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"