Key Resources for Research Supervisors


UCD Academic Regulations

Progression in Doctoral Programmes Policy – Stage 1 Transfer and beyond

Theses in Graduate Research Programmes – format/layout, Examination Committee appointment, extensions, submission & examination, revisions

Leave of Absence Policy – one-third of total length of the programme recommended as maximum amount

Policy for Supervision of Research Degree Students – roles and responsibilities, RMP/RSP terms of reference, RPDP synopsis

Code of Practice for Conflict Resolution – step-by-step guide

Information on Fees and Scholarships

Checklist for new Supervisors

Starting Supervision in UCD - Top Questions

Checklist for New Supervisors


Further Reading

A Handbook for Doctoral Supervisors 2nd Edition. Talor, S., Kiley, M.,and Humphrey, R. 2018. Routledge

The Making of Doctoral Supervisors. Talor, S., Kiley, M., Holley XXX. 2020. Routledge

Supervising PhD Students: a Practical Guide and Toolkit. Kearns, H. and Finn, J. 2017. Thinkwell