Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this version of the document. It also contains information contact details for the subject matter expert.  To the right, a brief summary of the changes between this and the previous version is provided.

Higher Doctoral Degrees Schedule

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Status Current Indicates if this version of the document is in effect (Current), yet to come into effect (Future), or expired (Historic).
Effective Date 21st June 2017 This is the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
Review Date 31st March 2023 The next review of this document is scheduled to commence on this date.
Approval Authority Academic Senate The noted authority approved this is version of the document.
Approval Date 21st June 2017 This is the date on which this version of the document was approved by the authorised authority.
Expiry Date Not Applicable This is the date on which this version expires. It may still apply, conditionally, after this date.
Responsible Executive Mark Hoffman
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) and Vice President
This is the senior officer with responsibility for the document.
Enquiries Contact Lisa Williams
Manager Operations - UON Graduate Research

Graduate Research
General enquiries should be directed to the officer/area listed.

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

25 March 2021: Faculty changed to College throughout.  Approved as administrative amendment, University Secretary.


16 July 2020:  Definition of “award” updated. Administrative amendment.


2 July 2020:  UON changed to University.  Approved by Director, Assurance Services.


This is the first version of this document to be published in the new UON Policy Library. For all intents and purposes, this version is reflective of the version that was approved, published and in effect at the time the new Policy Library was launched. In migrating the document to the new Policy Library it was subjected to reformatting, including the application of a new numbering system.


The following information details the history of changes to the document prior to its publication in the new UON Policy Library:


Minor administrative amendments to update position titles and terminology - 8 November 2017. Amended to reflect changes to the process for the award of Higher Doctorates, as well as positional and terminology updates (e.g. Dean of Graduate Research). Academic Senate


21 June 2017 Minor typographical error corrected in 3.1 i) d), "t" missing in word "practice".


The following information details the history of changes to the document after its publication in the new UON Policy Library:


24 July, 2018 Minor administrative change to amend an administrative change made in error to Clause 10, changed Assistant Dean Research & Training to Pro Vice Chancellor (or nominee).



Clauses Amended:Policy/Schedule: All