Your research proposal

Your research proposal is a key requirement of your research study – your enrolment and candidature depend on it.

Your proposal needs to be:

Due dates

From your start date you must submit your research proposal within:

  • full-time master's by research – four months
  • part-time master's by research – eight months
  • full-time PhD – six months
  • part-time PhD – nine months

Special requirements

You need to submit your research proposal with your application for candidature if you are:

For more information, refer to regulations governing research higher degrees.

Proposal coversheet

Your research proposal also needs a coversheet:

Research Proposal Coversheet [PDF, 357.4 KB] |  Research Proposal Coversheet [RTF, 7.4 MB]