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Junior Sophister


Each course usually consists of two hours of lecture or seminar per week. The courses are distributed in the following way:

  • SHP students must select 6 courses; they must take 3 in each term.
  • TSM and PPES students must select 3 courses; they must take at least one in each term.

The courses are as follows:

Michaelmas Term/Semester 1

Hilary Term/Semester 2

Part of the assessment for each course will be by means of essays, which are marked by the course teaching assistants. For guidance please consult the list of JS Essay Titles.

The examination for each course takes place at the end of the year, during April and May. The rubric for the examination paper will nearly always sections reflecting the components that make up each of the above courses.