Information for postgraduates

Postgraduate Research Students

Research degree handbooks

Training and Resources

Funding for Conferences/Travel/Training

Research Fund

The QMUL Postgraduate Research Fund is open to all Postgraduate Research students at QMUL and is designed to support travel and other expenses (although not consumables and equipment) related to the student’s doctoral studies.

Doctoral College Initiative Fund

The Doctoral College Initiative Fund (DCIF) is designed to support and promote creative and imaginative activities organised by postgraduate research students which will enhance their research experience, intellectual and/or professional development.

Guidelines, tips for submitting a successful application, and application forms can be found here.

IOP Carers' Fund

As an IOP member you can apply for a grant of up to £250 to help you attend physics-related events or conferences that you might not otherwise be able to go to because you care for someone else.

Research Degree Examinations

Ancillary Teaching

  • Handbook for Demonstrators & Markers

IT and Computing

Note: Computing options and tutorials are accumulating on this Wiki. Please re-visit for up to date information.

How to add additional content to your contact page.

Important Documents

Interruption Form
Withdrawal Form

Working after your studies

Click on the link to see a summary of the main options for international students who wish to remain in the UK to work after studies.  The Doctorate Extension Scheme must be applied for anytime within the 60 days immediately before your award date.

Key Contacts

MSc and PG Certificate Students

MSc Physics & MSc Physics (Euromasters)

MSc Astrophysics & PGCert

Attendance and Extenuating Circumstances

You are expected to attend a minimum of 70% of a modules' lectures but if you are going to be absent for any reason, you must submit the online absence report form

College Guidance on Extenuating Circumstances

Important Documents

Extenuating Circumstances Form (in word and pdf format)

Withdrawal Form and Interruption Form

Ways to give Feedback

Advice and Guidance

Key Contacts

QMUL Student Guide

Each year Queen Mary publishes a student  guide covering key policies and procedures for students, plus some general information about the university.  The 2016-2017 issue can be found here.