Status and Details

Status and Details

Higher Doctorate Policy

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Status Historic Indicates if this version of the document is in effect (Current), yet to come into effect (Future), or expired (Historic).
Effective Date 22nd May 2014 This is the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
Review Date 31st October 2018 The next review of this document is scheduled to commence on this date.
Approval Authority Academic Senate The noted authority approved this is version of the document.
Approval Date 22nd May 2014 This is the date on which this version of the document was approved by the authorised authority.
Expiry Date 2nd November 2020 This is the date on which this version expires. It may still apply, conditionally, after this date.
Unit Head Michael Friend
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation)
This is the officer generally responsible for day to day administrative matters.
Author Megan Bond

This is the author of record for this version of the document.
Enquiries Contact Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research and Innovation General enquiries should be directed to the officer/area listed.

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

November 2020 – This policy has been subsumed by the Higher Degree by Research Policy and rescinded under resolution SCAS20/46


October 2019 - the Unit Head field has been updated from the University Secretary and Director, Governance and Corporate Affairs to the University Secretary, to align with current structure.


January 2017 – administrative changes to clause 14 and 15. 'Research Advisory Committee’ updated to ‘Research Committee’, to align with current committee structure, as authorised by the University Secretary under Delegation GOV10B.


This is the first version of this document to be published in the CSU Policy Library. For all intents and purposes, this version is reflective of the existing version that was published in the relevant manual (academic or administration) at the time the CSU Policy Library was launched. The document has been subjected to reformatting, including the application of a new numbering system and title.



The following information details the history of changes to the document prior to its publication via the CSU Policy Library:



As approved by the Academic Senate on 26 June 1996 (AS 96/78) and the Board of Governors on 13 August 1996 (BG 96/176).