The student's handbook to the University and colleges of Oxford [ed. by E. Hatch].

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Edwin Hatch
1876
 

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Page 6 - Persius. The Satires. With a Translation and Commentary. By John Conington, MA, late Corpus Professor of Latin in the University of Oxford. Edited by H. Nettleship, MA Second Edition.
Page 138 - Part I. MECHANICS, HYDROSTATICS, and PNEUMATICS. Part II. HEAT. Part III. ELECTRICITY and MAGNETISM. Part IV.
Page 121 - Logic and in the first five chapters of Fowler's Elements of Inductive Logic (omitting the sections on Classification, Nomenclature, and Terminology, and the notes appended at the end of each chapter). The subject as thus defined may be studied in the abovenamed works of Fowler, or in Jevons's Elementary Lessons in Logic, or in Mellone's Introductory Text-book of Logic, or in any other works which cover the same ground.
Page 2 - University, as such, holds no entrance examinations. It is open without respect of birth, age, or creed to all persons who satisfy the appointed officers that they are likely to derive educational advantages from its membership. A member of any one of the colleges, or of one of the Halls, is, as a matter of course, also a member of the university as soon as he matriculates.
Page 183 - Notice will be given, from time to time, of the number of cadetships which will be allotted half-yearly to University candidates. In case there should be more candidates than vacancies, the required number will be selected by competition among the said candidates at the ensuing July or December examination...
Page 93 - Candidates have also to satisfy the electors of their ability to pass the ordinary Classical Examinations required by the University. y. In the examination for Natural Science Demyships, questions are set relating to General Physics, to Chemistry, and to Biology, including Human and Comparative Anatomy and Physiology, with the principles of the classification and distribution of plants and animals ; but a clear and exact knowledge of the principles of any one...
Page 155 - The student may also offer himself for examination upon the Fauna of any district in the British islands ; eg — The animals of the Isis and Cherwell. The indigenous invertebrated Fauna of the neighbourhood of Oxford. The literature of Zoology is so extensive, and the number of special monographs on nearly every branch of the subject is so great, that it will in all cases be advisable for the student to apply to his Tutor or to the Professor of Zoology for references to the best works and memoirs...
Page 93 - ... or 30. At Magdalen there are— (1) Thirty Demyships, of which three or four are usually awarded every year after an examination in Classics, one or more in Mathematics, and one or more in Natural Science. The examination begins on the Tuesday after the end of the full Michaelmas Term, and the Demyships are open, without restriction, to all persons who shall not have attained the age of nineteen years on the day of the election. The inclusive annual value of a Demyship is 80. a. The examination...
Page 70 - The Prize is open to all Members of the University of Oxford ; and consists of a Gold Medal of the value of Ten Guineas, together with so much of the dividends for four years on 338 Reduced Annuities as shall remain after the cost of the Medal and other expenses have been defrayed.
Page 143 - Pure Mathematics. 1. Algebra. 2. Trigonometry, Plane and Spherical. 3. Geometry of two and three dimensions. 4. Differential Calculus. 5. Integral Calculus. 6. Calculus of Variations. 7. Calculus of Finite Differences. 8. Theory of Chances. Mixed Mathematics. 1. Mechanics of Solid and Fluid Bodies. 2. Optics, Geometrical and Physical. 3.

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