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Codes of practice relating to higher degrees

Codes of practice

Postgraduate research degrees

  • Last updated September 2016

    Code of practice: Postgraduate research degrees

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    This document is a broad statement of University requirements covering departments' and supervisors' responsibilities for Postgraduate Research Degrees

Professional doctorates

  • Last updated September 2016

    Code of practice: Professional doctorates

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    This document is a broad statement of University requirements covering departments', supervisor's and students' responsibilities in relation to professional doctorates

Supervision of Masters' dissertations

Guidance on the employment of Graduate Teachers

Conduct of research degree vivas via audio-visual service

Policy on Dual and Joint Research Awards

Policy for the appointment of Independent Chairs for Research Degree Vivas

Policy on Thesis Submission, Deposit and Retention