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  1. Programme of Study

    1. Candidates will pursue a programme of study approved by the Graduate School, and shall present themselves for relevant examinations and at such times as may be required by the examiners.
    2. The programme of study shall comprise:
      1. supervised original research work culminating in the submission of a thesis;
      2. coursework as required by the respective Faculty;
      3. attendance at lectures, study groups and workshops as well as participation in seminars, colloquia and conferences as directed by the supervisor(s);
      4. any other courses needed to make up for the candidate’s deficiencies as required by the supervisor(s) and the University; and
      5. the Mandatory Common Core Programme

        The following are also mandatory for students undertaking the 4-year PhD Programme: 
      6. 3-6 months overseas learning experience;
      7. oral/poster presentation at a reputable international conference, workshop or exhibition;
      8. publications as required by the Faculty; and
      9. any other discipline-specific requirements.