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Preparation, submission and examination of your thesis

Preparing and formatting your thesis

Information on how to prepare and present your thesis.

Submission and examination

Information on how to submit your thesis, the viva examination and what happens next.

Student theses and embargos

Information by the library on open access and PhD thesis. Guidance on the advantages of making your thesis open access or when you might need to use an embargo period. 


If you are experiencing any difficulties that might affect your ability to submit your thesis on time it is important that you let us know as soon as possible.

Continuation fees

Information on the additional fees that will become due if you use your writing up period.

Degree award and graduation

Information on receiving your award and graduation.