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Forms and Guidance Notes

These forms should be read in conjunction with the Academic Regulations (Academic Regulations - What's Changed 2017/18 [DOC 315KB])and the Code of Practice 2017/18 [DOC 248KB].


Studentship Appointment Form [DOC 91KB] – use this form to appoint a studentship

Studentship Change of Details Form [DOC 70KB] – use this form to record any change of circumstances, such as change of bank details 

Change of status 

Transfer from MPhil to PhD [PDF 35KB]  - this form must be completed following the assessment for transfer from MPhil to PhD (For students registered before 1st September 2010

Interruption of study WORD DOC [DOC 107KB]  - use this form if you wish to interrupt your studies 

Transfer to writing-up status

Extension of thesis submission date WORD DOC [DOC 165KB]   – use this form if you wish to extend your thesis submission date

Withdrawal from College   - use this form if you want to withdraw from the College 


Examiner nomination for MD(Res) and PhD/MPhil is accessed via MySIS (including nomination of additional/alternative examiners)

PGR Examination Guidance Notes [DOC 79KB]

Outcome of Research Degree Examination form [DOC 22KB]

Examination re-entry form [DOC 47KB] - for use when re-entering for the examination after a referral

Research Degrees Thesis Submission Form (RD02) [DOC 43KB] (to be signed by student and supervisor)

Request Thesis Embargo [DOC 44KB]


Presentation Notes on Thesis Submission [DOC 63KB]

List of Binders [PDF 83KB] 


For examiners use only:

Personal Details Form for One-Off Payments [DOC 243KB] (to be used by HR to process fees for undertaking a research degrees examination)

Expenses Claim Form [XLS 158KB] (to be used by Finance to process expenses incurred whilst undertaking a research degrees examination - external examiners only)

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