Students who meet the appropriate requirements who are interested in undertaking
a masters research project within the School of Medical Sciences, School of
Medicine and Liggins Institute should follow
the process described below.
Before your enrolment can be approved, you will be required to have identified a
thesis/dissertation research topic and to have come to an agreement with an academic
staff member about supervision of your thesis/dissertation research.
This process is for students enrolling in: BIOMED 796A/B, PHYSOL 796A/B, PHARMCOL
796A/B, HLTHSCI 796A/B, with a main supervisor in School of Medical Science,
School of Medicine and Liggins
- Select a project of interest and arrange to see the supervisor offering the project by visiting
research projects page
- When you meet the supervisor take your academic record and
- Enrol in the appropriate programme.
- The student and supervisor should then prepare together
Master Project Proposal Form(73.0KB DOC)
and submit this to the
Masters Advisory Commitee.
Role of the Masters Advisory Commitee(10.9KB PDF)
- A mid year progress report
is also required to be submitted to the SMS- Masters Advisory Committee.
Masters Progress Form(73.5KB DOC)
Deadlines for submission of the proposal and progress report are the last Friday,
one calendar month prior to the start of each semester.
Completed and signed forms of Masters Project Proposal and Progress Report should be submitted to:
Further information on Project Proposals and Progress Reports please contact
Chair to the Masters Advisory Committee
Submission of Masters Thesis
Masters thesis and research portfolio submission changes as of 1 May
Students whose due date for submission of their masters thesis or research
portfolio is 1 May 2013 should be aware that the submission process has changed.
Students will need to submit three
temporary-bound copies of
their work and a digital
copy to their faculty
student centre. Students granted a short extension until 15 July will
also follow this process.
Faculty student centres will manage the examination process for masters thesis
and research portfolios.
Students will be sent the substantive comments that their examiners have made,
and thesis candidates will be able to make minor corrections to their work
before having their thesis hard-bound and deposited in the University library.
All questions regarding this new process should be made at your faculty student
Further information can be obtained from: