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Oxford University Gazette, 6 May 2010: Examinations and Boards

Changes in Regulations

The following changes in regulations made by the Education Committee of Council, and with the approval, where appropriate, of the Education Committee and of the Humanities Board, the following changes in regulations made by the Classics Board will come into effect on 21 May.

1 Education Committee

Degree of Doctor of Philosophy

With effect from 1 October 2010

1 In Examination Regulations, 2009, p. 825, delete ll. 11–15 and substitute:

'5. A Student for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy shall cease to hold such status unless it has been confirmed within nine terms of his or her admission to that status (or within a maximum of twelve terms where deferral has been approved in accordance with paragraph 4.1) in the case of a full-time student, or eighteen terms (or a maximum of twenty-four terms where deferral has been approved in accordance with paragraph 4.1) in the case of a part-time student, in accordance with the provisions of this section.'

2 Ibid., p. 831, l. 21, delete 'the oral examination' and substitute 'receipt of the list of minor corrections from the examiners'.


2 Board of the Faculty of Classics

M.St in Greek and/or Latin Languages and Literature

With effect from 1 October 2010 (for first examination in 2011)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2009, p. 620, delete ll. 45–48 and substitute:

'Candidates must take three options from lists A, B, C, and D below, at least one of which must be drawn from A or B. Not more than one dissertation (d) may be offered. Every candidate must offer at least one option that requires detailed study of Greek or Latin or of texts in those languages. Options which meet this criterion are specified in the Handbook.'

2 Ibid., p. 621, l. 16, after 'Graduate Studies Committee' insert 'in Classical Languages and Literature'.

3 Ibid., l. 33, after 'Committee' insert 'in Classical Languages and Literature'.

4 Ibid., l. 47, before 'Euripides' insert 'Greek textual criticism:'.

5 Ibid., p. 622, l. 1, delete '[Honour School of Literae Humaniores, option III.14]'.

6 Ibid., l. 2, before 'Either' insert 'Latin textual criticism.'

7 Ibid., l. 3, after '114–16' insert '[Honour School of Literae Humaniores, option III.14])'.

8 Ibid., delete ll. 11–13, and substitute:

'(vii) Literary Theory for Classical Studies Each of options (vi)–(vii) will be examined by two presubmitted essays.

(viii) Theory and Methods of Reception. Option (viii) will be examined by two presubmitted essays and requires attendance at the associated classes.'

9 Ibid., l. 19, after 'Any other subject' insert 'proposed with the aim of developing skills needed for future research and'.

10 Ibid., l. 19, delete 'Classics' and substitute 'in Classical Languages and Literature'.

11 Ibid., l. 28, delete 'Classics' and substitute 'in Classical Languages and Literature.'.

12 Ibid., p. 623, l. 12, delete 'Classics' and substitute 'in Classical Languages and Literature.'.

13 Ibid., l. 18, delete 'Classics' and substitute 'in Classical Languages and Literature.'.

14 Ibid., ll. 43 – 45 delete 'Friday of first week... Hilary Full Term', and substitute 'noon on the Monday of the week preceding first week of Hilary Full Term. The proposed dissertation title, for those offering that option, must be submitted by the same date.'.

15 Ibid, l. 49 delete 'Friday of the first week of Hilary Full Term' and substitute 'noon on the Monday of the week preceding first week of Hilary Full Term'.

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