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Oxford University Gazette, 20 June 2008: Examinations and Boards

Board of the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

Preliminary Examination: Allocated Lecture Times

Monday

9 a.m.: Russian ab initio

10 a.m.: French

11 a.m.: German

12 noon: Linguistics (Phonetics/Phonology) and Russian ab initio

Tuesday

9 a.m.: Italian

10 a.m.: Spanish

11 a.m.: Italian

12 noon: Spanish

Wednesday

9 a.m.: Russian

10 a.m.: French

11 a.m.: German

12 noon: Linguistics (Grammar) and Russian ab initio

Thursday

9 a.m.: Spanish

10 a.m.: Russian

11 a.m.: Russian

12 noon: Italian

Friday

9 a.m.: Russian ab initio

10 a.m.: French

11 a.m.: German

12 noon: Linguistics (General Linguistics) and Russian ab initio

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Changes in Regulations

With the approval, where applicable, of the Educational Policy and Standards Committee of Council, the following changes in regulations made by the Medical Sciences Board will come into effect on 5 July.

Medical Sciences Board

(a) Honour School of Medical Sciences

With immediate effect (for first examination in 2009)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2007, p. 362, delete from l. 28, 'A list of suggested', to l. 32, 'approved list,' and substitute 'Candidates'.

2 Ibid., l. 36, after 'research project.' insert: 'A list of essay titles registered by students in the previous academic year will be made available by Week 5 of the Trinity Term of the academic year preceding that of the examination, to assist candidates in the choice of topic or general field for the essay.'


(b) Honour School of Physiological Sciences

With effect from October 2007 (for first examination 2010)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2007, p. 469, delete from l. 46, 'examination.', to l. 52, and substitute:

'A list of essay titles registered by students in the previous academic year will be made available by Week 0 of the Michaelmas Term of the academic year preceding that of the examination, to assist candidates in the choice of topic or general field for the essay. Candidates must apply for approval of their proposed title not later than the end of week 8 of the Hilary Term in the academic year preceding the examination.'

2 Ibid., p. 470, ll. 3–4, delete 'Week 4 of Hilary Term in the academic year preceding the examination' and substitute: 'Week 0 of Trinity Term in the academic year preceding the examination.'


(c) Preliminary Examination in Medicine Part I

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

1 In Examination Regulations, 2007, p. 983, l. 20, delete '(one hour)' and substitute 'and Behavioural Sciences (three hours)'.

2 Ibid., delete l. 21 and substitute:

'Ethics (1 hour): candidates will be required to write one essay in response to a choice of topics.

Behavioural Sciences (2 hours): this section will be in two parts. Part A will require candidates to write one essay in response to a choice of topics relating to social sciences for medicine and models of health and illness. Part B will require candidates to write one essay in response to a choice of topics relating to disability and medicine and functional disorders.'

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