Swansea University

7. Supervision

This section should be read in conjunction with the University’s Guide to Research Supervision.

7.1

Candidates shall be supervised, on a regular and continuing basis in accordance with the procedures for postgraduate supervision as set out in the University’s Guide to Research Supervision.

7.2

Every candidate will have a supervisory team appointed by the candidate’s Head of College or nominee. The supervisory team shall consist of at least two internal supervisors who are eligible for appointment as set out in the University’s Guide to Research Supervision. One supervisor will be designated as the first/primary supervisor.

7.3

The internal supervisors must be members of staff at Swansea University as set out in the University’s Guide to Research Supervision. The first/primary supervisor will have main responsibility for reporting progress to the College and the Progression and Awards Board, as set out in paragraph 8.

7.4

In some cases it may be necessary to appoint supervisors external to the College or University. In the case of External University Supervisors eligibility will be determined by criteria and procedures set out in the University’s Guide to Research Supervision, and with the approval of the Academic Regulations and Cases Board. Such supervisors will be given official recognition within the University.

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