All forms relating to research student admission, progress, changes to study arrangements and examination are available on this page. Information on current and previous academic regulations is provided on our staff intranet.
The reference table tells you who needs to complete and sign, what additional items need to be included, which committee approves, and how to submit each form. If you have any questions, please contact our Research Degrees Administrator.
RD1 application form
Reference formTuition fee classification formRD2 authorisation for research student admission
RD2G authorisation for Graduate Training Assistant RD2A acceptance formRD2GA acceptance form for Graduate Training Assistant
RD17 application form for PhD by Published Works
RD4 determination of thesis topic and programme of studyRD5 determination of target degreeRD6 progress review
RD7 application to suspend studyRD8 application to change mode of studyRD9 withdrawal formRD10 application for extension to registration periodRD11 application to change supervisory teamStipend-stopper form
RD12 application for approval of exam arrangementsExaminer's brief CV formRD13 examiner's pre-viva reportRD14 examiners' joint report on the vivaRD14b examiners' report on resubmissionRD15 candidate's declaration formRD16 examiners' approval of corrections
Guidelines for students on what to submit for examination
Guidelines for students on the final version of the thesisThesis submission checklist
Edinburgh Napier library form