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Candidates enrolled after October 2000

The maximum period of candidature for master's degree students is:

  • two years from the date of enrolment for full-time students
  • four years for part-time students
  • pro-rata if the enrolment is a mixture of full and part-time.

The maximum period of candidature for PhD students is:

  • four years from the date of first enrolment for full-time students
  • eight years for part-time students
  • pro-rata if the enrolment is a mixture of full and part-time.

Candidates enrolled before October 2000

The maximum period of candidature is as specified in the regulations governing the degree in effect in the year you enrolled.

An extension to candidature may be granted in exceptional circumstances.