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Postgraduate Research Degrees and Honorary Awards Attire

UON academic dress for doctorates

Welcome to the University of Northampton guide for postgraduate research degrees and Honorary awards

Each doctorate attire can be found in the correlating accordion below.

 

  • Graduation attire for students graduating with a Doctor of Philosophy PhD:

    • Gown: Red robe of Cambridge doctors [d1] pattern, with facings and sleeve linings of peacock blue
    • Hood: Cambridge [f1] shape, in red, lined and the cape bound 1 inch peacock blue. The neckband is faced peacock blue
    • Hat: Black cloth bonnet with blue cords and tassels

  • Graduation attire for students graduating with a Taught or Professional Doctorate, including; DBA and Doc Prof Prac:

    • Gown: Red robe of Cambridge doctors [d1] pattern, with facings and sleeve linings of peacock blue
    • Hood: Cambridge [f1] shape, in red, lined and the cape bound 1 inch peacock blue. The neckband is faced peacock blue. The inside of the cowl is bordered 1 inch jade green
    • Hat: Black cloth bonnet with blue cords and tassels

  • Graduation attire for students graduating with a Master of Philosophy MPhil:

    • Gown: Black stuff gown of Cambridge MA [m2] pattern, with facings of peacock blue
    • Hood: Cambridge [f1] shape, in red, lined peacock blue
    • Hat: Black cloth square cap with a black tassel

  • Graduation attire for students graduating with a Postgraduate Diploma (Research Methods) PGDip Res:

    • Gown: Black stuff gown of Cambridge MA [m2] pattern
    • Hood: Cambridge [f1] shape, in red lined peacock blue. The inside of the cowl is bordered 1 inch jade green.
    • Hat: Black cloth square cap with a black tassel

  • Graduation attire for Honorary Doctorates:

    • Gown: Red robe of Cambridge doctors [d1] pattern, with facings and sleeve linings of peacock blue. The facings are edged 1 and 1/2 inch gold oak leaf braid, and the sleeves are held with a gold cord and button
    • Hood: Cambridge [f1] shape, in red, lined peacock blue, the neckband is faced peacock blue. The outside of the cape is bordered 1 and 1/2 inch gold oak leaf braid
    • Hat: Black cloth bonnet with blue cords and tassels

  • Graduation attire for the University of Northampton Fellow:

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