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Thesis Submission and Examination

A guide to forms and procedures

This guidance is intended for PhD and MPhil research students who are coming to the end of their research and are ready to be examined. It outlines the main stages of the process and the administrative steps that you need to take: these are described in chronological order, giving links to appropriate webpages.

We wish you all the best for your upcoming submission. If you have any concerns about the examination process, it is always best to contact your supervisor in the first instance. However the Graduate School Office or College Postgraduate Office staff will also be happy to help you should you need any information not covered here or just a bit of clarification.

This guidance should be read in conjunction with:

All forms referred to in the guidance are available here.

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