This article will inform you of what the Code of Practice for Research Degree Students is and where you can find it.

The Code of Practice for Research Degree Students sets out the overall responsibilities and expectations of all those engaged in research degree programmes across all research subject disciplines at the University of Portsmouth. It provides guiding principles and standards of good practice which underpin the University’s commitment to support and develop excellent researchers in the pursuit of high quality research. These areas include supervision, researcher development training and monitoring progress of research degree students.

The Code aims to ensure that:

  • The highest standards of integrity and professionalism are observed in the conduct of research
  • Appropriate standards and quality are consistently maintained for all research degree programme awards including Integrated and Professional Doctorates

The Code  is regulated by Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) UK Quality Code, external research sector guidance, and University strategy, policy and regulatory sources.