Appendix B: Summary regulation amendments by date

Summary Regulation Amendments by date

The following table provides a summary of Higher Degree by Research regulations made and amended by the Graduate Research Committee, Council and Academic Board. The regulations are available in the Monash University Calendar.

Higher Degree by Research Regulations

Date
Amendment
3/11Promulgation of the Candidature Progress Management Regulations (Amendment No. 1, 2011) This regulation may be viewed on the Monash Calendar web site

Doctorate Regulations

Date
Amendment
3/11Pursuant to the Candidature Progress Management Regulations:

(a) the heading "Part 1 - Doctoral degrees (general)" is revoked;

(b) in section 1, after "these" insert "regulations, the candidature progress management regulations";

(c) for section 7 substitute -
"7. Confirmation of candidature

The student must satisfactorily complete any period of probationary candidature and confirm candidature in accordance with Part II of the candidature progress management regulations. Where candidature is not confirmed, the student will be excluded from candidature."; and

(d) Part II - Termination of Candidature is revoked.
2/10Amendment No. 2 2010
After the heading "Doctor of Public Health", in subparagraph 2.1.1.1 after "the Degree of Master of Public Health" insert "with an overall or average distinction result".
1/10Amendment No. 1 2010
Part I – Doctoral degrees (general), section 11.2.1 –
  • substitute "15 days" for "5 days"; and
  • after "per annum" insert ", or equivalent over the period of candidature".
6/09Part II - Termination of Candidature substituted
9/06para 17.1.3 substituted

ss19.3 substituted
11/05ss7.2 substituted

s.10 substituted

s.25– ss2 substituted
 – ss3 amended

Part II – Termination of Candidature substituted

Doctor of Philosophy Regulations

Date
Amendment
3/11Pursuant to the Candidature Progress Management Regulations:

(a) in paragraph 5.4.1, omit "; and";

(b) in paragraph 5.4.2, omit the full stop and after "regulations" insert "; and"; and

(c) after paragraph 5.4.2, insert - "5.4.3 no confirmation of candidature is required."
8/09Amendment No. 1 2009
This amendment creates the course of Doctor of Philosophy specialising in Theatre Performance. It also makes minor corrections to cross references in the Doctor of Philosophy Regulations.
  • In section 10 for "section 6" substitute "section 17"
  • In section 14.1.1 for "paragraph 6.4.2" substitute "paragraph 5.4.2"
  • In section 19 for "section 5" substitute "section 17"
  • After section 23 add a new "Part V: Theatre Performance" (24-27)
5/07sects. 3, 10 & 19 amended

s.13 repealed and sections 14 & 15 renumbered

Part IV - Creative Writing inserted
9/06ss 5.6 repealed and subsections 7 and 8 renumbered

para 5.7.1 (renumbered 5.6.1) amended

Doctor of Medicine Regulations

Date
Amendment
3/11 Pursuant to the Candidature Progress Management Regulations:

(a) in paragraph 5.1.2 after "supervision;" insert -
"" confirmation;"; and
(b) in paragraph 10.1.4, for "Part II" substitute "the candidature progress management regulations".
9/06 para 7.1.2 substituted

Masters Degrees by Research (General) Regulations

Date
Amendment
3/11Pursuant to the Candidature Progress Management Regulations:

(a) the heading "Part I - Masters Degrees by Research" is revoked;

(b) in paragraph 1.1.1, omit "and";

(c) in paragraph 1.1.2, omit the full stop and after "regulations" insert "; and"; and

(d) after paragraph 1.1.2, insert - "1.1.3 the candidature progress management regulations."

(e) for section 7 substitute -
"7. Confirmation of candidature The student must satisfactorily complete any period of probationary candidature and confirm candidature in accordance with Part II of the candidature progress management regulations. Where candidature is not confirmed, the student will be excluded from candidature.";
(f) in paragraph 9.1.4, for "Part II" substitute "the candidature progress management regulations"; and

(g) Part II - Termination of Candidature is revoked.
1/10Amendment No. 1 2010 Part I – Doctoral degrees (general), section 10.2.1 –
  • substitute "15 days" for "5 days"; and
  • after "per annum" insert ", or equivalent over the period of candidature".
9/09Amendment No. 1 2009
This amendment is consequential upon the the Faculty of Arts making Masters Degrees by Research and Coursework Regulations 2009, and the Faculty of Arts Awards Regulations (Amendment No. 1 2009). The amendment was approved by GRC at Meeting 9/2009 but not promulgated until 1 January 2010.

The amendment inserts in the Schedule to the Masters Degrees by Research (General) Regulations the following degrees:
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Arts by Research and Coursework
  • Master of Arts (Creative Writing)
  • Master of Arts (Music Composition)
  • Master of Arts (Music Performance)
  • Master of Arts (Theatre Performance)
  • Master of Bioethics
  • Master of Environmental Science
  • Master of Environmental Science by Research and Coursework
9/06ss 20.3 substituted

schedule amended
11/05ss7.2 substituted

s.9 substituted

s.25A inserted

Part II – Termination of Candidature substituted

schedule substituted

Higher Doctorate Regulations

Date
Amendment
7/09Amendment No. 1 2009
This amendment updates the regulations following review by the Graduate Research Committee.
  • Throughout the regulations – "higher doctorate committee" insert "faculty"
  • In subparagraph 4.1.3.2 for "satisfactory evidence is produced to show" substitute – "a statement is provided that demonstrates how"
  • Subsection 7.3 is repealed and subsequent subsections are renumbered
  • In subsection 8.1 for "subsection 7.6" substitute "subsection 7.5".
  • In paragraph 13.3.2 omit "in at least two cases,"
  • In section 18 for "deputy vice chancellor" substitute "Graduate Research Committee"
11/05schedule amended

The Phyllis Hillgrove Scholarship Fund Regulations

Date
Amendment
3/11In section 5, for -
"registrar or nominee, the dean of the Faculty of Science, and the chairmen of the departments of Botany and Zoology and Genetics and Developmental Biology"
substitute -
"members of the faculty of science research degrees committee and the research graduate school committee".

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