Wednesday, 10 January 2007.

Oral presentation of first dissertation: Tuesday, 3 April 2007.

Submission of first dissertation: Friday, 20 April 2007.

Poster presentations of second dissertation: Friday, 3 August 2007.

Submission of second dissertation: Friday, 17 August 2007.

Viva voce examinations: Wednesday and Thursday, 5 and 6 September 2007.

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Changes in Regulations

With the approval of the Educational Policy and Standards Committee of Council, and, where applicable, of the Humanities Board, the following changes in regulations made by divisional boards, faculty boards, and the Continuing Education Board will come into effect on 8 July.

1 Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Board

(a) Honour School of Mathematics

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2005, p. 355, l. 38, delete 'obtains only a Pass or'.

2 Ibid., p. 356, l. 13, delete 'Parts B and C (see 'Schedule' below)' and substitute 'Part B (see below)'.

3 Ibid., ll. 14–16, delete 'Approved units and half units' (i.e. those units and half units which have been approved by the Teaching Committee of the Department of Mathematics).' and substitute 'Mathematics Department units.'

4 Ibid., delete l. 17.

5 Ibid., l. 18, reletter cl. '(c)' as '(b)'.

6 Ibid., ll. 18–19, delete 'designated as' and 'or Dissertation'.

7 Ibid., l. 21, delete 'Parts B and C' and substitute 'Part C'.

8 Ibid., ll. 24–25, delete 'Approved units and half units' (i.e. those units and half units which have been approved by the Teaching Committee of the Department of Mathematics).' and substitute 'Mathematics Department Units.'

9 Ibid., ll. 26–7, delete 'designated as an Extended Essay or Dissertation' and substitute 'a Dissertation'.

10 Ibid., delete ll. 28–30 and substitute:

'4. No candidate shall offer any unit or half-unit for Part C that (s)he has also offered in Part B.'

11 Ibid., l. 43, delete '[from October 2004]' and '[from October 2005]'.

12 Ibid., ll. 44–45, delete 'Not all listed units and half units will be available each year and some extra units and half units may be added.'

13 Ibid., p. 357, ll. 3–4, delete '(as either extended essay, dissertation, mini-project or examination paper)'.

14 Ibid., delete ll. 15–43.


(ii) With effect from 1 October 2006 (for first examination in Part B in 2007, and Part C in 2008)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2005, p. 355, as amended by Gazette, Vol. 136, No. 4744, 29 September 2005, p. 76, delete ll. 27–29.

2 In Regulation 1(c), published in Gazette, Vol. 136, 29 September 2005, No. 4744, p. 76, column 1, delete cl. 2 and substitute:

'[For candidates embarking on the Honour School in or after October 2005: 5. The Examiners shall classify and publish the combined results of the examinations in Part A and Part B, and in respect of candidates taking the four–year course shall separately classify and publish results in Part C.]'


(b) Honour School of Mathematics and Statistics

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2005, p. 373, ll. 35–36, delete 'obtains only a Pass or'.

2 Ibid., p. 374, l. 10, delete 'Parts B and C (see 'Schedule' below)' and substitute 'Part B (see below)'.

3 Ibid., delete l. 16.

4 Ibid., l. 18, delete 'Parts B and C (see 'Schedule' below)' and substitute 'Part C (see below)'.

5 Ibid., delete ll. 22–24 and substitute:

'4. No candidate shall offer any unit or half–unit for Part C that (s)he has also offered in Part B.'

6 Ibid., l. 37, delete '[from October 2004]' and '[from October 2005]'.

7 Ibid., ll. 38–39, delete 'Not all listed units and half units will be available each year and some extra units and half units may be added.'

8 Ibid., ll. 44–45, delete '(as either extended essay, dissertation, mini- project, examination paper plus evidence of practical work, or examination paper)'.

9 Ibid., p. 375, delete ll. 8–22.


(ii) With effect from 1 October 2006 (for first examination in Part B in 2007, and Part C in 2008)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2005, p. 373, as amended by Gazette, Vol. 136, No. 4744, 29 September 2005, p. 76, delete ll. 24–26.

2 In Regulation 1(e), published in Gazette, Vol. 136, 29 September 2005, No. 4744, p. 76, column 1, delete cl. 2 and substitute:

'[For candidates embarking on the Honour School in or after October 2005: 5. The Examiners shall classify and publish the combined results of the examinations in Part A and Part B, and in respect of candidates taking the four– year course shall separately classify and publish results in Part C.]'


(c) Honour School of Computer Science

With effect from 1 October 2006 (for first examination in Part B in 2007, and Part C in 2008)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2005, p. 203, as amended by Gazette, Vol. 136, No. 4744, 29 September 2005, p. 76, delete ll. 26–28.

2 In Regulation 1(b), published in Gazette, Vol. 136, 29 September 2005, No. 4744, p. 76, column 1, delete cl. 2 and substitute:

'5. The Examiners shall classify and publish the combined results of the examinations in Part A and Part B, and in respect of candidates taking the four-year course shall separately classify and publish results in Part C.'


(d) Honour School of Mathematics and Computer Science

With effect from 1 October 2006 (for first examination in Part B in 2007, and Part C in 2008)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2005, p. 359, as amended by Gazette, Vol. 136, No. 4744, 29 September 2005, p. 76, delete ll. 29–31.

2 In Regulation 1(d), published in Gazette, Vol. 136, 29 September 2005, No. 4744, p. 76, column 1, delete cl. 2 and substitute:

'5. The Examiners shall classify and publish the combined results of the examinations in Part A and Part B, and in respect of candidates taking the four-year course shall separately classify and publish results in Part C.

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2 Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Board and Humanities Board

Honour School of Mathematics and Philosophy

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2005, p. 368, delete ll. 28–32 and substitute: '(i) a total of at least two units in Mathematics from the schedule of 'Mathematics Department Units' as specified in the Mathematics Course Handbook, to include B1 Foundations: Logic and Set Theory. In addition, candidates are permitted to offer O1 History of Mathematics as specified from the list of 'Other Mathematical Units' in the Mathematics Course Handbook, so long as they offer a total of three units in Mathematics,'.

2 Ibid., l. 34, after '(ii) at least three subjects in Philosophy from subjects 101–18, 120–2', insert 'or 199 Thesis'.

3 Ibid., delete l. 38.

4 Ibid., l. 39, after 'Each subject in Philosophy', insert ', other than a Thesis,'.

5 Ibid., l. 42, delete 'at level M', and substitute 'for Part C of the Honour School of Mathematics'.

6 Ibid., p. 370, ll. 45–46, delete '[from October 2004]' and '[from October 2005]'.

7 Ibid., p. 370, delete from l. 47 'See the Special Regulations' to p. 371 l. 3 'may be added.', and substitute:

'The final list of units and half units, along with synopses and other details, will be approved by the Mathematics Teaching Committee and published in the Mathematics Course Handbook by the beginning of Michaelmas Full Term in the academic year of the examination concerned.'

8 Ibid., p. 371, l. 4, delete 'level M' and substitute 'Part C'.

9 Ibid., l. 5, delete from 'The final list' to l. 8, 'examination concerned.'


(ii) With effect from 1 October 2006 (for first examination in Part B in 2007, and Part C in 2008)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2005, p. 368, l.3, insert new cl.5 as follows:

'[For candidates embarking on the Honour School in or after October 2005: 5. The Examiners shall classify and publish the combined results of the examinations in Part A and Part B, and in respect of candidates taking the four-year course shall separately classify and publish results in Part C.]'

2 Ibid., renumber existing cll. 5–6 as cll. 6–7.


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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2005, p. 369, l. 13, delete 'fourth' and substitute 'sixth'.

2 Ibid., l. 14, after 'submitted.', insert 'Late applications will not be considered.'

3 Ibid., l. 31, delete 'week before' and substitute 'first week of'.

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3 Medical Sciences Board

M.Sc. Medicinal Chemistry for Cancer

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2005, p. 762, after l. 30 insert:

 
`Medicinal Chemistry for Cancer         Medical Sciences'.
    

2 Ibid., p. 823, after l. 23 insert:

'Medicinal Chemistry for Cancer

1. The Divisional Board of Medical Sciences shall elect for the supervision of the course an organising committee, which shall have the power to arrange lectures and other instruction.

2. The organising committee shall appoint for each candidate an academic advisor.

3. Each candidate shall:

(a) follow a course of study in Medicinal Chemistry for Cancer for at least three terms and for a substantial part of the three subsequent vacations, as determined by the course timetable and as set out in the Schedule below;

(b) when entering for the examination, produce a certificate from their academic advisor to this effect.

4. Candidates shall be examined in all of the following ways:

(i) Each candidate must pass a three-hour written examination at the end of the Hilary term on each of subjects (a) and (b) in the Schedule below.

(ii) Each candidate will be required to submit to the examiners two copies of a typewritten or printed essay of not more than 5, 000 words on a Cancer Biology and Genetics topic approved by the organising committee. The organising committee will publish a list of titles from which students may select by Friday of Week 5 of Michaelmas Term. Alternatively students may submit their own titles for approval, by Friday of Week 6 of Michaelmas Term. The essay must be submitted by Friday of Week 1 of Hilary Term.

(iii) Each candidate will be examined in the following ways on their research projects: on project one, a typewritten or printed dissertation of not more than 10 000 words (excluding bibliography and appendices); on project two, a poster presentation; an oral presentation. The poster and the dissertation must be submitted by a date towards the end of the Long Vacation to be specified by the organising committee. The oral presentation will normally take place in September in the year in which the candidate is examined on dates to be determined by the examiners.

5. The required written submissions must be sent to the chairman of examiners, M.Sc. in Medicinal Chemistry for Cancer, c/o Clerk of the Schools, Examination Schools, High Street, Oxford. Each submission must be accompanied by a certificate indicating that it is the candidate's own work.

6. Candidates may be examined viva voce. The viva voce examination will normally be conducted in September in the year in which the candidate is examined on dates to be determined by the examiners.

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

8. The examiners shall retain one copy of each dissertation of each successful candidate for deposit in the Radcliffe Science library.

Schedule

The syllabus for study will include four principal components:

(a) Medicinal and organic chemistry. Aromatic and heterocyclic pharmaceutical chemistry

5-Membered Ring Heterocyclic Synthesis; 6-Membered Ring Heterocyclic Synthesis; Reactions of Heterocycles; Benzenoid Chemistry; Computational techniques for Medicinal Chemists—pharmacophore mapping; In silico drug design; Pharmaceutical Chemicals

Candidates who have already received training in Medicinal and organic chemistry will be required to follow an alternative course of instruction and examination in Biochemistry as approved by the organizing committee.

(b) Pharmacology—Chemical and Systems Pharmacology

History of Pharmacology Drug targets; Receptor Pharmacology and Principles of antagonism; Autonomic transmission; Neurotransmission; Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics; Drug metabolism and prodrugs; Drug toxicity, including carcinogenesis; Principles of chemotherapy; Gastric acid secretion; Neuromuscular junction; Cardiac and smooth muscle pharmacology; Second messengers and signalling pathways; Psychopharmacology; Animal models of disease; Computer-aided drug design; Advanced Drug metabolism, including metabolomics and drug discovery; Drug–drug interactions; Pharmacogenetics and the potential for individualised medicine.

(c) Cancer Biology and Genetics

Introduction to cancer biology and genetics; Oncogenes and tumour suppressors; Cancer biology: cell cycle control, growth control, senescence, apoptosis, differentiation; Principles of conventional and targeted anti–tumour therapies.

(d) Laboratory research projects

The candidate will complete two laboratory–based research projects, under the supervision of a research supervisor, on subjects approved by the organising committee.'

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3 Social Sciences Board

(a) M.Sc. in Educational Research Methodology

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

In Examination Regulations, 2005, delete from p. 788, l. 10, to p. 790, l. 40, and substitute:

'1. Candidates must follow for three terms (or six terms part–time) a course of instruction in Educational Research Methodology as prescribed in Schedule A and will, when entering for the examination, be required to produce a certificate from a supervisor appointed for the purpose by the Academic Board of the Department for Educational Studies to this effect.

2. The examination shall be in two parts as follows:

Part I:

(i) Written examination (as prescribed in cl. 3 below).

(ii) A third paper which involves the completion of a portfolio of work which reports qualitative and quantitative data analysis (as described in cl. 4 below) Part II: A dissertation (as prescribed in cll. 5 and 6 below).

Candidates may also be required to attend an oral examination.

Candidates shall be deemed to have passed the examination if they have satisfied the examiners in both Part I and Part II provided that candidates must pass Part I before submitting a dissertation for Part II. At the close of the examination in Part I the examiners shall publish a list of candidates who have satisfied them in that part of the examination.

3. The written papers of the examination are set out in schedule B.

4. Candidates will be required to submit a portfolio of work demonstrating qualitative and quantitative data analysis. One typewritten/word–processed copy of the portfolio must be delivered to the MSc Examiners, c/o Department of Educational Studies, 15 Norham Gardens, Oxford OX2 6PY, not later than noon of Friday of Eighth Week of Hilary term in the year in which the examination is completed.

5. Candidates will be required to submit a dissertation of 15,000 to 20,000 words (including footnotes/endnotes but excluding appendices and references or bibliography), the title to be selected in consultation with the supervisor, relevant to the subject of the course, and approved by the Academic Board not later than the first day of Trinity Term in the year in which they complete the written examination.

6. Three typewritten/word-processed copies of the dissertation must be delivered to the MSc. Examiners, c/o Department of Educational Studies, 15 Norham Gardens, Oxford OX2 6PY, not later than noon 30 September in the year in which the written examination is completed. One copy should be hard bound and two soft bound, which should be anonymous except for the candidate number. The hard bound copy of the dissertation of each candidate who passes the examination shall be retained by the department for deposit in the departmental library.

7. The oral examination may be on any or all of the elements specified in clause 2 above.

Schedule A

(i) Foundations of Educational Research

This will consist of a taught course of lectures with associated seminars and workshops, providing an introduction to educational and social research approaches and methods. The course will cover a) an introduction to the nature, key concepts and issues and terminology of educational research, b) the conceptualisation and design of educational research, including philosophical and ethical issues, framing of research questions, and theoretical underpinnings and c) an introduction to the collection, analysis and use of data using a range of quantitative and qualitative approaches, and emphasising the synergy between quantitative and qualitative methodologies.

(ii) Strategies for Educational Research

This will consist of a taught course of lectures with associated seminars and workshops, which build on the course on Foundations of Educational Research and which develop competence in the major methods of data collection and analysis in educational and social research, including measurement, experimental and quasi-experimental research, surveys, interviews, observation methods, action research, ethnographic and case study approaches, evaluation methods, the use of documents and large datasets and secondary data analysis.

(iii) Advanced quantitative and qualitative data analysis

This will consist of a taught course and associated workshops which cover major techniques of quantitative and qualitative data analysis. These include: descriptive and inferential statistics, the use of computers for analysis of quantitative data, statistical modelling and factor analysis, the use of computers for management of qualitative data, discourse analysis, grounded theory and other approaches to analysis and interpretation of qualitative data.

(iv) Internship experience

All students will be attached to a research project within the department or in another research centre for a period of two weeks. This will normally be the first two weeks of Hilary Term. During this period students will take part in a range of routine research activities assigned to them by their research internship supervisor. They will be required to write a report of up to a maximum of 3000 words on the internship experience.

(v) Current issues in educational research

This seminar based course will examine current issues in educational research.

(vi) Professional research skills

This will consist of a series of lectures and associated workshops which aim to develop students' general research skills and transferable skills. These include bibliographic and computing skills, ethical and legal issues, intellectual property rights, communication skills, evaluating and reviewing, career development and research management.

Schedule B

(i) Foundations of Educational Research.

(ii) Strategies for Educational Research.'.


(b) M.Sc. in Educational Studies

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2005, delete from p. 791, l. 19, to p. 792, l. 3, and substitute:

'(i) A coursework assignment of at least 5,000 words by Monday of Week 4 of Hilary Term, relating to Paper I of the E–Learning Schedule.

(ii) A coursework assignment of at least 5,000 words by Monday of Week 2 of Trinity Term, relating to Paper II of the E–Learning Schedule.

(Full requirements for both assignments will be published in the E– Learning Course Handbook at the start of Michaelmas Term.)

3. Written examination. Candidates will be required to offer the written examination paper (i) Foundations of Educational Research as specified in the Schedule for the M.Sc. in Educational Studies.'.

2 Ibid., p. 792, delete ll. 22–23, and substitute:

'(i) Foundations of Educational Research

As specified in Schedule A (i) for the M.Sc. in Educational Research Methodology.'.

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5 Continuing Education Board

Undergraduate Diploma in Biblical and Theological Studies (Wycliffe Hall)

With effect from 1 October 2006 (for first examination in 2008)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2005, p. 1,076, ll. 8–9, delete 'may be taken over a period of a maximum of two, and no more than five years' and substitute 'may be taken over a minimum period of two years and a maximum period of five years.'

2 Ibid., ll. 10–11, delete 'The subjects of the course will be taught in twelve units organised into two one-year modules:' and substitute 'Candidates shall take twelve subjects, all eight from Group A and four from Group B.'

3 Ibid., delete ll. 12–20 and substitute:

'Group A

1. Old Testament

2. New Testament

3. Biblical Interpretation

4. Christian Doctrine I

5. Christian Doctrine II

6. Christian Ethics

7. The Study of Christian Mission

8. Theological reflection (part-taught, leading to dissertation)

Group B

9. Church History and Historical Theology I

10. Church History and Historical Theology II 11. Pastoral Theology 12. Christian Worship and Prayer 13. The Study of Christian Apologetics 14. The Study of Christian Evangelism 15. The Study of an Influential Christian Thinker 16. Christianity, Communication and Culture

Wycliffe Hall reserves the right to not offer a subject in Group B if it is significantly under-subscribed.'

4 Ibid., delete l. 22 delete 'theoretical course' and substitute 'subject teaching'.

5 Ibid., l. 25 delete '2,000–'.

6 Ibid., l. 26 delete 'theoretical' and substitute 'subject'.

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6 Boards of the Faculties of Classics and History

(a) Honour Moderations in Classical Archaeology and Ancient History

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2005, p. 73, l. 28, after 'Ashmolean Museum.', insert: 'The examination will consist of one picture question and three essay questions.'

2 Ibid., l. 43, after 'with local culture.', insert: 'The examination will consist of one picture question and three essay questions.' 3 Ibid., l. 45, after 'in translation', insert '(see Course Handbook for details of the prescribed translation)'.

4 Ibid., ll. 45–47, delete 'Except as otherwise indicated ' see Course Handbook for details'.

5 Ibid., p. 74, l. 14, after 'these books', insert '(see Course Handbook for details of the prescribed text)'.

6 Ibid., l. 18 and l. 25, delete 'A-level', and substitute 'AS level or A level'.

7 Ibid., ll. 22–23, delete 'two further passages for translation for', and substitute 'one further passage for translation from'.

8 Ibid., l. 29, delete 'two further passages', and substitute 'one further passage'.


(b) Honour Moderations in Classics

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2005, p. 79, l. 27, after 'the Ashmolean Museum.', insert: 'The examination will consist of one picture question and three essay questions.'

2 Ibid., l. 39, after '' both materials and ideas.', insert:

'The examination will consist of one picture question and three essay questions.'


(c) Honour School of Literae Humaniores

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

In Examination Regulations, 2005, p. 328, ll. 2–3, delete '(1) classical Greek ' classical Latin', and substitute: '(1) Greek and (2) Latin. Some subjects (III.3, III.4, III.7) may count as text-based subjects in either Greek or Latin'.

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7 Board of the Faculty of Music

(a) Honour Moderations and Preliminary Examination in Music

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2005, p. 99, l. 5, after 'eighteenth-century idioms' insert:

'Candidates will be required to:

(a) construct a fugal exposition in three parts on a choice of one from several given subjects, normally for either keyboard or strings, with subject, answer, subject entries featuring a regular invertible countersubject (i.e. reused in each subsequent entry, and capable of serving in inverted texture) and followed by an episode modulating to a new key and on related material; followed by a further entry of the subject (or answer) in the new key. The three exposition entries should build from one to two to three parts; the episode and further entry should retain three-part texture.

(b) elaborate two parts above a given bass in a Baroque idiom; and

(c) complete an excerpt from a string quartet, the first violin part being given.'

2 Ibid., l. 38, after 'A solo performance' insert: ', vocal or instrumental,'.

3 Ibid., after '10–12 minutes in length' insert: 'Instrumental candidates may choose to perform a single work, a movement from a longer work, or two pieces in contrasting style. The choice of instrument is limited to related families of instruments. Singers may choose to perform up to four pieces. Programmes must be submitted to the Chairman of Moderators in Music, Examination Schools, High Street, Oxford, not later than noon on Friday of the sixth week in the Hilary Term of the academic year in which the candidates are presenting themselves for examination.'


(b) Honour School of Music

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2005, p. 439, l. 28, delete 'History of Western Music I: c.800–c.1630' and substitute 'Topics in Music History before 1750'.

2 Ibid., 1. 29, delete 'History of Western Music II: c.1600 to the present day' and substitute 'Topics in Music History after 1700'.

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