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Conditions of Registration for Postgraduate Research Students

The Conditions of Registration for Postgraduate Research Students provide the terms and conditions that apply to registration for postgraduate research qualifications studies at The Open University. These Conditions set out the terms of the agreement between the student and the University.

These conditions apply to student who registers or re-registers for a postgraduate research qualification from 1st August 2018.

Note: The Conditions of Registration for Postgraduate Research Students replace the terms and condition previously outlined within the Research Degrees Handbooks.


Policy Documents

Effective for modules starting from 1 August 2020

Previous document versions

Effective for modules starting from 1 August 2019

Effective for modules starting from 1 August 2018

For more information about changes to policy, terms and conditions, and curriculum visit the change log.