Find information relating specifically to the management of research degrees, including finance, assessment and programme approval processes along with related policies.
Learn about student funding, fees and charges, and where students experiencing financial difficulties can get support. Includes Research Council and scholarships information.
Research degree assessment
Find out more about the process of assessing Postgraduate Research students including the role of internal and external examiners, submitting a thesis and the oral examination.
Research degree-related policies
Certain policies relate specifically to students on research degree programmes or to the management of research degrees.
Research degree approval
Find advice on the process for getting approval for new postgraduate research programmes, such as those offered collaboratively with other institutions or integrated PhD-Masters, and the forms you need to use.
change of research project
The policy provides guidance for those cases where consideration is being given to a postgraduate researcher (PGR) changing their research project/focus.
Postgraduate Research Tutor
There is a least one Postgraduate Research Tutor in each school with responsibility for coordinating admission, and overseeing progress of postgraduate research students.