Doctorate Extension Scheme

Scheme DetailsIf you are a full-time international student studying towards a doctoral degree on a Tier 4 visa then you may be eligible to apply for the doctorate extension scheme.

This scheme allows you to remain in the UK for up to 12 months to find work with a Tier 2 employer, set up as an entrepreneur or gain practical work experience in your field.

Full details of the scheme including details of how to apply are shown below: 


Further details about the doctorate extension scheme including how to apply will be available through our doctorate extension scheme information sessions.

Details of forthcoming information sessions are published on the Student Immigration advice and Compliance webpages.

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