Graduate Studies Committee

The Graduate Studies Committee assists the Academic Board in ensuring the maintenance of the highest standards and quality in teaching, learning, research training and scholarship at the University of Sydney and, in this context, advises the Academic Board about Resolutions, policy and procedures relating to postgraduate study at the University and acts as the Academic Board's agent in determining postgraduate matters, including the approval of new and amended courses, in accordance with the Resolutions of the Senate: Delegations of Authority: Academic Functions.

The Postgraduate Course Review Template is to be used by all faculties when undertaking reviews of postgraduate courses. Guidelines on undertaking reviews can be found here.

Revised Coursework Rule with new guidelines for postgraduate coursework degrees (see Division 9).

The Higher Degree Candidature Annual Progress Report template is to be used by all faculties for their Annual Progress Reviews of research higher degree candidates. The accompanying memorandum should also be read and referred to in conjunction with this template.

The chair of the Graduate Studies Committee is Associate Professor Tony Masters.
All correspondence relating to the Committee should be addressed to the Manager of the University Secretariat, .