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Statute X: Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates

Approved with effect from 1 October 2002
(Supplement (1) to
Gazette No. 4633, 9 October 2002)
Amended with effect from 14 June 2005 (
Gazette Vol. 135, p. 1174, 16 June 2005), 11 October 2005 (Gazette Vol. 136, p. 184, 13 October 2005), 2 June 2009 (Gazette Vol. 139, p. 1164), 12 October 2010 (Gazette Vol. 141, p. 110, 14 October 2010) and 21 June 2011 (Gazette Vol. 141, p. 724, 16 June 2011), 14 May 2013 (Gazette, Vol. 143, p. 564, 16 May 2013) and 27 November 2018 (Gazette, Vol.149, p.163, 29 November 2018).

1. The following degrees shall be conferred by the University:

Doctor of Divinity
Doctor of Civil Law
Doctor of Medicine
Doctor of Letters
Doctor of Science
Doctor of Music
Doctor of Philosophy
Doctor of Clinical Psychology
Doctor of Engineering
Master of Arts
Master of Surgery
Master of Science
Master of Letters
Master of Philosophy
Master of Studies
Magister Juris
Master of Theology
Master of Business Administration
Master of Fine Art
Master of Public Policy
Master of Biochemistry

Master of Biology
Master of Chemistry
Master of Computer Science
Master of Computer Science and Philosophy
Master of Earth Sciences
Master of Engineering
Master of Mathematics
Master of Mathematics and Computer Science
Master of Mathematics and Philosophy
Master of Mathematics and Physics
Master of Physics
Master of Physics and Philosophy
Bachelor of Divinity
Bachelor of Civil Law
Bachelor of Medicine
Bachelor of Surgery
Bachelor of Music
Bachelor of Philosophy
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Fine Art
Bachelor of Theology

2. The University shall award such diplomas and certificates as may be provided for by regulation, and these may be made open to persons who are not members of the University.

3. The periods of residence and the qualifications to be attained for degrees and for diplomas and certificates shall be laid down by regulation.

4. Council shall make arrangements by regulation for the conversion to the appropriate Master's degree of previously awarded degrees of Bachelor of Letters, Bachelor of Philosophy (in a subject other than Philosophy), and Bachelor of Science.

5. (1) Council shall make arrangements by regulation under which members of the Universities of Cambridge and of Dublin may be incorporated as members of this University (that is to say, be admitted to the same degree or position in this University as that to which they have attained in their former university).

(2) Council shall have power to determine:

(a) the members and classes of members of the Universities of Cambridge and of Dublin to which this privilege shall be open;

(b) the conditions upon which the privilege shall be granted in each case.