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Durham University

Learning and Teaching Handbook

8.6: Examination of Research Degrees


1. This guidance sets out the expectations of the University with regard to the examination of research degrees and the procedures to be followed in the conduct of research degree examinations.

2. Please also see Section 8.1.8 of the Learning and Teaching Handbook, the Institutional Code of Practice on Research Degree Provision: Assessment, for further information on Assessment and Examination.

3. Advice for students submitting theses for examination is available from the Graduate School webpages.