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PhD/MPhil exam entry


 

What is my submission deadline? 

 

When should I submit my exam entry form?

We recommend that your exam entry form is submitted two months prior to the submission of your thesis to enable sufficient time for your examiners to be appointed before thesis submission.

Where should I submit my exam entry form to?

Where should I submit my exam entry form to?

Your exam entry form should be submitted to the Doctoral School. Please note that the examiners nominated on the entry form will need to be approved by your supervisor, your Department PGR Lead (if applicable) and your School Director of PGR Education. 

Overview of the approval process

Please also note that you must be signed up for the current academic year on Campus Connect when you submit your exam entry form.

Guidance on completing the form

Guidance on completing the PhD/MPhil exam entry form.

One of the options mentioned on the form is to present your thesis in a format other than a monograph. 

Find out more about the requirements of this alternative format.

I am resubmitting within 12 / 18 months. Do I need to re-enter for the exam?

Yes.  Please visit the Resubmission page for further details.

I would like to have my thesis embargoed. What should I do?

You may request a two year embargo without any further information required, all you need to do is tick the box in Part A on the exam entry form.

If you would like an embargo that is longer than two years - you can complete this form and submit it alongside your completed exam entry form to the Doctoral School.

If you want an embargo of up to five years,this will need to be approved by your supervisor.

If you would like an embargo of over five years, or to be exempted from submitting a final electronic copy of your thesis, this request will be sent to your School Director of PGR Education for approval, and the Doctoral School will notify you and your supervisor of the outcome of this request.

 

 

What happens next?

 

Contact us

 

By email: 

doctoralschool@rhul.ac.uk

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Overview of the PhD/MPhil exam process

PhD/MPhil exam entry form

Guidance on completing the PhD/MPhil exam entry form

Overview of the examiner approval process

Requirements for a thesis format other then a monograph

Extended Embargo Request form