After commencement, the candidate will be reviewed by the University.For a full-time student, the review will be conducted six months after commencement.The review will focus on the viability of the research proposal.
Progress will then be reviewed within twelve months of the first review.
If a candidate’s progress during either review is found to be dissatisfactory, the Committee may cancel enrolment or take such other action as it considers appropriate.
Thereafter, the progress of the candidate will be reviewed annually.
On completing the program of study a candidate shall submit a thesis embodying the results of the investigation. The Dean shall be notified in writing with an eight-week notice of intention to submit the thesis.The thesis shall comply with the following requirements:
it must be an original and significant contribution to knowledge of the subject;
the greater proportion of the work described must have been completed subsequent to enrolment for the degree;
it must be written in English;
it must reach a satisfactory standard of expression and presentation;
it must consist of an account of the candidate’s own research but in special cases work done conjointly with other persons may be accepted provided the Committee is satisfied about the extent of the candidate’s part in the joint research.
If any work or material which has previously been submitted for a university degree or other similar award, a candidate may not submit that as the main content of the thesis but may submit any work otherwise previously published, whether or not it is related to the thesis.The thesis shall contain a certificate signed by the candidate indicating specifically the extent to which the work embodied in the thesis is directly attributable to the candidate’s own research and the extent to which the thesis has benefited from collaboration with persons other than the supervisor.It shall be understood that the University retains copies of the thesis submitted for examination and is available for reference.