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Oxford University Gazette, 11 January 2007: Examinations and Boards

Social Sciences Division

Reappointment

UNIVERSITY LECTURER

Corrigendum

A.R. MUSTAPHA, MA, D.PHIL. (B.SC, M.SC. Zaria), Kirk-Greene Fellow in African Studies, St Antony's. In African Politics. From 1 October 2006 until the retiring age.

Note: this replaces the notice of the reappointment of Dr Mustapha which appeared in the Gazette of 30 November, p. 462, in which his college was incorrectly given as St Cross.

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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 26 January.

1 Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Board and Humanities Board

Honour School of Physics and Philosophy

With immediate effect

1 In Examination Regulations, 2006, p. 503, as amended by Gazette, 27 July 2006, Supplement (1) to No. 4778, p. 1369, col. 1, cl. 2, delete 'BT: Classical Mechanics and Covariant Electromagnetism' and substitute:

'BT: Classical Mechanics, Covariant Electromagnetism and Advanced Quantum Mechanics

Note. Questions on Covariant Electromagnetism may not be answered by candidates offering Paper B4. Questions on Advanced Quantum Mechanics may only be answered by candidates offering Paper B4.'

2 Ibid., delete cl. 3.

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2 Medical Sciences Board

M.Sc in Research in Psychology

With immediate effect (for first examination in Trinity Term 2007)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2006, p. 812, delete ll. 19–23 and substitute:

'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. The deadline for submission shall be notified to students at the start of the course. In addition candidates shall be required to complete a course assignment but this shall not contribute to the overall result for this course component.'

2 Ibid, l. 41 delete 'and Assessed Seminar Presentations'.

3 Ibid, delete ll. 44–8 and substitute:

'Each candidate shall be required to submit a 3,000 word review of relevant literature and methods relating to their research project. The deadline for submission shall be notified to students at the start of the course. In addition each candidate shall be required to present a seminar based on the ideas and design of his or her research project but this shall not contribute to the overall result for this course component.'

3 Continuing Education Board

(a) Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Cognitive Therapy Studies

With immediate effect

In Examination Regulations, 2006, delete from l. 31 on p. 1041 to l. 6 on p. 1042 and substitute:

'2. Every candidate will be required to satisfy the examiners in the following:

(a) attendance at the appropriate classroom-based courses including small group case supervision and supervision of supervision practice;

(b) skill in treating simple and complex cases with cognitive therapy;

(c) skill in supervising cognitive therapy trainees, as demonstrated in a videotape of a supervision session delivered by the candidate, together with written reflection and supervisee feedback;

(d) two audio- or videotape presentations of therapy sessions, one illustrating the treatment of a common mental health problem, and the other the treatment of a complex case;

(e) two extended written case studies, one (a common mental health problem) of no more than 5000 words, and one (a more complex case in a different problem area) of no more than 6000 words;

(f) three written assignments, each of no more than 4000 words, one covering the principles and practice of supervision, one covering the design, delivery and evaluation of a training event, and one describing and evaluating the development of a service initiative;

(g) a presentation of a brief interactive cognitive therapy training event.

The presentations under (c) (d) and (g), and the assessed work under (e) and (f), shall be forwarded to the examiners for consideration by such date as the examiners shall determine and shall notify the candidates and tutors.

3. Candidates may be expected to attend a viva voce examination at the end of the course of studies at the discretion of the examiners.'


(b) M.Sc in Advanced Cognitive Therapy Studies

With immediate effect

In Examination Regulations, 2006, delete from l. 26 to l.44 on p. 742 and substitute:

'2. Every candidate will be required to satisfy the examiners in the following:

(a) attendance at the appropriate classroom-based courses including small group supervision of supervision practice;

(b) skill in treating simple and complex cases with cognitive therapy;

(c) skill in supervising cognitive therapy trainees, as demonstrated in a videotape of a supervision session delivered by the candidate, together with written reflection and supervisee feedback;

(d) two audio- or videotape presentations of therapy sessions, one illustrating the treatment of a common mental health problem, and the other the treatment of a complex case;

(e) two extended written case studies, one (a common mental health problem) of no more than 5000 words, and one (a more complex case in a different problem area) of no more than 6000 words;

(f) three written assignments, each of no more than 4000 words, one covering the principles and practice of supervision, one covering the design, delivery and evaluation of a training event, and one describing and evaluating the development of a service initiative;

(g) a presentation of a brief interactive cognitive therapy training event;

(h) a dissertation of no more than 15,000 words on a topic approved by the examiners.

The presentations under (c) (d) and (g), the assessed work under (e) and (f), and the dissertation under ( h), shall be forwarded to the examiners for consideration by such dates as the examiners shall determine and shall notify the candidates and tutors.

3. Candidates may be expected to attend a viva voce examination at the end of the course of studies at the discretion of the examiners.'

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