Research Degree Administration (enrolled from 2015-16)

This page provides access to regulations, documents and forms relating to the conduct and administration of research degrees for students who enrolled for an MPhil / PhD in or after the 2015/16 academic year.

Research Degree Regulations

  1. Regulations for the Award of MPhil PhD by Supervised Research
  2. Regulations for the Award of the Doctor of Philosophy on the Basis of Published Work
  3. The PhD by Published Work at Staffordshire University – Guidance Notes
  4. MPhil-PhD Code of Practice (Oct 2018)
  5. MPhil PhD Student Supervisor Meeting Policy
  6. MPhil-PhD Student Annual Leave Policy
  7. MPhil-PhD Student Employment Policy
  8. Post Graduate Students Engaged in Teaching Policy
  9. Data security advice for hot-desking

Applications and Admissions

  1. School Recommendation for Admission
  2. School Recommendation for Admission Guidance Notes
  3. CV proforma – Supervisor

Progress Review

  1. STUDENT / SUPERVISOR MEETING RECORD
  2. Early Stage Review (Approval of Panel and Arrangements)
  3. Early Stage Review Form (MPhil)
  4. Early Stage Review Form (PhD)
  5. Early Stage Review Form (MPhil to PhD)
  6. Late Stage Review (Approval of Panel and Arrangements)
  7. Late Stage Review Form
  8. PROGRESS REVIEW FORM
  9. Early Stage Review Guidelines
  10. Late Stage Review Guidelines

Changes to Study

  1. Application for Change in Approved Arrangements for Supervison
  2. Application for Extension of Registration
  3. Application for Suspension of Registration
  4. Application to Change Approved Mode of Study
  5. Application for Transfer of Registration (PhD to MPhil)
  6. Application for Confidentiality of Thesis

Examination and Thesis

  1. Intention to Submit Thesis
  2. Application for approval of examination team
  3. Application for a Major Amendment to the Approved Title of a Research Project
  4. Submission of Thesis – Student Declaration
  5. Preliminary Report and Recommendation of an Examiner (MPhil Thesis)
  6. Preliminary Report and Recommendation of an Examiner (PhD Thesis)
  7. Final Recommendation of the Examiners on a Candidate for the Award of Master of Philosophy
  8. Final Recommendation of the Examiners on a Candidate for the Award of Doctor of Philosophy
  9. Recommendation of the Examiner(s) Following Revisions to a Thesis
  10. Final Recommendation of the Examiners on a Candidate for the Degree of Master of Philosophy (Following Resubmission of a Thesis)
  11. Final Recommendation of the Examiners on a Candidate for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Following Resubmission of a Thesis)
  12. CV proforma – Examiner
  13. Examination Guidance Notes
  14. EXTERNAL EXAMINER CLAIM FORM – Fee and Expenses
  15. EThOS Deposit Agreement
  16. Application for Confidentiality of Thesis