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Information for staff supervising the research degree students

This page contains essential information and forms for staff involved in the supervision of research degree students. You should read this page in conjunction with the Research Degrees Code of Practice 2022-23 [PDF 304KB] and Academic Regulations 2022/23 [PDF 1,549KB] where you will find the regulations pertaining to research degrees and the responsibilities of supervisors and Directors of Graduate Studies. The requirements for research degrees (MPhil, PhD, MD(Res), DrPS and DClinDent) are set out in Appendix 1 of the Academic Regulations. All students are required to be familiar with the College’s  and Procedures, and should be directed to our research ethics page if it is at all possible that their research will require ethical approval.

 Applications

Examinations

The Queen Mary remote viva policy is being updated to reflect government policy: Remote Online Viva Policy - Nov 2020 [DOC 45KB]  The guidance about online vivas and the roles of the independent chair (if appointed) and the viva convenor still apply.

Thesis submission, the viva, and examiner payments

Re-entering the examination

After the viva: award and graduation

Academic Progression

Transfer from MPhil to PhD/MD(Res) (for students who registered before 1st September 2010 only)

Progression (for students who registered after 1st September 2010 only)

Transfer to writing-up status

Changes of Circumstances

Change of programme of study

Interruption of study

Extension of the thesis submission date

Withdrawal from the College

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