Scheme for the Award of a Taught Master's Degree for students entering from 2008/09: Sub-Board 'local rules'
Please read the following local rules in conjunction with the relevant scheme paragraph in the Classification Scheme for this programme:
These Exam Sub-Board 'local rules' apply to the following programmes:
MSc Philosophy of Science (formerly MSc Philosophy and History of Science)
MSc Philosophy of the Social Sciences
MSc Philosophy and Public Policy
Course critical to assessment:
Distinction/Merit borderline (scheme paragraph 3.3.2):
Classification for students with mark profiles falling into this range will be determined according to another local rule:
3 Distinctions + 1 Pass = Distinction if and only if the mark in dissertation (PH499) ≥ 58
2 Distinctions + 2 Merits = Distinction if and only if mark in dissertation (PH499) ≥ 65
Merit/Pass borderline (scheme paragraph 3.3.4):
Classification for students with mark profiles falling into this range will always be determined to the advantage of the student.
For further information on Exam Sub-Board local rules, please contact Martin Johnson