Academic Services

Research students

University academic policies, regulations and guidance on postgraduate research assessment, thesis submission and information relevant during the period of study.


University regulations, policies and guidance relevant to postgraduate research assessment.

 Additional guidance on specific aspects of the assessment regulations for research degrees

Tutors and demonstrators

University policy on recruitment, support and development of tutors and demonstrators. This replaces the Code of Practice for Tutoring and Demonstrating.

Tutors and demonstrators

Research Codes of Practice

University codes of practice relevant to postgraduate research students and researchers.

Code of Practice for Supervisors and Research Student web pages

The Institute for Academic Development (IAD) has a resource pack for supervisors to accompany the Code of Practice for Supervisors and Research Students.

IAD supervisor resource pack

Code of Practice for the Management and Career Development of Research Staff

Thesis submission

University guidance relevant to thesis submission, the forms used to notify intention to submit and for submitting theses for assessment.

Thesis submission forms

Research Programmes

University policies and guidance relating to research degree programmes.

Jointly Awarded PhD Programmes Guidance (EASE log in required)