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Part IA and Part IB of the NatSci Tripos

The policy for these parts of the Tripos is determined by the Natural Sciences Tripos Committee, and can be consulted at http://www.natsci.tripos.cam.ac.uk/exams/edrp.  Some details from that policy are included below for completeness.

The following data are retained by Colleges and the Educational and Student Policy Section of the Academic Division of the University.

Routinely available data:

Data Retention period Accessible through:
Final Mark Book Indefinitely College DoS or Tutor, or the NST Secretary (natsci@admin.cam.ac.uk)

The marks contained in the final mark book include a mark for each subject taken and the overall class. Further information is routinely released (as part of the markbook) and will include ALL information that the Examiners have determined as being meaningful or helpful as indicators of examination performance.  All the details of your performance contained in the mark book are available through those listed above.

Data available on request (where available):

Data Retention period Accessible through:
Interim marks held by Examiners 1 month from publication of class list Chairman of Examiners
Marks for individual questions 1 month from publication of class list Chairman of Examiners

Other information that is not included in the mark book is considered to be relatively meaningless as an indication of examination performance, given the moderation processes that are used in determining a class by Examiners.

In line with University policy, examiners and assessors are expressly instructed not to write comments on examination scripts, and they are not returned to students.

Where any automated compiling or processing of marks is used, the results are subsequently deliberated by the Board of Examiners responsible.

Please request data in writing from:

NST Administrator
 
Jane Clare
Educational & Student Policy
17 Mill Lane
Cambridge
CB2 1RX

Chair of Examiners
Part IA 2017-18

Dr Dee Scadden
Department of Biochemistry    
Tennis Court Road   
Cambridge

Chair of Examiners
Parts IB, II & III 2017-18

Dr Kate Plaisted-Grant
Dept of Psychology
Downing Site
Cambridge

Part II and Part III Materials Science

The examinations in each Part II or Part III subject of the Tripos are run exclusively from the Department responsible for the teaching of that subject. The Committee of Management for the Natural Sciences Tripos have agreed that, for Parts II and III of the Tripos, all responsibility is devolved to the relevant Department and that the Department should fully address all concerns relating to those examinations and the format, retention and storing of data.

Students should contact the relevant Department for more information, who should draw up a Departmental Examinations Data Retention Policy for the parts of the Natural Sciences Tripos that they contribute to.

Routinely available data:

Data Retention period Accessible through:
Final Mark Book Indefinitely College DoS or Tutor, or NST Secretary ( (natsci@admin.cam.ac.uk)

The marks contained in the final mark book include a mark for each paper taken, an overall mark for practical or project work, a total mark and the overall class.   Further information may be routinely released (as part of the markbook) and will include ALL information that the Examiners have determined as being meaningful or helpful as indicators of examination performance.

Data available on request (where available):

Data Retention period Accessible through:
Marks for individual questions 1 month from publication of class list Chairman of Examiners

At the end of the retention period, data are either destroyed or anonymised and used for statistical analysis.

Other information that is not included in the mark book is considered to be relatively meaningless as an indication of examination performance, given the moderation processes that are used in determining a class by Examiners.

In line with University policy, examiners and assessors are expressly instructed not to write comments on examination scripts, and they are not returned to students.

Please request data in writing from:

The Director of Undergraduate Teaching
Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy
27 Charles Babbage Road
Cambridge
CB3 0FS

MPhil Micro- and Nanotechnology Enterprise

The following data are retained in the Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy.

Routinely available data:

Data Retention period Accessible through:
Final Grade Book Indefinitely Course Director

The marks contained in the final grade book include a mark for each paper taken, an overall mark for project work, a total mark and the overall grade descriptors.   Further information may be routinely released (as part of the grade book) and will include ALL information that the Examiners have determined as being meaningful or helpful as indicators of examination performance.

At the end of the retention period, data are either destroyed or anonymised and used for statistical analysis.

Other information, including tickmarks made on scripts and further detailed breakdown of marks are considered to be relatively meaningless as an indication of examination performance.

Please request data in writing from:

Course Director
MPhil Micro- and Nanotechnology Enterprise

Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy
27 Charles Babbage Road
Cambridge
CB3 0FS

 

Release of data under this policy does not constitute a subject access request under the Data Protection Act 1998 (nor under the General Data Protection Regulation when it applies from 25 May 2018).

Requests for access to all other personal data should be directed to:

University Data Protection Officer
The Old Schools
Cambridge CB2 1TN

Email: data.protection@admin.cam.ac.uk