FACULTIES OF ARTS, PHILOSOPHY AND SOCIOLOGY

CONTENTS

Bachelor of Arts 1st University Examination

Bachelor of Arts 1st University Examination Autumn

Bachelor of Arts 2nd University Examination (Honours)

Bachelor of Arts Degree (B.A.) (Honours) Examination

Bachelor of Arts General Regulations

Bachelor of Arts (Computer Science) First, Second & Third Year (Honours)

Bachelor of Arts (Computer Science) (Honours)

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) (Modular), (Evening)

Bachelor Degree of Arts (Modular), Foundation Level

Bachelor Degree of Arts (Modular), Level 2 & Level 3

Bachelor Degree of Arts (Modular), Generaland Special Regulations

Bachelor of Music Degree 1st Year University Examination

Bachelor of Music Degree 2nd Year University Examination

Bachelor of Music Degree (B.Mus.)

Bachelor of Social Science Degree, 1st Year University Examination

Bachelor of Social Science Degree, 2nd Year and B.Soc.Sc. (Honours) Marks and Standards

Higher Diploma in Applied Social Studies (HDipAppSS)

Higher Diploma in Archival Studies (HDipAS)

Higher Diploma in Celtic Archaeology (HDipCeltArchy)

Higher Diploma in Careers Guidance (HDipCG)

Higher Diploma in Drama Studies (HDipDS)

Higher Diploma in Early Irish Language and Literature (HDipEILL)

Higher Diploma in Education (HDipEd)

Higher Diploma in Education Studies (HDipEdS)

Higher Diploma in Irish Folklore (HDipIrFolk)

Higher Diploma in Library and Information Studies (HDipLIS)

Higher Diploma in Linguistics (HDipLing)

Higher Diploma in Mathematical Science (HDipMaSc)

Higher Diploma in Medieval Welsh Language and Literature (HDipMvlWLangLit)

Higher Diploma in Psychology (HDipPsych)

Higher Diploma in Remedial and Special Education

Higher Diploma in Social Policy (HDipSP)

Higher Diploma in Sociology and Social Research (HDipSSR)

Higher Diploma in Statistics (HDipStats)

Higher Diploma for Teachers of the Deaf (HDipTD)

Higher Diploma in the Teaching of English as a Foreign Language (HDipTEFL)

Higher Diploma in Women's Studies (HDipWS)

Master of Arts Degree (MA) Examination

Master of Arts Degree in Australian Studies

MA/M.Sc Degree in Cognitive Studies

Master of Arts Degree (MA), Economics

Master of Economic Science Degree (MEconSc)

Master of Economic Science (Public Policy)

Master of Arts Degree (MA), Educational Psychology

Master of Arts Degree (MA), English Language

Master of Arts Degree (MA), Film Studies

Master of Arts Degree (MA), Geography

Master of Arts Degree (International) in Geography

Master of Arts Degree in Medieval Studies

Master of Arts Degree (MA), Modern English and American Literature

Master of Arts Degree (MA), Musicology

Master of Arts Degree (MA), Old and Middle English

Master of Arts Degree (MA), Women's Studies

Master of Education Examination (MEd) (Old Regulations)

Master of Education Degree Examination (MEd)

Master of Library and Information Studies Degree (MLIS)

Master of Literature Degree (MLitt)

Master of Literature/Arts Degree (MLitt/MA), Education

Master of Literature/Arts Degree (MLitt/MA), Music

Master of Literature/Arts Degree (MLitt/MA), Philosophy

Master of Literature Degree (MLitt) /M.Soc.Sc. (Sociology)

Master of Philosophy Degree (Irish Studies)(MPhil)

Master of Philosophy Degree (Medieval Studies) (MPhil)

Master of Psychological Science Degree (MPsychSc)

Doctor of Psychological Science Degree (Clinical Psychology) (DPsychSc)

Master of Social Science Degree (Social Policy) (MSocSc)

Master of Social Science Degree (Social Work) (MSocSc)

First Arts (College Test) in Mathematics and Mathematical Physics

MA Degree (Qualifying)

Arts Modular - Certificate

Latin for Postgraduates

MLitt and PhD students in Classical Studies, Latin, Greek & Classics

MPhil Latin Paper




FACULTY OF ARTS

ARBDF0001 FIRST UNIVERSITY EXAMINATION IN ARTS

The maximum marks in each subject shall be 1,000.

Pass Standards

The pass standard is 40%.

Compensation

No compensation is allowed.

Exemptions

The First University Examination must be passed as a whole. Exemption will be granted in any subject in which the pass standard is attained.

Honours Standards

Honours shall be given in separate subjects but honours shall not be given in any subject unless all the subjects of the examination are passed at the same time, in the Summer Examination.

First Class Honours mark: 70%
Second Class Honours mark: 60%

Special Regulations

Oral Examinations will form part of the First University Examination in Arts in all modern languages except English. The percentage for orals shall be 15%, except for French which may be up to 20%.

A pass mark for the whole subject may not be granted to any candidate in Modern Irish or a modern continental language (except Italian) who does not satisfy the Examiners in the Oral Examination in that subject.

There may be an oral examination in Honours History.

The pass mark in Greek or Latin will not be granted to any candidate who fails to reach an adequate standard in unprescribed translation.



FIRST ARTS AUTUMN EXAMINATION

The First University Examination in Arts (Autumn) is equivalent to the First University Examination in Arts (Summer) for entry to Second Year courses and, in the case of Mathematics, a repeat examination at Honours Standard will be permitted if there is a candidate.



MARKS AND STANDARDS APPLICABLE TO SECOND ARTS (HONOURS) AND B.A. (HONOURS) EXAMINATIONS

ARBDF0003/ARBDF0007 Arts Mode I/ Arts International Mode 1
ARBDF0004/ARBDF0008 Arts Mode II/ Arts International Mode II
ARBDF0005/ARBDF0009 Arts Mode IIA/ Arts International Mode IIA
ARBDF0006/ARBDF0010 Arts Mode III/ Arts International Mode III

Introduction of Beneficial Aggregation (i.e. where aggregation operates to the benefit ogf the student:)
Not to apply to the BA (International) Degree

From 2003 the grade of degree in a subject (when all subjects are passed at one sitting, in the summer examinations of Second and Final Year) will be determined by:
either
aggregation of 30% of the Second Arts (summer)examination results with 70% of the Final Year (summer) examination results within each subject:
or:
100% of the Final Year (Summer) examination results.
(No retrospection of before September 2002 is permitted).



Mode I (Single Subject)  
   One Subject: 2000 marks
   First Class Honours, Grade I: 70% of the marks available
   Second Class Honours, Grade I: 62%
   Second Class Honours, Grade II: 55%
   Third Class Honours: 50%
   Pass: 40%

Notes:

  1. In Mode I Mathematical Physics in the Second Arts (Honours) examination, the marks are 700 for Mathematics and 1,300 for Mathematical physics.
  2. In Mode I English the regulations are as for Mode II.


Mode II and Mode IIA (Two Subjects)

  First Class Honours: 70% of the marks available
  Second Class Honours: 62%
  Second Class Honours, Grade II: 55%
  Third Class Honours: 50%
  Pass: 40%

Notes:

  1. It should be noted that students taking Pass Mathematical Physics will not be eligible for an Honours award in these subjects at Second Year or B.A. Level.
  2. In the Second Arts Honours Examination in Mathematics and Mathematical Physics the Board of Examiners may at its discretion deem a candidate to have passed the Second University Examination; such a candidate will not be permitted to proceed to the B.A. Honours course.


Mode II regulations applicable to Mode I English



Mode III (one major, two minor subjects)



GENERAL REGULATIONS - Bachelor of Arts

Notes to specific subjects (the following notes apply to all modes, unless otherwise stated):

  1. In the subjects named below, a pass mark may not be awarded unless an adequate standard has been reached in the area specified:
       Arabic:unprepared translation
       French:French language
       Hebrew:unprepared translation
       Geography:practical work
       German:German language
       Greek:unprepared translation
       Irish:Irish language
       Italian:Italian language and language papers
       Latin:unprepared translation
       Spanish:Spanish language
  2. In the subjects named below, the specified percentages of the marks available will be allocated as described:
       Early & Medieval Irish (Honours: Mode III):20% for Modern Irish.
       French:20% for oral examinations.
       Geography:up to 20% for practical work.
       German:15% (Second year) and 10% (Final Year) for oral examinations.
       Greek:about 10% for oral examination.
       Hebrew & Hellenistic Greek:60% to Hebrew and 40% Hellenistic Greek.
       Italian:10% for oral examination.
       Latin:about 10% for oral examination.
       Sociology:(Second year) up to 20% of the marks available may be allocated for each research workshop.
       Spanish:up to 20% for oral examination.
  3. In all Modes, up to 25% of the marks available in any subject may be allocated for work performed during the year, in both Second and Final Years.


ARBDF0015 BACHELOR OF ARTS (COMPUTER SCIENCE) FIRST, SECOND, THIRD YEARS (HONOURS)

Marks & Standards Applicable To First Year Computer Science
First Class Honours etc. as for the First Arts Examination (See page 26)

Introduction of Beneficial Aggregation (i.e. where aggregation operates to the benefit ogf the student:)

From 2003 the grade of degree in the Arts subject only (where both subjects are passed at one sitting, in the summer examinations of Second and Final Year) will be determined by:
either
aggregation of 30% of the Second Arts (summer)examination results with 70% of the Final Year (summer) examination result in the Arts subject:
or:
100% of the Final Year (Summer) examination result in the Arts subject.
Beneficial aggregation does not apply to the subject Computer Science. (No retrospection of before September 2002 is permitted).

Marks & Standards Applicable To Second Year (Honours) & Third Year (Honours) (Computer Science)

  1. 1. Computer Science, 30% of the marks may be allotted to Practical Work.
    A pass mark for the whole subject may not be granted to any candidate in Computer Science who does not satisfy the Examiners in the practical component of that subject.

  2. The permissible Arts subject: see page 28 for special requirements for subjects.
  • Two subjects each 1000 (one of which is Computer Science)
  • Honours will be awarded separately in each subject as follows:
    First Class Honours: 70%
    Second Class Honours, Grade I: 62%
    Second Class Honours, Grade II: 55%
    Third Class Honours: 50%
    Pass: 40%
  • Candidates who have passed the Third Year Examination and attained at least 45% in Computer Science will be permitted to proceed to Fourth Year.
  • Candidates who have passed the Third year examination and have passed Computer Science with a mark of under 45% will be awarded a BA (Honours) Degree with a pass in Computer Science.


BACHELOR OF ARTS (COMPUTER SCIENCE) HONOURS

Marks & Standards Applicable To BA (Honours) Degree In Computer Science Examination

The degree grade is awarded separately in each subject based on the performance in the Third Year Arts subject and the Fourth Year Computer Science.

The maximum marks in Computer Science shall be 1,000

Candidates who pass the BA (honours) Computer Science Examinations will be awarded a BA (Honours) Degree.



ARBDP0011 BA MODULAR (EVENING) DEGREE

To complete the requirements necessary for the award of the BA Modular Degree it is necessary to complete a minimum of four years registration and attendance as follows:

  1. a minimum of one year at Foundation Level, with the successful completion of 2 Foundation Level Modules  i.e. 60 Foundation Level credits (30 per module)
  2. a minimum of one year at Level 2 - with successful completion of two Level 2 modules i.e. 60 Level 2 credits (30 per module)
  3. a minimum of one year at Level 3 - with successful completion of two Level 3 modules i.e. 60 Level 3 credits (30 per module)
  4. a minimum of one further year taking additional permissible modules to the extent of 60 credits (30 per module)

240 CREDITS COMPLETED AS ABOVE IS THE TOTAL REQUIREMENT FOR THE BA MODULAR (EVENING) DEGREE.

  • A Module is a year’s course in a subject or a combination of subjects.
  • Credits are awarded on the successful completion of a Module
  • To complete a module successfully and thereby gain 30 credits, a student must:
    1. Attend lectures, seminars and tutorials.
    2. Perform satisfactorily in class exercises, projects, etc. when required.
    3. Pass the examinations in the subject.
  • A student cannot gain more than 30 credits in a module or more than 60 credits in any one year.
  • It is anticipated that students may be permitted to take modules at different levels concurrently, subject to timetable compatibility.


STANDARDS APPLYING TO EXAMINATION AT FOUNDATION LEVEL

Each Module: 1000 marks

  • First Class Honours:         70%
  • Second Class Honours:    60%
  • Pass:                                40%
  • No compensation is allowed
  • Exemption will be granted in any module in which the pass standard is attained


STANDARDS APPLYING TO EXAMINATIONS AT LEVEL 2 AND LEVEL 3

Each Module: 1000 marks

  • First Class Honours:                      70%
  • Second Class Honours Grade I:     62%
  • Second Class Honours Grade II:    55%
  • Third Class Honours:                     50%
  • Pass:                                             40%
  • No compensation is allowed
  • Exemption will be granted in any module in which the pass standard is attained


GENERAL REGULATIONS

Progress from Foundation Level to Level 2
Students must have obtained 30 credits in a module of a subject at Foundation level to proceed to Level 2 of that subject or of subjects for which it is a prerequisite.

Progress from Level 2 to Level 3
Students can proceed to Level 3 in a subject when they have 30 credits in that subject at Foundation Level and 30 credits at Level 2. All other prerequisites must be satisfied.

Award of the degree
The degree of BA will be awarded to students who have accumulated 240 credits in the Modular Evening Programme. The grade of the degree in a subject will be determined by 30% of the mark achieved in the Level 2 Module (irrespective of the year in which this Module was completed) and 70% of the mark achieved in the examination of the Level 3 Module.

Course work
Up to 30% of the marks in any module may be assigned to continuous assessment.

Orals
In the case of language subjects, up to 20% of the marks in any module may be awarded for the oral examination.



SPECIAL REGULATIONS

  1. For students who registered for Level 2 Modules in the 1993/94 session only, final subject grades will be awarded on the basis of either (a) or (b), whichever is the more favourable.
    1. on the total average marks in the module/s of Levels 2 and 3.
    2. on the results of the Module/s of Level 3.
    Note:If a student who registered for Level 2 Modules in the 1993/4 session does not register for two consecutive academic sessions thereafter, the above special regulation shall not apply.
  2. In Italian a pass mark will not be awarded in any examination unless an adequate standard has been attained in the language and in every language paper. In German a pass mark will not be awarded in any examination unless an adequate standard has been attained in the language.


EXAMINATIONS IN MUSIC

ARBDF0014 FIRST UNIVERSITY EXAMINATION IN MUSIC

Pass, Honours and Exemptions as for the First Arts Examination
Marks
MUS 1200 Music (as for First Arts) 1,000
MUS 1210 Music Option 1,000
Other Arts subject 1,000


ARBDF0014 SECOND YEAR UNIVERSITY EXAMINATION IN MUSIC

*excluding option
Marks
MUS 2200 Music (as for 2nd Arts*) 850
MUS 2206 Music Option, Keyboard tests & special assignments 600
1,450

Pass and Honours marks remain as in the current Examinations in Music section. Compensation between the two sections of the examination is not allowed. Exemption in either section may be granted if 40% is attained. Candidates obtaining exemptions must pass in the remaining section at one examination.



ARBDF0014 B.MUS. DEGREE EXAMINATION

*(800 marks to be allocated to eight half-courses (100) or four full-courses (200) or any combination of these, subject to approved regulations).
Marks
Harmony (200)
Counterpoint and Canonic Studies (200)
Fugue (200)
Early Music History I (100)
Early Music History II (100)
Ethnomusicology I (100)
Ethnomusicology II (100) 800*
Orchestration (100)
Seminar in Musicology and Composition (100)
Music since 1950 (100)
Electro-Acoustic Music (100)
Baroque Orchestra (100)
Performance/Composition/Musicology Option 200 200
Total 1,000

Pass Standard: 40% in each subject.

  • Honours Standard:
    First Class Honours 70% on aggregate for the whole Examination.
    Second Class Honours I 62%
    Second Class Honours II 55%
    Third Class Honours 50%
  • Compensation is not allowed. Exemption may be granted in any subject if 45% is attained.
  • Candidates obtaining exemptions must pass in the remaining subjects at one examination.


DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF SOCIAL SCIENCE REGULATIONS
ARBDF0012 Bachelor of Social Science
ARDBF0013 Bachelor of Social Science International

First University Examination
The maximum marks in each subject shall be 1,000.

Pass Standards
The pass standard is 40%.

Compensation
No compensation is allowed.

Exemptions
The First University Examination must be passed as a whole. Exemption will be granted in any subject in which the pass standard is attained.

Honours StandardsHonours shall be given in separate subjects but honours shall not be given in any subject unless all the subjects are passed at the same time in the Summer examination.

   First Class Honours mark: 70%
   Second Class Honours mark: 60%

Special Regulations
Up to 25% of the marks available in any subject may be allocated for work performed during the year.

Introduction of Beneficial Aggregation (i.e. where aggregation operates to the benefit of the student):
Not to apply to the BSocSc (International) Degree

From 2003 the grade of degree in a subject (when both subjects are passed at one sitting, in the summer examination of Second and Final Year) will be determined by:

either

aggregation of 30% of the Second Social Science (summer) examination results with 70% of the Final Year (summer) examination results within each subject:

or

100% of the Final Year (summer) examination results.
(No retrospection before Second year 2002 is permitted).



Marks And Standards Applicable To Second Social Science and B.Soc.Sc. (Honours) Examination

Two subjects each 1000 marks.
Honours will be awarded separately in each subject as follows:

First Class Honours: 70% of the marks available
Second Class Honours, Grade I: 62%
Second Class Honours, Grade II: 55%
Third Class Honours: 50%
Pass: 40%

Special Regulations
Social Policy (Second Year): upto 20% of the marks available may be allocated for project work. Sociology (Second Year): upto 20% of the marks available may be allocated for a research workshop



GENERAL REGULATIONS

  • Honours shall not be awarded unless all subjects of the examination are passed at the same sitting, in the Summer.
  • In the Second and Third Social Science Examinations exemption will be allowed in any subject in which the pass standard is attained.
  • No compensation is allowed.
  • Up to 25% of the marks available in any subject may be allocated for work performed during the year, in both second and final years.
  • In Sociology (Second Year), up to 20% of the marks available may be allocated for a research workshop.


ARHDF0021 HIGHER DIPLOMA IN APPLIED SOCIAL STUDIES (HDipAppSS)

Candidates must achieve a pass standard in each course. Exemption may be granted in any course in which the pass standard is attained. The Diploma to be awarded on satisfactory completion of examination and practical work.
SPOL P401 Each of 7 courses 100 marks
Pass Standard 50%
Distinction 70%


ARHDF0001 HIGHER DIPLOMA IN ARCHIVAL STUDIES (HDipAS)

Breakdown of Examination Marks

Marks
Total 1,200
Pass 600
Honours:
Second Class 720
First Class 840
Theoretical Examination:
ARCV P401 Archival Administration 120
ARCV P402 Records Management 120
ARCV P403 Archival History and Practice 120
ARCV P404 Administrative, Constitutional and Legal History 120
ARCV P405 Palaeography, Diplomatic and Auxiliary Sciences 120
600
     
Practical Examination:
ARCV P046 Practical examination in the arrangement, listing and transcription of material 150
ARCV P407 Work undertaken during the year in repositories and in practical classes and tutorials 200
ARCV P408 Edited calendar of material 250
600


ARHDF0003 HIGHER DIPLOMA IN CELTIC ARCHAEOLOGY (HDipCeltArchgy)

The examination will consist of two parts:

  1. ARCH P402 Two papers, each to carry a value of 400 marks.
  2. ARCH P401 One essay, to carry a value of 200 marks.
Pass standard: 40%
Distinction: 60%


ARHDF0002 HIGHER DIPLOMA IN CAREERS GUIDANCE (HDipCG)

(Will not be offered in the 2001/2002 session)
Marks
PSY P404 Written Papers 500
PSY P405 Practical Work and Continuous Assessment 500
1,000
(The percentages refer to the aggregate total).
Pass: 40%
Honours Standards:
First Class: 70%
Second Class: 60%


ARHDF0004 HIGHER DIPLOMA IN DRAMA STUDIES (HDipDS)

First Class Honours: 70%
Second Class Honours, Grade I: 62%
Second Class Honours, Grade II: 55%
Pass: 40%


ARHDF0008 HIGHER DIPLOMA IN EARLY IRISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE (HDipEILL)

The examination will consist of two papers each carrying 500 marks. (EMIR P401 / EMIR P402)

Pass: 40%
Distinction: 60%


ARHDF0005 HIGHER DIPLOMA IN EDUCATION (HDip in Ed)

The examination for the Higher Diploma in Education will consist of two parts:

PART I
Six areas comprising five papers which together carry a total of 800 marks, together with two course assignments carrying 100 marks each; the combination of these two assignments comprise a further area.

Marks per area:

EDUC P201 Paper 1 150
EDUC P202 Paper 2 100
EDUC P203 Paper 3 150
EDUC P204 Paper 4 200
EDUC P205 Paper 5 (100)
Portfolio (100) 200
EDUC P206 Assignments 200
Total 1,000

PART II
Supervised teaching assessed on a five-point grading system, A,B,C,D,E. Candidates may be required to attend an oral examination. Candidates who obtain an E grading fail Part II.

Pass
An aggregate mark of 45% is required in the written examination. Compensation may be allowed in one paper at the discretion of the Board, provided that a candidate does not fall below 40% in that area. A candidate who fails the written examination as a whole but who reaches the pass mark of 45% in at least three of the areas may be exempted therein at a subsequent examination. A candidate who obtains such exemptions must pass the remaining areas at one examination.

Second Class Honours
An aggregate mark of at least 60% in the written examination, provided the candidate does not fall below 50% in any of the areas, together with a Grade B in teaching assessment OR an aggregate mark of at least 55% in the written examination, provided the candidate does not fall below 50% in any of the areas, together with a Grade A in teaching assessment.

First Class Honours
An aggregate mark of at least 70% in the written examination, provided the candidate does not fall below 60% in any of the six areas, together with a Grade B in teaching assessment OR an aggregate mark of at least 65% in the written examination, provided the candidate does not fall below 60% in any of the six areas, together with a Grade A in teaching assessment.

Repeats
A candidate who failed in Part I but was awarded at least a Grade D in Part II at the Summer examination will be permitted to resit for the paper(s) in the following Autumn. S/he will be allowed to carry forward his teaching assessment of at least Grade D from the Summer to the following Autumn examination. He/she cannot, however, be awarded Honours in the examination. Students who do not pass the examination for the Higher Diploma in Education may re-present for the written examination on not more than three further occasions: Teaching practice may not be repeated more than once.



ARHDP0006 HIGHER DIPLOMA IN EDUCATION STUDIES (HDipEdS)

  • Examination papers and course projects carrying a total of 400 marks.
  • Pass: Aggregate marks in the examination and projects must reach 45%
  • Honours: 60%


ARDPP0002 DIOPLÓMA SA GHAELIGE FHEIDHMEACH

Marcanna
Bliain 1 Scrúdú cainte 50%
Páipéar scrúdaithe scríofa 20%
Scrúdú tuisceanna cainte 10%
Measúnú leanúnach 20% 1000
Bliain 2 Scrúdú cainte 40%
Páipéar scrúdaithe scríofa 30%
Scrúdú tuisceanna cainte 10%
Measúnú leanúnach 20% 1000

Chun go n-éireodh le hiarrthóir is gá go mbainfí amach pas i ngach eilimint faoi seach acu sin. Ní cheadaí cúiteamh a dh&eanamh.

Pas:40%
Pas le hoirirceas:60%


ARHDF0009 HIGHER DIPLOMA IN IRISH FOLKLORE (HDipIrFolk)

The examination will consist of two parts:.

  1. IRFL P401 Papers carrying 800 marks.
  2. IRFL P402 A dissertation carrying 200 marks.
Pass: 40%
Distinction: 60%


ARHDF0010 HIGHER DIPLOMA IN LIBRARY AND INFORMATION STUDIES (HDipLIS)

Marks are allocated as follows:

IS P401 Course Work 2,000

A candidate must pass all compulsory requirements.

First Class Honours 70%
Second Class Honours 60%
Pass 40%


ARHDF0011 HIGHER DIPLOMA IN LINGUISTICS (HDipLing)

Marks
LING P401 Written papers 700
LING P402 Dissertation 200
LING P403 Oral 100
Pass standard: 40%
Distinction: 62%


ARHDF0012 HIGHER DIPLOMA IN MATHEMATICAL SCIENCE (HDipMaSc)

Students present in either Course A or Course B.
Each course is divided into two parts, Part I is taken in Summer and Part II taken in Autumn.

Allocation of marks: Part I 200
Part II 400
Standards
Pass 40% in Part I
40% in Part II
Pass with distinction 40% in Part I
62% in Part II


ARHDF0013 HIGHER DIPLOMA IN MEDIEVAL WELSH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE (HDipMvlWLangLit)

The examination will consist of two papers each carrying 500 marks.

Pass standard: 40%
Distinction: 60%


ARHDF0014 HIGHER DIPLOMA IN PSYCHOLOGY (HDipPsych)

Marks
Year 1 PSY P406/PSY P407 Written examination and course work 1,000
Year 2 PSY P401/PSY P402 Written Papers 700
Practical & Continuous Assessment 300
1,000
(The percentages refer to the aggregate total)
Pass: 40%
Honours
First Class: 70%
Second Class: 60%


ARHDF0007 HIGHER DIPLOMA IN REMEDIAL AND SPECIAL EDUCATION (HDipRSEd)

Course assessment is based upon 4 assignments (500 marks) and 4 terminal examination papers (500 marks).A pass in special needs teaching is mandatory.

Examination Papers Marks
EDUC P441 Pedagogy of Learning Disabled Students 125
EDUC P442 Special Pedagogy of School Subjects 125
EDUC P443 Curriculum Development, Sociology and Computer Studies 125
EDUC P444 Psychology, Philosophy and Pupils with Special Education Needs 125
500
Assignments
EDUC P446 Individualised Education Programme for a Student with Learning Difficulties (IEP) 200
EDUC P445 Case Study of a Student with Special Education Needs (SEN) 100
EDUC P447 Remedial Language and Literacy Assignment 100
EDUC P450 Case Study of the use of IT Resources with SEN Students in Schools 100
500
 
Total:   1000

First Class Honours
A minimum aggregate mark of 70%, with compensation between areas provided the candidate does not fall below 60% in any area.

Second Class Honours
A minimum aggregate mark of 60%, with compensation between areas provided the candidate does not fall below 50% in any area.

Pass Level
A minimum aggregate mark of 45%, with compensation between areas provided the candidate does not fall below 40% in any area.



ARHDF0022 HIGHER DIPLOMA IN SOCIAL POLICY (HDipSP)

SPOL P402 Social Policy 1000
     
Pass Standard: 40%
     
Honours Standards:
   First Class 70%
   Second Class 60%


ARHDF0023 HIGHER DIPLOMA IN SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL RESEARCH (HDipSSR)

A candidate may be exempted from further examination in any subject in which the pass standard is attained
SOC P401 Sociology 2,000
SOC P402 Social Research 1,000
 
Pass Standard: 40%
 
Honours Standards:
   First Class 70% with not less than 60% in any subject.
   Second Class 60% with not less than 50% in any subject.


ARHDP0015 HIGHER DIPLOMA IN STATISTICS (HDipStats)

The course is divided into two parts, Part I and Part II.
Allocation of Marks:

STAT P001 Part I 400
STAT P002 Part II 600
Standards:
Pass 40% in Part I
40% in Part II
Distinction 40% in Part I
62% in Part II


ARHDF0016 HIGHER DIPLOMA FOR TEACHERS OF THE DEAF (HDipTD)

Papers as follows:

Marks
1. EDUC P411 History of Education of the Deaf 100
2. EDUC P412 Curriculum and Methods of Teaching Children with Impaired Hearing 100
3. EDUC P413 Psychology 100
4. EDUC P414 Audiology 100
5. EDUC P415 Speech 100
6. EDUC P416 Practical Examination 200
  • Pass:
    An aggregate mark of 40% provided the candidate does not fall below 30% in any subject.
  • Second Class Honours:
    An aggregate mark of at least 60% in the written examination provided the candidate does not fall below 50% in any of the papers, together with a teaching assessment of Grade B or, an aggregate mark of at least 55% in the written examination, provided the candidate does not fall below 50% in any of the papers, together with a Grade A teaching assessment.
  • First Class Honours:
    An aggregate mark of at least 70% in the written examination, provided the candidate does not fall below 60% in any of the papers, together with a Grade B teaching assessment or, an aggregate mark of at least 65% in the written examination, provided the candidate does not fall below 60% in any of the papers, together with a Grade A teaching assessment.
  • Exemptions:
    A candidate who reaches 40 per cent in three or more subjects may be exempted in these. To complete the examination, 40 per cent must be gained in a single subject, or an average of 40 per cent with not less than 30 per cent in any subject. Candidates obtaining exemptions must pass in the remaining subjects at one examination.


ARHDP0017 HIGHER DIPLOMA IN THE TEACHING OF ENGLISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE (HDipTEFL)

The maximum marks will be 1,000.

Part 1 Two examination Papers 400 marks
EDUC P427 Paper 1 (3 hours): Language Analysis
EDUC P428 Paper 2 (3 hours): Classroom Processes
 
Part 2 EDUC P429 Three Written Assignments 300 marks
Part 3 EDUC P430 Supervised teaching practice 300 marks
  • Pass Standard:
    Students must obtain an aggregate of 45% in each part of the examination. Compensation will be allowed only between Parts 1 and 2 provided the student does not fall below 35% in either section. Students may not compensate between the written parts of the examination (Parts 1 and 2) and Part 3 (Supervised teaching practice).
  • Second Class Honours:
    Students must obtain an aggregate of 60% in each part of the examination. Compensation may be allowed only between Parts 1 and 2 provided the student does not fall below 50% in either section. Students may not compensate between the written parts of the examination (Parts 1 and 2) and Part 3 (Supervised teaching practice).
  • First Class Honours:
    Students must obtain an aggregate of 70% in each part of the examination. Compensation may be allowed only between Parts 1 and 2 provided the student does not fall below 60% in either section. Students may not compensate between the written parts of the examination (Parts 1 and 2) and Part 3 (Supervised teaching practice).
  • Repeats:
    Students who fail Part 1 or Part 2 will be permitted to re-present at a subsequent examination session. Students who do not pass Part 1 or Part 2 at the first sitting may re-present on not more than two subsequent occasions. Students who fail teaching practice may only be permitted to repeat it at the discretion of the Board of Studies.


ARHDF0019 (FT)/ARHDP0020 (PT) HIGHER DIPLOMA IN WOMEN’S STUDIES (HDipWS)

This postgraduate diploma consists of course work and a major essay. Marks will be allocated as follows:

WS P404 Course Work 800 marks
WS P403 Major Essay 200 marks
Pass Standard:

40% overall

Honours Standards:
   1st Class Honours: 70%
   2nd Class Honours 60%


M.A. DEGREE EXAMINATION

By Examination and Minor Thesis:

The M.A. by Examination and Minor Thesis may be awarded with or without Honours.
The standards are as follows:

First Class Honours 70%
Second Class Honours Grade I 62%
Second Class Honours Grade II 55%
Third Class Honours 50%
Pass 40%

At M.A. Examination, where a written examination is prescribed, there may also be Orals in Latin, Greek, Modern Continental Languages, Irish, Education and Linguistics.

ARMRF0063 By Major Thesis:
The M.A. by Major Thesis is awarded or withheld. In the case of exceptionally good performance, however, the degree may be awarded "With Distinction".



ARMXF0010 M.A DEGREE IN AUSTRALIAN STUDIES

* Up to 20% of the 500 marks may be allocated to Course Work
AUST P002 Written Examination and Course Work* 500 marks
AUST P001 Minor Thesis 500 marks

First Class Honours etc., as for other subjects in the Faculty of Arts.



ARMXF0012 M.A. DEGREE IN COGNITIVE SCIENCE

Marks are allocated as follows:

COSC P001 - COSC P007 Examinations 70%
COSC P008 Dissertation 30%
 
The Marks and Standards applicable are:
 
First Class Honours 70%
Second Class Honours 60%
Pass Standard 40%

Students must achieve a pass grade in all their papers and in the dissertion



ARMFX0072 MA DEGREE IN CULTURAL POLICY AND ARTS MANAGEMENT

*Students must achieve a pass grade in both elements of the course and the dissertation. First Class Honours etc. as for other M.A. subjects in the faculty of Arts.
Marks
Written Examination and Course Work: 700
   Policy/Comparitive Studies/Placement Report (400*)
   Business Studies (three written examintions) (300*)
Dissertation 300*


ARMXF0024 M.A. DEGREE IN ECONOMICS

*Up to 20% of the 650 marks may be allocated to Course Work
ECON P801
Written Examination and Course Work* 650 marks
Minor Thesis 350 marks

First Class Honours etc. as for other subjects in the Faculty of Arts.



ARMXF0001 (FT)/ARMXP0002 (PT) MASTER OF ECONOMIC SCIENCE (M.ECON.SC.)

ECON P306 Written Examination and Course Work* 1,000 marks

*Up to 20% of the 1,000 marks may be allocated to Course Work.

First Class Honours etc. as for other subjects in the Faculty of Arts.



ARMXF0016 (FT)/ARMXP0003 (PT) MASTER OF ECONOMIC SCIENCE (Public Policy)

* Up to 20% of the 700 marks may be allocated to Course Work.
** In addition to obtaining an overall pass grade, students must obtain a pass grade in the thesis in order to be eligible for the award of the degree.
ECON P308 Written Examination and Course Work* 700 marks
ECON P309 Minor Thesis** 300 marks

First Class Honours etc. as for other subjects in the Faculty of Arts.



ARMXF0026 M.A. DEGREE IN EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

Part I
Part I of the course consists of a programmme similar in content to the Higher Diploma in education. Candidates must pass Part I of the course before they are permitted to proceed to Part II of the course. Successful applicants who already hold a Higher Diploma in Education or another recognised teacher training qualification, primary, or post-primary, may be exempt from Part I of the course.

Part II

Marks
EDUC P321 Placement Portfolio 300
EDUC P314 Research Assignment 100
EDUC P322 Thesis 300
EDUC P312 Examinations (3) 300
EDUC P313 Placements: Pass/Fail only
Total 1000
  • Candidates must pass in each of the five elements of the course, namely portfolio, research assignment, thesis, examinations and placement. (In the event of failure in one placement a repeat placement may be arranged.)
  • Honours Standard:
    First Class Honours 70%
    Second Class Honours Grade I 62%
    Second Class Honours Grade II 55%
    Third Class Honours 50%
  • Pass40%


ARMXF0069 M.A. DEGREE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE

ENG P801

  • Where the M.A. is taken by Examination, the marks shall be allotted as follows:
    Examination: 3 papers carrying 20% of the total mark each
    Minor Thesis: to carry 40% of the total mark
  • The Minor Thesis must be passed for the Degree to be awarded.
  • First Class Honours etc. as for other M.A. subjects in the Faculty of Arts.


ARMXF0032 (FT)/ ARMXP0059 (PT) M.A. DEGREE IN FILM STUDIES

FS P303 Course Work and examination 600 marks
FS P304 Thesis 400 marks

Note: Students must obtain a pass grade in the minor thesis in order to be awarded the degree of M.A.
First Class Honours etc. as for other M.A. subjects in the Faculty of Arts.



ARMXF0034 M.A. DEGREE IN GEOGRAPHY

GEOG P801
Written Examination and Course Work 600 marks
Minor Thesis 400 marks

The minor thesis must be passed for the Degree to be awarded.
First Class Honours etc. as for other M.A. subjects in the Faculty of Arts.



ARMXF0068 M.A. (INTERNATIONAL) DEGREE IN GEOGRAPHY

GEOG P802
Written Examination and Course Work in Home University 300 marks
Written Examination and Course Work in Partner University 300 marks
Minor Thesis 400 marks

An overall pass mark must be obtained for the courses in the partner university and the minor thesis must be passed for the Degree to be awarded.
First Class Honours etc. as for the other MA subjects in the Faculty of Arts.



ARMXF0070 M.A. DEGREE IN MEDIEVAL STUDIES

MDSTP801
Written Examination and Course Work 600 marks
Dissertation 400 marks

First Class Honours etc. as for other M.A. subjects in the Faculty of Arts.



ARMXF0028 M.A. DEGREE IN MODERN ENGLISH AND AMERICAN LITERATURE (all options)

*Up to 20% of the 500 marks may be allocated to Course Work.
ENG P802
Written Examination and Course Work* 500 marks
Minor Thesis 500 marks

First Class Honours etc., as for other M.A. subjects in the Faculty of Arts.



ARMXF0048 M.A. DEGREE IN MUSICOLOGY

MUS P303 Paper I (Musicology): 100
MUS P304 Paper II (Options): 100
MUS P305 Paper III (Irish Music): 100
MUS P306 Dissertation/Critical Edition: 500
MUS P307 Course Work: 200
Total: 1,000

First Class Honours etc. as for other M.A. subjects in the Faculty of Arts.



ARMXF0029 M.A. DEGREE IN OLD AND MIDDLE ENGLISH

  • Where the M.A. is taken by Examination, the marks shall be allocated as follows:
    Course Work in Research Skills: 20% of the total mark
    Examination: 2 papers carrying 20% of the total mark each
    Minor Thesis: 40% of the total mark
  • The Minor Thesis must be passed for the Degree to be awarded.
  • First Class Honours etc. as for other M.A. subjects in the Faculty of Arts.


ARMXF0057 (FT)/ ARMXP0062 (PT) M.A. DEGREE IN WOMEN’S STUDIES

This degree consists of course work and a dissertation.
Marks will be allocated as follows:

WS P301 Dissertation 1,000 marks
WS P302 Course Work 1,000 marks

Students will be required to achieve a pass standard in both the coursework and the dissertation. Students who do not complete the dissertation within two years of entering the course but who have passed all the course work may be awarded the Higher Diploma in Women’s Studies, at the discretion of the Examiners.
First Class Honours etc. as for the other M.A. subjects in the Faculty of Arts.



ARMXP0068 (PT) M.ED. DEGREE EXAMINATION (Old Regulations)

  1. EDUC P315 Examination papers and course projects carrying a total of 700 marks.
  2. EDUC P316 A minor thesis carrying 700 marks.

Pass: Aggregate marks in the examination and projects must reach 50%. Thesis must reach 50%.

  First Class Honours 70%
  Second Class Honours 60%
  Pass 50%


ARMXP0004 M.ED. DEGREE EXAMINATION

  1. EDUC P317 Examination Papers and course projects carrying a total of 400 marks.
  2. EDUC P318 A minor thesis carrying 600 marks.

Pass: Aggregate marks in the examination and projects must reach 50%. Thesis must reach 50%.

  First Class Honours 70%
  Second Class Honours 60%
  Pass 50%


ARMXF0003 (FT) M.Ed. DEGREE EXAMINATION

Examination Papers and course projects carrying a total of 500 marks. A minor thesis carrying 500 marks.

Pass: Aggregate marks in the examination and projects must reach 40%. Thesis must reach 40%.

  First Class Honours 70%
  Second Class Honours 60%
  Pass 40%


ARMXF0073 M.Ed. (SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS) DEGREE EXAMINATION

  1. Year 1: Examination papers (each carrying 100 marks) and two assignments (each carrying 50 marks) giving a total of 500 marks
  2. Year 2: Minor Thesis or Portfolio of research-based interventions carrying a total of 500 marks.
Pass Year 1 Aggregate marks in the examinations and assignments must reach 40%.
  Year 2 Marks for Thesis or Portfolio must reach 40%
First Class Honours 70%
Second Class Honours 60%
Pass 40%


ARMXF0066(FT)/ ARMXP0067 (PT) MASTER OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION STUDIES DEGREE (MLIS)

  • Marks are allocated as follows:
      IS P301 Dissertation 1,000
      IS P302 Course Work  2,200
  • A candidate must pass all compulsory requirements.
    First Class Honours 70%
    Second Class Honours 60%
    Pass 40%
  • A candidate must pass the course work before submitting a dissertation.
  • A candidate who does not already hold the Graduate Diploma in Library and Information Studies and who does not complete the dissertation within two years of entering the MLIS but who has passed all other requirements may, at the sole discretion of the examiners, be awarded the Graduate Diploma in Library and Information Studies.


ARMRF0064 M.LITT. DEGREE

  • The M. Litt. is awarded or withheld. In the case of exceptionally good performance, however, the degree may be awarded "With Distinction".
  • In the M.Litt. Degree in Latin, Greek, Modern Continental Languages, Irish, Education, Linguistics and Classical Studies, an oral or a written examination, or both, may be held, if the Examiners so decide.


M.LITT./ARMXF0025 M.A. DEGREE IN EDUCATION

  1. EDUC P319 Examination papers and course assignments carrying a total of 500 marks.
  2. EDUC P320 Minor thesis carrying 500 marks.
  • Pass: Aggregate marks in the examination papers and assignments must reach 50%; thesis must reach 50%.
  • M.Litt. Major thesis carrying 1,000 marks.
  • First Class Honours, etc., as for other M.Litt./M.A. subjects in the Faculty of Arts.


ARMRF0064 M.LITT./ARMRF0063 M.A. DEGREE IN MUSIC

MUS P501 M.Litt. by Thesis: as in general regulations for M.Litt. Degree



ARMRF0064 M.LITT. IN CULTURAL POLICY AND ARTS MANAGEMENT

See regulations for M.Litt. Degree.



M.LITT./ARMXF0049 M.A. DEGREE IN PHILOSOPHY

M.Litt.
In Philosophy an oral or a written Examination, or both, may be held, if the Examiners so decide.

M.A. by Examination

  • In Philosophy, where the M.A. Degree is taken by Examination, the marks shall be allotted as follows:
      Examination and Course Work 60%
      Minor Thesis 40%
  • An oral examination may also be held, if the Examiners so decide.
  • The Minor Thesis must be passed for the degree to be awarded. First Class Honours etc. as for other M.A. subjects in the Faculty of Arts. <.li>


ARMRF0064 M.LITT./ M.SOC.SC. (SOCIOLOGY)

M.Litt.
The M.Litt. Degree is awarded or withheld. In the case of exceptionally good performance, however, the degree may be awarded ‘With Distinction". An oral or written examination, or both, may be held, if the Examiners so decide.

M.Soc.Sc. by Examination ARMXF0011 (FT)/ ARMXP0012 (PT)

  SOC P301 Each of 7 courses 100 marks
  SOC P302 Dissertation 300 marks
  First Class Honours 70%
  Second Class Honours, Grade I 62%
  Second Class Honours, Grade II 55%
  Third Class Honours 50%
  Pass Standard 40%

The Pass standard must be attained in each course and in the Dissertation. Exemption may be granted in each course and in the Dissertation in which the pass standard is attained.
Students who do not complete the Dissertation but who have passed each of the seven courses may, in exceptional circumstances, apply to be awarded the Higher Diploma in Sociology and Social Research. Such an award would be at the discretion of the Examiners.



ARMXP0005 DEGREE OF MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY (M.PHIL.) (IRISH STUDIES)

There are no standards of Pass and Honours in the M.Phil., the degree is simply awarded or withheld. In the case of exceptionally good performance, however, the degree may be awarded "With Distinction".



ARMXF0006 DEGREE OF MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY (M.PHIL.) (MEDIEVAL STUDIES)

Candidates for the degree of M.Phil. will be required to take five papers: Two upon their study in their area of major specialisation (at the discretion of the Professor concerned, a minor thesis may be substituted for one paper, or a major thesis for both); one paper upon a language course; one paper upon a special subject course; and one paper upon the seminar course (this paper will normally be a paper delivered by the candidate to one of the two annual M.Phil. seminars, revised, and presented in a format suitable for a short article in a learned journal). At the discretion of the examiners, there may be an oral Examination.

There are no standards of Pass and Honours in the M.Phil.: The degree is simply awarded or withheld. In the case of exceptionally good performance, however, the degree may be awarded "With Distinction."



ARMXF0007 MASTER OF PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE DEGREE (M.Psych.Sc)

PSY P802
The degree is awarded by Major Thesis or examination. Marks and Standards as for the MLitt/MA Degree.



ARDXF0001 DOCTOR OF PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE (CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY) (D.Psych.Sc)

Marks to be allocated for the 70,000 - 80,000 word portfolio as follows:

PSY P600
Research 400 marks
Essays 300 marks
Case Studies 300 marks
Total:   1000 marks

In addition students will be required to pass each placement of supervised clinical experience: these will be marked on a pass or fail basis.

*To achieve a distinction 70% must be obtained on each component of the portfolio. Where a portfolio falls below a practitioner doctorate standard and is not brought up to this standard by making major revisions, then the examiners may award the degree of MPsychSc (Clin Spec) rather than DPsychSc (provided a mark of 40% is obtained for the portfolio).
Pass Standard 50%
*Distinction 70%

All three components of the portfolio must be passed for the award of DPsychSc. In addition a pass grade must be obtained on all clinical placements.



ARMXF0014 M.SOC.SC. INTERNATIONAL

The M.Soc.Sc. by Thesis
First Class Honours Standard 70%
Second Class Honours Standard 60%
Pass Standard 40%

An oral or a written examination, or both, may be held, if the Examiners so decide.

M.Soc.Sc. by Examination
SPOL P301 Each of 7 courses 100 marks
SPOL P302 Dissertation 300 marks
First Class Honours Standard 70%
Second Class Honours Standard 60%
Pass Standard 40%

Exemption may be granted in any subject in which a candidate reaches 50% where a candidate has reached the pass standard in four or more subjects.



M.SOC.SC. DEGREE (SOCIAL WORK)

ARMRF0017 The M.Soc.Sc. by Thesis
First Class Honours Standard 70%
Second Class Honours Standard 60%
Pass Standard 40%

An oral or a written examination, or both, may be held, if the Examiners so decide.

ARMXF0015 M.Soc.Sc. by Examination (Mode A)
SPOL P303 Each of 7 courses 100 marks
SPOL P304 Dissertation 300 marks
Pass Standard 50%
Distinction 70%
  • Practical work must be satisfactorily completed before the M.Soc.Sc. (Social Work) is awarded.
  • The Degree is an Honours Degree. An oral examination may be held, if the Examiners so decide.
  • Candidates must achieve a pass standard in each course. Exemption may be granted in any course in which the pass standard is attained. Students who do not complete the requirements of the Master’s programme satisfactorily may be awarded the Higher Diploma in Applied Social Studies.
ARMXF0008 MSocSc by Examination (Mode B)
SPOL P304 Dissertation 300 marks
SPOL P303 Course Work and Project Work 700 marks
Pass Standard 50%
Distinction 70%

The Degree is an Honours Degree.
Candidates must achieve a pass standard in each course.
Dissertation must reach 50%.



FIRST ARTS (COLLEGE TEST) IN MATHEMATICS

"a mark of 50% obtained in Honours Mathematical Physics or Honours Mathematics (Summer or Autumn) is deemed adequate for a student to proceed into second year at Honours level in the subject concerned, provided a suitable subject combination has passed."



BA (DAY) DEGREE APPLICANTS - MA DEGREE QUALIFYING EXAMINATION

BA (Day) degree graduates of UCD who are appropriately qualified will be eligible for consideration for admission to an MA by examination if they take the BA (Day) examination in the appropriate subject and gain Second Class Honours, Grade I marks. To enter for this qualifying examination, such applicants must have tha permission of the Faculty and must have gained at least 50% in the appropriate subject in the BA (Day) degree examination.

The qualifying examination may not be taken until at least three terms after the primary degree. It may only be taken once in a particular subject. The MA qualifying examination may only be taken in the Summer examination session.



BA (MODULAR DEGREE) APPLICANTS - MA QUALIFYING EXAMINATION

BA Modular graduates who who do not reach the the requissite standar in the primary degree and who atain at least a 50% aggregate marks in the subject may apply for permission to register for the MA qualifying degree. Such students must have the permission of the Faculty and will be required to register for and re-attend Level 3 courses in the subject. If they attain the required standard in the Level 3 examination (62%) they will be eligible for admission to the MA degreee.

The qualifying examination may only be taken once in a particular subject. The MA qualifying examination may be taken only in the Summer Examination session



ARTS MODULAR - CERTIFICATE

Certificate (single subject) students are awarded a College Certificate on completion of a Foundation Module in a subject and a University College Certificate on completion of Foundation , Level 2 and Level 3 Modules in a subject. Depending upon availability of courses, tt may be possible for certificate students to combine certificates obtained over an extended period for the award of a degree.



LATIN FOR POSTGRADUATES

A single three hour paper to examine a one year course (two hours per week) in beginners Latin for registered postgraduate students not in the Department of Classics.

Marks out of 100. Pass Mark 40.

The marks are returned directly by the Department of Classics to the relevant Departments which incorporate them within their own marking scheme or take note of them as ‘requirement fulfilled’



MLITT AND PHD STUDENTS IN CLASSICAL STUDIES, LATIN, GREEK AND CLASSICS

The above students will normally be required by the professor or Head of Department as part of their research programme to take a range of language courses and sit examinations in them. The papers will normally be regular undergraduate language papers in Greek and Latin.

Candidates will be returned as ‘passed’ if they have satisfied the requirements set by the Professor or Head of the Department.



MPHIL LATIN PAPER

Paper sat as option by some MPhil students in the second year of their degree. The mark is returned to the MPhil Board for consideration for the recommendation in the award of the degree.

  • This is a University paper but is mentioned here to distinguish it from other postgraduate language papers organised by the Department of Classics.

Essays are assessed by the relevant course co-ordinators in each case and sample second marked by the Course Director. Assessment is made on a Pass/Fail basis. Percentage marks are not given. Students are given a written assessment of their work by the course co-ordinator. Projects are marked, on the same Pass/Fail basis by the Course Director.