Tab Content: Undergraduates
The next undergraduate ceremonies are planned for Summer 2022, when an extended ceremony session will have ceremonies for the classes of 2020, 2021 and 2022. Further information on the schedule of ceremonies will be provided in early 2022
- Undergraduate students are arranged into a ceremony by their College and sometimes College ceremonies are also split by Faculty. MBChB students all graduate in the same ceremony.
Tab Content: Postgraduate Taught Courses
Postgraduates on taught courses (Masters (MA, MRes and MSc), PG Diplomas) are normally invited to attend our Winter Graduation in the year they complete their degree. The next postgraduate ceremony session is planned to take place Wednesday 15 - Friday 17 December 2021. These ceremonies will be for postgraduates who completed their degrees in 2020, and postgraduates due to complete their degrees in September 2021.
Students are arranged into a ceremony by their Faculty, and sometimes Faculty ceremonies are also split by Department.
We expect to confirm further details of the schedule of postgraduate ceremonies in September 2021.
Tab Content: Postgraduate Research Courses
There are different deadlines and eligibility requirements for Doctoral Candidates, DClinPsy and other research students.
Doctoral Candidates (PhD, DSc, DLitt, DMgt, EngD, MD) (excluding DClinPsy)
Doctoral candidates (excluding DClinPsy) are invited to the next available ceremony session. To be invited you must have completed the following steps by the eligibility deadline:
- Have had your viva voce examination;
- Made any required changes from your examiners;
- Have had your changes formally approved by your examiners;
- Have your degree award signed off by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education;
- Have submitted the final bound copy of your thesis to the Library;
- Have uploaded a copy of your final thesis to the Library’s online repository;
- Have cleared any outstanding debts.
Deadline for Winter 2021 - Summer 2021 (exact date to be confirmed)
Deadline for Summer 2022 - 25 February 2022
Doctoral candidates who may be eligible to graduate will be reminded about these deadlines before each round of graduations, and eligible graduates will be invited in March/September.
Other Research degrees (e.g.DClinPsy, MPhil, Masters by Research)
Other research degrees are only invited to postgraduate Graduations sessions; the next session is currently scheduled for 15-17 December 2021
To be eligible to graduate you must have had your degree confirmed by your Department’s exam board (for Masters by Research degrees), had your viva voce examination, and met the same requirements that are set out in the section above before you can graduate.
The eligibility deadline varies depending on your programme, but is no later than mid November. You may receive an invitation to attend graduation while your degree confirmation is still pending.
If you have any questions about which ceremony session you are currently due to be invited to, please contact the Graduation team, providing your student ID number.