Guidance on the thesis examination stage, from appointing examiners to award of the degree.
Guidance on appointing examiners for thesis examinations.
Guidance on preparing for the final viva examination.
Examination outcomes and reports
The recommendations available for the award of a doctoral degree.
Final library copy
How to submit a final copy of your thesis to the Library.
Appropriate circumstances where an embargo of a thesis may be necessary.
Guidance on uploading your eThesis to White Rose eTheses Online.
Award of degrees
The process to confirm the award of your Postgraduate Research degree.
After your degree is awarded
Useful information for students who have been awarded their research degree.
Complaints and appeals
View the complaints and appeals process for doctoral candidates.