Research degree candidatures code of practice

This Code sets out a framework of shared responsibilities between the University, supervisors and candidates with the aim of delivering successful research degree programmes and to inspire all our research students to develop their full potential.

The Code also outlines the minimum standards students can expect in connection with the supervision of their research degree study.

Code of practice for research degree candidatures (PDF)

For those PGRs registered in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures for practice-led research a supplementary protocol is provided which includes details of arrangements specific to practice-led research

Arts, Humanities and Cultures practice-led protocol (PDF)

For those PGRs registered at Leeds Trinity University or York St John University protocols are provided which include details of the arrangements for the implementation of the University’s Code of Practice and Practice-led Protocol 

Leeds Trinity University protocol (PDF)

Leeds Trinity University practice-led protocol (PDF)

York St John University protocol (PDF) 

York St John University practice-led protocol (PDF)