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The Criterion of the Future Career, c1930s-1940s

Identifier: Coll-1310/3/1/2/11

Scope and Contents

The lecture regards the problems of examinations at university level, particularly with regards to external and internal examiners, and how these can be resolved.

Thomson compares the Scottish system to that of the English, paying particular attention to the examination processes for ordinary degrees in which the Scottish student participates in both the Class Certificate system and the wider examination system of the university; and the English system in which there is a meeting of examiners to decide borderline cases.

The notes are incomplete, and largely in draft form.


  • Creation: c1930s-1940s


Language of Materials


Physical Description

Handwritten and typed script, 27pp

Conditions Governing Access



From the Sub-Series: 36 sets of lecture notes

Physical Location


Physical Description

Handwritten and typed script, 27pp

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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