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  Degrees of Oxford University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the University of Paris the baccalaureate was granted soon after responsions (the examination for matriculation), whereas in Oxford and Cambridge the bachelor's degree was postponed to a much later stage, and gradually developed a greater significance.
While the length of the undergraduate degree course has been shortened to three or four years, the University of Oxford still requires seven years to pass before the awarding of the M.A. The universities of Cambridge and Dublin have similar systems.
The degree of Master of Education was formerly awarded to students at Westminster College, when that course was validated by the University.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Degrees_of_Oxford_University   (1765 words)

 University of Oxford - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Oxford is a member of the Russell Group of research-led British universities, the Coimbra Group (a network of leading European universities), the LERU (League of European Research Universities), and is also a core member of the Europaeum.
Oxford is a collegiate university, consisting of the University's central facilities, such as departments and faculties, libraries and science facilities, and 39 colleges and 7 Permanent Private Halls (PPHs).
The executive body of the University is the University Council, which consists of the Vice-Chancellor, Dr John Hood (succeeding Sir Colin Lucas), heads of departments and other members elected by Congregation in addition to observers from the Student Union.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/University_of_Oxford   (2920 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: University of Oxford
Only the faculty of Divinity (including the degrees of bachelor and doctor) remains closed by statute to all except professing Anglicans; and the examiners in the theological school, which is open to students of any creed or none, are all required to be clergymen of the Church of England.
Taken as a whole, the university consists of about 14,500 members, graduate and undergraduate, having their names on the registers of the university as well as of the twenty-six separate societies (colleges, halls, public and private, and the non-collegiate body) which together form the corporation of the university.
What is noteworthy at Oxford is the trouble taken by tutors in the work of individual instruction, which, while involving a great, and sometimes disproportionate, expenditure of time and talent, has done much to establish and consolidate the personal relations between tutor and pupil which is a distinctly beneficial feature of the Oxford system.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/11365c.htm   (3804 words)

 Institute for Study Abroad, Butler University : IFSA-Butler Programs : England : Oxford University
Oxford University is one of the most prestigious universities in the world, founded in 1250 with some colleges’ histories stretching back even further.
The faculties of the university are responsible for teaching and scholarship within their disciplines and provide tutors to students within their disciplines in the colleges.
Oxford University organizes weekly lectures on myriad academic subjects, and all students at the University, regardless of college, are welcome to attend.
www.ifsa-butler.org /programs/england/oxford   (483 words)

 University of Oxford   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Following the murder of two students accused of rape in 1209, the University was disbanded.
Oxford's chief domestic rival is Cambridge, founded shortly afterwards.
The assembly of "non-regent" masters and doctors, or Convocation, now encompassing all graduates of the university, now has very limited functions, chief of which is to elect of the Chancellor of the University.
www.enlightenweb.net /u/un/university_of_oxford.html   (1292 words)

 University of Oxford / Mathematics + Physical Sciences Division   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Oxford University is a founding member of an initiative aimed at tackling the lack of female academic staff in science, engineering and technology (SET) in UK universities.
Oxford's aspiration to develop its position as a global force in teaching, research and entrepreneurial activity, in spite of the continuing financial pressures facing universities in this country, dominated the speeches given at the ceremony to admit Dr John Hood as the 270th individual to hold the title of Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford.
Oxford University's latest spin-off is the drug-discovery company Inhibox, which uses advanced computational methods to carry out in silico screening on a massive scale to discover new leads for drugs quickly and cost-effectively.
www.mps.ox.ac.uk /news.asp   (6119 words)

 Second undergraduate degrees : 2007/8 Oxford University Undergraduate Admissions
Many students from abroad have obtained a university degree in their own country before coming to Oxford to take either a Second Undergraduate Degree or a graduate degree.
Students who have completed a university course before coming to Oxford are selected on the basis of their suitability for the course proposed, their record at their own university, and the reports of three referees who have first-hand acquaintance with their work.
The Oxford Application Form for the Second Undergraduate Degree should be returned to the Oxford Colleges Admissions Office by 15 October.
www.admissions.ox.ac.uk /grad   (513 words)

 News: Oxford announces honorary degrees for 2005
Leading figures from the arts, as well as politics, science and business, are among the international group of 10 men and women who are set to receive honorary degrees from Oxford University this year, subject to approval by Congregation.
Sir Anthony Leggett, PH.D, FRS, John D and Catherine T MacArthur Chair and Center for Advanced Study Professor of Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, was jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2003 for pioneering contributions to the theory of superconductors and superfluids.
He is lecturing this month in Oxford, where he gained two undergraduate degrees: the first in Literae Humaniores (1959), and the second in Physics (1961), followed by doctorate in Theoretical Physics.
www.admin.ox.ac.uk /po/050211.shtml   (763 words)

 Wroxton Faculty :: Fairleigh Dickinson University
A graduate of the University of Hull, Morris has received her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Essex, researching into the Labour Party and Electoral Reform.
Garrity's baccalaurate, masters, and doctoral degrees are from The University of Exeter.
Also a course tutor for the Open University, she has contributed a volume on Much Ado About Nothing to the Macmillan series on "Text in Performance," has edited a casebook on Shakespeare's early comedies and is co-editor of an illustrated volume on Shakespeare in Performance, published by Salamander Books in 1995.
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 Oxford Physics - Current Research in Theoretical Physics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Oxford Theoretical Physics houses 20 permanent members of academic staff, as well as about 30 postdoctoral researchers and visitors and some 60 research students.
As well as providing suitable facilities for these research groups, the sub-department provides a wide selection of graduate courses (see the lecture database), supports several seminars and is involved in undergraduate teaching.
Potential graduate students should consult the University's Graduate Studies Prospectus, in the first instance, and also examine the Post-Graduate Degrees page of Physics.
www.physics.ox.ac.uk /theory   (258 words)

 Harvard Gazette: Six men and three women will receive honorary degrees in Harvard's 353rd Commencement Exercises this ...
He served on the Board of Overseers for Harvard University and is presently a member of the Advisory Council for the director of the National Institutes of Health.
Daniel Kahneman is Princeton University's Eugene Higgins Professor of Psychology and Professor of Public Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.
Born in 1934 in Tel Aviv, Kahneman received a bachelor's degree in psychology and mathematics from The Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
www.news.harvard.edu /gazette/2004/06.10/01-honorands.html   (2527 words)

 Studying Research Degrees :: University Of Oxford - CSLS
The three research degrees in the Faculty of Law form a pyramid the peak of which is the DPhil.
This degree entails the writing of a thesis of between 40,000 and 50,000 words in length.
This degree is intended to be completed in one year.
www.csls.ox.ac.uk /studying-research-degrees.shtml   (339 words)

 Appendix A | Issues for Science and Engineering Researchers in the Digital Age | Office of Special Projects Policy and ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
He was elected President of the University of Michigan in 1988 and served that role until July 1996.
He received his masters degree in neurophysiology in 1974 and Ph.D. in molecular, cellular and developmental biology in 1976 from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
He received an honorary doctorate of science from the University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada, in 1996 and was elected a fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) in 1997 and of the AAAS in 2001.
www.nap.edu /html/issues_digital/appA.html   (965 words)

 Honorary degrees: University of Oxford Annual Review 2004/05
HE Carlo Ciampi was presented with the degree in recognition of the University's long-standing links with Italy, as well as his personal contribution to political and economic affairs.
He also served as Italy's representative in the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank, was President of the Governors Committee of the European Community and the European Monetary Cooperation Fund, and a member of the 'Group of Ten,' the 'Group of Seven' and the Board of Directors of the European Central Bank.
This degree by diploma was conferred at a special ceremony on 17 March 2005, the Chancellor, the Rt Hon the Lord Patten of Barnes, presiding:
www.ox.ac.uk /aboutoxford/annualreview/13.shtml   (1750 words)

 NYU Today
NYU President Emeritus John Brademas, longtime Member of Congress and former Rhodes Scholar, has been awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Civil Laws by the University of Oxford during ceremonies at Oxford in July marking the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Rhodes Scholarships.
The other former Rhodes Scholars awarded degrees were Robert J. Hawke, former prime minister of Australia; Rex Nettleford, former vice-chancellor of the University of the West Indies; and David R. Woods, vice-chancellor of Rhodes University, South Africa.
NYU President Emeritus John Brademas was one of four former Rhodes Scholars awarded honorary degrees by Oxford University in ceremonies marking the 100th anniversary of the scholarships.
www.nyu.edu /nyutoday/archives/16/11/Stories/Newsbriefs.html   (1729 words)

 Analog Wideband Communications - MITACS
Currently he is the Royal Bank Professor of Finance at the University of Calgary, Canada, and is an Adjunct Professor on the Department of Mathematics.
Mackey is a professor of the McGill University and is the director of the Center of Nonlinear Dynamics in Physiology and Medicine.
He worked at Rice University as Visiting Assistant Professor 1987-1990, at University of Houston through tenure track till became Full Professor thereafter, and then at City University of Hong Kong as Chair Professor and founding Director of Centre for Chaos Control and Synchronization since 2000.
www.enel.ucalgary.ca /mitacs/MITACS/TeamMembers.htm   (1269 words)

 NZQA rubbishes Oxford degrees   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
A graduate from Oxford University who had moved with his family from Britain believing that his salary as a teacher would take into account his masters degree was astounded to learn that his masters degree has no value in New Zealand.
The reason why NZQA does not accept masters degrees from Oxford University is that the course of study leading to the award of the bachelors and masters degrees usually lasts three years.
The reputation which Oxford University holds was not achieved by awarding degrees where they were not deserved but NZQA have been quite adament that this is their policy and there is 'no point' in appealing."
www.nzqa.co.nz   (594 words)

 Fred L. Morrison - Faculty Profiles - UofM Law School
University of Kansas, A.B. Oxford University, B.A., M.A. Princeton University, M.A., Ph.D. University of Chicago, J.D. Professor Fred L. Morrison is a recognized scholar of international law and comparative public law.
Professor Morrison received his A.B. degree at the University of Kansas, B.A. (Jurisprudence) and M.A. degrees at Oxford University, M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Princeton University, and his J.D. degree from the University of Chicago.
He taught at the University of Iowa College of Law before joining the University of Minnesota Law School faculty in 1969.
www.law.umn.edu /facultyprofiles/MorrisonF.htm   (1136 words)

 UConn Department of Music - Faculty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Alain Frogley, Professor of Music History, is a native of Great Britain and holds degrees from Oxford University and the University of California at Berkeley.
He has taught music history and theory at Oxford and Lancaster universities, and in 1994 was appointed to the faculty of the University of Connecticut.
A specialist in the music of the late- nineteenth and twentieth centuries, particularly that of Britain and America, he has also worked extensively on Beethoven; his research has been primarily in the areas of sketch studies, reception history, and the cultural contexts of musical nationalism.
www.music.uconn.edu /Faculty/Frogley_A.htm   (502 words)

 Research in Review: Abstracts
He earned advanced degrees at Oxford University and the University of Paris before moving to Canada, where he directed his attention to the development of open and distant learning.
However, the fact that the University of Phoenix planned to be a distance education institution and then became a largely campus operation when the market drove it that way suggests caution.
The combination of Wall Street infatuation with making huge profits from on-line learning and the lousy quality of much of it could wipe out the gains of 30 years’ hard work by the OU and others—but the damage may be limited to the U.S. which isn’t a very important consumer anyway, so that’s alright.
www.research.fsu.edu /researchr/springsummer99/features/sb_daniel.html   (836 words)

 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The university dates back to the 13th century and is spread throughout the middle of the city, which is also a busy commercial center.
Situated in the middle of Oxford, Harris Manchester College is one of Oxford University’s colleges.
The method of instruction is through the distinctive Oxford tutorial, a weekly one-on-one meeting between student and tutor (professor), which requires writing a paper for each of the weekly meetings.
www.menlo.edu /academics/russell/oxford.htm   (635 words)

 Emory College: New Faculty
His first book, forthcoming from Oxford, is on the ideal of companionate marriage and the enemies of that ideal in modern England.
She earned a MFA in poetry at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and comes to us from four years’ teaching of poetry and other topics in creative writing at Auburn University.
She has three areas of research concern; the first two are market-based and state-level approaches to environmental management, and the third is how institutions influence people’s access to environmental resources.
www.emory.edu /EMORY_REPORT/erarchive/2001/November/er.Nov26/11_26_01newfaculty.html   (2202 words)

 Will there always be an England ? Oxford University to become Mosqueford University: Arab funded Oxford Center for ...
Oxford is a microcosm of the wider world, and even in Oxford, there appears to be a strong propagation of anti-Islamic sentiment.
The Centre's Graduate Studentships and Scholarships are designed to support candidates wishing to read for graduate degrees at Oxford University in any area of the arts, humanities, or social sciences that is relevant to the study of Islam or the Islamic world.
The appointment of Oxford graduate Monawar Hussain has already been supported by many who say it is a positive initiative on behalf of Eton and a sign that many traditional British institutions are changing.
www.militantislammonitor.org /article/id/63   (3731 words)

 FCIA - Fletcher Conference on Innovative Approaches - The Fletcher School - Tufts University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
She is a member of the Steering Group of the Inter-University Committee on International Migration of the MIT Center for International Studies.
She holds bachelors and masters degrees from Oxford University; her MCP and Ph.D are from MIT.
She is currently working on a study of investment, housing tenure, remittances and return migration among Mexican migrants to the United States, using household data from the Mexican Migration Project.
fletcher.tufts.edu /fcia/speakers/hardman.html   (143 words)

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He received his law degree from the University of California at Berkeley in 1967.
At the age of 30, he became a professor at the University of Oregon's School of Law.
Five years later, he began the first of three terms as a state representative, continuing to teach at the University until he was elected state Attorney General in 1981.
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 ACU News - August 25, 2000
He was a Rhodes Scholar and holds graduate degrees from Oxford University in England.
Opening Session, conducted during the regular hour of the university's Daily Assembly, begins with a procession of the administration and faculty.
Acknowledging the omnipotence of God and the lordship of Jesus Christ, the university conducts a daily devotion for all members of the ACU family.
www.acu.edu /events/news/000825-pageantry.html   (468 words)

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