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Information for Examiners (Research)

Important information for supervisors and examiners

As of 16 September 2019, the University has moved over to e-only submission for the examination of theses for research degrees.

In addition to e-only submission, an online examination process is also being rolled out. The new process is Google based, with new and improved forms automatically generated with pre-populated fields when students complete their Notification of Intention to Submit.

For further information, please see:


Guidelines and policies

The Policy on Research Degrees includes information on:

  • criteria for the award of the degrees of PhD, EngD, MPhil and MA/MSc by Research
  • guidance for Examiners and for Chairs of Graduate School Boards/Boards of Studies
  • guidance for Students and Supervisors 
  • policy on the audio recording of oral examinations for research degrees

External examiners expenses

External examiners: forms and information

Research Examiner Expenses (travel, subsistence, accommodation - staff only)

External Examiners Expenses Form (Research) (MS Excel , 108kb) - claim form should be returned to: