Expectations and regulations

Related: Postgraduate Information intranet page


House Rules

  • The Lincoln University House Rules explain the requirements of postgraduate programmes, including what is required in an Honours dissertation, a Masters dissertation or thesis and a PhD thesis.

Mutual Expectations Agreement (MEA)

  • The MEA will help you clarify with your supervisor what is expected during your thesis research. (NB. The Appendix is especially useful.)

Depositing a Digital Thesis or Dissertation

  • A digital copy of your completed thesis or dissertation (after examination) will be deposited in the Lincoln University Research Archive (sometimes referred to as “submitting to the library”.  These notes explain how to complete that process.


Human Ethics and Animal Ethics policies, processes and application forms are available to staff and students on the Lincoln University Hub.

Animal Ethics Committee

Human Ethics Committee