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Probationary PhD Handbook


The Probationary PhD Handbook can be accessed via Moodle.

This handbook contains information for doctoral students who have not yet passed their first year RAE ("Registration Assessment Exercise"). This handbook covers:

  • Aims of the PhD
  • Terms dates, residence requirements
  • Student online portals
  • The roles of supervisor and student and expectations
  • Graduate Training and Graduate Workshops
  • Part-time study 
  • Changing mode of study
  • Language Training
  • Welfare and Support
  • The Registration Assessment Exercise ("RAE")
  • Internal feedback and complaints, Faculty Ombudspersons

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