Attachments

 

 

 

Form RC/DProf(Resub)

for official use

Date rec. ___/___/___

UNIVERSITY OF SUNDERLAND 

 

RESUBMISSION

 

Recommendation of the Examiners on a candidate for the degree of

pROFESSIONAL DOCTORATE

 

The Examiners are required where possible to complete a joint report on this form on the thesis, oral or alternative examination, the result of the examination as a whole and the recommendation to the  University.

 

 

1.The Candidate

Name:  Department:                                          Title of thesis:             

Director of Studies: 

              Date of 1st examination:Date of 2nd examination:

 

2.The Examination Board

 

External Examiner(Academic) :  .............................................................................................

External Examiner (Professional:............................................................................................

 

Internal Examiner: ...........................................................................................

 

Independent Chair:............................................................................................

 

Name of Supervisor present...........................................................................................

 

 

3.Report of the Examiners on the Doctoral report  and Portfolio

 

The Examiner is requested to give a reasoned assessment of the candidate's performance with particular reference to Regulation 1.3.

YESNON/A

 

3.1Do the Doctoral Report and Portfolio represent a significant contribution to                             knowledge of the subject by:             

(i)the discovery of new facts, and/oroo             

 

ii)the exercise of independent critical powers?oo

 

3.2Do the Doctoral Report and Portfolio  provide evidence of originality?oo

 

3.3Are the Doctoral Report and Portfolio satisfactory as regards literary               presentation and succinctness?                            o              o

 

3.4Is the abstract acceptable?oo

 

3.5Has the candidate satisfied the learning outcomes of the programme?

 

3.6In the case of a candidate who has completed a programme of formally

assessed course work under Regulation 2.11, is manifest in the thesis that

the candidate has benefited from the course of postgraduate study?ooo

 

3.7In the case of a candidate whose research programme is part

of a collaborative group project, does the Doctoral Report and Portfolio

indicate clearly the individual contribution and the extent of the collaboration?oo.........o

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.7Other comments on the Doctoral Report and Portfolio  (This section must be completed)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.Report of the Examiners on the oral examination

 

The Examiners are requested to report below on the oral examination of the candidate giving a reasoned assessment of the candidate's performance.

YESNON/A

 

4.1Are you satisfied that the thesis presented is the candidate's own work?oo

 

4.2Did the candidate show a satisfactory knowledge and understanding of:

 

(i)matters relating to the work?oo

 

(ii)background studies to the subject of the Doctoral Report?oo

 

4.3In the case of a candidate whose research programme was part of a

collaborative group project, did the oral examination demonstrate that

the candidate's own contribution was worthy of the award?ooo             

 

4.4Other comments on the oral examination: (This section must be completed)

 

NB:  IF THE EXAMINER(S) VIEWS HAVE CHANGED SIGNIFICANTLY FROM THOSE EXPRESSED ON THE PRELIMINARY  COMMENTS FORM (EXAMCOMM) PLEASE MAKE REFERENCE TO THE CHANGES IN THIS SECTION.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.Recommendation

Note 1:  If the examiners recommendation are not in agreement, a separate form RCProf Doc (resub) should be completed by each individual examiner to evidence that a detailed assessment of the work has been carried out and to clarify the differences in the judgements made.

 

The Examiners are requested to tick one box only

 

5.1             PASS

o That the candidate be recommended for the degree of DProf

 

5.2a           CONDITIONAL PASS (Corrections)

oThat the candidate be recommended for the degree of DProf subject to corrections (see regulation 10.4a) being made to the Doctoral Report and Portfolio to the satisfaction of the Internal Examiner.

 

5.2b           CONDITIONAL PASS (Amendments)

oThat the candidate be recommended for the degree of DProf subject to major amendments (see regulation 10.4b) made to the Doctoral Report and Portfolio to the satisfaction of the:

 

Internal Examiner(s) and External Examiner(s)

Internal Examiner(s) only

External Examiner(s) only

 

Note 2:  Details of corrections/amendments to the Doctoral Report and Portfolio should be written in Section 6.  It is expected that the candidate should normally complete corrections within 3 months of the Postgraduate Research Degrees Sub-committee approval  and amendments within 6 months.

 

5.3             NO DEGREE GRANTED

 

oThat the candidate be not awarded the degree of DProf and be not permitted to be re-examined.

Note 3: A short report providing reasons for recommendation 5.3 should be signed and dated by the   examiners and attached to this form.

 

 

5.4a           AWARD MPROF – CONDITIONAL PASS – (Corrections)

 

oThat the candidate be recommended for the degree of MProf subject to corrections being made to the Doctoral Report and Portfolioto the satisfaction of the internal examiner (see regulation 11.6a)

 

5.4b           AWARD MPROF – CONDITIONAL PASS – (Amendments)

 

oThat the candidate meets the criteria for the award of MProf but not those of DProf, therefore, the degree of MProf should be granted subject to amendments being made to the Doctoral Report and Portfolio amended to the satisfaction of the:

 

Internal Examiner(s) and External Examiner(s)

Internal Examiner(s) only

External Examiner(s) only

 

Note 4: Details of corrections to the Doctoral Report and Portfolio should be written in Section 6 of this form.  It is expected that the candidate should normally complete corrections within 3 months of the Postgraduate Research Degrees Sub-committee approval and amendments within 6 months.

 

Note 5:A clear statement giving reasons why an MProf rather than a DProf is recommended should be provided, either on this form or on a separate sheet attached to this form.

 


 

 

6.GUIDANCE FROM THE EXAMINERS FOLLOWING THE EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF DPROF  (please tick the appropriate section below)

 

The candidate is provided with this form as feedback from the examination, together with any written comments given to the candidate, by the examiners.

 

 

a) Details of any corrections/amendments to the Doctoral Report and Portfolio should be detailed below, or

 

 

b) Where appropriate the examiners are asked to indicate the nature of any other deficiencies in the candidate’s performance in the oral and/or other examination.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Examiners:Signed ………...............................................Date     ………………………… (Ext/Int)

Signed ……………………………….......Date     …………………………(Ext/Int)

 

Signed ……………………………….Date     …………………………(Ext/Int)

 

All examiners should sign this form.  The Independent Chair should forward the form to the Graduate Research Support office promptly after the examination.

 

Independent Chair

 

I confirm that the examination was conducted in accordance with the University Regulations for the Award of Doctor of Philosophy

 

Signed ………………………………        Date  …………………………….

 

August 2019