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Graduate School

Part 3: Submitting your Soft-Bound Thesis

Submission During the Christmas Break

Please note: the Palatine Centre reception will close on 23rd December and reopen on 2nd January. It will not be possible to submit theses in person during this time. Any student with a submission deadline of 23rd-31st December will be able to submit their thesis in person on the 2nd January.


To submit your thesis for examination, you first should check that you have completed steps 1-3, and then submit the following:

To the follow address:

In Person:

By Post:

Reception Desk, Ground Floor Academic Support Office
Palatine Centre Palatine Centre
Durham University Durham University
Stockton Road Stockton Road
Durham Durham



Theses can be submitted by post to the Academic Support Office at above address, or in person at the main student reception desk, between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday.

Please note: if you are resubmitting your thesis for re-examination, you will need to complete a second Higher Degree Entry form.

If you have a query about submitting your thesis that is not answered in these webpages, please contact us at: