Examinations and Boards

  • Thursday 22 September 2011
  • NO. 4962
  • VOL. 142

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.

Humanities

22-09-11 Honour School of English Language and Literature (19kb)

clarification of the format of the submission for Course II paper A5

Medical Sciences

22-09-11 Honour School in Psychology and Philosophy (31kb)

to remove the requirement to submit practical portfolios to the Examination Schools

22-09-11 MSc in Neuroscience (18kb)

22-09-11 MSc in Pharmacology (20kb)

to replace references to teaching provided by a discontinued programme with details of alternative provision

22-09-11 DPhil in Medical Sciences (23kb)

to reduce the total length of time for which PRS status may be held, with the possibility for the Board to grant an extension

Social Sciences

22-09-11 MSc in Learning and Teaching (22kb)

a) change to admissions: students initially register for the Postgraduate Diploma in Learning and Teaching

b) changes to submission deadlines

c) removal of Certificate as exit qualification

22-09-11 Postgraduate Diploma in Learning and Teaching (22kb)

new Postgraduate Diploma in Learning and Teaching to which students on the MSc in Learning and Teaching are first admitted

22-09-11 Status of Probationer Research Students (Economics, Social Policy etc) (15kb)

to allow students an extension PRS status in which to resit MPhil examinations

22-09-11 Status of Probationer Research Students (Education) (21kb)

a) to permit a student to be transferred to either the MLitt or MSc by Research following a failed second attempt to transfer to DPhil status

b) to clarify the expected maximum thesis lengths for the MSc by Research, MLitt and DPhil

22-09-11 Status of Probationer Research Students (Law) (14kb)

22-09-11 Status of Probationer Research Students (Politics/ Int. Relations) (14kb)

22-09-11 Status of Probationer Research Students (Saïd Business School) (14kb)

to reduce the normal maximum number of terms allowed from admission to Transfer of Status from six to four terms