First Submission of Your Thesis
It may well seem like a long time since you first started writing your thesis. Finally, the day has arrived to make your first submission. Please read through the advice below and follow it carefully to avoid any unnecessary delays between your submission and confirmation of the arrangements for your viva examination.
How many copies of my thesis do I need to submit?
You must submit two soft-bound copies of your thesis to the Graduate Office. You can find the Graduate Office on the ground floor of the Fielding Johnson Building.
Theses do not need to be submitted in person, but if you are sending them by post you should consider using a secure means such as recorded delivery. If you are posting your thesis please ensure to include an email address to which we can write to confirm receipt.
Theses may be posted to the following address:
Do I need to submit anything with my thesis?
At your first submission you must submit a First Thesis Submission form.
Please note that before taking this form to the Graduate Office with your thesis, you should first have the form signed by the University Cashiers to confirm that you have cleared all fees owed to the University. You can find the University Cashiers on the first floor of the Fielding Johnson Building.
Theses will not be passed to your examiners until you have completed and returned this form with confirmation that you have cleared all fees owed to the University.
Is there a fee for submitting my thesis?
You must ensure that all fees due to the University (tuition fees, bench fees, accommodation fees, etc.) have been paid in full before you submit your thesis - it may not be sent for examination if you have any outstanding debts.
Most students do not pay a separate fee for the first submission of their thesis. However, if you are a member of University staff and were granted fee remission then you will need to pay a staff submission fee of £175.00 (doctoral degrees) or £120.00 (MPhil degree).