Quality management

Research degrees

Our expectations for the delivery and management of research degree programmes and the research elements of professional doctorates are covered in QA7 .  This statement covers:

  • Induction
  • Approval of Candidature
  • Supervision, establishing a programme of work, and reviewing progress
  • Transfer
  • Thesis preparation
  • Examinations and appointment of External Examiners
  • Arrangements for monitoring and review

You will find information on admissions and recruitment in QA22 and information on the use of postgraduate research students in teaching activities in QA9QA7 should be read in conjunction with Regulation 16.

For advice and guidance on matters relating to research degrees, contact your Faculty Assistant Registrar in the first instance.  Support and Guidance and a range of resources to support research students are available from the Student Records and Examinations Office