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19. Conferral of Awards

19.1 To be eligible to be admitted to a higher degree award, a candidate must:

  1. comply with all University statutes and rules;
  2. pay all relevant fees and charges; and
  3. complete all requirements prescribed for the course.

19.2 Research and professional Doctoral degrees shall be awarded without classification unless otherwise approved by the Academic Board and Senate.

The University may where the examination of a thesis has indicated that the thesis is of an exceptional standard, award a degree Summa Cum Laude.