Milestone Reviews

Extensions

Graduate Research Progress Management Procedures have been revised and students can now apply for Milestone Extensions due to all circumstances beyond the student's control.

Extensions to milestones based on scheduling problems will still generally no longer be considered.

For further information see Section 4 of the Graduate Research Progress Management Procedures and/or contact sphpm-doctoral-admin@monash.edu.

Review Bookings

For all students except those at MCHRI and DFM, SPHPM Graduate Research Reviews are booked online – see SPHPM Graduate Research Booking System. MCHRI and DFM students must contact their local administrators/coordinators. ALL Final Reviews are held at The Alfred Centre and students must contact the SPHPM Graduate Research Administrator (sphpm-doctoral-admin@monash.edu) before booking.

For further information see Booking ProcessReview Guidelines and SPHPM HDR Handbook.

Review Documentation Requirements

Checklist and MGE Milestone forms are updated periodically. To ensure you have the most current version, please download them from the links provided no more than 3 weeks prior to each review. 

6 Month PhD only 
3 Month Research Masters only
Confirmation of Candidature
Progress Review
Final Review

Milestone Instructions Downloads

6 Month – PhD only

MCHRI students see your local administrator/coordinator for instructions.

All other students download the Review Guidelines for information regarding your written submission requirements and the review process. Note there are no presentations for 6 Month Reviews except for MCHRI students.

Complete the following documents and email along with your progress report to sphpm-doctoral-admin@monash.edu (or for MCHRI and DFM your local administrator) no later than 8 days prior to your review.

+ Checklist Report – Sections outlined in bold only
+ Progress Report (as per Review Guidelines or for MCHRI students as per local administrator/coordinator guidelines) – insert Timeline/Gantt chart formatted to one page on the last page (see Timeline Template)
+ Forms/Reports are to be saved as Word Documents in the following format: original document name - first name last name

Please bring on the day:
+ Data Planning Checklist* Copy of the deed of assignment (found with the IP form/kit given at enrolment) (If lost, MGE can provide a copy of your submitted form or print a blank copy of the IP form)

Review Guidelines

Checklist Report

Timeline Template

Data Planning Checklist

IP Form

3 Month – Research Masters only

Research Masters students are now required to complete a 3-mo Checklist Report along with their main supervisor. No review meeting required.

Download the Review Guidelines for information regarding the 3-mo Checklist Report.

+ 3-month Checklist Report – Complete sections outlined in bold only and insert completed timeline (use Timeline Template) formatted to one page on the last page.

Send the 3-mo Checklist Report and timeline to your main supervisor. Main supervisor is to review student responses and complete the non bold sections. Student must then submit completed 3-mo Checklist Report to sphpm-doctoral-admin@monash.edu within 2-4 weeks of due date.

Review Guidelines

3-month Checklist Report

Timeline Template

Confirmation of Candidature

Download the Review Guidelines for information regarding your presentation and written submission requirements and review process.

Complete the following documents and email along with your progress report to sphpm-doctoral-admin@monash.edu (or for MCHRI and DFM your local administrator) no later than 8 days prior to your review.

+ Checklist Report – Sections outlined in bold only
+ Progress Report (as per Review Guidelines) – insert Timeline/Gantt chart formatted to one page on the last page (see Timeline Template)
+ Milestone Report Form – student to complete and sign Section 1 and arrange for main supervisor to complete Section 2 prior to submission. Use electronic signature where possible.

Info re Milestone Report SPHPM follows the Coursework Unit Training mode. The 80 hours of Professional Development Activities and the 40 hours of Discipline Enhanced Development Activites are not applicable to SPHPM students. Students commencing from 01/01/2015 must complete Compulsory Modules by Confirmation.

Change of Title/Topic Form – MGE is now updating Thesis Topic/Title changes at each review. Even if you have only changed your title, complete the Change of Title/Topic form.

Forms/Reports are to be saved as Word Documents in the following format: Checklist Report/Milestone Report/Progress Report (as applicable) - first name last name.

Please bring on the day:
+ Copy of the deed of assignment (found with the IP form / kit given at enrolment). If lost, MGE can provide a copy of your submitted form or print a blank copy of the IP form.

MGE Doctoral Handbook Section 3.10 Confirmation

MGE Masters Handbook Section 3.8 Confirmation and Progress Review

Review Guidelines

Checklist Report

Timeline Template

Milestone Report Form

IP Form

Change of Topic/Title

PowerPoint Template

Progress Review (Formerly "Mid Candidature")

Download the Review Guidelines for information regarding your presentation and written submission requirements and review process.

Complete the following documents and email along with your progress report to sphpm-doctoral-admin@monash.edu (or for MCHRI, DFM and CORE students, your local administrator) no later than 8 days prior to your review.

+ Checklist Report – Sections outlined in bold only
+ Progress Report (as per Review Guidelines) – insert Timeline/Gantt chart formatted to one page on the last page (see Timeline Template)
+ Milestone Report Form – student to complete and sign Section 1 and arrange for main supervisor to complete Section 2 prior to submission. Use electronic signature where possible.

Info re Milestone Report SPHPM follows the Coursework Unit Training mode. The 80 hours of Professional Development Activities and the 40 hours of Discipline Enhanced Development Activites are not applicable to any SPHPM students. Students commencing from 01/01/2015 must complete Compulsory Modules.

Change of Title/Topic Form – MGE is now updating Thesis Topic/Title changes at each review. Even if you have only changed your title please complete the Change of Title/Topic form.

Forms/Reports are to be saved as Word Documents in the following format: Checklist Report/Milestone Report/Progress Report (as applicable) - first name last name.

Please bring on the day:* Copy of the deed of assignment (found with the IP form/ kit given at enrolment). If lost, MGE can provide a copy of your submitted form or print a blank copy of the IP form.

MGE Doctoral Handbook Section 3.11 Progress Review

MGE Masters Handbook Section 3.8 Confirmation and Progress Review

Review Guidelines

Checklist Report

Timeline Template

Milestone Report Form

IP Form

Change of Topic/Title

PowerPoint Template

Final Review (Formerly "Pre-Submission Seminar")

Note: Pre 2010 students do not require a Final Review. In most cases there will be no review meeting with the student and supervisors.  Prior to the Seminar, the committee will discuss student's written submission via email. If the committee find the student's Progress Report and Presentation satisfactory, there will be no review. A review meeting will only be called if the committee raises major concerns regarding the student's progress. Once the review process is complete the MGE Report form will be completed, signed and sent to MGE.

Download the Review Guidelines for information regarding your presentation and written submission requirements and review process.

Complete the following documents and email along with your progress report to sphpm-doctoral-admin@monash.edu (or for MCHRI and DFM students, your local administrator) no later than 8 daysprior to your review.

+ Progress Report/Chapter Headings (as per Review Guidelines) – insert Timeline/Gantt chart for time remaining only formatted to one page on the last page (see Timeline Template).

+ Milestone Report Form – student to complete and sign Section 1 and arrange for main supervisor to complete Section 2 prior to submission. Use electronic signature where possible.

Info re Milestone Report SPHPM follows the Coursework Unit Training mode. The 80 hours of Professional Development Activities and the 40 hours of Discipline Enhanced Development Activites are not applicable to any SPHPM students. Students commencing from 01/01/2015 must complete Compulsory Modules.

Change of Title/Topic Form – MGE is now updating Thesis Topic/Title changes at each review. Even if you have only changed your title, complete the Change of Title/Topic form.

Extra Information
+ Seminar Assessment Sheet will be used by the committee to assess the student’s presentation. (No student action required.)

MGE Doctoral Handbook Section 3.12 Final Review

Review Guidelines

Milestone Report Form

Seminar Assessment Sheet

Change of Topic/Title

PowerPoint Template