UWA Handbook 2017

Course details

Higher Degree by Research Preliminary (Life and Physical Sciences)

This is a qualifying program intended for persons who wish to enrol in a Master of Science degree but do not hold the prerequisite qualification. It comprises a supervised course of advanced study and/or research. Successful completion gives students the eligibility to apply for entry to a research degree course, e.g. Master of Science or PhD.

Course overview

Course overview

Course titleHigher Degree by Research Preliminary (Life and Physical Sciences)
Award abbreviationHDR Prelim
Course code50490
Course typehigher degree preliminary
Statuscurrent / 2017
Administered byFaculty of Science
CRICOS code003627G
COURSE DETAILS
  
Intake periodsBeginning of year and mid-year
Attendance typefull- or part-time (Student visa holders should read Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 for more information.)
Credit points requiredTo be determined in each individual case.
Standard course duration1 year
Time limit2 years
Delivery modeinternal
Locations offeredUWA (Perth)
Domestic fee typePostgraduate fee-paying/FEE-HELP
Course Coordinator(s)Science Student Office
ENQUIRIES AND COURSE ADVICE
  
Course adviceScience Student Office
Senior Adviser (Postgraduate)
6488 7333
postgrad-science@uwa.edu.au

Prospective students should see the Future Students website for details on admission requirements, intake periods, fees, availability to international students, careers information etc.

Course structure

Course structure

The University Policy on: Higher Degree by Research Preliminary Course applies to the Higher Degree by Preliminary course in the Faculty.


See also the rules for the course and the Student Rules.

Rules

Rules

Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

The University Policy on: Higher Degree by Research Preliminary Course applies to the Higher Degree by Preliminary course in the Faculty.