Examinations and Boards

  • Thursday 28 September 2017
  • NO. 5179
  • VOL. 148

Examinations for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy

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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.


Education Committee

28-09-17 Regulations for the Conduct of University Examinations (10kb)

minor clarification of withdrawal provisions

28-09-17 General Regulations for Foundation Certificates (14kb)
28-09-17 General Regulations for Undergraduate Advanced Diplomas (13kb)
28-09-17 General Regulations for Undergraduate Certificates (13kb)
28-09-17 General Regulations for Undergraduate Diplomas (13kb)

to allow the award of merit and distinction

Humanities Board

28-09-17 MFA (236kb)

(a) change to submission deadline
(b) introduction of word limit

28-09-17 MPhil in English Studies (Medieval Period) (102kb)

change to submission mode and word limit

28-09-17 MPhil in Theology (157kb)

change to viva requirement

28-09-17 FHS of English Language and Literature (267kb)

to allow for variant mode of examination

28-09-17 FHS of Oriental Studies (172kb)

change to description of essay requirements

Medical Sciences Board

28-09-17 MSc in Radiation Biology (82kb)

to bring existing regulations in line with actual practice

Social Sciences Board

28-09-17 MPhil in Archaeology (14kb)
28-09-17 MPhil in Classical Archaeology (12kb)
28-09-17 MSc in Archaeological Science (12kb)
28-09-17 MSt in Archaeological Science (12kb)
28-09-17 MSt in Archaeology (15kb)
28-09-17 MSt in Classical Archaeology (13kb)

to allow online submission for assessments

28-09-17 MPhil in Japanese Studies (122kb)

(a) to clarify resit arrangements
(b) minor text updates

28-09-17 MPhil in Modern Chinese Studies (126kb)

(a) to clarify resit arrangements
(b) to rename a research methods course
(c) to clarify word limit

28-09-17 MPhil in Modern South Asian Studies (136kb)

(a) to refer students to handbook for list of available languages
(b) to make Advanced Research Methods formative assessment
(c) to clarify resits arrangements for research methods
(d) to set dates for methods assessment
(e) minor text updates

28-09-17 MSc in Contemporary Chinese Studies (122kb)

(a) to clarify resit arrangements
(b) to clarify word limit

28-09-17 MSc in Japanese Studies (117kb)

to clarify resit arrangements

28-09-17 MSc in Modern South Asian Studies (126kb)

(a) to clarify re-sit arrangements for the research methods course
(b) changes to the set date for research methods assessment