Results guidance: Awarded – successful completion

Find out more about an Awarded – successful completion results code

Congratulations on completing your programme of study at the University of Plymouth!

For more detail to accompany the brief points below, please read about your results, how to find them, and what they mean.

Confirmation of marks
Please see the above link for a detailed explanation of the policies and procedures leading to the publication of your results.

Graduation Ceremony
Please ensure your home address is up to date on the Student Portal. Partner institution students will either receive their certificate from The University of Plymouth directly or via your partner institution.

Research degree students are assessed via an oral examination at the end of their degree. The Doctoral College will liaise with research degree students regarding the production of their certificate.

Read about graduation ceremonies for further details.

If you wish to appeal against the decision of the Award Assessment Board, you will need to do so 10 working days after publication. Please check our appeal deadlines page for more information.

Extenuating circumstances
If you have valid extenuating circumstances these will have been considered by the Award Assessment Board.

Outstanding debts
If you have any outstanding University debts, you may be unable to receive your award or attend the graduation ceremony. Please contact Finance and Sustainability on 01752 588130 or email

After you leave the University, you automatically become a member of our alumni community, with access to a range of benefits, including careers support for life, networking events, our online mentoring platform Plymouth Connect, and discounts on many postgraduate courses. As your University email account will close, a few months after graduation, it’s important to provide a personal email address so we can continue to keep in touch with you. Find out how to update your contact details on the Alumni webpage.

Approximately 15 months after the end of your course, you will be asked to complete the national Graduate Outcomes survey. Your contribution will help us to shape the future of your programme, so please ensure that you contact details are up to date and that you take the time to respond when it arrives.

If you have any further questions, please contact your faculty or the Doctoral College.