Current postgraduate researchers

Useful information and guidance for current postgraduate research students and supervisors.

Postgraduate research overview

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

Graduate School Handbook

Incorporating regulations, procedures, guidelines and frequently asked questions for postgraduate researchers, their supervisors and examiners.

Guidelines and regulations

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

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.

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.

Postgraduate research award ceremonies

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

Boards and committees

Information about the boards and committees that govern postgraduate research.

Postgraduate research fees

All postgraduate research programme fees.

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