Academic Dress

The links below provide a full description of the University's academic dress, and contain pictures of some of the gowns and hoods.

Postgraduate Degrees (sometimes called Higher Degrees)

  • Doctorates: including DCL, DSc, MD, DCh, DLitt, DDSc, DDS, LLD, DMus, DD, DEng, EngD, PhD, DClinPsych, DBA, EdD, DAppEdPsy, DEdPsy.
  • Postgraduate Masters Degrees: including MLitt, MPhil, MRes, MA, MArch, MClinEd, MFA, MMus, MSc, IGDS MSc, MBA, MPA, MLA, LLM, MTP, MEd, MTL.

Undergraduate Degrees (sometimes called Initial Degrees)

Non-degree awards

  • Diplomas (such as Diploma in Town Planning, Postgraduate Diploma in Communications and Signal Processing, Higher Education Diploma in Biochemistry)
  • Certificates (such as Certificate in Architectural Practice, Postgraduate Certificate in Education, Higher Education Certificate in Cancer Studies)