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Postgraduate guidelines

We invite you to follow the links below to find further information about various postgraduate procedures and guidelines.

Postgraduate Student Handbook

The Student Handbook contains everything you need to get started at RCSI.

Postgraduate Student Guide

General guidelines

Annual report guidelines

PhD PhD annual report guidelines 
PhD Reviewers assessment form (online)
MD MD annual report guidelines
MD Reviewers assessment form (online)
The new Annual Review System is available on Moodle. Guidelines for studentssupervisors and reviewers are available. 

Thesis submission guidelines

Additional research ethics guidelines

RCSI student policies

You can find numerous student policies under the SARA section of RCSI's VLE (Moodle Portal). Most policies are relevant to both undergraduate and postgraduate students. 

  • Alcohol, Drug and Substance Misuse Policy
  • Appeals Regulations - student form
  • Appeals Regulations
  • Blood Borne Viruses Policy
  • Code of Conduct for Postgraduate Students 2015/16
  • Code of Conduct for Undergraduate Students 2015/16
  • Disciplinary Regulations
  • Exceptional Circumstance Form
  • Exceptional Circumstances Policy
  • Independent Appeals Commissioner Application Form
  • Independent Appeals Commissioner
  • Infectious Disease and General Health Policy
  • IT Policy
  • Plagiarism Policy
  • Recognition of Prior Learning Policy
  • Student Attendance Regulations
  • Student Complaints Procedure
  • Student Dignity and Respect Policy
  • Student Leave of Absence Policy
  • Student Maternity Policy