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You will receive a letter, which will be copied to your supervisor, instructing you to submit the following documents to Student Records:

  • One final soft-bound copy of your thesis
  • The electronic copy of your thesis and Thesis Deposit Agreement form should be deposited to the Library via UCL's Research Publications Service (RPS). Instructions can be found here. Please ensure that you remove, or blank out all personal identifiers such as signatures, addresses and telephone numbers from the e-thesis. Any photographs that you have taken should not show identifiable individuals without their permission and any you have taken of children should mask their faces. If you have any queries regarding this aspect of the process, please contact the Library directly.

Once you have submitted these, we will send a letter containing the confirmation of award and your reports to your contact address as you have recorded on Portico.  The degree certificate will follow between two to four months after the official award date.

In the case of an examination for the EngD and MPhilStud, the award of these degrees are also conditional upon students passing all taught elements of their programme of study. The modules should be entered on to Portico by the Department and confirmation these elements have been completed will be passed from the Examinations Department to Research Degrees.

University of London Candidates are only required to submit: