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 submit each form. If you have any questions, please contact our Research Degrees Administrator.
RD1 application form
Reference form Tuition fee classification form RD2 authorisation for research student admission
RD2G authorisation for Graduate Training Assistant RD2A acceptance form RD2GA acceptance form for Graduate Training Assistant
RD17 application form for PhD by Published Works
RD4 determination of thesis topic and programme of study RD5 determination of target degree RD6 progress review
RD7 application to suspend study RD8 application to change mode of study RD9 withdrawal form RD10 application for extension to registration period RD11 application to change supervisory team Stipend-stopper form
RD12 application for approval of exam arrangements Examiner's brief CV form RD13 examiner's pre-viva report RD14 examiners' joint report on the viva RD14b examiners' report on resubmission RD15 candidate's declaration form RD16 examiners' approval of corrections
Guidelines for students on what to submit for examination
Guidelines for students on the final version of the thesis Thesis submission checklist
Edinburgh Napier library form