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This page contains information on the changes to General Regulations Governing Research Degrees since 1 July 2016

Gazette 23 September 2021

(i) Clarification that no changes to a research degree thesis can be made once leave to supplicate has been granted

(ii) Inclusion in regulations (as is practice) that in order to be considered as having been submitted in a particular term, research degree theses must be submitted by the Friday of the last week before the following Full Term.

See the Education Committee notice in the Gazette for further information.

Gazette 1 October 2020

Changes to devolve various decisions relating to the conduct of research degree vivas/milestone assessments to the relevant board, removing the requirement for Proctorial permission. See the Research Degrees Panel notice in the Gazette for further information.

 

Technical Edit 19 November 2019

Inclusion of part clause (Section 2, Clause 8) missed out in the editing undertaken for the notice in the Gazette of 26 September 2019.

Gazette 26 September 2019

(i) Introduction of electronic submission of theses as official submission copy.

(ii) Introduction of time limit for reinstatement.

See the Education Committee notice in the Gazette for further information.

Technical Edit 19 September 2019

Minor typographical correction made during 2019 edition preparation - 'medial' to 'medical'.

Gazette 25 July 2019

To reflect changes in college involvement in progression processes.  See the Education Committee notice in the Gazette for further information.

Gazette 30 November 2017

Minor change to text made. Hyperlinks as given in notice not provided - incompatible with online Examination Regulations system. See the MPLS Board notice in the Gazette for further information.

Gazette 20 April 2017

Specification that a board may only reinstate a PRS student in exceptional circumstances. For further information see Education Committee notices in the Gazette.

Gazette 29 September 2016

Use of third-party proof readers and procedure for applying for dispensation from consultation. See the Education Committee notice in the Gazette for further information.