Services for Students

Postgraduate Research

We provide administrative support to over 3,000 researchers at the University of Nottingham through their postgraduate research journey from initial registration through to graduation. 

Please visit our pages below to help you navigate through useful information and University regulations including all research degree policies and guidance.

This webpage aims to signpost information relevant throughout your research degree and should be read in conjunction with the University of Nottingham Quality Manual.

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Registered period of study

Click through for policies on guidance that apply during period in which you undertake your research

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Thesis pending

See if you are eligible for thesis pending and view policies that apply during writing up stage

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Thesis submission

Everything you need to know about your submission, format, deadlines and instructions

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See information on research assessments, what role of examiners is and format of your viva



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