Manage PGR Studies: the Code of Practice
Guidance and support for postgraduate research students, supervisors, and departments on undertaking and managing postgraduate research (PGR) studies.
Managing your studies
Registration and fees
Information on registration and fees for new and continuing PGR students.
Working, holidays and placements
Guidance on working at the University, taking holidays, and planning work abroad.
PGR students must have access to the facilities necessary for them to achieve success in their studies.
Changing your status
Change of candidature or personal details
How to make changes to the research topic, degree programme or personal details.
Leave of absence
Information and support for PGRs who are considering applying for a leave of absence.
Information and guidance on PGR parental leave entitlements.
Progress and review
Good practice and policies on conducting research studies, including data management, ethical approval, safeguarding, and governance.
Progress monitoring and milestones
Information on progress monitoring and compulsory progress milestones.
Information on the Confirmation Review process to confirm registration as a doctoral student.
Information on the purpose and requirements for Submission Review meetings.
Expectations for the submission pending period
Guidance on access to research facilities and supervision during the submission pending period and how to apply to continue core research activities.
Dealing with progress concerns
Information for supervisors and departments on what to do if a student is not making progress.