Managing your higher degree by research
If you’re 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
After you’ve enrolled, you’re considered a provisional candidate until your submission for candidacy is approved. Here you’ll find all the requirements and timelines for this stage.
- During your candidature
Once Curtin has approved your submission for candidacy, you become a research candidate. Here you’ll find information and resources for this stage.
- Varying your candidature
Everything you need to know about changing your research proposal, thesis committee, study load, degree type and submission date.
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.