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Oxford University Gazette, 10 June 2010: Examinations and Boards

Appointments and Reappointment

Social Sciences Division



L.F. GEARON, BA MA PGCE Lanc, M.PHIL Oxf, PH.D Sur, Fellow of Harris Manchester College. In Religious Education. From 1 September 2010 until 31 August 2015.


S.C. GREEN, MA M.SC Oxf, Fellow of St Hilda's College. in Law. From 1 September 2010 to 31 August 2015.


A. KAVANAGH, BCL NUI, MA Hanover, D.PHIL Oxf, DIP Vienna, Fellow of St Edmund Hall. In Law. From 1 October 2009 to 30 September 2014.
Conferment of title. On behalf of the Recognition of Distinction Committee, the Vice-Chancellor has conferred the title of Reader in Law on Dr Kavanagh.



K. NABULSI, M.PHIL D.PHIL Oxf, Cours General de Psychologie Paris, Fellow of St Edmund Hall. In International Relations. From 1 September 2010 until the retiring age.

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Board of the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

Special Subjects in the Honour School of Modern Languages and the related Joint Honour Schools 2011: amendments and additions

The following changes have been made to the list of Special Subjects published in the Gazette of 27 May, pp. 1070–5.


The Linguistics Subfaculty has withdrawn 2033, 'Translation Theory'.

The Spanish Sub-faculty has withdrawn 2102, 'Proto-Feminism and Feminism in Modern Spain'.

Additional Special Subjects

In addition to Special Subjects notified in the Gazette on 27 May, the following further Special Subjects will be available for examination in Trinity Term 2011.

Certain subjects are marked with a language identifier in bold face. The bold numbers are those used by the Examination Schools to identify papers. The method of assessment is also shown: for the key to these, and to other abbreviations, see the Gazette of 27 May, p. 1075.

Depending on the availability of teaching resources, not all Special Subjects will be available to all candidates in every year.

2013 (F) Late medieval responses to Le Roman de la Rose. [PM]
Method of assessment: A

2040 (F) Old Occitan. Prescribed text: F.R. Hamlin, P.T. Ricketts, J. Hathaway, Introduction à l'étude de l'ancien provençal, Geneva 1967 and 1985, with particular reference to nos. 2, 3, 4, 8, 10, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 28, 31, 33, 34, 36, 37, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 49, 51,53, 54, 56, 57, 58, 59, 65, 70, from which passages will be set for translation. In addition, candidates may answer questions on either literary or linguistic topics or both. [PM]
Method of assessment: A

2034 (F) The Old French epic. [PM]
Method of assessment: A

2014 (F) The twelfth- and-thirteenth-century Grail Romances. [PM]
Method of assessment: A

2015 (F) French historical writing to 1515. [PM]
Method of assessment: A

2016 (F) French poetry of the mid-sixteenth century. [PM]
Method of assessment: C (2)

2017 (F) Dramatic theory and practice in France 1605–60. [PM]
Method of assessment: C (2)

2019 (F) Jean-Jacques Rousseau. [PM]
Method of assessment: C (2)

2035 (F) French satire from Rabelais to Beaumarchais. [PM]
Method of assessment: C (2)

2020 (F) Honoré de Balzac.
Method of assessment: C (3)

2021 (F) French poetry 1870–1918.
Method of assessment: C (3)

2022 (F) French literature and modern war.
Method of assessment: C (3)

2023 (F) Marcel Proust.
Method of assessment: C (3)

2024 (F) French Poetry from Surrealism to the present.
Method of assessment: C (1)

2026 (F) Literature and the visual arts in France.
Method of assessment: C (2)

2027 (F) French women writers.
Method of assessment: B (3)

2038 (F) Twentieth-century French autobiographical writing.
Method of assessment: C (2)

2039 (F) Francophone literature: colonial and post-colonial perspectives.
Method of assessment: C (2)

2028 (F) Advanced French translation: theory and practice.
Method of assessment: B (3)

The Spanish Sub-faculty has approved a new paper, 'The Essay in Modern Spain'. The course focuses on the essay form as it has been practised in Spain from 1898 to the Second Republic. Candidates will have the opportunity to study in detail individual writers who have made their mark in this important genre, examining the ideological tenets and aesthetics that characterised their individual styles, and through them the contemporary debates on national identity, modernist poetics, and the history of ideas in general which inform the culture of the period. Details of the authors and works prescribed will be available in the Modern Languages Office, 41 Wellington Square, at the beginning of Michaelmas Full Term in the academic year of the examination. Each portfolio will consist of two essays, only one of which may be on a single text.
Method of assessment: B (2)

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Changes in Regulations

With the approval, where appropriate, of the Education 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 25 June.

1 Medical Sciences Board

(a) M.Sc. in Psychological Research

With effect from 1 October 2010

1 In Examination Regulations, 2009, p. 755, l. 1, delete 'Methods in Cognitive Neuropsychology' and substitute 'Research Methods in Cognitive Neuroscience'.

2 Ibid., ll. 2–3, delete 'neurological foundations of cognitive neuropsychology and the major methodologies' and substitute 'major methodologies of cognitive neuroscience and on the assumptions'.

3 Ibid., ll. 4–5, delete 'the neurological examination, single case studies' and substitute 'EEG'.

4 Ibid., l. 5, after 'Experimental methods' insert ', techniques in sleep research'.

(b) Special Regulations of the Divisional and Faculty Boards: Medical Sciences Division

With immediate effect

In Examinations Regulations, 2009, p. 879, at the beginning of l. 39, insert 'For students admitted prior to 1 October 2009: '.

2 Continuing Education Board

(a) D.Phil in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

With effect 1 October 2010

1 In Examination Regulations, 2009, p. 908, l. 29, before 'the M.Sc. in Applied Landscape Archaeology,' insert 'the M.Sc. in Advanced Cognitive Therapy,'.

2 Ibid., l. 31, after 'Evidence-based Health Care,' insert 'the M.St. in Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy,'.

3. Ibid., p. 909, l. 7, after 'Architectural History' insert 'or Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy'.

4 Ibid, l. 24, before 'the M.Sc. in Applied Landscape Archaeology,' insert 'the M.Sc. in Advanced Cognitive Therapy,'.

5 Ibid., l. 26, after 'Evidence-based Health Care,' insert 'the M.St. in Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy,'.

6 Ibid., l. 42, after 'Architectural History,' insert 'Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy,'.

7 Ibid., p. 911, l. 1, after 'Architectural History,' insert 'Cognitive- Behavioural Therapy,'.

8. Ibid., l. 6, after 'Archaeology' insert ', and Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy'.

9 Ibid., after l.34, insert: 'Theses submitted for the degree of D.Phil. in Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy shall not exceed 80,000 words. This shall include all notes, appendices, any source material being edited, and all other parts of the thesis whatsoever excluding only the bibliography.'

10 Ibid., p. 912, l. 5, after 'Architectural History,' insert 'Cognitive- Behavioural Therapy,'.

(b) Undergraduate Diploma in English Local History

With effect from 1 October 2010

In Examination Regulations, 2009, p. 1020, delete from l. 16 to l. 42 inclusive and substitute:

'English Local History

(Note: For candidates enrolled on the programme prior to 1 October 2011 one module will be assessed by a three hour written examination paper, covering the subjects taught in that module, rather than by portfolio)


1. The course shall consist of lectures, seminars and classes on the subject of English Local History. 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. The subjects of the course will be taught in two one-year modules, offered in alternate years:

Module 1: English Local History to c.1530
Module 2: English Local History from c.1530

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

(a) attendance at classes; students must attend a minimum of 75 per cent of seventy two-hour teaching sessions;

(b) attendance at two residential weekends;

(c) eight coursework assignments, each of which shall not exceed 2,500 words in length;

(d) two extended essays, each of which shall not exceed 5,000 words in length, based on material taught during the course;

(e) two portfolios which shall not exceed 5,000 words in length commenting on selected primary sources.

Assignments under (c), (d) and (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 (c),(d) or (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.'

3 Oriental Studies Board

Honour School of Oriental Studies

In Gazette, 25 March 2010, p. 803, delete ll. 9–10, and substitute:

'1 In Examination Regulations, 2009, p. 379, l. 31, delete 'xx' and substitute 'xxi'.'

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