Can I upgrade my Research Masters program to Doctoral candidature?

Yes. To upgrade from a Research Masters to Doctoral candidature:

  1. Read the information and advice about changing from research masters programs to doctoral programs at Program upgrade.
  2. Complete the Upgrade from Research Masters to Doctoral candidature (PDF 30k).
  3. Submit the form and required documentation to your Student Centre.

Please note:

  • if you are a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) student you may apply to upgrade to a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)program only
  • if you are enrolled in a Research Masters, other than the Master of Philosophy (MPhil), you may apply to upgrade to a Professional Doctorate program only.

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