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Degree Committee for the Faculty of Physics & Chemistry


Where to submit   

You should submit TWO copies of your thesis, together with the Certificate of Submission, to the Degree Committee Office.

Coronavirus - for guidance on special arrangements for submission please see here.



Submit no later than 4pm (16.00) on:

start date MPhil submission deadline*
Michaelmas Term (October)            31 August
Lent Term (January) 30 November
Easter Term (April) 28 February

*if these dates fall on a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday, we will accept the thesis by 9.30am on the next working day as if submitted on time.


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Student Status

After you submit your thesis but before you receive your examination outcome you are under examination. University working restrictions do not apply to you at this stage although students on a Tier 4 visa are still expected to comply with the working conditions laid down by UK Visas and Immigration at all stages (see Working on a Tier 4 visa). Should you take up employment or an internship during this time please ensure you are available for viva in a timely fashion. The viva is normally be held within 6-8 weeks of submission.

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Office closures

The DC 'remote' Office will be closed from 3pm on Friday 28 August 2020 for the August Bank Holiday. We reopen at 9am on Tuesday 1 September 2020.

Meetings schedule

Meetings of the Degree Committee and Degree Ceremonies: