Explore the webpages below to find all the information you need to support you through your postgraduate research journey - from your initial registration up until graduation.

These webpages should be read in conjunction with the university’s Quality Manual. 

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Registered period of study

See processes and policies that apply during your research including registration, training and induction and more

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Thesis pending

Find out about the thesis-pending period and if you’re eligible, to include council tax exemption information

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Thesis submission

Everything you need to know about your thesis submission, including word count, formats and submission deadlines

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Read information relating to your research assessment, including award criteria, roles of examiners and advice on timings, location and format of your viva voce