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for, the status of S.C.L. or S.M., in which case the fee is £2. Members of Colleges and Halls have also to pay a fee to their College or Hall: see p. 181.

2. DEGREE OF MASTER OF ARTS. (a) Candidates must have taken the degree of Bachelor of Arts, and must have entered upon the twenty-seventh Term from their matriculation (reckoning only those Terms in which they have kept their name on the books of a College or Hall, or on the register of Unattached Students). There is no prescribed interval of time between the degrees of Bachelor and Master of Arts, so that a Candidate who has attained the requisite standing can take them on the same day.

(B) They must pay to the University a fee of £12, unless they have previously been admitted to, and paid the fees for, the degree of Bachelor of Civil Law or of Medicine, in which case the fee is €7. (Those who were admitted to the degree of B.C.L. before September 9th, 1855, pay only £4 55. on subsequently taking the degree of M.A.) Members of Colleges and Halls also pay a fee to their College or Hall: see p. 181. . At the expiration of the Term in which a Master of Arts has taken his degree (Easter and Trinity Terms being for this purpose reckoned as one) he becomes a Regent Master. He is then, but not until then, a member of the House of Convocation, and as such entitled to vote upon any question which comes before that House, so long as he pays his annual dues to the University, and also keeps his name on the books of a College or Hall, or on the register of Unattached Students. Arrangements have been made by which he may compound for all such dues by payment of a single sum, and thus become a life-member of Convocation.

3. STATUS OF STUDENT OF Civil LAW. (a) Candidates must have resided for twelve Terms within the University, and have passed all the Examinations which are required for the degree of Bachelor of Arts.

(B) They must pay to the University a fee of £7 10s. Members of Colleges and Halls usually also pay a fee to their College or Hall.

4. DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF Civil Law. (a) Candidates must have been admitted either as Students of Civil Law, or as Bachelors of Arts.

(B) They must have entered upon the twenty-seventh Term from their matriculation (reckoning only those Terms in which they have kept their names on the books of a College or Hall, or on the register of Unattached Students).

G) They must have passed an Examination (see p. 159), and must exhibit to the Registrar the certificate of the Examiners.

(8) They must pay to the University a fee of £6 ros.

Bachelors of Civil Law are not, as such, members of the House of Convocation: but since, with the exception mentioned above, every candidate for the degree of Bachelor of Civil Law has also attained the standing which is necessary for the degree of Master of Arts, it is usual for the two degrees to be held together. The University allows this to be done without the sacrifice of any of the privileges of either degree.

5. DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF CIVIL LAW. (a) Candidates must have completed five years from the time of their admission to the degree of Bachelor of Civil Law.

(B) They must read publicly within the precincts of the Schools, and in the presence of the Regius Professor of Civil Law, or his deputy, a dissertation composed by themselves on a subject pertaining to Civil Law approved by the Professor, and must deliver to him a copy of it.

() They must pay to the University a fee of £40.

6. STATUS OF STUDENT OF MEDICINE. (a) Candidates must have resided for twelve Terms within the University, and have passed all the Examinations which are required for the degree of Bachelor of Arts.

(B) They must pay to the University a fee of £7 1os.

7. DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF MEDICINE. (a) Candidates must have been admitted either as Students of Medicine or as Bachelors of Arts or as Bachelors of Civil Law. ; : (B) They must have spent four years in the study of Medicine, either at Oxford or elsewhere, from the time of their passing in any one School of the Second Public Examination.

(v) They must have passed two Examinations at intervals of two years; and as one of the conditions of the second of such Examinations, they must produce certificates, to be approved by a majority of the Examiners, of having attended some Hospital of good repute. (See p. 163.)

(8) They must pay to the University (1) a fee of £9, after passing both their Examinations, (2) a fee of £6 ios. on the occasion of taking their degree.

Bachelors of Medicine who wish to have the licence of the University to practise Medicine must produce testimonial letters from the Regius Professor and one other Doctor of Medicine, or from three Doctors of Medicine resident at Oxford ; the consent of the University must then be obtained in the same way as in the case of ordinary degrees: after this has been given, a licence is issued under the seal of the University.

8. DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF MEDICINE. (a) Candidates must have completed three years from the time of their admission to the degree of Bachelor of Medicine.

(B) They must read publicly within the precincts of the Schools, and in the presence of the Regius Professor of Medicine, a dissertation composed by themselves on some medical subject approved by the Professor, and must deliver to him a copy of it.

(y) They must pay to the University a fee of £40.

All who have been admitted as Doctors of Medicine have ipso facto the licence of the University to practise Medicine.

9. DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF DIVINITY. (a) Candidates must have completed three years from the day on which they became Regent Masters of Arts.

(B) They must have been admitted to Priest's Orders, and must exhibit to the Vice-Chancellor in the House of Congregation either their Letters of Orders or a certificate from the Registrar of the Diocese in which they were ordained..

(w) They must read publicly in the Divinity School, and in the presence of the Regius Professor of Divinity, two dissertations composed by themselves in English on Theological subjects, either dogmatical or critical, approved by the Professor, and must deliver to him copies of them.

(8) They must pay to the University a fee of £14.

10. DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF DIVINITY.

(a) Candidates must have completed four years from the time of their admission as Bachelors of Divinity.

(B) They must publicly read and expound in English, in the Divinity School, on three separate days, three portions, either continuous or separate, of Holy Scripture. They must also notify the University of the time and subject of their exposition three clear days before.

(y) They must pay to the University a fee of £40.

Accumulation of the degrees of B.D. and D.D.-Any Master of Arts who has completed fifteen years from his admission to regency may, with the consent of the House of Convocation, which must be embodied in a decree, take the degrees of Bachelor and Doctor of Divinity at the same time. In this case (1) he is at liberty to perform the exercises for either of the two degrees, whichever he may choose; (2) he is required to pay a fee of £5 in addition to the fees for both the degrees.

II. DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF MUSIC.

(a) Candidates must have matriculated as members of the University, but they are not required either to have resided, or to have attained any academical standing, except that which is involved in the interval of time which must elapse between their two Examinations.

(B) They must have passed two Examinations, and have composed a piece of music in five-part harmony. (See p. 164.)

G) They must pay to the University, (1) a fee of £9 after passing both their Examinations, (2) a fee of £5 on the occasion of taking their degree.

12. DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF Music.

(a) Candidates must produce a certificate, signed by two or more trustworthy persons, that they have been studying or practising Music, either at Oxford or elsewhere, for five years from their admission as Bachelors of Music.

(B) They must pass an' Examination, which is conducted wholly in writing, and compose a piece of vocal music of eight parts, with an accompaniment for a full orchestra, which, when approved by the Professor of Music, must be performed in public, and a copy of it deposited in the Music School.

(y) They must pay to the University a fee of £10.

$ 3. Degrees conferred upon Absent Persons.

Persons who have obtained the degree of Bachelor of Arts, or of Civil Law, or of Medicine, and who are resident in a British colony, may be admitted to the degree of Master of Arts, or to that of Doctor of Civil Law or Medicine or Divinity, in their absence, under the following conditions :

1. They must have completed the statutable period of standing for the degree which they seek.

2. Candidates for the degree of Civil Law or of Medicine must transmit their dissertations, and candidates for the degree of Doctor of Divinity their exercises, to the Regius Professor of their faculty, and obtain his approval of them.'

3. They must transmit a testimonial of good character, if he be in Holy Orders, from the Bishop or Archdeacon of his colony; if he be a layman, from either the Bishop, the Archdeacon, the Governor, or a Judge of the Supreme Court, of the Colony.

4. They must, as for a degree in ordinary course, obtain the consent of their College or Hall, or of the Censor of Unattached Students, as the case may be, and such consent must be signified in the usual way.

5. Candidates for the degree of Doctor of Divinity must also transmit a declaration of their assent to the Thirty-nine Articles and the Book of Common Prayer.

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