From your commencement date, you must submit your approved research proposal to the GRS within:
Differences between PhD and Masters research proposals can be found here.
You need to submit a research proposal with your application for candidature if you are:
- applying on the basis of a completed higher degree preliminary course
- applying to upgrade from a master's degree to a PhD
- a new PhD applicant who has partially completed a PhD program at another institution.
For more information, refer to regulations governing research higher degrees.