Thesis Submission Deadlines

E-thesis Submission for Examination Deadlines

  • Students with a July start date, the deadline is Fri 7th July 2023
  • Students with an October start date, the deadline is Fri 7th October 2022
  • Students with a January start date, the deadline is Fri 6th January 2023
  • Students with an April start date, the deadline is Fri 7th April 2023

Submission of the thesis should be made ONLINE HERE

It may take up to three weeks for your thesis to be processed and sent to the examiners.  You should take this into account when planning your thesis submission and a date for your viva.  However, if you submit in the weeks before the final deadline, your thesis submission should be processed very quickly.

Final E-thesis Submission Deadlines and Eligibility for Conferring

To be eligible to graduate at a conferring ceremony, you must first have submitted your e-thesis for examination. Following the examination, the examiners' report must be approved by the Academic Council Graduate Studies Committee (ACGSC).

Please plan ahead for your final submission and graduation according to these dates. 

Deadline for examiners' reports to be  
submitted to the GSO for consideration at ACGSC
ACGSC dates 2022/23 Deadline for final e-thesis submission  Student is then eligible to graduate in the 
following conferring ceremony 
24th June 2022  30th June 2022 (sub-committee) 31st August 2022 Autumn 2022
12th August 2022 17th August 2022 (sub-committee) 31st August 2022 Autumn 2022
23rd September 2022 28th September 2022 21st December 2022 Spring 2023
18th November 2022 23rd November 2022 21st December 2022  Spring 2023
13th January 2023 18th January 2023 03rd May 2023 Summer 2023
10th March 2023 15th March 2023 03rd May 2023 Summer 2023
07th April 2023 12th April 2023 03rd May 2023 Summer 2023
05th May 2023 10th May 2023 30th August 2023 Autumn 2023
23rd June 2023 28th June 2023 (sub-committee) 30th August 2023 Autumn 2023
11th August 2023 16th August 2023 (sub-committee) 30th August 2023 Autumn 2023

A candidate's conferring is dependent on his/her examiners' report being approved at a particular meeting. Subsequent to approval at ACGSC, a candidate must submit their final e-thesis to the UCC Library via CORA, the University's online repository, before the final thesis submission deadline for each specific conferring ceremony. 

If you have questions on your conferrings, please contact 

Graduate Studies Office

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2nd Floor, West Wing, Main Quad, UCC , T12 YN60

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