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HDR milestones

In accordance with the Higher Degree by Research Student Progress Procedure, HDR students must complete three milestones as outlined in the HDR Milestone Table.

HDR Milestone Table

 Milestone  Doctor of Philosophy Master of Research 
 Full-time Part-time   Full-time Part-time 
 Confirmation of Candidature  1 year*  2 years*  0.5 years  1 year
 Progress Review  Annually  Annually  Annually  Annually
 Examination 3 years   6 years  Up to 2 years  Up to 4 years

*Or earlier at the request of the HDR student and with the approval of the supervisory team.

Note: Measured from the start date in the program (admission date), excluding periods for leave of absence.