# Regulations for examinations

## M.Phil. Degree in Mathematics (by advanced
study)

#### With immediate effect

The General Board, on the recommendation of the Degree Committee for the
Faculty of Mathematics, has agreed to withdraw the examination in Mathematics for the
M.Phil. Degree by advanced study and for the special regulations for that examination to
be rescinded.

## M.Phil. Degree in Mathematics (by dissertation)

#### With effect from 1 October 2018

The General Board, on the recommendation of the Degree Committee for the
Faculty of Mathematics, has approved Mathematics as a subject for the degree of Master
of Philosophy by dissertation with effect from 1 October 2018. Special regulations for
the examination in the subject have been approved as shown below and the subject of
Mathematics will be added to the Schedule annexed to the regulations for the degrees of
Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Science, Master of Letters, and Master of Philosophy by
dissertation (*Statutes and Ordinances*, p. 481), which confirms
the subjects for examination leading to the M.Phil. degree by
dissertation.

#### Mathematics

### BY DISSERTATION

The scheme of examination for the one-year course of study in Mathematics
for the degree of Master of Philosophy by dissertation shall consist
of:

(*a*)a thesis, of a length and form appropriate
to the topic, on a subject approved by the Degree Committee for the Faculty of
Mathematics;

(*b*)an oral examination on the thesis, and on
the general field of knowledge within which it falls.