Completing degree requirements away from the University


Higher degrees by research are offered in on campus mode only.

Candidates intending to complete their degree requirements away from the University can submit an application to the Faculty in their last year of candidature.

How to Apply

If you intend to complete your degree requirements outside of Sydney, you need to apply in your final year of candidature.

Before you apply, you will need to seek approval from your supervisor and your department’s Postgraduate Research Coordinator before submitting an application form. Where your supervisor is the Postgraduate Research Coordinator, the form must be approved and signed by the Chair of Department or Head of School.

You can submit the application at the Faculty’s Student Services counter or as an attachment from your university email address to .

You will be notified of the decision by email.

If you are a scholarship holder, you also need to apply to the Scholarships Office for permission to hold your scholarship outside of Sydney.