Regulations and University Policy

The Department of Physics comes under the remit of the Mathematical, Physical & Life Sciences (MPLS) Division of the University of Oxford, and members of the Department are also a member of the MPLS Graduate School. The Department is bound by the regulations of Oxford University's Education Committee. On this page you will find links to the most relevant regulations which you will engage with during your time as a Graduate student here in Physics.

Physics Statement of Provision for Graduate Students

DPhil regulations

The General Regulations for Research Degrees should be read by all Research students. DPhil Physics degrees fall under the Exam Regulations - Research Degrees in Physical Sciences, and are also bound by the MPLS Special Regulations.

The Education Committee publishes a Policy on Research Degrees which supplements the Exam Regulations above. Section 5, Responsibilities of the student, may be of particular interest.

Academic Good Practice

The University also publishes information on avoiding Plagiarism and about student conduct on the Oxford Students website.

There is also an online skills course on Avoiding Plagiarism which provides some information on the issues surrounding this matter.