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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.

Previous Versions
All previous versions have been discontinued.

Archive Versions

2018 Version 1.2

2015 Version 02

2014 Version 01

2013 Version 01

2012 Version 01b

Equality Impact Assessment – Open