Graduate Research School

Rules and guidelines


Part 10 of the UWA Handbook sets out the rules which govern Higher Degrees by Research.


Key extracts from the Rules Governing Higher Degrees by Research that are useful for examiners:

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Content and Format of a Thesis

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Nomination and appointment of examiners and examination covering

  • 55.1 Disclosure of examiner's name
  • 56.2 Communication
  • 59.1 to 59.3 Classification of theses
  • 51.1 Disclosure of examiner's name
  • 52.2 Communication
  • 55.1 to 55.4 Classification of theses