To access this online Research Thesis Exam System, please click on

PhD/MD only - Once you access the link above, you have the option to select the Irish version of this online form by clicking on "Leagan Gaeilge" which is located at the top left hand corner of the webpage. 

 Supervisor Guide PhD and MD  *Internal Examiner Guide PhD and MD
 Supervisor Guide Research Masters  Internal Examiner Guide Research Masters
 Chairperson Guide PhD and MD  *External Examiner Guide PhD and MD
 College Guide  

Recommendations for conducting a postgraduate research degree viva virtually

* PhD/MD Examiners - Please find template for Independent Pre-Viva Report below
(Click on GS form no.): 
GS 060 Examiner’s Independent Pre-Viva Report for PhD and MD Students
‌ ‌GS 060 Tuarascáil Neamhspleách Réamh-Viva an Scrúdaitheora do Mhic Léinn PhD agus MD ‌

If you have any questions on the system please email

Dates of Academic Council Standing Committee meetings for 2024/25 (Sept 24  - June 25 period)

  • 26th September 2024
  • 19th November 2024
  • 23rd January 2025
  • 25th March 2025
  • 3rd June 2025