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Oxford University Gazette, 31 January 2008: Examinations and Boards

Appointments and Reappointments

Social Sciences Division

Appointment

UNIVERSITY LECTURER

M. ELLISON, M.PHIL Oxf, PH.D European University Institute, Florence, Fellow of Exeter College. In Economics. From 1 April 2008 to 31 March 2013.
Conferment of title. On behalf of the Recognition of Distinction Committee, the Vice-Chancellor has conferred the title of Professor of Economics on Dr Ellison.

Reappointments

UNIVERSITY LECTURERS

C. MILLS, B.SC M.SC Lond, MA Oxf, Fellow of Nuffield. In Sociology. From 1 January 2008 to the retiring age.

M.D. ROMERO MORALES, MA Oxf, M.SC Seville, PH.D Erasmus University, Rotterdam), Fellow of St Cross College. In Decision Science. From 1 September 2008 to the retiring age.

L.M. SCOTT, BA MA PH.D Texas, MBA Southern Methodist University, Fellow of Templeton College. In Marketing. From 1 September 2008 to the retiring age.

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Changes in Regulations

With the approval, where applicable, of the Educational Policy and Standards Committee of Council, and, where applicable, of the Humanities Board, the following changes in regulations made by the Continuing Education Board and faculty boards will come into effect on 15 February.

1 Continuing Education Board

(a) Undergraduate Advanced Diploma in Archaeological Practice

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

In Examination Regulations, 2007, delete from l. 28 on p. 1057 to l. 15 on p. 1058 and substitute:

'Undergraduate Advanced Diploma in Archaeological Practice

1. Course

(a) The course will consist of lectures, classes, seminars and tutorials in Archaeological Practice. The course, which is available on a part-time basis only, will normally be taken over a period of two, and no more than five, years.

(b) The subjects of the course of study will include topics relevant to landscape archaeology, material culture, environmental and scientific archaeology.

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

(a) Attendance at the taught courses and at one week's prescribed practical fieldwork;

(b) Six assignments of between 2,000 and 2,500 words based on the taught courses;

(c) One long assignment of up to 5,000 words (including appendices);

(d) A practical logbook of up to 5,000 words per module which is assessed separately at the end of each module but also extends to both years as a continuing project.

(e) A dissertation of up to 10,000 words (including appendices) on a topic agreed by the Board of Studies.

Assignments under 2 (b)–2 (c), the logbook under 2 (d), and the dissertation under 2 (e) will be forwarded to the examiners for consideration by such dates as the examiners shall determine and shall notify candidates.

3. Candidates may be required to attend a viva voce examination at the end of the course of studies.

4. The examiners may award a distinction to candidates for the Advanced Diploma.

5. Candidates who fail to satisfy the examiners in the assignments under 2 (b)–2 (c), or the logbook under 2 (d), or the dissertation under 2(e), may be permitted to resubmit work in respect of the part or parts of the examination which they have failed for examination on not more than one occasion which shall normally be within one year of the initial failure.'


(b) Undergraduate Diploma in British Archaeology

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

In Examination Regulations, 2007, delete from l. 38 on p. 1049 to l. 27 on p. 1050 and substitute:

'British Archaeology

1. Course

(a) The course shall consist of lectures, tutorials, seminars and classes on the subject of British Archaeology. The course, which is available on a part-time basis only, may be taken over a period of a minimum of two, and no more than five years.

(b) The subjects of the course will be taught in three one-year modules. One module is offered each year. Modules currently available are:

Module 1: Early Prehistoric Britain

Module 2: Later Prehistoric and Roman Britain

Module 3: Anglo-Saxon, Viking and medieval Britain

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

(a) Attendance at the theoretical courses; candidates must attend a minimum of 75 per cent of the equivalent of sixty two-hour sessions;

(b) Attendance at either two one-week departmental training excavations (normally in July) or equivalent weekend schools;

(c) At least four one-hour tutorials;

(d) Ten coursework assignments, each of which shall not exceed 2,000–2,500 words in length, based on the theoretical courses;

(e) Two Practical Logbooks, one per module, which shall not exceed 5,000 words each.

Assignments under 2 (d) and 2 (e) will be forwarded to the examiners for consideration by such dates as the examiners shall determine and shall notify candidates.

3. Candidates may be required to attend a viva voce examination at the end of the course.

4. The examiners may award a distinction to candidates for the Diploma.

5. Candidates who fail to satisfy the examiners in the assignments under 2 (d)–(e), may be permitted to resubmit work in respect of the part or parts of the examination which they have failed on not more than one occasion which shall normally be within one year of the initial failure.'


2 Board of the Faculty of Classics

Honour School of Literae Humaniores

With immediate effect

In Examination Regulations, 2007, p. 319, delete ll. 31–3 and substitute:

'six papers, each of one-and-a-half hours, will be set. Candidates are required to offer translation (up to three papers as appropriate) from the texts prescribed for all the period subjects which they offer under A as text-based.'


3 Board of the Faculty of Theology

Honour School of Theology

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

In Examination Regulations, 2007, p. 478, delete l. 19 and substitute:

'(vii) One further paper'.

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