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Research and Professional Doctorate Degree Regulations

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Preamble

The Research and Professional Doctorate Degree Regulations relate to all award courses in the University which meet the requirements of the Commonwealth Government Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST), or equivalent government department responsible for determining the requirements for university research degrees and, where applicable, professional doctorates.

These Regulations should be read in conjunction with the University’s Academic Regulations, which shall apply in relation to the administration of taught units within research degree courses and in the event of the Research and Professional Doctorate Degree Regulations being silent on any matter. Unless advised to the contrary, the Research and Professional Doctorate Degree Regulations shall have priority over the Academic Regulations. Other requirements specific to individual courses should be read in conjunction with these Regulations.


1. Interpretation/Definitions
2. Applications of Regulations
3. Administration of Higher Degree Programmes
4. Eligibility tor Admission to Higher Degree Candidature
5. Admission to Higher Degree Candidature
6. Credit
7. Enrolment and Re-Enrolment
8. Status and Commencement Date of Candidature
9. Course of Study and Research
10. Pursuance of Candidture
11. Supervisors
12. Obtaining Ethical Clearance for Research
13. Ownership of Intellectual Property
14. Standards of Scholarly Integrity
15. General Requirements for the Continuation of Candidature
16. Submission of Thesis for Examination
17. Examinations
18. Grievance Procedures, Right of Review and Appeal
19. Conferral of Awards
20. Alteration of Regulations
21. Saving Clause
SCHEDULE - Higher Degrees

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