This Queen’s Code of Practice for Research Degree Programmes (RDPs) applies to all the RDPs (including the research elements of Professional Doctorates) and has been updated with full cognisance of the UK Quality Code (May 2018). The Code of Practice for RDPs has been written for students, staff, examiners, and other stakeholders. It provides links to the Study Regulations for Research Degree Programmes, and outlines University procedures, processes and areas of good practice.
Important Update: COVID-19
Please refer to the University's Coronavirus (COVID-19) Student FAQs for the latest information on the actions the University is taking in relation to students on research degree programmes.
All staff and students are asked to regularly review the FAQs provided as these are updated on an ongoing basis.