Thesis including Published Works* : Faculty of Engineering Guidelines

 Quality metrics Only accepted and published papers are admissible
Status of papers   Only Q1 and Q2 ISI journals, at the time of acceptance, are to be used as the quality measure (exceptional cases where the top ranking journal in a particular discipline is of a lower ranking will be considered if a case is made by the supervisor and approved by the HDR coordinator).

Challenges in writing a thesis by publication

There are a number of challenges that need to be overcome to write a successful thesis by publication. These challenges, and writing strategies for overcoming them, are discussed in 'Thesis by Publication: some challenges' by Jane Moodie, Faculty of Engineering.

* Previously referred to as "Thesis by Publication"