Postgraduate Forms

Add unit, change attendance, supervisor or extend candidature (research students)
Add a unit of study
(for local and international research students)

Change in attendance status application form

(for local and international research students)

Change supervisor and/or associate supervisor application form
(for local and international research students)

Extension of candidature application form
(for local and international research students)

Postgraduate credit for prior tertiary study 
Credit for prior tertiary study information sheet
(read this information sheet before completing an application for credit)

Credit for prior tertiary study application form
(for local coursework and research students)

NB. Credit for international students is assessed by the International Student Office at the time of application.

Discontinue Not Fail (DNF)
Use this DNF application form only if you are requesting a DNF after the advertised deadline.
Discontinue Not Fail (DNF) refers to discontiuing a unit of study without academic penalty, BUT you remain liable for the relevant HECS charge. Normally, you can request a DNF by varying your enrolment before the advertised DNF deadline, but if you are requesting a DNF after the deadline, then you must use the DNF application form below.
Download the application form

Special arrangements and special consideration
Special consideration information
Guidelines for special consideration applications
Special consideration application form

Guidelines for special arrangements applications
Special arrangements application form

Special permission
Special permission form
(Use this form to enrol in a unit of study without the pre-requisite, co-requisite, or qualifying unit of study. This form should be submitted in person to the Faculty of Science office.)

Student academic progression policy (for coursework students)
Academic Progression Policy (for coursework students)
(Download and read this policy for detailed information about how the University monitors the progress of students in their studies and the systems in place for the early detection of students who may be making poor or unsatisfactory progress in their course.)

Visit the University Secretariat's Staying on Track website for further information.

Suspension, Discontinuation & Recommencement Forms
NB. The following forms should be read in conjunction with the Variation to Candidature information sheet
Application for Suspension, Leave of Absence, Count Time Away and Completing Away
(For local and international research students.)

Application for Suspension and Discontinuation
(For local and international coursework students.)

Notification of Withdrawal/Discontinuation of Candidature
(For local and international research students.)

Recommencement form
(For all coursework and research students. International students must also complete a web form through the International Student Office. Students - local and international - are advised that it normally takes 2-4 weeks to process complete recommencement forms.)

Unit of study withdrawal application for international students
International student unit of study withdrawal application form
(This form is for international students who hold a student visa and wish to withdraw from a unit of study.)

PhD and MSc thesis forms
For students:
Thesis submission and examination information sheet
Intention to submit thesis - MSc/PhD
Application submit thesis electronically - MSc
Application to submit thesis electronically - PhD
Application for deferment of public availability of thesis
For supervisors:
Master of Science
Appointment of examiners form
Statement of supervisor on submission of MSc thesis

Doctor of Philosophy
(the following forms are available at the PhD award sub-committee website)
Appointment of examiners form (download this form from the PhD award sub-committee website)
Statement of supervisor on submission of doctoral thesis (download this from from the PhD award sub-committee website)

Upgrade or downgrade in a degree program
NB. The following forms should be read in conjunction with the Variation to Candidature information sheet
Application to downgrade in a postgraduate coursework or research program

Application to upgrade from Masters to PhD
(for local and international research students)

Currently enrolled students wishing to upgrade in a postgraduate coursework program should complete an application to upgrade in a postgraduate coursework program. Students who are not currently enrolled should first apply for a postgraduate course and submit an application online.

Other useful postgraduate forms
Forms at the Student Centre website

Extension of library privileges after submission of thesis

Faculty of Science Important dates and deadlines