Regulations Concerning the Status of Graduate Taught Students

General Regulations

§1. Registration of Graduate Taught Students

  • Any person who, in the opinion of the board concerned, is well-qualified and well-fitted to undertake the programme of study for which application is made, may be admitted to the status of Student for the Degree.

§2. Suspension of Status of Graduate Taught Students

  • If, for good cause, a student is temporarily unable to carry out his or her coursework or research (if applicable), the board concerned may grant his or her request for a temporary suspension of status. Applications for suspension of status should be made to the board concerned, c/o the relevant Graduate Studies Assistant; and should be accompanied by statements of support from the relevant course director (or the student's supervisor, if applicable) and society. No student may be granted more than the number of terms' or months’ suspension of status set out below.

§3. Termination of status of a Graduate Taught Student

  • A student shall cease to hold the status of Student for the Degree through failure to meet the requirements laid down in the regulations governing that degree including failure to meet the requirements within the maximum terms or months permitted for completion.

§4. Reinstatement of status of a Graduate Taught Student

  • A student who has withdrawn or who has been withdrawn may apply for reinstatement to his or her former status on the Register within two years of his or her status ceasing. Such applications shall be addressed by the former student to the board concerned, and shall be accompanied by written statements commenting on the application from the candidate's society, the course director or Director of Graduate Studies, and former supervisor (if applicable). The board shall reach a decision on such applications and shall determine the date from which any reinstatement granted under these provisions shall be effective. No reinstatement may be granted under these provisions if the student has held the relevant status for the maximum number of terms allowed under the regulations governing that status.

 

Programme

Duration

Maximum time permitted

Maximum suspensions permitted

BPhil/MPhil

6 terms

12 terms

6 terms

MSt

3 terms

6 terms

3 terms

MSt (part time)

6 terms

12 terms

6 terms

MSc (coursework)

3 terms

6 terms

3 terms

MSc (coursework) (part time)

6 terms

12 terms

6 terms

MTh

6 terms

12 terms

6 terms

MBA

32 weeks

6 terms

3 terms

MBA (part time)

21 months

48 months

24 months

MFA

40 weeks

2 years

3 terms

MPP

32 weeks

6 terms

3 terms

BCL/MJur

3 terms

6 terms

3 terms

Postgraduate Diplomas (12-14 months) at the Saїd Business School

12 months

14 months

12 months

Postgraduate Diplomas (24-26 months) at the Saїd Business School

24 months

26 months

12 months

 MSc in Major Programme Management

24 months

48 months

24 months