UNSW has a number of policies and procedures in place for Higher Degree Research (HDR) candidates. These include supervision, performance reviews, examination and general resources. You are encouraged to familiarise yourselves with these policies and procedures which are available at UNSW Research.

Transfer from MA (Research) to PhD

UNSW allows Masters by Research candidates to transfer to the PhD program if they meet the PhD entry requirements at the time of request for transfer.

Requirements and Recommendations for Fieldwork or Off-Campus Data Collection

This information is provided for students and supervisors and outlines the requirements and recommendations prior to and during the undertaking of fieldwork or off campus data collection.

Guidelines on Publishing During or After Candidature

These guidelines are for HDR students and supervisors regarding students publishing during or after candidature, including thesis by publication and co-authorship arrangements. 

Thesis Submission in Languages other than English

Under exceptional circumstances it is recognised that a topic of a thesis in UNSW Arts & Social Sciences may require submission of all or part of the thesis in another language.