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Graduate Studies Office (GSO) forms are regularly updated. You should make sure that you are using the latest version by obtaining forms ahead of each new application

Transfer of Status

GSO.2 MSD Application to transfer status (Medical Sciences students)

Confirmation of Status

GSO.14 MSD Application to confirm DPhil status (Medical Sciences Division students who commenced their course on or after 1 October 2016 only. If you are unsure which form to use, please email

Other Applications

Training Needs Analysis (TNA) Students who start a research degree on or after 1 October 2016 are required to complete a TNA with their supervisor within their first term and to upload the completed TNA form to GSS. More information on TNA and GSS can be found on the Medical Sciences Graduate School Weblearn site.
GSO.3  Application for Appointment of Examiners (now includes the application for a time-specific viva, previously GSO.16)
GSO.25  Change of supervisor or appointment of joint supervisor (Please note all supervisors must be named in this application)

Extension of time

The maximum number of terms’ extension which may be approved is six terms for full-time DPhil students, and up to three terms for MLitt and MSc by Research students. For part-time students, extensions of time can be given for up to three terms.

 Graduate Forms for exceptional circumstances