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.

Rules Governing Professional Doctorates

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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 16th December 2011 This is the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
Review Date 31st December 2019 The next review of this document is scheduled to commence on this date.
Approval Authority University Council The noted authority approved this is version of the document.
Approval Date 16th December 2011 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 Kylie Shaw
Dean of Graduate Research
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

4 March 2020:  Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) amended to Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) and Vice President.  Approved as an administrative amendment, University Secretary.


27 February 2020: Clause 36 amended to remove reference to Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Services) and replace with Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic). Approved by Michael Dowzer, University Secretary, as administrative amendment.


10 January 2019:  Minor administrative amendment – associated schedules listed in new section. Approved by University Secretary, 10 January 2019.


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it was subjected to reformatting, including the application of a new numbering system, and amendments to references to rescinded policies. 


Please contact policy@newcastle.edu.au for amendment history and/or historic versions. 



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