Further information

You can extend your candidature beyond the maximum period of enrolment only in exceptional circumstances. 

Employment commitments are not normally accepted as a reason for extension.

  • Master's students enrolled before October 2000 should note the  maximum periods of extension under rules regarding their enrolment. 
  • PhD and master's students enrolled after October 2000 can apply for up to 12 months extension.

Applications for extension of candidature or scholarship, must be submitted via HDRhub and endorsed by your Coordinating supervisor.


Holders of awards or scholarships should consult the scholarships website or a scholarships officer regarding extension of their scholarship.