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Framework for Postgraduate Research Awards

If you are a postgraduate research student, you will be able to find the regulations that specifically apply to your research degree in this section. If you have taught elements within your research degree programmes, the regulations for taught programmes will also apply.

This chapter includes regulations on:

  • Research Degree Entrance Requirements and Modes of Study
  • Off-Campus Study for Research Degrees
  • Collaborative Research Degrees
  • Research Degree Minimum and Maximum Periods of Registration
  • Research Degree Advanced Standing and Transfer
  • Working and Teaching during a Research Degree
  • Research Degree Supervision
  • Interruption of Study for Research Degrees
  • Progression during a Research Degree
  • Research Degree Examination Entry Requirements
  • Conduct of Research Degree Examinations
  • Criteria for Research Degree Thesis and Award
  • Research Degree Examination Outcomes
  • Availability of Research Degree Theses
  • Academic Appeals for Research Degree Students

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