3.1. Application for admission to a course of study for the degree of MPhil or PhD should be made to the College.
3.2. A candidate for a research degree will be registered initially for the MPhil degree except where the College has given permission for initial registration for the PhD degree in accordance with any circumstances identified in the College’s admission and registration procedures.
3.3. The College may register for the MPhil or PhD degree with exemption from part of the course of study, a person who has commenced elsewhere a relevant course of study for the MPhil or PhD degree or equivalent degree. (See also paragraphs 5.6 and 6.3.1).
3.4. Every applicant must make application to the College in accordance with the procedure prescribed by the College.
3.5. An applicant for registration is required to produce for inspection by the College the original documentary evidence of his/her qualifications – i.e. the original diploma or certificate of the awarding body.
3.6. A student will be registered by the College in the names as they appear on the documentary evidence of his/her qualifications. However, if the names shown on the documentary evidence of qualifications are in an abbreviated or incomplete form or if the names have subsequently been changed, in order to establish his/her identity, the applicant must produce for inspection one of the following documents: passport, birth certificate, marriage certificate, certificate from the awarding body, statutory declaration or a deed poll and, provided that the document produced establishes beyond doubt that the names refer to the person named on the documentary evidence of qualifications and that the person is the applicant, the applicant will be registered in the names shown on the document produced in order to establish identity. Subsequent to registration a change of name on the College or University records will only be made after inspection by the College of a marriage certificate, statutory declaration or deed poll.