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Study support at UWE Graduate School

Useful information and guidance for postgraduate research students, supervisors and examiners.

Postgraduate research overview

A summary of the essential procedures and regulations that all postgraduate researchers need to comply with.

Research degree forms

The completion of PGR milestones and any changes to a student's registration must be recorded using a research degree form.

Student and project registration

All new and returning postgraduate research students, and all new research projects must be registered. 

Credit requirement

Credit requirements outlined in accordance with the Academic Board of the University's framework for the definition of doctoral degrees.

Skills development

The UWE Researcher Skills Development Programme offers a comprehensive range of personal development opportunities.

Progression examination

Details of the written report and the viva voce that make up the mandatory progression examination.

Progress review

Information for supervisors and students about monitoring the progress of all postgraduate research students.

Final viva and thesis submission

Details of where and when to submit the final thesis, together with  the process of approval of thesis title, examiners and viva arrangements.

PGR award ceremonies

Information on July and November awards ceremonies, including submission dates of final theses in order to attend.

Guidance and regulations

Downloadable regulatory documents, degree descriptors, guidelines and handbooks relating to reserach degrees at UWE.

Page last updated 30 September 2014

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