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Junior Freshman


The modules in the Junior Freshman year are as follows:

All modules comprise two lectures per week.

All students, whether single or joint honours, meet for weekly tutorials with departmental teaching assistants. During Michaelmas and Hilary terms the tutorial weeks are 2-12 and 1-12 respectively. There are no lectures or tutorials during the reading weeks (week 7 of each term).

All modules consist of two components with 11 lectures (over five and a half weeks) each. There are two hours of lectures per week per course. Each module component covers a single coherent theme or topic (e.g. The Mind-Body Problem, or The Empiricists) and is usually taught by the same lecturer.

Part of the assessment for each module will be by means of essays that are marked by the module teaching assistants. For guidance please consult the list of JF essay titles.

The examination for each module takes place at the end of the academic year, during April and May. The rubric for the examination paper will nearly always contain sections that reflect the components that make up each of the above modules.