2. Qualifying examinations
2.1 A student who is required to satisfy qualifying conditions before being eligible to proceed to the MPhil degree may, at the discretion of the College, be permitted to register before these conditions are satisfied.
2.2 A student who is required to satisfy qualifying conditions may not be registered initially for the PhD degree, but must be registered for an MPhil degree in the first instance.
2.3 Except with the special permission of the College a candidate who fails to pass a qualifying examination prescribed for him/her will not be permitted to re-enter for the qualifying examination; if re-entry to the qualifying examination is permitted, a candidate will be limited to one re-entry.