Regulations for Postgraduate Research Programmes
Regulation 03 - Open
Latest version: 2020 Version 01: Effective from 1 July 2020
Applies to all postgraduate research students.
Main Changes in this version
Transfer between full-time and part-time study made more flexible, while adhering to UKVI regulations; part-time study supervisory contact made explicit; making explicit the requirement that supervision is provided throughout the candidate’s ‘writing-up’ period; making more explicit that supervisors must update the student administration record (MyBangor) with student contact points; adding flexibility to probationary periods to cover the diverse range of programmes; reducing the MScRes ‘writing-up’ period to 3 months; stipulating for Masters Degrees by Research that a viva examination is not required where corrections are sought solely relating to the presentation of the dissertation; allowing for electronic thesis submissions; adding provisions for exceptional circumstances, including examiner consideration; increasing the maximum number of sites involved in a viva examination; and updating the online Final Award Check from the old SD1 form to the Request Centre.
All previous versions have been discontinued.
Equality Impact Assessment – Open