2.11 Probationary enrolment

2.11 Probationary enrolment

Probationary enrolment normally applies for all doctoral students, except where doctoral students have transferred from a research master’s degree. See also Section 3.9 in Chapter 3.

Note: Many program requirements typically need to be completed prior to the end of probationary enrolment. See Appendix J for faculty-specific conditions.

2.11.1 PhD and Doctor of Medicine (MD)

Students are to refer to Chapter 3.10 of this Handbook.
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2.11.2 Doctor of Psychology (DPsych)

Students are to refer to Chapter 3.10 of this Handbook.
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Enrolment will be confirmed subject to the receipt of a satisfactory report of progress at the end of 18 months of full-time enrolment for DPsych (Clinical) and DPsych (Clinical Neuropsychology) and after 12 months for DPsych (Organisational).

Please note that commencing students are no longer being admitted to the DPsych (Organisational) program as the course has been discontinued. Confirmation requirements still apply to existing DPsych (Organisational) students.

2.11.3 Doctor of Public Health (DPH), Doctor of Public Health – Global Health (DrPH) and Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

All students are admitted to probationary enrolment in the first instance. Enrolment will be confirmed subject to the receipt of a satisfactory report of progress at the end of the first full-time equivalent year.
Please note:

  • Students notified of their upcoming Confirmation on or before 31 December 2014 should refer to the Confirmation & Non-Confirmation Procedures.
  • Students notified of their upcoming Confirmation on or after 1 January 2015 should refer to the Graduate Research Progress Management Procedures.
  • Commencing  students are no longer being admitted to the DBA program as the course has been discontinued. Confirmation requirements still apply to existing DBA students.

2.11.4 Doctor of Education (EdD) and Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD)

Enrolment will be confirmed after 18 months of full-time enrolment or 3 years of part-time enrolment when the student has successfully completed the coursework component of the course and presented a satisfactory research proposal before a review panel.

2.11.5 MPsych (Counselling)/PhD; MPsych (Educational and Developmental)/PhD

Confirmation of candidature will normally occur 9–12 months into the PhD program.
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