Status and Details

Status and Details

Higher Degree by Research Policy

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Status Current Indicates if this version of the document is in effect (Current), yet to come into effect (Future), or expired (Historic).
Effective Date 26th March 2024 This is the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
Review Date 8th December 2028 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 26th March 2024 This is the date on which this version of the document was approved by the authorised authority.
Expiry Date Not Applicable 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 Paul Shaw
Graduate Research Manager
+61 2 6933 4289
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Enquiries Contact Office of Research Services and Graduate Studies
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Summary of Changes from Previous Version

March 2024 - Minor change to clause 90, to provide a transfer path for HDR candidates wishing to convert from a professional doctorate to a PhD. Approved under delegation A11.



February 2024 – Amended to include Late Withdrawal (LW) grade implementation – clauses 81, 82. Approved by Academic Senate resolution AS189/11 under delegation A11.


December 2023 – Scheduled review approved under delegation A11. Key changes included updating the approvals to include the new position – Dean, Graduate Research, clarifying the probation requirements and including an option for a lower award at confirmation of candidature.