Research Student Guide

Admissions and enrolment

  • Entry requirements 
  • Transfer from another institution
  • Period of study
  • Attendance
  • Interruption of study
  • Residence

General

  • Management of the research programme
  •  Roles and responsibilities of the student
  •  Roles and responsibilities of the supervisory team
  •  Research Ethics Committee
  • Complaints Procedure
  • Academic Offences

Progression

  • 9 month report
  • Upgrade
  • 30 month report
  • Writing up

Training

  • Training
  • Personal Development Planning

Examination

  • Requirements of a PhD Thesis
  • Requirements of an MPhil degree
  • Initial thesis submission
  • Presentation
  • Panel of examiners
  • Criteria for examiners
  • Examination entry and nomination of examiners
  • Submission of the thesis
  • Oral examination
  • Reporting the result of the examination
  • Final submission, award and certificate
  • Completion of amendments
  • Re-entry following a referral
  • Submission of final copies

Forms

  • 9 month report
  • 18 month report
  • 30 month report
  • Transfer to writing up