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Postgraduate Research Handbook

Thesis Examination

You can expect your viva examination to take place around 6 – 8 weeks after submission. In no case should a viva take place beyond 12 weeks after the submission of a thesis.

Details of your viva will be posted on eProg and a formal Viva Notice will be sent to you by your Doctoral Programme Administrator at least 10 working days before the examination.

Useful links in preparation for your viva:

Postgraduate Online Research Training - Preparing for your viva video
Vitae - Your viva

Examination Policies

Full details of the regulations for examination of a PhD thesis are included in the below document:

Full details of the regulations for examination of a MPhil thesis are included in the below document:

Full details of the regulations for the examination of a resubmitted PhD or MPhil thesis are included in:

The regulations governing nomination of examiners for theses is: