Postgraduate Research Forms

All the forms needed for your Postgraduate Research Candidature with the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences can be found here. You can return to the Student Administration (Research) Table of contents at any time to view relevant information and policies.

If you are a Coursework student looking for a form, you should go to the Coursework forms page.

Postgraduate Research
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Application for deferment of public availability of thesis  Download form
Application for Suspension of Candidature / Leave of Absence / Counting Time Away / Completing Away Download form
Application for Recommencement / Further Suspension / Discontinuation Download form
Application for an Extension of Candidature Download form
Application for Change in Attendance Status (Full-time/Part-time) Download form
Notice of Thesis Submission (including Submission of Thesis guidelines) Download form
Doctoral Candidate Supervisor's Statement for Submission of Thesis Download form
Request for library borrowing rights for postgraduate students after thesis submission Download form
Completion guidelines for research candidates Download form
Upgrade from MPhil to PhD Policy Download form
Upgrade from MPhil to PhD Application Form Download form
Application for a Research Student to Undertake a Unit of Study Download form
Information about submitting a Thesis in electronic format for Examination Download form
Master by Research Candidate Supervisor's Statement for Submission of Thesis Download form
Higher Degree Candidature Annual Progress Report Form

Explanation of the review

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University of Sydney (Higher Degree by Research) Rule 2011

The Policy Register

Thesis submission - Research candidates

You must notify the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences of your intention to submit your thesis approximately 3 months in advance, by completing a Notice of Thesis Submission.