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Information for staff supervising the research degree students

This page contains essential information and forms for staff involved in the supervision of research degree students. You should read this page in conjunction with the Code of Practice for Research Degree Programmes and the Academic Regulations for Research Degree Programmes, where you will find the regulations pertaining to research degrees and the responsibilities of supervisors and Directors of Graduate Studies.The requirements for research degrees (MPhil, PhD, MD(Res), DrPS and DClinDent) are set out in Appendix 1 of the Academic Regulations. All students are required to be familiar with the College’s Research Ethics Policy Link outside ARCS Microsoft Word document and Procedures, and should be directed to our research ethics page if it is at all possible that their research will require ethical approval.

General information about the student lifecycle and services provided by the Doctoral College can be found on our student pages.

Applications

Examinations

Nomination of examiners and examination entry

Thesis submission, the viva, and examiner payments

Re-entering the examination

After the viva: award and graduation

Academic Progression

Transfer from MPhil to PhD/MD(Res) (for students who registered before 1st September 2010 only)

Progression (for students who registered after 1st September 2010 only)

Transfer to writing-up status

Changes of Circumstances

Transfer between full-time and part-time study

Interruption of study

Extension of the thesis submission date

Withdrawal from the College

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