This regulation refers to the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). The Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is awarded by the University in recognition of the successful completion of a period of supervised research and training, the results of which show convincing evidence of the capacity of the candidate to pursue research and scholarship and make an original contribution and substantial addition to knowledge. The results of this research shall then be embodied in a thesis or other appropriate form and must contain material of a standard appropriate for peer-reviewed publication.
This regulation sets out the regulatory framework by which the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is governed and includes specific content on admission, progression and examination of the thesis.
This regulation sets out the regulatory framework by which this programme of study is governed at the University.