7. Entry to examination and submission of thesis
7.1. The College shall require the submission of a completed entry form for each of its candidates to the Registrar of the College (see also paragraph 7.3).
7.2. A candidate shall be examined in accordance with the regulations in force at the time of his/her entry or re-entry.
7.3. The entry form may not be submitted earlier than six months before the completion of the prescribed course and must be submitted at least four months before the submission of the thesis.
7.4. A candidate is required to submit with his/her entry form a short description of the content of the thesis in about 300 words to assist in the appointment of suitable examiners (see also paragraph 6.3.8).
7.5. The thesis may be submitted on or after the first day of the month following that in which the prescribed course is completed. A candidate required to pursue a course extending over a specified number of academic years may not submit his/her thesis before 1 June of the final year of the course of study.
7.6. If the candidate has not submitted his/her thesis for examination within 18 months from the submission of the form of entry for the examination, the entry will be cancelled unless for special reasons the candidate’s supervisor requests otherwise.
7.7. A candidate will be required to submit two copies of his/her thesis either typewritten or printed in accordance with University instructions obtainable from the College Registry (see paragraph 6.3.6).
7.8. A candidate for the MPhil or PhD degree is required to bring to the oral examination a copy of his/her thesis paginated in the same way as the copies submitted to the University.