Research student policies and procedures
A number of policies, procedures, codes of practice and rules are specific to research students.
If you are unclear of the application of any of these policies and procedures, you should first contact your research tutor or staff in your parent school.
Appeals (research students)
If a candidate for a research degree wishes to appeal against an academic decision, there is a formal procedure to follow.
Concurrent registrations for postgraduate researchers
Candidates for research degrees are not normally permitted to register concurrently for two programmes of study at this or another Higher Education Institution.
Ethesis preparation, copyright and publication (research students)
The University aims to make as many successful doctoral theses as possible available online. Following award of the degree, electronic versions of the thesis can be accessed on White Rose Etheses Online and the British Librarys EThOS service.
Examiners and independent chairs - criteria for appointment (research students)
The preferred level of experience for a research degree examiner is either experience of supporting a doctoral candidate through to successful completion or previous examination experience.