A variety of resources are available to support postgraduate research students.

Regulations for Research Degrees

For the awards of Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Business Administration, Doctor of Counselling Psychology, Master of Philosophy, Masters by Research.

Research Degree Regulations 2020-21

Research Degree Regulations 2019-20

List of substantive changes to Research Degree Regulations for 2019-20

Code of Practice for Students 2019-20

Code of Practice for Supervisors 2019-20

Code of Practice for Examiners 2019-20

For regulations for previous years please contact the Graduate School.

Framework for Research Governance

Including information on research integrity, ethics and research data management.

Framework for Research Governance

Other useful regulations and policies

For information on Academic Misconduct, Student Conduct, Appeals and Complaints, and General Data Protection Regulations please visit Academic Registry

Student Intellectual Property

Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Leave

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events for Postgraduate Research Students and Supervisors 2019/20

Video resources

The Good Supervision Video

The Good Doctorate Video - How to Complete It On Time

The Good Upgrade Video...A Wake-Up Call

The Good Viva Video

Final version of thesis

For professional thesis binding please visit USW Print and Design

Forms to accompany final version of thesis:

Candidate declaration form

Submission of Thesis to the British Library

Submission of Thesis to the University Library and Repository