Research Thesis Submission:
Deadlines, Processes and
University Examination Board Information 2022 and Spring 2023.

Please Note: All Research Postgraduate students who intend to submit their thesis for examination should review the detailed information and up-to-date processes. All research students must submit an electronic copy of their thesis in conjunction with the final hardbound copies.  Further details on the Viva Voce (Oral) Examination: A Guide for Doctoral Students, the embargo process and electronic submission and the use of the University of Limerick Logo are available below.

The links below provide additional and up-to-date information on the following:

Please note:

The University of Limerick ( UL Logo ) which conforms to the University's corporate specifications should be used at the top of the title page inside the cover of the thesis. 

From the September Board 2020 onwards; the colour of the cover boards for the hardbound final version of a PhD thesis shall be UL Heritage Green and black for a Research Master’s thesis.

The codes listed below are relevant to the binders (printers) for selection of the correct pantone colour for UL Heritage Green:

•             PANTONE 3308 CP, CMYK 94.28.74.73, RGB 3.70.56, HEX 003726.

For further detailed information on the requirements for the Preparation and Submission of Master’s and Doctoral Theses, please see handbook of  academic regulations and procedures  Ch.5 appendix 2 .

Listed below are the dates and deadlines relating to the University's Examination Boards 2022 and Spring Examination Board 2023

The deadline for submission of final hardbound theses (or a Final PDF version of the final theses during the covid pandemic where acccess to the University is limited) by Research Masters and PhD Candidates to the Graduate School for consideration at the Summer Examination Board Final Monday 23 May 2022.

A Final PDF version must be submitted to email marie.beaumont@ul.ie and gpsresearch@ul.ie by Monday 23 May 2022. 

The Summer Examination Board is scheduled for Thursday 9 June 2022Please note: these dates are provisional and are dependent on the impact of COVID-19.

Final hardbound copies of the Theses must be submitted to Marie Beaumont Graduate and Professional Studies, Engineering Research Building (Level 2). The dates for submission of the two hardbound copies will be communicated at a later stage. 

For any further queries please contact via email marie.beaumont@ul.ie and gpsresearch@ul.ie  or Tel 061- 233273 

Please Note:

  • Postgraduate research students presented at the June 2022 Examination Board will be conferred August 2022.
     
  • Please note: the aforementioned dates are provisional and are dependent on the impact of COVID-19.

The deadline for submission of final hardbound theses (or a Final PDF version of the final theses during the covid pandemic where the   access to the University is limited) by Research Masters and PhD candidates to the Graduate School for consideration at the Autumn Examination Board is Thursday 8 September 2022. 

A final PDF version must be submitted via email  to marie.beaumont@ul.ie and gpsresearch@ul.ie  by Thursday 8 September 2022.

The Autumn Examination Board is Schedule for Thursday 22 September 2022. Please note: these dates are provisional and are dependent on the impact of COVID-19.

Final hardbound copies of the Theses must be submitted to Marie Beaumont Graduate and Professional Studies, Engineering Research Building (Level 2). The dates for submission of the two final hardbound copies thesis will be communicated at a later stage.

For any further queries please contact via email marie.beaumont@ul.ie and gpsresearch@ul.ie or Tel 061- 233273 

Please Note:

  • Postgraduate research students presented at the Sept Examination Board will be conferred in January 2023.
     
  • Please note: the aforementioned dates are provisional and are dependent on the impact of COVID-19.

The deadline for submission of final hardbound theses (or a Final PDF version of the final theses during the covid pandemic where the   access to the University is limited) by Research Masters and PhD candidates to the Graduate School for consideration at the Autumn Examination Board is Wednesday 16 November 2022. 

A final PDF version must be submitted via email to marie.beaumont@ul.ie and gpsresearch@ul.ie by Wednesday 16 November 2022.

The Autumn Examination Board is Schedule for Thursday 1 December 2022. Please note: these dates are provisional and are dependent on the impact of COVID-19.

Final hardbound copies of the Theses must be submitted to Marie Beaumont Graduate and Professional Studies, Engineering Research Building (Level 2). The dates for submission of the two final hardbound copies thesis will be communicated at a later stage.

For any further queries please contact via email marie.beaumont@ul.ie and gpsresearch@ul.ie or Tel 061- 233273 

Please Note:

  • Postgraduate research students presented at the December Examination Board will be conferred in January 2023.
     
  • Please note: the aforementioned dates are provisional and are dependent on the impact of COVID-19.

The deadline for submission of final hardbound theses (or a Final PDF corrected version of the final theses during the covid pandemic where the   access to the University is limited) by Research Masters and PhD candidates to the Graduate School for consideration at the Spring Examination Board 2023 is Wednesday 18 January 2023

A final PDF  corrected version must be submitted via email to marie.beaumont@ul.ie and gpsresearch@ul.ie by Wednesday 18 January 2023

The Spring 2023 Examination Board is Schedule for Wednesday 1 February 2023. Please note: these dates are provisional and are dependent on the impact of COVID-19.

Final hardbound copies of the theses. Information in relation to the submission of the two final hardbound theses will be communicated at a later stage by Marie Beaumont Graduate and Professional Studies, Engineering Research Building (Level 2)

For any further queries please contact via email marie.beaumont@ul.ie and gpsresearch@ul.ie or Tel 061- 233273. 

Please Note:

  • Postgraduate Research Students presented at the Spring Examination Board will be conferred in June 2023.
     
  • Please note: the aforementioned dates are provisional and are dependent on the impact of COVID-19.