The Academic Office (Postgraduate Research) is responsible for the support of research degree students throughout their time at the university, including the submission and examination of theses.

In close consultation with the supervisory teams and programme coordinators, the Academic Office (Postgraduate Research) offers support to all research degree students throughout their candidature, but especially during the important processes of their study including:

  • Annual Reviews
  • Transfer from MPhil to PhD
  • PhD Probationary Period
  • Extension requests
  • Submission of Thesis
  • Viva Examinations

You can contact the Academic Office (Postgraduate Research) at:


Telephone: 01267 676785

The Academic Office (Postgraduate Research) will also be able to supply information on the University regulations, Code of Practice and the committee processes.