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2. English Literature from Chaucer to the present day.
Special knowledge will be required of three of the following authors—Chaucer, Shakespeare, Burke,
Tennyson. 3. Gerinan Philology. German Literature before Klop
stock. Special knowledge of the Niebelungen Lied, Walter von der Vogelweide, Hans Sachs (Dichtungen,
Goedeke, and Tittman). 4. German Language and Literature from Klopstock to
the present day. Special knowledge will be required of Goethe's Novels and Dramas, or Schiller's Plays and Poems, and of Lessing's Chief Dramas and Prose
Works. 5. French Philology. French Literature till 1600.
Special knowledge will be required of the Chanson de Roland, of the Romances and Pastorals (Romanzen
and Pastorellen, ed. Bartsch), and of Montaigne. 6. French Language and Literature from 1600 to the
present day. Special knowledge will be required of Molière, of Voltaire's Historical Works and La Henriade, of Sainte-Beuve's Port Royal, and Hugo's
Dramas. Subject to the approval of the Professor of Modern Literature, candidates may offer other books and authors of simile nature and extent in place of those specified.
In all these subjects there may be virá roce examination in addition to the examination in writing.
Candidates who have graduated after March, 1894, will be required to present an essay on some subject connected with the period, and written in the language they have selected. The choice of the subject will be left to themselves, but must be approved by the Professor.
Candidates for Honours are required to offer (a) not less than two of the preceding subjects, or (b) one of the six subjects mentioned, along with one of the subjects prescribed for Classics, Philosophy or History. In the latter case the approval Professors concerned must be obtained.
SCHOOL OF MODERN HISTORY. Candidates may offer themselves for examination in accordance with the following scheme.
Candidates will be required :(A) To write an essay on some subject to be suggested
by themselves, and approved by the Professor of
essay must be sent into the Registrar on or before the first day of the examination in March for the
M.A. Degree. (B) To offer themselves for examination in one of the
following subjects, provided that they have not been examined in any part of the subject for the Degree
of B.A. (1) The History of England from 449 to the present
time (a). (2) The History of Continental Europe from 449 to the
present time (b). (3) The History of England from 449 to 1603, together
with the History of Continental Europe during
the same period. (4) The History of England from 1603 to the present
time, together with the History of Continental
Europe during the same period. Papers on the History of England will be set in December or March; other papers in March.
Subject to the approval of the Professor of History, candimay
offer other subjects of similar nature and extent in place of those specified above.
HONOURS. Candidates will be required :(1) To write an essay on some subject to be approved by
the Professor of History. The essay must be sent in to the Registrar on or before
the first day of the examination in March for the
M.A. Degree. (B) To offer themselves for examination in the following
subjects : (1) The History of England from 419 to the present (2) The History of Europe from 449 to the present
(c) One of the following subjects:
(i.) Political Philosophy as prescribed in the School of Philosophy, Section D 1 (d).
(ii.) Political Economy as prescribed in the School of
(iii.) The writings of Milton, Burke and Carlyle, to be
Papers on the History of England will be set in December or March; other papers in March.
Subject to the approval of the Professor of History, candidates may offer other subjects of similar nature and extent in place of those specified above.
(a) BOOKS RECOMMENDED FOR HISTORY OF ENGLAND.-Same as for B.A. Degree; see Calendar for 1901.
(b) BOOKS RECOMMENDED FOR HISTORY OF EUROPE.-Same as recommended for B.A. Degree, see Calendar for 1901; and, in addition, the following:-Church's Beginning of the Middle Ages; Epochs of European History (Rivington); Finlay's History of Greece; Lodge's Modern Europe; Dyer's Modern Europe: Creighton's Papacy; Ranke's Popes; Villari's Savonarola; Beard's Hibbert Lectures; Beard's Luther; Froude's Council of Trent; Froude's Erasmus; Motley's Dutch Republic and United Netherlands: Armstrong's Religious Wars in France; Heroes of the Nations Series; Gardiner's Thirty Years' War; Longman's Seven Years' War; Carlyle's Frederick the Great, and the French Revolution; De Tocqueville's Ancien Regime.
(c) BOOKS RECOMMENDED (so far as they bear on the subject).-For the U.S.-Bryce's American Commonwealth; Fiske's American Revolution, and Critical Years of American History; Landon's Constitutional History and Government of the U.S.; Burgess's Political Science. Adams's Swiss Confederation; Vincent's Federal Government in Switzerland. For Switzerland.For Canada.-Bourinot's Constitutional History of Canada, and Federal Government in Canada; Munro's Constitution of Canada. For Australia.— Barton's Australian Federation ; Generally.-Hart's Introduction to the study of Federal Government; FreeDebates of the Sydney Convention. man's Federal Government, ch. 1 and 2; Dicey's Law of the Constitution, Book I,; Baker's Manual of Reference to Authorities; Garran's The Coming Commonwealth.
Candidates will be expected to show a general knowledge of the origin, development and present structure of the systems of Federal Governments existing in the United States of America, Switzerland, Canada, and the German Empire; together with a knowledge of the Federal Movement in Australia from 1846 to the present time.
(d) The following books are recommended for the History of Political Theories:-Essays on Plato and Aristotle in "Hellenica;" Flint's Philosophy of History; Maine's Ancient Law and Popular Government; Bonar's Philosophy and Economics; Lecky's Democracy and Liberty; Hegel's Introduction to Philosophy of History; Graham's Socialism; Montague's Limits of Individual Liberty; Green's Ground of Political Obligation.
EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF LL.B.
A. The Intermediate LL.B. Examination will, until further notice, include the following subjects:
2. Roman Law.
3. Constitutional Law.
4. International Law.
The examination will be conducted partly in writing and partly vivá voce.
B. The Final LL.B. Examination will, until further notice, include:
1. The Law of Property and Principles of Conveyancing.
4. Equity, Probate, Bankruptcy, and Company Law;
The examination will be conducted partly in writing and partly virá voce.
ADMISSION OF BARRISTERS.
Certain privileges are conceded to Graduates and Third Year Students of the University in respect to the conditions necessary for admission to the Bar. As to these, candidates are advised either to refer to the Rules for the admission of Barristers (see Law Almanac), or to apply for information to the Secretary of the Barristers' Admission Board, Supreme Court.
ADMISSION OF ATTORNEYS.
The following are extracts from the Rules of the Supreme Court for the admission of Attorneys, which refer to Examinations held at the University :
The degree of Bachelor of Laws of the University of Sydney obtained by an Articled Clerk who has attended the law lectures appointed by the
said University, shall exempt him from passing the Intermediate Law Examination and sections 1, 2 and 3 of the Final Examination : Provided, however, that he shall be required to pass section 4 of the Final Examination, and to give all notices and pay all fees as required by the existing Rules in the case of an Articled Clerk proceeding to Final Examination.
Every person desirous of entering into Articles of Clerkship who shall not have taken a Degree in the University of Sydney, or in some other University recognised by it, shall, before approval of such Articles, produce to the Prothonotary a Certificate of his having passed a Matriculation Examination in the said University, or in some other University recognised by it; or a Certificate from the Registrar of the University of Sydney of his having passed some equivalent examination before Professors or Examiners appointed by the Senate thereof; or a Certificate of his having passed in England, Scotland or Ireland the Preliminary Examination which Articled Clerks may be there required to pass, and shall lodge with the said Prothonotary a copy of such Certificate.
Preliminary Examinations (equivalent to the Matriculation Examination) for Articled Clerks are held at the University in the months of April, July and November, commencing on the first Monday in April and July, and the second Monday in November. Fee, £5 10s. 6d., to be paid to the Prothonotary of the Supreme Court.
The subjects of the Examinations to be held in July and November, 1901, and April, 1902, will be the same as those prescribed for the Matriculation Examination of March, 1902, and so on in future years. (See page 76.)
EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF LL.D.
See By-laws, Chap. XVI. The Examination for the Degree of Doctor of Laws will, until further notice, include the following subjects :
1.—JURISPRUDENCE. All candidates will be examined in Jurisprudence and the Principles of Legislation. They will be expected to show a critical knowledge of the subject, and a familiarity with current literature relating thereto.
II.-Romax Law. Candidates will be examined in the general principles of Roman Law, and in the following special subject to be studied in connection with the corresponding departinent of English Law:
For March, 1901.—The Roman Law of Damage to
Property. On this subject candidates are advised to refer to the following Title of the Digest: Ad legem Aquiliam (ix., 2).