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Second year dates and deadlines

Key Dates and Deadlines 

Please note the dates of Faculty-organised information and guidance sessions:

Lent Term

Doing a Dissertation:

1.  Getting started on research

Friday 25 January 2-3pm, LG19, Law Faculty (Convenor to be confirmed)
This session is designed to set you thinking about doing a dissertation in Part II. At least half of Part II students decide to do a dissertation. The deadline for submission of dissertation titles is the division of Easter term, so you need to start thinking about this as early as possible.  

2.   Online research resources

Friday 8 March 2-3pm, LG19, Law Faculty with Dr Linda Washington (Seeley Librarian)
A further session introducing dissertation work, with an accent on research skills, and finding sources, including web resources.

You can find more guidance about dissertation research on the Seeley Library's dissertations page.

How to revise for Part I

Monday 11 March 3-4pm, LG 19, Law Faculty with Dr Ben Griffin

Easter Term

An introduction to Special Subjects

Wednesday 24 April 2-4.00pm, LG19, Law Faculty – Subjects pre-1750
Thursday 25 April 2-4.00pm, LG19, Law Faculty – Subjects post-1750
Every Part II student has to take a Special Subject.  These sessions are intended to help you make your choice from among the options.  Both sessions begin with a short general introduction (from the Academic Secretary), followed by a series of 15 minute presentations by each of the Special Subject teachers.

  • Special Subject option form
  • Specified Subject option form 

Tripos demystified: an introduction to Part I Examinations

Friday 26 April 2-3pm, LG18, Law Faculty with Dr P Sarris. 
A session designed to help you understand how Tripos Examinations work.

Deadlines for choosing Part II options

Tuesday 7 May  
Deadline for submitting Part II Special Subject option form

Thursday 23 May
Deadline for submitting Part II Specified Subject choices to Faculty.  


For more information about dissertations, click here