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Student Handbook

  1. Transfer of Candidature

    1. A candidate whose candidature has been confirmed for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy may be permitted to transfer to candidature for the degree of Master of Philosophy provided that such transfer is made at least 12 months before the expiration of the normal study period.
    2. A candidate who is initially registered for the degree of Master of Philosophy and has completed at least the first year of his/her studies may be permitted, with the approval of the Research Postgraduate Studies Committee, to transfer to a programme of study for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy provided that the candidate meets the requirements as specified under section 8 of the General Regulations.
    3. For application procedures, please refer to section 5 of the “Guidelines and Procedures for Research Postgraduate Degrees”.