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The Graduate School

The Graduate School is a dedicated team of professional support staff who support all enrolled students on Postgraduate Research Degrees at the University. for all current students and Northumbria staff you can find information on the Graduate School Intranet Site.

The Graduate School address is:

The Graduate School, Academic Registry
Northumbria University
Pandon Building
Newcastle upon Tyne


Prospective Students or Applicants

Please contact PGR Admissions, or visit the Postgraduate Research pages.


New Students

Access new student information.


Academic Regulations

External Examiner Information

External examiners for Postgraduate Research Examinations can find the information and paperwork that they need below. They will also need to be aware of the Academic Regulations that are listed above.

Information for the Examination Team

Please find below all of the information needed by an examiner for a postgraduate research degree Viva Voce examination. You can also find the relevant Academic Regulations above.

The preliminary report (A Form) should be completed prior to the examination and the examiners will discuss these in the private meeting immediately before the examination takes place.

The Notes for the Examination Team gives generic details for all PGR examinations


Expenses for Research Degree Examinations

External examiners will be provided with a copy of the expenses claim form on or before the day of the examination.  A copy of this as well as expenses guidance can be found on the Guidance for External Examiners webpage, under Fees and Expenses

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