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This section relates to the submission of your thesis to the Doctoral College and the arrangement and conduct of your examination.

You can expect the University:

  • To keep you informed of the submission deadline for your thesis
  • To provide you with guidelines relating to the presentation of your work
  • To appoint appropriate examiners for your thesis
  • To set a date, time and venue for the examination, usually within three months of submission, and to ensure that it is conducted appropriately and in accordance with the regulations
  • To provide you with a formal statement of the outcome of your examination, normally within seven days of your oral examination.

The University expects:

  • That you will submit your thesis, following consultation with your supervisors, in a timely manner and in accordance with the guidelines for submission
  • That you will make yourself available for examination and attend on the agreed date
  • That you will make any amendments to your thesis as required by the examiners and submit them for approval or re-examination in a timely manner
  • That you will submit the final copies of your thesis and associated documentation to the Doctoral College in accordance with the guidance provided.