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4.5 Academic Dress

The official academic dress for officers and members of the University is as follows:

Officers of the University

Chancellor

Robe

Red satin damask, trimmed with three-inch gold plate lace on fronts, cape, hem and bottom of hanging sleeves

Hat

Black velvet mortar-board with gold bullion and gold lace

Pro-Chancellors

Robe

Green satin damask, trimmed with with two-and-a-half-inch gold oak-leaf lace on fronts, cape and bottom of hanging sleeves with half-inch gold oak-leaf lace on the wings and arm slits and the top part of sleeve trimmed with gold ornaments

Hat

Black velvet mortar-board with gold bullion tassel only

Vice-Chancellor

Robe

Red satin damask, trimmed with two-and-a-half-inch gold oak-leaf lace, with embroidered wings

Hat

Black velvet mortar-board with gold lace and black tassel

Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Robe

Red satin damask, trimmed with 2 inch oak-leaf lace on fronts with 1 inch gold oak-leaf lace on top of sleeve and arm slits

Hat

Black velvet mortar-board with black tassel

Treasurer

Robe

Green silk damask, trimmed with two-and-a-half-inch gold oak-leaf lace

Hat

Black velvet mortar-board with gold netted button and black tassel

Pro-Vice-Chancellors

Robe

Green silk damask, trimmed with one-inch gold oak-leaf lace on fronts, cape and bottom of hanging sleeves with one-and-a-half-inch gold oak-leaf lace on wings and sleeve cuts

Hat

Black velvet mortar-board with black tassel

Registrar

Robe

Green silk damask

Hat

Black velvet mortar-board with black tassel

Mace-Bearer

Robe

Black panama cloth, two-and-a-half-inch facing and sleeve panel bordered with red silk

Hat

Doctor’s cloth bonnet with red cord and tassel

Graduates of the University

Gowns

Bachelors will wear a black stuff gown with long pointed open sleeves.

Masters will wear a black stuff or silk gown, the long closed sleeves to have inverted “T” slits for armholes and the bottom of the sleeves to have small cut-out portions front and back.

PhD in undress will wear the Master’s gown.

ChemD in full dress will wear a gown similar to the Master’s but with royal blue facings.

DClinPsych in full dress will wear a gown similar to Master’s but with scarlet fronts and royal blue inner sleeves *jointly conferred with Coventry University

EdD in full dress will wear a gown similar to the Master’s but with green facings.

EngD in full dress will wear a gown similar to the Master’s but with navy blue taffeta facings.

MD in full dress will wear a gown similar to the Master’ s but with scarlet taffeta.

PhD in full dress will wear a gown similar to the Master’s but with red shot green taffeta facings.

DLitt, DSc and LLD in undress will wear the Master’s gown.

DLitt, DSc and LLD in full dress will wear a red gown of a special pattern with the facings and the bottom of the sleeves faced back with the Faculty colour.

Hoods

BA Simple shape. In black corded rayon fully lined and bound on the cowl and neckband with red taffeta.

BSc Simple shape. In black corded rayon fully lined and bound on the cowl and neckband with blue taffeta.

BEng Simple shape. In black corded rayon fully lined and bound on the cowl and neckband with light blue taffeta.

BMedSci Simple shape. In black corded rayon fully lined and bound on the cowl and neckband with scarlet and blue taffeta.

FdA Simple shape. In black corded rayon fully lined and bound on the cowl and neckband with white taffeta.

LLB Simple shape. In black corded rayon fully lined and bound on the cowl and neckband with purple taffeta.

MASt To be of a special shape in corded black rayon fully lined in Pacific Blue.

MBChB Simple shape. In black corded rayon fully lined and bound on the cowl and neckband with scarlet taffeta.

MEng Simple shape. In black corded rayon, fully lined and bound with navy blue taffeta.

MChem Simple shape. In black corded rayon, fully lined and bound on the cowl and neckband with royal blue taffeta.

MFA To be of special shape in corded black rayon fully lined in Red.

MMath Simple shape. In black corded rayon, fully lined and bound on the cowl and neckband with royal blue taffeta.

MMathPhys Simple shape. In black corded rayon, fully lined and bound on the cowl and neckband with royal blue taffeta.

MMathStat Simple shape. In black corded rayon, fully lined and bound on the cowl and neckband with royal blue taffeta.

MMorse/BSc. MMorse Simple shape. In black corded rayon, fully lined and bound on the cowl and neckband with royal blue taffeta.

MPhys/BSc. MPhys Simple shape. In black corded rayon, fully lined and bound on the cowl and neckband with royal blue taffeta.

MA Of a special shape, in black corded rayon, fully lined and bound with red taffeta.

MBA Of a special shape, in black corded rayon, fully lined and bound with gold taffeta.

MClinSci Of a special shape, in black corded rayon, fully lined and bound with scarlett taffeta.

MMedEd Of a special shape, in black corded rayon, fully lined and bound with scarlett taffeta.

MPA Of a special shape, in black corded rayon, fully lined and bound with lilac taffeta.

MPH Of a special shape, in black corded rayon, fully lined and bound with scarlett taffeta.

MSc Of a special shape, in black corded rayon, fully lined and bound with blue taffeta.

MS Of a special shape, in black corded rayon, lined and bound in scarlet taffeta

MMedSci Of a special shape, in black corded rayon, lined in scarlet and bound in blue taffeta

MEd Of a special shape, in black corded rayon, fully lined and bound with green taffeta.

MTL Of a special shape, in black corded rayon, fully lined and bound with green taffeta.

LLM Of a special shape, in black corded rayon, fully lined and bound with purple taffeta.

MPhil Of a special shape, in black corded rayon, fully lined and bound with red shot green taffeta.

DClinPsych Of special shape in black corded rayon, fully lined in royal blue and scarlet taffeta *jointly conferred with Coventry University

EdD As the Master’s hood, but in crimson cloth lined and bound with green taffeta.

EngD As the Master’s hood, but in crimson cloth fully lined and bound with navy blue taffeta.

MD As the Master’s hood, but in crimson cloth lined and bound with scarlet taffeta.

PhD As the Master’s hood but in maroon cloth fully lined and bound with red shot green taffeta.

DLitt As the Master’s hood but in red cloth fully lined and bound with taffeta.

DSc As the Master’s hood but in red cloth fully lined and bound with blue taffeta.

LLD As the Master’s hood but in red cloth fully lined and bound with purple taffeta.

Headwear

For Bachelor, Master and Doctor in undress a black cloth mortar-board.

For PhD in full dress a black cloth round cap with red and green mixed cord and tassels.

For DLitt, DSc and LLD in full dress a black velvet round cap, with cord and tassels of the Faculty colour.

For DClinPsych black cloth round cap with scarlet and blue cord and tassels *jointly conferred with Coventry University

For EdD in full dress a black cloth round cap with green cord and tassels.

For EngD in full dress a black cloth round cap with navy blue cord and tassels.

For MD in full dress a black cloth round cap with scarlet cord and tassels.