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Framework for Postgraduate Research Awards

If you are a postgraduate research student, you will be able to find the regulations that specifically apply to your research degree in this section. If you have taught elements within your research degree programmes, the regulations for taught programmes will also apply.

This chapter includes regulations on:

  • Research Degree Awards (programmes offered and criteria)
  • Registration
  • Minimum and maximum periods of registration
  • Collaborative Programmes and Off-Campus Study
  • Arrangements for off-campus study
  • Working and teaching during a research degree
  • Supervision
  • Progression
  • Extending and exceeding
  • Interruption of study
  • Examination entry requirements
  • Examinations
  • Examination Outcomes

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