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Thesis examination

The examination process is the final phase of your research journey and there are several steps involved.

Key steps

For more information about the following key steps, go to the corresponding web page in the menu shown on the left.

Preparing for examination

  • Nominating examiners
  • Formatting your thesis for examination
  • Submitting your thesis

Information for examiners

  • Expectations of examiners
  • Receiving the thesis
  • Returning the examiner’s report
  • Examiner guidelines
  • Examiner anonymity
  • Honorarium payments

The assessment process

  • How long will it take
  • Enrolment status
  • Notification of the result
  • Students on a research scholarship

After thesis examination

  • Examiner reports
  • Minor amendments
  • Major amendments
  • Revision and resubmission

Resubmitting for examination

  • Support


  • Appeal process

Completion of degree

  • Requirements for the final thesis submission
  • Thesis binding
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