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This page contains documentation related to the administrative and policy framework for Graduate Study at the Cave Hill Campus

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Regulations, Guides and Policies

  • Graduate Studies Guide for Students and Supervisors (PDF)
  • Guidelines for the Preparation of Manuscript Based Theses (PDF)
  • Guidelines for Examination of a Thesis (PDF)
  • Guidelines for chairing a PhD Oral Examination (PDF)
  • Intellectual Property Rights Policy (PDF)
  • Manual of Administrative Procedures for Graduate Studies (PDF)
  • Regulations for Graduate Degrees and Diplomas (PDF)
  • Thesis Guide (PDF) (under revision)
  • University Policy on Plagiarism (PDF)
  • A new policy and procedure for the examination of MPhil and PhD theses (PDF)
  • Student Charter

Proposals for new programmes 

  • Credit System for Postgraduate courses (PDF)
  • Guidelines and template for submission of Proposals for Graduate Diploma and Taught Masters programmes (WORD)
  • Guidelines and template for submission of Proposals for MPhil/ PhD programmes (WORD)
  • Template for submission of graduate courses (WORD)

Scholarships and Funding

Staff Research Award Application Form (3 copies required) (PDF) (MS WORD)
Meetings are held in October, January, May each year as listed in the Campus Academic Diary.  Complete applications must be submitted two (2) weeks ahead of the scheduled meeting date.


♦ Research Paper / Thesis Submission and Examination forms

  • Step-by-step guide for Submission of a Thesis for Examination (PDF)
  • Step-by-step guide for Submission of a Research Paper / Project / Case Book for Examination (PDF)
  • Recommendation for Thesis Titles and Examiners (PDF) (MS WORD)
  • Certificate of Completion of Thesis/Research Paper/Project (PDF) (WORD)


General Forms

  • Supervisor's Progress Report of Research Students (PDF) (MS WORD) (due Jan 30 and July 30 every year)
  • Claim Form for External Examiners (PDF)
  • Referee Report form (PDF) (WORD)
Schedule of meetings last updated April 13, 2017

Schedule of remaining meetings of the Campus Committee for Graduate Studies and Research to the end of Academic Year 2016-2017
Applicable to:            Faculty and Staff
 Committee Considers  
Documents received  by 4:30 pm1
 Will be considered at the  meeting of:
Proposals for new and revised programmes; new and revised courses; changes to course assessment, etc.
All course and programme proposals are to be submitted to the Campus Committee through the relevant Faculty sub-committee for Graduate Studies and Research.
Guidelines related to format and process are in the Faculty and Staff Document Library section of this website
Tuesday January 3, 2017                               
Tuesday January 17, 2017

at 2:00 pm

Tuesday May 02, 2017  

Tuesday May 9, 2017  

at 9:30 am 

Schedule of Research Award committee meetings to end of Semester 2, 2016-2017
Applicable to:            Postgraduate students; Academic, Senior Administrative and Professional staff
Meeting Considers
Completed applications received by 4:30 pm1 on:

Will be processed at the meeting of:
 Campus Research  Awards Committee  Award of research funds  for Staff and Research  Students Thursday January 5, 2017
Thursday January 19, 2017

at 2:00 pm
 Thursday April 27, 2017
Thursday May 11, 2017

at 2:00 pm
Applications received after the deadline dates for any meeting will be considered at the subsequent meeting of the relevant Committee.

Graduate Studies and Research
Tel.: (246) 417-4000   Fax: (246) 421-2109   Email: