Route of progression through graduate programmes in History
 

Standard progression through full-time research training and full-time doctoral programme

Term Oxford M.St. / M.Sc. Oxford M.Phil. Non-Oxford postgraduate master
year 1: MT      
year 1: HT apply for admission to doctoral research by published deadlines   apply for admission to doctoral research by published deadlines
year 1: TT final exams / dissertation first-year exams concluded  
year 2: MT start doctoral programme   start doctoral programme
year 2: HT week 8: submit transfer work apply for admission to doctoral research by published deadlines week 8: submit transfer work
year 2: TT   final exams / dissertation  
year 3: MT   start doctoral programme; transfer requirement may be waived if M.Phil. dissertation suitable  
year 3: HT   week 8: submit transfer work, if applicable  
year 3: TT      
year 4: MT      
year 4: HT week 3: submit confirmation work week 3: submit confirmation work week 3: submit confirmation work
year 4: TT aim to submit thesis aim to submit thesis aim to submit thesis
year 5: TT if not finished at end of academic year, must apply for extension if not finished at end of academic year, must apply for extension if not finished at end of academic year, must apply for extension


Progression through research training and part-time doctoral programme

Term Oxford M.St. / M.Sc. Oxford M.Phil. Non-Oxford postgraduate master
year 1: MT      
year 1: HT apply for admission to doctoral research by published deadlines   apply for admission to doctoral research by published deadlines
year 1: TT final exams / dissertation first-year exams concluded  
year 2: MT start part-time doctoral programme   start part-time doctoral programme
year 2: HT   apply for admission to doctoral research by published deadlines  
year 2: TT   final exams / dissertation  
year 3: HT week 8: submit transfer work start part-time doctoral programme; transfer requirement may be waived if M.Phil. dissertation suitable week 8: submit transfer work
year 4: HT   week 8: submit transfer work, if applicable  
year 6: HT week 3: submit confirmation work week 3: submit confirmation work week 3: submit confirmation work
year 7: TT aim to submit thesis aim to submit thesis aim to submit thesis
year 8: TT   if not finished at end of academic year, must apply for extension  
year 9: TT if not finished at end of academic year, must apply for extension   if not finished at end of academic year, must apply for extension