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Masters by Research examination process



All Masters by Research candidates are required to submit their dissertation within 1 year (full-time) / 2 years (part-time) of their start date.

An electronic copy of the dissertation should also be submitted to


Overview of the Masters by Research exam process


The following documents are intended for all Masters by Research candidates:


If you have any queries regarding this process or need the Exam Entry form in a different format, please contact / tel: 01784 276886



Masters by Research assesment process:

The following documents are relevant for those who are on any Masters by Research programme, except for the School of Biological Sciences.

Two bound copies of the dissertation should be be submitted to:

  • In person:    Doctoral School (Founder's South Tower S1-05) 10am-4pm
  • By post:      Student Services Centre, Davison Building, Royal Holloway University of London, Egham TW20 0EX



MSc Biological Sciences by Research assessment process

Please note if you are on the MSc Biological Sciences by Research, the submission process is slightly different to that for other Masters by Research.  Please see the department-specific version of the Guide for Candidates and Guide for Department below:

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If you have any queries, please contact Doctoral School

Tel: 01784 276886

Quick links

Overview of the Masters by Research exam process

Masters by Research entry form

Masters by Research entry form - resubmission

Quick link to Masters by Research forms (for examiners and supervisors)