Research Students

The Liverpool Doctoral College Research Student Experience Team aims to support the delivery of a stimulating research environment and to this end manages and supports most aspects of your academic studies.

For information about funding opportunities for postgraduate research students, registering for your degree and changes to your registration status, as well as guidance on preparing your thesis for submission and the examination process, please use the links below or to the left.

Liverpool Doctoral College

PGR Handbook 2019/20 - a guide to  the research student journey at the University of Liverpool

Training and induction information and details of our Postgraduate Research community.

Funding Opportunities

Fees details and where to find funding.


Guidance on progressing into the next academic year.

A-Z of Forms

All the forms related to the research degree

PGR Code of Practice and Ordinances

The PGR  Code of Practice and its Appendices

The Ordinances for research degrees

  • PhD 57 A-D,
  • MPhil 56A-D,
  • Doc Med 58A & B
  • DDSc 60