SOAS University of London

PhD Examinations Forms and Guidance

ALL candidates - Guidance on the examination process and preparing your thesis

Please note that from 15 September 2019 all doctoral researchers submit their examination forms and thesis on PhD Manager.

  • The Degree Regulations Repository has the current MPhil/PhD Examinations Handbook- a guidance document for students entering for examination
  • Open Access (June 2018) (pdf; 118kb)  - guidance on how to prepare your thesis for submission to SOAS Library and SOAS Research Online. (Please also see below if you are funded by RCUK).

ALL candidates - Templates

ALL candidates who submitted before 15 September 2019 - Forms

Please note that paper forms should only be used if you submitted your thesis for examination before 15 September 2019.

Candidates initially enrolled for their SOAS research degree before September 2016

Please see above for guidance, templates and forms. You should also submit the following:

Candidates initially enrolled for their SOAS research degree after September 2016

Please see above for guidance, templates and forms. You should also submit the following:

The regulations and guidance above is for students submitting their thesis for examination from 23rd September 2013.

Candidates who submitted their thesis for examination by Friday 20th September 2013 should email doctoralschool@soas.ac.uk for guidance.