Examinations and Boards

  • Thursday 15 March 2012
  • NO. 4983
  • VOL. 142

Changes to Examination 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 Board

15-03-12 MSt in History of Design (11kb)

change to the name of one optional paper

Humanities Board

15-03-12 Honour School of English Language and Literature (16kb)

corrects two minor errors

15-03-12 Honour School of History and Economics (i) (47kb)

offers an additional option for candidates taking two History papers for paper 6

15-03-12 Honour School of History and Economics (ii) (44kb)

removes a redundant statement

15-03-12 Honour School of Literae Humaniores (i) (17kb)

revised arrangements for the submission of thesis proposals

15-03-12 Honour School of Literae Humaniores (ii) (48kb)

correction to the syllabus for paper III.7 (Comedy)

15-03-12 Honour School of Modern Languages (i) (297kb)

replaces texts in Russian Paper IV with newer/clearer material

15-03-12 Honour School of Modern Languages (ii) (253kb)

replaces texts in Russian Paper V with newer/clearer material

15-03-12 Honour School of Modern Languages (iii) (229kb)

brings Spanish course into line with other Modern Languages courses by introducing an essay to paper 4 I and translations to paper 4 III

15-03-12 Honour School of Modern Languages (iv) (16kb)

change in Paper XII: addition of a new subject in Morphology

15-03-12 Final Honour School of Music (16kb)

amendments to composition portfolio specifications and to List C examination modes

15-03-12 Honour School of Oriental Studies (Arabic and Islamic studies)(i) (24kb)

minor changes in papers and content to improve the structure of the course and to reflect changes in expertise of staff

15-03-12 Honour School of Oriental Studies (Arabic and Islamic studies)(ii) (16kb)

amendments to paper titles for Persian and Turkish with Islamic Art and Archaeology

15-03-12 Honour School of Theology and Oriental Studies (256kb)

clarification of options that may be taken for Buddhist Studies and correction of editorial errors

15-03-12 Philosophy in Honour Schools including Philosophy (i) (51kb)

reinstatement of a paper in the syllabus

15-03-12 Philosophy in Honour Schools including Philosophy (ii) (17kb)

removes the section on Kant from paper 101 (History of Philosophy from Descartes to Kant) and changes the name of this paper

15-03-12 Preliminary Examination in Fine Art (255kb)

clarification of studio work submissions, change to submission date and clarification of word length

15-03-12 Preliminary Examination in Classics and Modern Languages (14kb)

harmonises regulations with those for Classics and English

15-03-12 Preliminary Examination in Philosophy and Modern Languages (44kb)

15-03-12 Preliminary Examination in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (49kb)

clarification of syllabus

Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Board

15-03-12 DPhil in Computer Science (16kb)

changes the provisions governing the length of DPhil theses

15-03-12 MSc in Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing (23kb)

clarifies the route through the programme

15-03-12 Preliminary Examination in Biological Sciences (19kb)

15-03-12 Preliminary Examination in Computer Science (31kb)

15-03-12 Preliminary Examination in Engineering Science (15kb)

15-03-12 Preliminary Examination in Mathematics (27kb)

15-03-12 Preliminary Examination in Mathematics and Computer Science (22kb)

replaces Honour Moderations with a Preliminary Examination

Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Board and Philosophy Faculty Board

15-03-12 MCompPhil in Computer Science and Philosophy (14kb)

15-03-12 MMathPhil in Mathematics and Philosophy (17kb)

15-03-12 MPhysPhil in Physics and Philosophy (16kb)

brings the regulations for Part C into line with other changes in Philosophy regulations

15-03-12 Preliminary Examination in Computer Science and Philosophy (25kb)

15-03-12 Preliminary Examination in Mathematics and Philosophy (32kb)

15-03-12 Preliminary Examination in Physics and Philosophy (23kb)

replaces Honour Moderations with a Preliminary Examination

Medical Sciences, Philosophy Faculty and Humanities Boards

15-03-12 Prelims: Biomed Sci/Molecular&Cellular Biochem/Psychology&Philosophy (25kb)

a) implements changes required by Education Committee for First Public Examinations

b) regulates the use of calculators in Biomedical Sciences

Social Sciences Board

15-03-12 MBA (14kb)

amendments to the scheduling of elective courses

15-03-12 MPhil in Economics (33kb)

changes to the titles of five option papers

15-03-12 MSC in Environmental Change Management (13kb)

changes to the dissertation deadline

15-03-12 MSc in Learning and Teaching (17kb)

amendments to submission dates for all assignments

15-03-12 MSc in Migration Studies (13kb)

15-03-12 MSc in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies (13kb)

minor changes for clarification

15-03-12 MSc in Social Science of the Internet (35kb)

amendments to arrangements regarding resits

15-03-12 PGDip in Global Business (14kb)

amendment to title of fourth module