Guidance for staff on student administration and support
This Policy and guidance sets out the framework the University expects to see underpin the provision of its research degrees at Oxford. The Policy and guidance supplements the requirements for research degrees set out in the Examination Regulations.
The three main purposes of the Policy and guidance are:
A PDF version of the Policy and guidance is available below. This replaces the previous web-based Policy on Research Degrees.
Protocols for the use of Voice over Internet Protocol in PGR examination vivas are available as a PDF below.
Protocols for VoIP use in PGR vivas
Coronavirus: Disruption to planned research
Following the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic, the University has developed a framework for allowing disruption to planned research to be taken into account at milestone assessments and at the viva examination. The PDFs and links below provide a top-level guide on how the framework should work and further details of the criteria applied at assessments within each division.
Medical Sciences Division: Guidance for considering disruption to PGR research
Mathematical and Physical Life Sciences Division: Guidance for considering disruption to PGR research
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