Doctoral Extension Scheme

Teesside University welcomes enquiries about the Doctorate Extension Scheme.

Tier 4 Doctoral Extension Scheme (DES) - Guidance for Applicants

  Tier 4 Doctoral Extension Scheme (DES) - guidance for applicants (pdf - 315kb)

This information was correct at the time of uploading to our website, but Home Office guidance is subject to change and applicants are strongly advised to check and consult the latest policy guidance.

To read more about this scheme, please read the relevant section, starting on Page 14 of the Tier 4 of the Posts Based System Policy Guidance here:
Tier 4 of the Points Based System - Policy Guidance

To enquire about eligibility for the scheme please contact:
Dr Andrew Rawnsley, Research Governance & Training Manager:
T: 01642 738046 | E:

If you require help at any point during the process of considering, or applying for the Tier 4 DES, please contact the International Student Advisers in Student Services:
T: 01642 342277 | E: