Examinations and Boards

  • Thursday 28 April 2011
  • NO. 4950
  • VOL. 141

Changes to Regulations

For the complete text of each regulation listed below and a listing of all changes to regulations for this year to date, please see www.ox.ac.uk/gazette/examinationregulations/.

Continuing Education

28-04-11 Diploma in History of Art (16kb)

Change to assessment and module content

28-04-11 Postgraduate Certificate in Ecological Survey Techniques (18kb)

New course

Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences

28-04-11 Final Honour School of Computer Science and Philosophy (14kb)

Provides for the admission of those with Senior Student status

Medical Sciences

28-04-11 MSc in Integrated Immunology (17kb)

Change in timetable for resubmission of work that was not of the required standard

28-04-11 MSc in Musculoskeletal Sciences (25kb)

New MSc in Musculoskeletal Sciences to replace current MSc in Rheumatology

28-04-11 Postgraduate Diploma in Musculoskeletal Sciences (25kb)

Introducing a new Postgraduate Diploma in Musculoskeletal Sciences

Social Sciences

28-04-11 Final Honour School of Archaeology and Anthropology (20kb)

Revisions of options

28-04-11 Final Honour School of Economics and Management (27kb)

  1. Increase of the three core Economics papers from two-thirds weight to full weight 
  2. Removal of viva requirement
  3. Removal of reference to charging for study packs
  4. Consistency of wording with other subjects regarding reference to availability of options
  5. Correction of errors with regard to papers available
  6. Withdrawal of two optional papers

28-04-11 Certificate in Management Studies (30kb)

  1. Clarification of the status of the programme as a Postgraduate Certificate 
  2. Revisions to the programme to remove the written examination option, making the course a research-oriented programme examined by dissertation only

28-04-11 Master of Business Administration (19kb)

  1. Reduction of the number of required electives by two
  2. Revisions to the title of the Decision Science Core Course to 'Decision and Data Analytics'
  3. Removal of requirement to complete the Capstone course
  4. Formalisation of arrangements for approval of summer internships
  5. Addition of the new Postgraduate Diploma in Global Business to the list of part-time diplomas from which candidates can apply for exemptions on the part-time MBA (EMBA)

28-04-11 MPhil in Archaeology (22kb)

  1. Adjustments to the method of assessment for certain subjects
  2. Clarification of requirements concerning knowledge of history and geography
  3. Removal of requirement for practical work
  4. Other minor corrections

28-04-11 MPhil in Criminology and Criminal Justice (23kb)

Introduction of regulations to cover arrangements for re-assessment in line with other PGT programmes in the subject

28-04-11 MPhil in Russian and East European Studies (14kb)

Amendment to the description of research methods training to clarify that this covers both quantitative and qualitative methods

28-04-11 MSc in Archaeological Science (20kb)

Permits students to take one paper that is offered under the MSt in Archaeology or the MSt in Classical Archaeology

28-04-11 MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice (43kb)

Amendment to assessment for the Research Design and Data Analysis course

28-04-11 MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice (Research Methods) (43kb)

Amendment to assessment for the Research Design and Data Analysis course and for the Statistical Methods for Social Scientists course

28-04-11 MSc in Law and Finance (24kb)

  1. Change of title from Course Director to MLF Academic Director
  2. Achieving consistency with BCL and MJur students in terms of restrictions imposed on the selection of optional courses
  3. Correcting references to the specific handbook for the programme
  4. Change of title for a core course from 'Microeconomics' to 'First Principles of Financial Economics'

28-04-11 MSc in Material Anthropology and Museum Ethnography (17kb)

Revisions to the syllabus

28-04-11 MSc in Migration Studies (16kb)

  1. Introduction of the option of a viva voce examination
  2. Amendments to deadlines

28-04-11 MSc in Modern Chinese Studies (14kb)

Revision to title of research methods course

28-04-11 MPhil in Russian and East European Studies (14kb)

Amendment to the description of research methods training to clarify that this covers both quantitative and qualitative methods

28-04-11 MSc in Social Anthropology (29kb)

Revisions to the syllabus

28-04-11 MSc in Social Science of the Internet (13kb)

Clarification that students are required to sit more than one examination

28-04-11 MSt in Archaeological Science (21kb)

Permits students to take one paper that is offered under the MSt in Archaeology or the MSt in Classical Archaeology

28-04-11 MSt in Archaeology (23kb)

  1. Clarification of arrangements for assessment of options chosen from other PGT programmes in the School
  2. Clarification of arrangements for approval of the dissertation topic
  3. Updating of schedules
  4. Other minor corrections/clarifications

28-04-11 MSt in Classical Archaeology (22kb)

  1. Removal of option to take an unseen written examination instead of pre-set essays for certain subjects
  2. Revisions to arrangements for approval of the dissertation topic
  3. Correction to description of the option on the Topography of Rome

28-04-11 MSt in Social Anthropology (15kb)

Revisions to the syllabus

28-04-11 Postgraduate Certificate in Education (16kb)

Revisions to assessment requirements concerning the dissertation

28-04-11 Postgraduate Diploma in Global Business (23kb)

Establishment of a new Postgraduate Diploma in Global Business at the Saïd Business School

28-04-11 Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (16kb)

Revisions to assessment requirements concerning the dissertation

28-04-11 Anthropology - special regulations for research degrees (23kb)

Revisions to arrangements and requirements for transfer of status and for confirmation of status

28-04-11 Oxford Internet Institute - special regulations for research degrees (16kb)

Introduction of formal training needs assessment for doctoral students

Social Sciences and Humanities

28-04-11 Final Honour School of History and Economics (19kb)

Increase of the three core Economics papers from two-thirds weight to full weight

28-04-11 Final Honour School of Philosophy, Politics and Economics (a) (26kb)

Replacement of the 'Russian Government and Politics' paper with a revised paper entitled 'Politics in Russia and the Former Soviet Union'

28-04-11 Final Honour School of Philosophy, Politics and Economics (b) (29kb)

  1. Change in the weighting of core Economics papers from two-thirds to full weight
  2. Removal of two Economics options
  3. Introduction of new Philosophy/Economics option on the environment
  4. Some minor corrections