Postgraduate Research students

We understand that this is a difficult time for students with no access to laboratories, fieldwork, and University facilities. We are committed to minimising the impact of COVID-19 has on your studies.

We are continuing business as usual for PGR students at the moment. This means that as far as possible, please keep in contact with your supervisors about your research. Please see the Annual Progress Reports section for advice on recording meetings.

The section provides information about preparing and submitting your thesis, oral examinations (viva) and progressing to the next academic year during COVID-19.

 

Thesis preparation

Thesis preparation

Information on writing and preparing your thesis.

Submitting your thesis

Submitting your thesis

Information on submitting your thesis including, intent to submit and submitting your final thesis.

Oral examination (Viva)

Oral examination (Viva)

Information about your oral examination known as viva during COVID-19.

Progression

Progression

Information on progressing to the next academic year.

Financial information for PGR students

Funding information during COVID-19

Information about extensions to funding, support for PGRs without funding and bursary/scholarship payments during COVID-19.

PGR Code of Practice

The PGR Code of Practice provides an authoritative institutional framework for the delivery of the University’s postgraduate research degrees