Managing your higher degree by research
If you are a higher degree by research (HDR) student, read on for information about your candidacy process, thesis preparation and submission, and ethics and safety requirements.
- Applying for candidacy (Milestone 1)
After you have enrolled, you are considered a provisional candidate until your submission for candidacy (Milestone 1) is approved. Here you will find all the requirements and timelines for this stage.
- During your candidature
Here you will find information and resources to assist you in completing your HDR program.
- Making changes to your course and termination of enrolment
Everything you need to know about:
- changing your research proposal, thesis committee, study load, degree type and submission date.
- withdrawing from your course and termination of enrolment.
Learn about the guidelines and processes for:
You must follow the requirements for safety and ethics when conducting research at Curtin, including when you work with humans or animals, or dangerous or restricted materials.