Important information for Research applicants

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Additional information for Research applicants

Applicants to Research Degree Programmes

You should note that if you identified a project title on your application, this offer is made on the understanding that the School reserves the right to revise the title either before admission or at the initial review which takes place within three months of the start of your research.

PhD applicants must successfully complete differentiation by the end of year one, in order to progress on the PhD pathway. The normal overall period of study for the PhD is three years full-time or six years part-time, although you may submit your thesis after two years of full-time registration or four years of part-time registration. The corresponding periods for the MPhil are normally two years full-time and four years part-time.

The University's Code of Practice for Research Degree Programmes along with links to the Study Regulations for Research Degree Programmes is available at: In accepting an offer of admission you are agreeing to meet the responsibilities for your academic studies and candidacy for a research degree as outlined in the Code of Practice for Research Degree Programmes.

Induction Workshops 

All Postgraduate Research students at Queen's are advised to attend the induction workshops for students who are commencing research degree programmes. These are held at the beginning of each semester i.e. in October and in February each year.

Further information on the workshops will be sent to you nearer the time of registration.

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