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What will I study?

Overview

  • You will be enrolled into a thesis subject to undertake a research project for the duration of the degree.
  • You will be required to complete a minimum of 6 months full-time research at the University in order to benefit from planning, conducting and writing up your research within a University community and environment.
  • Normally the entire degree is undertaken at the University.
  • You will have appropriately experienced academics available to arrange a course of supervised research designed to suit your individual requirements and interests.
  • You may be required to supplement your research program by attendance at, or enrolment in, additional subjects if considered necessary by the supervisor(s).
  • You will be expected to attend departmental seminars over the period of your candidature.
  • Academic progress will be reviewed regularly throughout the degree.
  • Your thesis will be examined externally. The thesis should normally be between 30,000 and 40,000 words in length excluding tables, illustrations and bibliography.
  • You should refer to the University policy library and the Graduate Research Hub for further information regarding candidature, academic progress, ethics, thesis preparation and examination.
  • To be eligible to submit a thesis for examination, you must be enrolled in your course for the minimum period of 6 months full-time equivalent.