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Oxford University Gazette, 10 December 2009: Examinations and Boards

Appointment and Reappointment

SOCIAL SCIENCES DIVISION

Appointment

UNIVERSITY LECTURER

M. CHENG, B.SC M.ED Hong Kong, PH.D Waikato, Fellow of Kellogg College. In Professional Education. From 1 January 2010 to 31 December 2014.
Conferment of title. On behalf of the Recognition of Distinction Committee, the Vice-Chancellor has conferred the title of Reader in Professional Education on Dr Cheng.


Reappointment

UNIVERSITY LECTURER

D. AKANDE, LL.B Ife, LL.M Lond, Fellow of St Peter's College. In Public International Law. From 1 September 2009 until the retiring age.

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Changes in Regulations

With the approval, where appropriate of the Education Committee of Council, and, where appropriate of the Humanities Board, the following changes in regulations made by divisional boards, the Continuing Education Board, and boards of faculties will come into effect on 25 December.

1 Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Board and Continuing Education Board

(a) M.Sc by coursework in Mathematical Finance

With effect from 1 January 2010 (for first examination in September 2010)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2009, p. 738, l. 24, delete 'a three-hour written examination' and substitute 'two written examinations'.

2 Ibid., p. 739, l. 9, delete 'written examination' and substitute 'written examinations'.

3 Ibid., l. 12, delete 'written examination' and substitute 'written examinations'.

4 Ibid., l. 13, delete 'written examination' and substitute 'written examinations'.

(b) Postgraduate Diploma in Mathematical Finance (Continuing Education)

With effect from 1 January 2010 (for first examination in September 2010)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2009, p. 1005, l. 36, delete 'a three-hour written examination' and substitute 'two written examinations'.

2 Ibid., p. 1006, l. 17, delete 'written examination' and substitute 'written examinations'.

3 Ibid., l. 20, delete 'written examination' and substitute 'written examinations'.

4 Ibid., p. ll. 20–1, delete 'written examination' and substitute: 'written examinations'.


2 Social Sciences Board

(a) M.Phil. in Sociology

With immediate effect

1 In Examination Regulations, 2009, p. 581, l. 35, delete 'second' and substitute 'first'.

2 Ibid., l. 36, delete 'third' and substitute 'second'.


(b) M.Sc in Sociology

With immediate effect

As for the M.Phil in Sociology (see (a) above).


3 Continuing Education Board

(a) Undergraduate Certificate in the History of Art

With effect from 1 October 2010

In Examination Regulations, 2009, p. 1013, l. 32, delete 'four' and substitute 'three'.


(b) Undergraduate Certificate in Archaeology

With effect from 1 October 2010

In Examination Regulations, 2009, p. 1012, l. 28, delete 'four' and substitute 'three'.


4 Boards of the Faculties of Oriental Studies and Medieval and Modern Languages

Honour School of European and Middle Eastern Languages

With immediate effect

1 In Examination Regulations, 2009, p. 249, delete ll. 18–32 and substitute 'Spoken Turkish'.

2 Ibid., delete ll. 34–46.

3 Ibid., delete l. 47 and substitute:

'10. One of the following:

(a) Ottoman historical texts.

(b) Turkish political and cultural texts, 1860 to the present.

(c) Turkish and Ottoman literary texts, 1300–1900.

(d) Turkish language reform and language politics from 1850 to the present day.

Papers 6–9 are identical with papers 1–3 and 6 for Turkish in the Honour School of Oriental Studies, except that in paper 6 all three passages set for translation, even if one may be from a work published before 1929, will be presented in Latin script. The options under paper 10 are identical with papers 4, 5, 7 (a) and 7 (c) of the same degree. The set texts will be those specified in the Turkish Handbook, available on the Web site of the Faculty of Oriental Studies.'


5 Board of the Faculty of Philosophy

Philosophy in all Honour Schools including Philosophy

With effect from 1 October 2009 (for first examination in 2010)

In Examination Regulations, 2009, p. 400, l. 31, after 'Literae Humaniores,' insert 'Classics and Oriental Studies,'.

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