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Postgraduate Research Degrees

Regulations and guidance for external examining for research degrees

The regulations on appointments and responsibilities of External Examiners for postgraduate research degrees are set out in the University's assessment regulations.


More guidance and practical advice for External Examiners and University staff on external examining of postgraduate research degrees is provided in the Handbook for External Examining of Research Degrees.  The handbook includes key responsibilities, participation in assessment and preparation of examiner report forms.